Mon.Nov 12, 2018

SAP and Qualtrics: Experiences matter, but how much?

deal architect

My daughter, Rita is about to embark on what she calls a Gap Quarter. I don’t want to steal her thunder as she plans to blog about it but it is a play on a Gap Year and what us


Should Your Startup Consider Crowdfunding?

YFS Magazine

There are some important questions startups should ask before diving into crowdfunding. Here’s what to consider before you launch a crowdfunding campaign. Finance Grow crowdfunding money raising capital raising money starting a business

How to File an International Trademark When You’re Ready to Take Your Business Global


Congratulations on eyeing the international market for your business growth. We are living in an age of globalization and more and more companies are recognizing the profitability of taking their products and service offerings globally at a relatively small incremental cost. It is an easy calculus to recognize that international consumers are able to be […]. The post How to File an International Trademark When You’re Ready to Take Your Business Global appeared first on ReadWrite.

When Is An Idea Just An Idea?


by Georgianna W. Oliver, founder of tour24. Entrepreneurs are funny people. They are problem solvers, and are everywhere in every walk-of-life! They are engineers, computer scientists, doctors, detectives, teachers, parents, politicians, and even your barista or Uber driver.

5 Strategy Realities For Running Your Small Business

Startup Professionals Musings

As an advisor and mentor for many startups and small business founders, following my initial career in big business, I realize that the key strategies to achieve success in small businesses are often different from those that make larger businesses successful.

Small Businesses Need To Look Into These Social Media Strategies


by Payman Taei, founder of Visme. It’s an absolute myth that online marketing is only for the large, national corporations – that it’s impossible to compete on equal ground with the huge businesses who spend millions upon millions in marketing every year.

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Data Storage Trends

The Startup Magazine

Machine Learning (ML), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and automation are composed to change the world. They are changing the way customers engage with companies completely. Both technologies have altered the way businesses operates and thinks regarding business intelligence and data storage.

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Commercial Property Builders or Investors – Startup Mortgage Funding

The Startup Magazine

Finding the best commercial mortgage lender is a lot easier than you think if you are planning on making some basic plans for your next project.

Why Sites in High-Growth Industries Have Terrible UX


If you generate a $200 million quarterly profit with an online product, your website’s user experience must be world class, right? Wrong. Your homepage can still look like the one above, which is from one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world.

Are Agile Innovation Methods Right for Your Team?

The Startup Magazine

Developing successful agile innovation methods can drive companies to great new heights. Wanting to avoid digital disruptions and enable better decision-making in the workplace? Then implementing agile innovation methods should be top on your list of to-dos.

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The Queen Bee Role

Mike Michalowicz

The Queen Bee Role (QBR) is the singular most important activity within your business that delivers on your brand promise. That is a doozy of a sentence, so let’s break it down to the critical elements: The QBR is always an activity. And it is always at the Doing level.

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Quickly Unpacking SAP’s $8B Acquisition Of Qualtrics


Qualtrics recently filed to go public. Last night, SAP bought the company before it could IPO. There are plenty of well-deserved articles by Axios and Forbes and tweets of praise for Qualtrics (must read Utah-based VC Bryce Roberts’ storm here ), which you can and should read. By all accounts, the Utah-HQ’d company did everything the right way, was an overnight success 16 years in the making, and only raised venture capital as a growth company after years of bootstrapping.

How to Write a Business Plan for a Subscription Box Service

Up and Running

The subscription box industry is growing rapidly thanks to a steady revenue model and tapping into people’s love for surprises. Ipsy, Birchbox, and Dollar Shave Club are the premier companies doing exactly this and therefore reach the 15 percent of online shoppers signing up for subscription boxes.

Monday Motivation: MOTIVATION FOR 2019 – You Really Need To Hear This!


This motivational video is to help CEOs, entrepreneurs and business owners start the week off on the right foot. Easy never pays well. It takes real commitment to be better than the next guy. The transition comes when you’re tired of being the level you are.

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5 Hidden Steps to Startup Success

Women Entrepreneurs Can

When it comes to startups, there is really no one formula for success. Conversely, however, there are always going to be tried and true methods for being successful at anything, ranging from parenting to friendships to starting a company.

Walker Twitter Highlights: September 23rd – November 11th

Scott Edward Walker

I’m using Twitter as a form of micro-blogging to share interesting articles, blog posts and video clips relating to startups, entrepreneurship and legal issues. Below are my three most popular tweets for the past six weeks. Cheers, Scott. Top Three Tweets. Fear is the disease. Hustle is the antidote… What are you scared of? Go hustle and get it done.” Travis Kalanick [link] (at 12:54). Solid advice for founders: “How many things have you said no to?”

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