Mon.Aug 03, 2020

7 Success Factors When Your People Are The Solution

Startup Professionals Musings

The critical success factors for a product business are well known, starting with selling every unit with a gross margin of 50 percent or more, building a patent and other intellectual property, and continuous product improvement. If your forte is a service, like consulting or web site design, it’s harder to find guidance on what will get you funded, and how you can scale your business.

Why Website Structure Matters

YoungUpstarts

by Joe Cox, Content Director at Superb Digital. Without a clearly defined structure, your website will simply be a miscellaneous collection of pages that are impossible to navigate. Despite being such an integral part of delivering a seamless user experience (UX), it is surprising how many decision makers fail to invest enough energy into the creation of a logical and intuitive site structure that ensures each page is easily accessible.

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Thrive In A Crisis With the Right Content

Rembrandt Communications

How do you use content in a crisis? The right words can help you thrive instead of just survive. During this pandemic, did you realize that there were many things you could have done to prepare in advance? Don’t worry. You are not alone. The good news is that you’ve learned a valuable lesson. Now, you can prepare for the future, and one of the key tools to use is copywriting. By writing appropriate content at the right time, you can help your business get through tough times and even thrive.

Interview: Margaret Curlew, “Mompreneur” And Real Estate Investor, Toronto, Ontario

YoungUpstarts

Margaret Curlew, Ph.D., is a specialist in income generation and wealth-building. She mentors individuals in their pursuit of financial independence. Her new book is “ Mom To Millionaire: Finding the Path to Financial Peace “ Curlew recently spoke with YoungUpstarts and shared her insights on achieving financial success. Here is some of our conversation: In what ways have the strategies for generating wealth changed in recent years? Things have changed so much in recent years.

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Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

Tips To Choose A Franchise

The Startup Magazine

So, you’ve decided to open up a franchise business, but which franchise should you choose to get into? Love Money mentions that franchising is the simplest method for starting a new business. However, as with every new business idea, you need to do your research or else you risk running afoul of existing companies in the industry.

The Need For Empathic Business Leadership In The COVID Environment

YoungUpstarts

by Bhupendra Choudhary, Business Head of FieldCircle. According to the US job report from the labor department, US employers have given off nearly 30 million positions from payrolls due to the coronavirus pandemic and related lockdown. Similar reports came from India as well. Center for Monitoring Indian Economy reported that 27 million youth in the age group of 20-30 years lost their jobs in April 2020.

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Student Accommodation In Australia: Finding The Right Place For You

YoungUpstarts

The student accommodation sector is a part of the economy that is going from strength to strength. This is particularly true in Australia. That the world’s sixth-largest country in terms of total area attracts a lot of both international and domestic students should come as no surprise to those who know Australia well. What to Consider When Finding Student Accommodation in Australia.

How to Bring Customers Back to Your Restaurant Post-Pandemic

Up and Running

As worries about the COVID-19 pandemic ease a bit and states reopen, you might wonder how you’ll draw customers back in for dining. Most establishments adjusted quickly to statewide shutdowns, offering delivery and carryout options. However, opening your restaurant back up is a different challenge. You have to follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines and make your patrons feel safe. The U.S.

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Is It Time For Investors To Start Taking A Long Term View On Business?

YoungUpstarts

Given the current situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, investors are re-evaluating their participation in the economy now that they’ve become more volatile than they have been in a long time. Many short-term investors have been burned by the drastic shifts that many industries suffered following the official announcement that COVID-19 has gone global and is now a pandemic. For some, investing is a marathon, not a sprint, and there is always a second wind.

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Complying with Nonprofit Laws During a Crisis

Board Effect

When a crisis hits, it hits without warning, and it knows no boundaries. It takes a mighty collective force to deal with a crisis in the most effective way. The best way to confront a large-scale crisis is for government, private, and nonprofit organizations to work together. Nonprofit organizations may be tempted to shut down during a crisis, but many nonprofit organizations do their best work during the times when they’re needed most.

4 Ways Technology Can Help Streamline Business Operations

Women Entrepreneurs Can

Leveraging technology within your business model can lay down the path for improved productivity, smoother operation, and increased profits. Although technology can do wonders when it comes to improving the efficiency of any business, most business owners have no idea when it comes to implementing and integrating the right IT systems into their organizations.

From Moment to Movement

Feld Thoughts

Amy and I, through our Anchor Point Foundation, underwrote a new video series on PBS 12 called From Moment to Movement. From the trailer: Tensions around race relations have been simmering for centuries in the U.S. Now they’re now at a boiling point. Meanwhile, President Trump’s administration is treating Black Lives Matters protestors like domestic terrorists. Millions of Americans, especially Black Americans, continue to rally to make their voices heard.

5 Ways to Save Money on Your Fleet

Women Entrepreneurs Can

Managing a fleet, whether large or small, can cost a lot of money. The vehicles themselves, insurance, maintenance, and storage can all add up, and without careful fleet management, your fleet could start eating into the profits of your business. The key to making sure that your fleet is working for you and not against you is to ensure that it is cost-effective and efficient. So, here are five ways that you can save money with your fleet. Shop Around for Insurance.