Mon.Nov 13, 2017

How To Get A Response To Your Cold Email

YFS Magazine

When you write cold emails with the intention of getting a response, you are helping your future email deliverability. Here's how to get started. Grow Marketing & Sales cold emails communiations email communication email etiquette email marketing

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No Shelf Life: Why Selling Insurance May Be Right for You

Up and Running

They say that some people are born entrepreneurs. While this is certainly true, there are also lots of us who know we have the drive and skills to run our own business if we could just decide on the right product or service to offer.

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Key to Product Management Success: Building Team Morale

The Product Guy

In a recent live stream from one of our mentors of The Product Mentor , Jenn Bornstein, lead a conversation around “Building Product Team Morale”. We are always looking for more product mentors from all around the world. Signup to be a Mentor Today! View the live stream…. About The Product Mentor.

My Advice for StartUps Looking to do Business in China

The Startup Magazine

I run a consultancy where I advise organisations on commissioning artists – often within new build projects but also exhibitions and cultural strategy across the UK and China. Businesses are often curious about how to work with artists.

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Building A Culture Of Diversity In The Workplace

YoungUpstarts

by Patricia Reed, mentor at Female Founders. Recent revelations on the alleged abuses of Harvey Weinstein and other powerful Hollywood figures have pushed the pitfalls of organizational culture into the limelight.

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The 8 Rules of Leadership by Jack Welch

Inc Startups

Leadership is best taught by example. Follow these eight indisputable rules directly from the playbook of the former head of GE.

Lab Created Diamonds: Starting A Brand New Business

YoungUpstarts

Thousands of people are buying diamonds for their engagement rings every year. This tradition lasts for many years now, but a few years ago, diamond enthusiasts got a new option – lab created diamonds. More and more people are buying these diamonds because they provide many benefits.

Want to Really Know a Job Candidate? Ask This 1 Que

Inc Startups

Former Iron Mountain CEO shares his favorite getting-to-know-you question. How to Hire the Best

Zebras Uniting at DazzleCon

Feld Thoughts

Yesterday, I wrote about the upcoming CO Impact Days. In it, I pointed to a Medium post titled Zebras Fix What Unicorns Break , which turns out to be the Zebra Manifesto.

The 1 Household Chore That Both Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates Do Every Day (and Why You Should, Too)

Inc Startups

Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates are two business gurus that might be worth billions, but they're not above doing for themselves. Innovate

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What A Failing Business Looks Like

YoungUpstarts

by Robert Bethel, author of “ Strengthen Your Business: Fail-Proof Strategies from the Man Who Has Rescued 77 Businesses “ One company I took over was a large manufacturing facility. The company was seven years old, had over one hundred employees, and produced about fifteen products.

What Your Face is Saying About You Could Keep You From Getting Hired 

Inc Startups

Recently published research finds that your background is written on your face. Innovate

How to Buy an E-Commerce Store and Take It to the Next Level

The Startup Magazine

Buying an e-commerce store for the first time is an exciting time. It’ll give you the chance to own an e-commerce business that’s already established and has a small client base for you to work with.

This Short, 8-Minute Video of President Obama Gives a Whole New Meaning to Fake News

Inc Startups

Few things will surprise and shock us as much as the ability of A.I. to alter reality--really! Innovate

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Shortcuts for the Perfect Startup

The Startup Magazine

Running a startup means operating under tight budgets, solving problems creatively and persevering until you’re able to grow and expand. This puts an incredible amount of strain on a person, so if you’re running a startup, then you need to take every shortcut you can get and turn it into profit.

Mark Cuban Told 'Shark Tank' Entrepreneurs to 'Shut Up' (and It Turned Out to Be Great Advice)

Inc Startups

Knowing when to keep quiet can actually help you land a better deal. Startup

How To Effectively Use Merchandising To Boost Brand Recognition

YoungUpstarts

Successful merchandising and branding is the substantial growth driver of any business. Marketing techniques such as visual merchandising are an important way to build a strong brand and consumer association throughout the entire process.

Is Your "Personality Type" Right for Working Remotely?

Inc Startups

Forget that "Type A" stuff. You need these specific traits to be successful when working from home. Productivity

[Interview] Nellie Mayshak, Founder Of Canaf Consulting Associates

YoungUpstarts

For the last 17 years, Nellie Mayshak has been traveling around the globe, undertaking one high profile initiative after another in an effort to help nations recover and reform rational systems of government and public service after extended periods of disruption, if not chaos.

13 Practical Tips to Increase Your Email Response Rate by 320 Percent

Inc Startups

Email marketing: 13 steps to improve your email open and response rates. Sales

Product Packaging and Why Its Important

The Startup Magazine

Top product manufacturers pay a lot of money to have their labels designed by professionals and for good reason. The packaging of a product has a big impact on peoples’ purchasing decisions.

This Car Mechanic's Career Advice is the Secret to Finding the Best Place to Work

Inc Startups

Choosing a mechanic is like choosing an employer, you should take a close look around the parking lot. How to Hire the Best

Pros and Cons of Outsourcing Your Web Marketing

The Startup Magazine

As a business owner, attention and focus are mostly invested in the actual production and service of products or services. A lot of time is put into ensuring quality and customer satisfaction.

Need Financial Advice? Consider Asking a Millennial (Seriously)

Inc Startups

Generation Y is focused on their financial future. Money

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Too many investors become a “no machine” — here’s how to avoid it

The Next Web

It’s no secret that venture investors hear a lot of pitches. In fact, it is not uncommon for us to see several thousand a year and invest in less than one percent of the startups making them. As you might imagine, we say no — a lot.

10 Companies Making Enterprise Software Actually User Friendly

Inc Startups

10 companies making enterprise software more user friendly. Technology

South Africa: Economy at a tipping point?

Chaganomics

South Africa's economy exited technical recession in Q2 and recent data provides reason for cautious optimism. The recent recovery in agricultural output carried into in Q3, and consumer confidence is increasing on the back of moderating inflation and higher real wage growth.

How to Stop Worrying About What Other People Think (and Be Successful Anyway)

Inc Startups

Here's how to regain control over your life.

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How Do You Buy Bitcoin?

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

If you want to learn about bitcoin, the best way is to get some in your “pocket.” ” Even though this is difficult and might even be dangerous, getting bitcoins is quite easy and safe. In many ways, it’s probably even easier than opening up regular bank accounts. Given how the banking system works today, it is probably a lot safer too.

3 Easy Things You Can Do Today to Become a Better Version of Yourself

Inc Startups

It's never too late to do some self-improvement. The Inc.

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The Outcome of Incorporating Strong Visuals in Your Marketing

YoungUpstarts

The importance of a visual identity in marketing has always been understood. Going back to the earliest days of print advertising, companies always tried to utilize distinctive visual elements to help grab and retain the attention of viewers.

Don't Do This Before You Officially Start Your Day

Inc Startups

Productive entrepreneurs this timesuck as long as possible. If you can't delay it, then it reflects a bigger problem in your business. Productivity

Monday Motivation – It Takes Courage to be Different

Hearpreneur

This motivational video featuring TD Jakes is for entrepreneurs, startups and business owners to start their week off on the right foot. Remember, “It takes courage…” Inspiration courage TD Jakes

How to Get Your Sales Teams Pumped Up, According to Science

Inc Startups

Here's what science says about bringing your A-game when the stakes are high. Sales

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