Wed.Jan 15, 2020

10 Goodwill Elements To Raise Your Business Valuation

Startup Professionals Musings

Valuing a business based on assets and financial performance is a well-understood process, but every investor knows the real value goes well beyond these parameters, either higher or lower.

Being A Pro

View from Seed

One of the fun books I read last year was “Paper Tiger” by Tom Coyne. I love to play golf, and Tom did what many golfers dream about – he devoted 100% of his life for 2 years to get as good as he possibly can and tried to make it on a pro tour. The book is a light-hearted, enjoyable read. But one thing that stuck out to me was his description of playing in mini-tour events in Florida.

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What Is Customer Service?

YFS Magazine

Examine your systems and processes to ensure they are focused on providing what matters most to your customers. Customer Service Grow customer experience customer satisfaction

Five Design Trends Set To Dominate 2020: What SMBs Need To Know


by Pamela Webber, Chief Operating Officer at 99designs. For a startup entrepreneur or small business owner, staying on top of the hottest trends in the design world is probably pretty far down the priority list.

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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.

The Easiest Way to Bring Diversity to Venture Capital: Raise the SEC's LP Count Limit

This is going to be BIG.

Raising a venture capital fund is hard enough. You’re going around to a bunch of people trying to convince them that you have what it takes to pick the big winners in a sea of aspirational companies that are destined for the scrap heap.

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The Exciting Ways Research Vastly Improves A Business


The new year is now in full swing with most people now back at work. It’s always a somewhat apprehensive time for business owners because they’re taking the time to go over the mistakes they made from the previous year and trying to figure out what the trends in 2020 will be.

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All You Need To Know About Bitcoin Trading Bots


The cryptocurrency market is an industry with round-the-clock trading activities in contrast to the stock market. This can pose stressful challenges for traders and investors alike, as they can wake up everyday to a pleasant or unpleasant price market movement.

How User Input Helped Course Selling Platform Kajabi Relaunch Page Builder

The Startup Magazine

Software development is an ongoing project. Applications are never “done” They are living, breathing entities that require constant feeding. However, sometimes they need makeovers to revitalize their customer value and impact.

Five Strategies That Can Take Your Business From Pretender To Contender


by Paul Trapp and Stephen Davis, coauthors of “ Prep for Success: The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Achieving Your Dreams “ “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.”.

4 Key Points for Expanding Your Business Internationally

The Startup Magazine

If you want to grow your sales figures and expand into new, exciting markets, it’s time to investigate going international with your business. Before doing so, however, do not ignore the risks attached.

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How to Increase Clients and Revenue For Your Personal Training Business

Up and Running

The question on most business owners’ minds: How do I get more clients for my business? In this post, we’ll be going through some of the ways a personal training business can grow and increase revenue.

5 Big Reasons You Should Be Saving Your Pay Stubs

The Startup Magazine

Gross wages, net pay, health insurance, social security, and other deductions are some of the information found in pay stubs. Are you keeping a copy of these payroll documents? If you answered no, you should print a copy of your most recent financial documents as soon as you can.

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Digital Governance Best Practices

Board Effect

Depending on the average age of the board directors and senior executives, organizations may have top corporate leadership teams that are primarily digital conservatives.

Founders’ Chat: Jack Coleman – Managing Your Cashflow

NZ Entrepreneur

Founders’ Chat is a series where we share the entrepreneurial journey of founders from the GridAKL start-up hub. When you ask a founder what their biggest concern is, most of them will likely mention cashflow. Many startups have folded in their early days because they’ve run out of cash.

Is an Office Relocation Worth the Hassle?

Women Entrepreneurs Can

So, you’re thinking about moving to a new office? It’s a big step, and your decision will have significant consequences for your business. The question is whether or not these will be positive or negative consequences! Office relocations can be an excellent idea, but they can equally be terrible.

Austin-based FlashParking Receives $60 Million in Funding


Finding a parking space in downtown Austin is an increasingly difficult task that FlashParking seeks to solve. And the Austin-based company landed $60 million in strategic investment from the Growth Fund of L Catterton, a private equity firm.

How to Make Staff the Heart of the Business

Women Entrepreneurs Can

In any business, it is the staff that deals with the day-to-day events. They make fast decisions on the ground and manage customers daily. As a business owner, you have to put a lot of trust in your employees. This means that they are the heart of the business.

Incorporating Storytelling Into Your Sales Process

Duct Tape Marketing

Incorporating Storytelling Into Your Sales Process written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Marketing Podcast with John Livesay. Podcast Transcript. Today on the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast, I visit with sales keynote speaker, author, and pitch whisperer John Livesay.

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4 of the Best Ways to Work with Supply Chain Vendors

Women Entrepreneurs Can

Running a business requires astute knowledge of the best suppliers. Sometimes you choose a supplier because of a certain ethical standpoint, such as being more environmentally-friendly or they are able to be competitive with their costs.

The Final Edition


Over two years ago, in the early days of the ICO boom of 2017, we launched the Blockchain Weekly. When we started the newsletter, there was a plethora of misinformation in the space and we wanted to create a trusted source to sift through it and provide commentary when needed.

Ways to Keep Everything Under Control as a Business Owner

Women Entrepreneurs Can

As a business owner, you can often feel as though you’re constantly balancing a load of spinning plates. And one wrong move could send them all crashing down around you.

The Sales Podcast – The Self-Reliant Entrepreneur

Duct Tape Marketing

The Sales Podcast – The Self-Reliant Entrepreneur written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. John Jantsch stops by The Sales Podcast and sits down with host Wes Schaeffer to discuss his latest book, The Self-Reliant Entrepreneur. Salespeople, entrepreneurs, and business owners know that they need to work on themselves before they can grow in their work life.

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5 Habits to Practice Regularly to Improve Your Credit Score

Women Entrepreneurs Can

Many small business owners work extremely hard every day to maintain the prosperity of their business. From communicating with customers and vendors to finding better ways to sell their products and services, small business owners do their best to increase their business.

Transcript of Incorporating Storytelling Into Your Sales Process

Duct Tape Marketing

Transcript of Incorporating Storytelling Into Your Sales Process written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Back to Podcast. Transcript.

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Are You the Leader Your Business Needs?

Women Entrepreneurs Can

There’s no doubt that running any kind of business can a real challenge. The truth is that there are a lot more things involved in running a business than a lot of people realize.

Choosing the Right Warehouse for Your Business Model

Women Entrepreneurs Can

There are numerous business models where a warehouse will be an essential piece of the puzzle. You can use it to store your stock before it is shipped out to customers and clients. Since this is an important investment, there’s a lot that you need to consider.