Thu.Mar 16, 2017

How to Use LinkedIn Groups to Generate Quality Leads Continuously

Duct Tape Marketing

How to Use LinkedIn Groups to Generate Quality Leads Continuously written by Guest Post read more at Duct Tape Marketing. If you’re a professional or job seeker (which, if you’re on the DTM blog, you obviously are), you’ll know that LinkedIn is the biggest, baddest kids on the block.

Pakistan Teams with Austin for Global Entrepreneurship Opportunities

SiliconHills

By SUSAN LAHEY Reporter with Silicon Hills News Pakistan is working hard to grow a tech ecosystem, and this week signed agreements both with the City of Austin and Capital Factory to further those efforts. A Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Austin and the City of Lahore was signed by Mayor Adler and […] The post Pakistan Teams with Austin for Global Entrepreneurship Opportunities appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

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Paying People More Won't Make Them Work Harder

Inc Startups

According to science, there's little or no connection between what you pay and how hard they work

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7 Qualities Of Successful Entrepreneurs

YFS Magazine

The most successful entrepreneurs share common qualities and personality traits that are crucial to success in business. Which ones do you possess? Lead leadership personal development success

5 Best Kept Secrets for Growing Your Small Business

Inc Startups

These tools and tips could be SMBs' best bet for scale and success

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This 1 Tiny Change Will Instantly Boost Your Productivity

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Want to instantly increase your workday productivity? Make this one minor change to strategically use your time

3 Shifts That Will Take Your Story To The Next Level

Duct Tape Marketing

3 Shifts That Will Take Your Story To The Next Level written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. The global aid organization, Mercy Corps, tested a story approach to fundraising. Their traditional email approach told about the work the organization was doing throughout the world.

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The 4 Things You Need to Have a $500,000 Career Without a College Degree

Inc Startups

This coach built a lucrative career with no formal education. Now she helps others do the same

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Only make new mistakes – advice for kids and companies

Jeff Hilimire

I was on a panel last week with one of my good friends talking about innovation to GA State MBA students. He’s a brilliant guy (read articles like this one and you’ll agree) but it was something about how he parents that really struck me during our talk.

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How This Married Couple Built a $30 Million Company--Selling Fancy Bedsheets to Millennial Hipsters

Inc Startups

Rich and Vicki Fulop built Brooklinen by understanding who their customers were and what they wanted

Assessing product demand – top down and bottom up

The Equity Kicker

It’s common for VCs to look at the market size for a potential investment from a top down and bottom up perspective. The top down perspective takes market research, often from an analyst firm or investment bank and the bottom up approach works by multiplying the number of customers by their likely spend – more detail in my old blog post here.

How To Influence People And Sell More? Stop Pitching And Ask These Questions

Inc Startups

You don't need to come up with something new in order to win the deal; you just have to be different enough to stand out in the prospect's mind

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Search Engine Optimization Algorithm Changes For 2017

YoungUpstarts

Search engine optimization is a practice used to help your website rank higher in the search results fields of major search engines. Optimizing your website and knowing the algorithm changes expected in 2017 can help improve your page rank and business.

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This Student Improved His 'C' to an 'A+'. It Literally Required Amending the U.S. Constitution

Inc Startups

If this story doesn't inspire you to succeed, I can't imagine what will

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How Aggregation Can Greatly Enhance Your Business

YoungUpstarts

In this day and age, it is absolutely essential for all modern companies to have a website. Of course, there is a major difference between having a website and having an effective website.

5 Books That Will Help You Persuade Anybody of Anything

Inc Startups

An unusual book list that will teach you how to get hordes of followers

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Understanding The Vast Importance Of Instagram For Businesses

YoungUpstarts

In this day and age, small businesses need to think outside of the box, when attempting to attract new clients. The sad truth is that a small business will have limited capital and this will make it far more difficult for them to compete against far bigger and wealthier rivals.

How the Best Bosses Foster a Healthy Mix of Competition and Teamwork

Inc Startups

Some businesses encourage competition while others promote teamwork. Here is why the best teams have both

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Book Short – Blink part III – Undo?

OnlyOnce

Book Short – Blink part III – Undo? I just finished reading Michael Lewis’s The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Mind s , and honestly, I wish I could hit Life’s Undo button and reclaim those hours. I love Michael Lewis, and he’s one of those authors where if he writes it, I will read it. But this one wasn’t really worth it for me.

The Sneaky New LinkedIn Feature You Need to Know About

Inc Startups

LinkedIn's recent redesign includes a little-known hack to help your invitations stand out from the crowd

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Update: Massive fire consumes downtown Raleigh apartment building (Video)

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

A massive fire broke out Thursday night at an under-construction apartment building in downtown Raleigh, at the site of the former Greyhound Terminal

The Secret to Happiness in One Word

Inc Startups

Tony Robbins and Tony Hsieh agree on the secret to happiness, and it's probably not what you think

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Texas stumbles into NCAA Tournament but expecting turnaround

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas was on a big win streak and sitting on top of the Big 12

5 Reasons Why Your Business is Failing in Public Relations

Inc Startups

Many small business owners don't know just by hiring someone to earn you media exposure doesn't mean it's actually going to happen

Maryland feeling good about chances playing at College Park

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) AP) — Despite its displeasure with being a No. 3 seed in the NCAA Tournament, fourth-ranked Maryland need only win twice at home this weekend to reach the Sweet 16

Tim Ferriss: 3 Secrets of Top Performers for Getting a Great Night's Sleep

Inc Startups

The author of Tools of Titans shares tips from experts guaranteed to improve your rest and boost your productivity

State politics in Carolinas clash with NCAA Tournament

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) AP) — Times have changed in the Carolinas. Everyone knew this day was coming, but now it's a reality

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Brene Brown on the 1 Question You Need to Ask About People You Despise

Inc Startups

Emotional intelligence expert and TED SpeakerBrene Brown knows one simple question that will help you connect with others - even if you truly dislike them

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Duke rolling, reaping benefits of fighting through adversity

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) AP) — Duke guard Matt Jones believes the challenge of overcoming problems and injuries has helped the Blue Devils evolve into powerhouse team they were projected to be at the start this season

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This (Controversial) Top Predictor of High-Performing Teams Isn't What You'd Expect

Inc Startups

Gallup issued a report again confirming a very surprising top performance predictor

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Rask leads Hurricanes to 3-1 win over Wild

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) — Victor Rask scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:24 to play and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Minnesota Wild 3-1 Thursday night

10 Things Happy People Don't Do When Life Becomes Difficult

Inc Startups

Discover the ten things happy people don't do when life becomes difficult and painful events happen

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Ricky Taylor rolls into Sebring after huge breakthrough

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

There was just under seven minutes remaining in a 24-hour race when Ricky Taylor made the move that very well might define his career

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The CEO Throws a Chair: What Do You Do Next?

Inc Startups

When someone -- especially if that someone is a client -- behaves badly, how would you respond

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