Wed.Aug 21, 2019

5 Lifecycle Stages Of A New Venture Test Your Culture

Startup Professionals Musings

Successful startups seem to follow similar paths to greatness, and unfortunately all too often that path leads them back down the hill much faster than they went up.

After the Lead Magnet: How to Nurture B2B Leads

ConversionXL

When a prospect downloads your lead magnet , their journey to paying customer has only just begun—it may never finish. Most B2B leads don’t become customers. Benchmarks for download-to-customer conversion rates are scarce. But Salesforce revealed that less than 0.5%

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Startup Therapy: 7 Ways To Cope With Stress, Overwhelm And Burnout

YFS Magazine

Vinay Saranga M.D., a psychiatrist and founder of Saranga Comprehensive Psychiatry, says there's a better way to cope with stress, overwhelm, and burnout. Lifestyle health and wellness lifestyle mental health mindset work-life balance

Creative Tools To Help Visualise Your Ideas

YoungUpstarts

by Keith Tully , partner at Real Business Rescue. As an entrepreneur, business owner or gig worker, the key to making your business successful is to establish a clear-cut strategy, unique vision and hone in on a memorable brand personality which is relatable to your customer base.

My journey of finding a coach so far…

Version One Ventures

Inspired by Bill Campbell’s influence and having seen firsthand how our founders and CEOs have grown as a result of having an executive coach, I recently put out a call on Twitter for recommendations for coaches.

Launching The Customer Loyalty Programs The Big Guys Use? Slow Your Roll!

YoungUpstarts

by Ray Clopton, CEO of Wilbur. Are you considering launching a conventional customer loyalty program? You might want to reconsider. Offering a new customer loyalty program modeled after what national chains have used for years is like building a coal-fired power plant today.

Start Up and Stay Up – How Small Businesses Survive & Thrive

The Startup Magazine

I started my Philadelphia area home appraising business in 2006. Since then it has grown to serve the tri-state New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware areas, but I still consider it a small business and my employees, more like a family.

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Startup Tips: How to Set up Payroll

The Startup Magazine

Hiring the first employees is always an exciting time, but it comes with its fair share of tasks, including paying them. Here’s how to set up payroll. As a startup owner, you may be excited about hiring employees and building your company.

10 Benefits Of Outsourcing Your Tech Support Services

YoungUpstarts

Do you find it hard to maintain or start tech support services for your business? Information technology or IT is a crucial tool in today’s digital era. All businesses, big or small, should have their technical support department.

Finding Your Brand’s Purpose

Duct Tape Marketing

Finding Your Brand’s Purpose written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Marketing Podcast with Jeff Fromm. Podcast Transcript.

Creating Financial Security For Yourself As An Entrepreneur

YoungUpstarts

One of the risks you take when deciding to become an entrepreneur is not having stable finances. You can’t always predict how much you’ll get paid every month and some months, you may not get paid at all.

How To Find The Best Office Space Dallas

Our Own Start-up

The Office Finder has made it easy for companies to acquire office space Dallas at an affordable rate, and office spaces that are well equipped. Corporate Life Best Office Space Find The Best Office Space Find The Best Office Space Dallas office space office space at an affordable rate

It’s Not a Speech, It’s a Listen

Mike Michalowicz

Every speech you do – is a listen. My friend and speaking coach John Bates and I had an opportunity to catch up during our recent trip to The Netherlands and this guy continues to inspire and motivate me. John has been my speaking coach for eight years.

Is Your Business Doing Enough To Engage?

Women Entrepreneurs Can

Engaging with your customers is a vital strategy for securing growth. People no longer just want to be sold to; they want to feel a part of something.

Why Your Nonprofit Board Needs a Risk Committee

Board Effect

It’s a well-known concept that you can’t have opportunities without risks. In the current nonprofit world, risks abound.

4 Tips For Making Your Business More Environmentally Friendly

Women Entrepreneurs Can

As of today, we, as a collective society, are more than aware of the damage that can be done to the planet and the surrounding atmosphere.

Transcript of Finding Your Brand’s Purpose

Duct Tape Marketing

Transcript of Finding Your Brand’s Purpose written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Back to Podcast. Transcript. John Jantsch: This episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast is brought to you by Gusto, modern, easy payroll benefits for small businesses across the country. And because you’re a listener, you get three months free when you run your first payroll. Find out at gusto.com/tape.

3 Ways To Stretch Your Business Technology Budget

Women Entrepreneurs Can

Technology is one of the biggest areas of waste in business. All business owners know that they need to invest in the latest technology if they want to improve productivity and stay relevant in a fast moving business world.

Should you raise traditional VC or Revenue-Based Investing VC?

David Teten

Most founders who are raising capital look first to traditional equity VCs. But should they? Or should they look to one of the new wave of Revenue-Based Investors? Revenue-Based Investing (“RBI”) is a new form of VC financing, distinct from the preferred equity structure most VCs use. RBI normally requires founders to pay back their investors with a fixed percentage of revenue until they have finished providing the investor with a fixed return on capital, which they agree upon in advance.