Mon.Jun 18, 2018

Rapid Experimentation

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

It can be exhausting to try and stay caught up on every new tech company being started. The Gotham Gal said me to yesterday, “everyone is an entrepreneur these days.” She’s right about that directionally although most companies have employees who are not founders so it is not exactly correct.

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What Media Execs Missed about YouTube Stars

Both Sides of the Table

For Father’s Day I was watching the most heartfelt movies I’ve seen in a long time, “Won’t You Be My Neighbor.”

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How to Provide Value to Customers AND Get Higher Search-Engine Rankings

Rembrandt Communications

Simple SEO Tips for Your Business In my last post, I discussed what you really need to know about SEO, or search engine optimization, for your business. It doesn’t need to be difficult.

Atlanta Fed CEO On Economic Resilience

Chaganomics

How to Create Perfect Custom Images for Your Website, Blog, and Social Media

Up and Running

Using high-quality images on your website, social media channels, and blog posts not only makes your brand more appealing—it also drastically improves conversion rates.

Morgan Flager, General Partner with Silverton Partners, on How the Firm Picks Investments

SiliconHills

Morgan Flager, a general partner of Silverton Partners, one of Austin’s oldest home-grown VC firms, is an active investor in early-stage technology startups in Austin.

How To Find A Distributor For Your Food Startup

YFS Magazine

Whether you’re the proud owner of a baked goods empire or an organic farmer, here's how to find a food distributor that meets your needs. Plan distribution channels food distributors food startups

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Launch Your Online Brand In Three Simple Steps

YFS Magazine

Ready to build your online presence? Be sure to follow each of these steps and implement them into your new or existing business or brand today. Grow Marketing & Sales branding company website marketing online business starting a business startup advice

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7 Essential Personality Traits All Successful Entrepreneurs Must Have

crowdSPRING Blog

Nearly everyone dreams of being an entrepreneur. You can set your own hours, do the work that you love, and directly reap the profits of your labor. But, being an entrepreneur isn’t all perks. It’s hard work. Many startup myths hold entrepreneurs back.

Starting a Brand New Business

The Startup Magazine

Entrepreneurship is a highly appealing concept to so many people in this world. There are many individuals who love the idea of being their own bosses.

Monday Motivation: FACE YOUR FEARS

Hearpreneur

This motivational video is for entrepreneurs and startups and business owners to start the week off on the right foot. Develop yourself. Be brave and step into your fears. Learn your personal values. Be unique. Inspiration monday morning morivation monday motivation

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Virtual Data Rooms are not Just for Big Companies

The Startup Magazine

A virtual data room is abbreviated as VDR and is also referred to as a Virtual Deal Room.

Burnout Can Lead To Startup Failure – Here Are 4 Actionable Ways To Avoid It

YoungUpstarts

by Manish Dudharejia, President and Founder of E2M Solutions Inc. Entrepreneurial burnout is becoming a sadly common epidemic among business owners.

Instant Entrepreneurship: Buy a Business

The Startup Magazine

Entrepreneurship can take two tracks. Startup a business from scratch, or buy a business that has done its MVP and maybe even has a track record of revenue and customers. Taking the second option jumpstarts your entrepreneurship journey.

7 Essential Personality Traits All Successful Entrepreneurs Must Have

crowdSPRING Blog

Nearly everyone dreams of being an entrepreneur. You can set your own hours, do the work that you love, and directly reap the profits of your labor. But, being an entrepreneur isn’t all perks. It’s hard work. Many startup myths hold entrepreneurs back.

Need to Motivate People? Here Are 4 Techniques That Actually Work

Inc Startups

At organizations like Facebook and Change.org, Jennifer Dulski amassed a toolkit of techniques for channeling individual workers into mass movements.

How To Recruit An All-Star Team For Your Small Business

YoungUpstarts

by Nick Murphy, career expert and founder of The Job Lab Podcast. As a small business owner, you’re living proof that the American Dream is still alive and well.

How Often You Should Post on Social Media, According to 10 Studies

Inc Startups

There's a lot of debate when it comes to recommended frequency for social media publishing. Here's what the data has to say about it. Social Media Toolkit

Building Workflows should be easy - and they will be.with Zenaton!

