Mon.Nov 05, 2018

Apply Hospitality-Driven Thinking to Your New Venture

Startup Professionals Musings

I just finished a new book by Stephen J. Cloobeck, “ Checking In: Hospitality-Driven Thinking, Business, and You ”.

Estimating Realistic Startup Costs

Up and Running

This article is part of our Business Startup Guide —a curated list of our articles that will get you up and running in no time! What will it cost to start that business? Of course, you can’t know for sure, but you can work with reasonable estimates.

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Fortnite’s funding royale

Lightspeed Venture Partners

The post Fortnite’s funding royale appeared first on Lightspeed Venture Partners

How Startups Can Convince Young Professionals To Join Their Fledgling Sales Team

YoungUpstarts

by Keith Johnstone, Head of Marketing of Peak Sales Recruiting. With the U.S. economy growing at a rate of over 4% , it is an exciting time for startups looking to scale up. It is also an ideal time for young professionals to secure outstanding jobs.

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Look Up and Don’t Give Up

Feld Thoughts

This is how I think about my work and my marathon running. We could all learn a lesson from this baby bear: Look up & don’t give up. pic.twitter.com/nm0McSYeqY. — IM🍑HIM (@ziyatong) November 3, 2018. My spirit animal is a bear. Generally, I think of myself as a big polar bear, but I’m going to spend the day relating to my little friend. And, when the day is done, I’m going to go run into the woods.

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Protect Your Business From Data Breach With VPN

YoungUpstarts

The data breach always costs a company a lot of money. Still, many businesses don’t even think about the protection. Most owners believe that it is complicated and hard to secure the information. But in reality, you just need a good VPN.

Is Your Intellectual Property Protected?

YFS Magazine

In case your IP is stolen or used without your permission, there are a number of paths that you can take. Here's what every entrepreneur needs to know. Business Law Grow copyright Intellectual Property ip theft patents trademarks

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Women Are Underestimated In Business – Here’s What You Can Do About It

YFS Magazine

You are not alone. Most intelligent and inspiring women have also been underestimated and they succeeded anyways. Lead female entrepreneurs leadership personal development women entrepreneurs women in business

Trade Wars

YoungUpstarts

The recent trade conflict between China and the USA has played out in the foreground of a battle of ideas around international trade.

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Well-Designed Elements That Make Businesses Stand Out

The Startup Magazine

Starting a business is only half the battle. Irrespective of the niche market that you are targeting there is bound to be competition from other businesses. Becoming a successful business rest entirely on how well you are able to grab the attention of business stakeholders.

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6 Ways to Set Up Funnels in Google Analytics

ConversionXL

Analyzing the customer journey is pivotal to conversion optimization. But how do you track user journeys in a way that is digestible, visual, and useful? With funnels, of course! Funnel tracking in Google Analytics is one of the best ways to identify—in detail—where you’re going wrong.

How to Get Your Business Noticed

The Startup Magazine

Whether you’re a large business or a small business, inevitably, you will always have to evaluate three fundamental questions; what is the purpose of the campaign message? Who is your audience? Finally, what formats will you use in order to transmit your message to a targeted audience?

Why digital tools you use in your personal life should be on your CV

The Next Web

I entered the workforce in 1998 during the midst of the dotcom bubble. To stay relevant in a highly competitive and unpredictable market, I found myself constantly updating my resume with software proficiencies I thought companies would find desirable.

Why Startups Should Still Use Business Cards

The Startup Magazine

These days, we live in a digital world where most things can be done online. Nearly every startup business is “digital” in some way, as it should be. People now tend to communicate and network online when it comes to both their personal and business lives.

15 Tips To Successfully Market Your Small Business This Holiday Season

crowdSPRING Blog

It’s that time of year again! It’s just-past-Halloween and stores are filled with cinnamon-scented pinecones, turkey decor, and Christmas ornaments. The holidays are here. And, if you don’t have your holiday marketing strategy ironed out, you’re already behind. Way behind.

Why Facebook Isn't Screwed

Babbling VC

I've basically stopped using Facebook for anything more than as a channel to post content for people who are there and are interested in it. I hardly ever go to Facebook to consume content. I also long ago deleted the app from my phone as I simply saw it as a distraction.

Austin’s Booming Tech Scene is Going Global, so Should its Creative Agencies

SiliconHills

By DAVE MANZER Swyft Communications Sponsored Post The only industry booming in Austin more than commercial real estate — nearly 10 buildings over 40 stories are either approved or in the planning phase for downtown — is the tech industry. According to Crunchbase, Austin startups raised $368 million across 39 deals in the first quarter […]. The post Austin’s Booming Tech Scene is Going Global, so Should its Creative Agencies appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

Motivational Clips for Entrepreneurs: “You Were Lucky Enough to Be Born in This Era” (via Gary Vaynerchuk)

Scott Edward Walker

Welcome to our weekly series “ Motivational Clips for Entrepreneurs.” Each week, we share a favorite video clip to inspire and motivate entrepreneurs.

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Startups, voting in Austin

Austin Startup

Voting in Austin The Startup Perspective The “I voted” sticker, shown here in English and Spanish. My Perspective As the 2018 midterm elections approach and news outlets report that record numbers of people already voted in Texas, I wonder why the percentages of people who vote aren’t higher.

Why Facebook Isn't Screwed

Babbling VC

I've basically stopped using Facebook for anything more than as a channel to post content for people who are there and are interested in it. I hardly ever go to Facebook to consume content. I also long ago deleted the app from my phone as I simply saw it as a distraction. Nevertheless, I have to chuckle when I hear people talking about the death of Facebook soon. My peers often have a similar conversation around business lunches or whatnot.