Cracking the Code

This blog post was co-authored with Adrian Colyer, Venture Partner and former CTO of Pivotal Nearly all businesses have process-related workflows that govern how their users interact with their service or automate internal tasks.and they are painful to code and even more painful to test.

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7 Things I Learned in Business School That Aren't True in 2018

Inc Startups

Entrepreneurship becomes a lot harder when you're trying to follow obsolete rules. Startup

10 leadership lessons from How I Built This podcasts

Jeff Hilimire

If you haven’t listened to the How I Built This podcast on NPR , you’re really missing out. Guy Raz is the host and he interviews successful entrepreneurs in 30 – 60 minute podcasts. Whether you’re a leader, an entrepreneur, or none of the above, you’re bound to love these stories. These are the 10 lessons I learned from listening to 10 different How I Built This podcasts: #1: The hustle is critical! Sara Blakely). #2: 2: Get to profitability very quickly (WeWork).

The 4 Magic Words Every Hiring Manager Wants to Hear in An Interview

Inc Startups

You're already thinking it. Just come out and say it. What's the worst that could happen? Innovate

Do Shoe Startups in Funding Craze Have Staying Power?

Lightspeed Venture Partners

The post Do Shoe Startups in Funding Craze Have Staying Power? appeared first on Lightspeed Venture Partners

Every Marketing Tool You Need in 2018

Inc Startups

Every Marketing Tool You Need in 2018: 100+ free and affordable utilities and platforms for marketing from analytics to automation. Marketing

Stop Being a Confused Twenty-Something Year Old Through Goal Setting, Structure and Accountability…

Austin Startup

Stop Being a Confused Twenty-Something Year Old Through Goal Setting, Structure and Accountability Partners It’s funny to reflect on the past six years of my life because I can’t relate to the person I was just six years ago.

7 Reasons You Should Pay Your Employees Above-Average Salaries

Inc Startups

Money isn't the only thing that motivates someone to perform well at their job, but it certainly factors in heavily. HR/Benefits

2 firefighters injured after fire engulfs old rope factory in Mount Airy

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

MOUNT AIRY — An early morning fire engulfed an old rope factory in downtown Mount Airy on Monday, leaving two firefighters injured

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4 Negative Thought Patterns That Will Hold You Back If You Don't Stop Them

Inc Startups

Not giving in to these feelings can make all the difference.

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More than 15,500 NC coastal homes could see chronic flooding by 2045, says report; 311,000 in US

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

As many as 311,000 coastal homes in the lower 48 U.S. states could be at risk to chronic flooding within the next 30 years

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Anthony Bourdain Left Behind 3 Invaluable Lessons for Entrepreneurs

Inc Startups

The raconteur and explorer demonstrated how to lead by speaking out and speaking truth.

Legal battle over HB2 returns to federal court in Winston-Salem on June 25

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

North Carolina’s House Bill 2, widely decried as discriminatory against gay and transgender people, may have been repealed, but the legal fight it led to is far from over

How to Decide Between Investing in a 401(k) and a Roth IRA

Inc Startups

If you're trying to decide whether to sav money for retirement by investing in a 401(k) or a Roth IRA, the simple answer is both. But if you have to choose. Personal Capital

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Authorities find the body of canoeist in Yadkin River

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Authorities recovered the body of a canoeist Monday after he fell in the Yadkin River on Friday

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5 Ways Leaders Can Immediately Help the Mental Health Crisis

Inc Startups

Mental health has reached a point of crisis. Leaders can and must step up to address the stigma and work towards resolution.

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Hung jury in trial of Asheville woman accused of killing 10-year-old Greensboro boy

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Elaina Williams, 33, faces an involuntary manslaughter charge in the death of Keean McElroy on Nov. 30, 2015. She is accused of causing McElroy’s vehicle to crash into a tractor-trailer after she stopped and abandoned her vehicle in the middle

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4 Ways Toxic Leaders Destroy Team Morale

Inc Startups

A list of four toxic behaviors that can damage your team, culture and company. Startup

Man charged in armed robberies in Greensboro, McLeansville

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

GREENSBORO — A 33-year-old man has been charged in three armed robberies at two area stores

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