July, 2022

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6 Sources Of Purpose To Drive Business Success Today

Startup Professionals Musings

Today more than ever, the evidence is clear that business people need to find and communicate a purpose that goes beyond making a profit, in order to ensure customer engagement, as well as your own, and drive results in the marketplace. In my work with entrepreneurs, I have concluded that finding and communicating that purpose is often more important than the solution offered.

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13 Critical Small Business Legal Requirements to Start a Business

Up and Running

Starting a business involves brainstorming, planning, and ensuring that you comply with all necessary legal obligations. Not only do these requirements ensure that businesses operate within the law but it also protects small business owners and their consumers. . Let’s take that innovative new business idea and walk through all the requirements you need to consider to successfully start a business that’s legally recognized.

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Top 10 Emerging Marketplaces for Chemical Industry in 2022

ReadWriteStart

There are emerging marketplaces in the chemical industry seeking to increase sales in 2022 by helping both the chemical buyers and sellers to be able to find each other. The Chemical Industry has had a Drastic Change Due to COVID-19. The chemical industry is in significant flux due to Covid 19. Many shutdowns and market dry-ups resulted in domestic dependency that narrowed down where products could be found.

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Top 10 Tech Skills to Learn in 2022

The Startup Magazine

The world relies on technology more and more every day. It has transformed everything to the point where it is now needed, and we are dependent on it to perform even routine tasks. As a result, we utilize technology in practically everything we do. Examples of actions are ordering a pizza, purchasing a washing machine, sharing a moment with a friend, or sending a video or photo via instant messaging.

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Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

Every startup and innovation project exists within an ecosystem that either helps or hurts that project. As innovation managers, we need to keep a pulse of that ecosystem and make sure we're helping those innovation projects we're managing every step of the way. 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

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The State of Gaming in 2022

VC Cafe

As pre-seed investors in the world of gaming (both studios and infrastructure) at Remagine Ventures, we stay up to date on the trends and new developments in the world of gaming. There are numerous publications, reports and newsletters filled with content on gaming, so it would be hard to do the category justice by reducing it to five links, in this post I tried to break down the category trends as we all deal with information overload.

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30 Entrepreneurs Reveal The Industry With The Most Optimist Future

Hearpreneur

Understanding what industry stands a chance to succeed in the future is helpful in making investment decisions. No one wants their hard work to go down in the name of a shoddy investment. Technology has proved to have a great driver of the rise of ‘future industries’ and those that were previously seen to be tech-proof. Here’s the list of industries with the most optimistic future as suggested by entrepreneurs. #1- Network marketing is one such industry.

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Omnichannel Marketing: 7 Examples to Improve Customer Experience

ConversionXL

When researching a new product, buyers use 10 or more channels to interact with companies. Each channel presents a chance to make a good impression. Optimize each channel, and you’ll win new customers, enjoy higher order rates , and retain customers. Get them wrong, and you risk damaging brand perception and trust. In this post, we’ll explore lessons from brands that use omnichannel marketing to deliver a seamless customer experience.

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Low-Cost Business Ideas for 2022

ReadWriteStart

Successfully running your business in 2022 is not easy due to the new norms of people’s lives. The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the consumption of goods and services. If opening an offline store or restaurant just a few years ago was a profitable idea, now their owners can incur heavy losses. Since most startups in 2022 are going online, you need to think about starting your business on the Internet.

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Does a Freemium Model Work for Your StartUp?

The Startup Magazine

These days, many businesses are adopting the freemium model as their primary strategy for customer acquisition, and it’s easy to see why. After all, the freemium pricing model is an excellent way to launch new products and gain exposure quickly. The idea behind the strategy is to provide the target audience with some basic services or features at zero cost to attract prospects.

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How To Get More Done By Doing Less

Duct Tape Marketing

How To Get More Done By Doing Less written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Marketing Podcast with Mike Michalowicz. In this episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast , I interview Mike Michalowicz. Mike is the author of ‘Get Different’, ‘Fix This Next’, ‘Clockwork’, ‘Profit First’, ‘The Pumpkin Plan’ and ‘The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur’ His books have been translated into 10 languages.

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30 Entrepreneurs Discuss Whether or Not There Will Be More Entrepreneurs in the Future

Hearpreneur

Every waking day, we are having tremendous changes in regulations and technology which greatly affect the way businesses operate. Some entrepreneurs will say the future is definitely bright and the number of entrepreneurs will increase but others argue these changes are meant to work against budding or would-be entrepreneurs. Growing empowerment and embracing individuality is motivating more people to begin their entrepreneurship journey.

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5 Key Steps For Launching A Successful Startup Today

Startup Professionals Musings

Perhaps sparked by the recent pandemic, I’m seeing a new era of the entrepreneur, with startups springing up all around. Based on my own mentoring and investing experience, the best entrepreneurs are pragmatic problem solvers. They have an uncanny ability to find elegant, easy, and fast solutions to pain points in the marketplace, as well as their own challenges.

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Importance of Risk Management for Credit Unions

Board Effect

The uncertainty and volatility of the economy have drastically changed how all industries view risk, including credit unions. In past decades, credit unions and other financial corporations relied heavily on forecasts and projections to manage their daily operations. In today’s marketplace, forecasts and projections are not enough. Credit unions must consider the internal and external factors and influences that create uncertainty about achieving their plans and objectives.

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7 Ways Startups Can Keep Their Millennial Workforce Engaged

ReadWriteStart

It is a well-known fact that millennials will soon represent 75 % of the global workforce. To put it the other way around, millennials hold the key to the future of the corporate world. For organizations, this paradigm shift in workplace demographics is both beneficial and challenging. Businesses, entrepreneurs, and startups all join in the hope that they can keep their millennial workforce engaged and happy.

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The Research and Development Tax Credit: A Comprehensive Guide

The Startup Magazine

The statute on Die Steuergutschrift Für Forschung Und Entwicklung (Research Allowance Act, FZulG) permits tax reductions for research spending. Following an investigation into the applicant’s compliance with the substantive requirements, the certification authority issues a certificate stating that a beneficiary R&D project does exist. For the year 2020, the maximum credit or refund is 750,000 euros, whereas for the years 2021-2026, it is one million euros.

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Analyst Cam: Buday Thought Leadership Partners

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As we have moved to virtual briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short video segments (with permission) as part of my Analyst Cam series. This time it is Bob Buday of Buday Thought Leadership Partners. For over 3 decades, he.

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A Guide To The Future Of Virtual Meetings And Events

Duct Tape Marketing

A Guide To The Future Of Virtual Meetings And Events written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Marketing Podcast with Mark Kilens. In this episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast , I interview Mark Kilens. Mark is the CMO of Airmeet, a leading virtual and hybrid event platform. He oversees Airmeet’s global marketing team responsible for brand, demand, lifecycle, and product marketing.

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All New Venture Opportunities Come With Unknown Risks

Startup Professionals Musings

Outside of dreams, there is no real business opportunity without risk. Serious entrepreneurs know that, but too many “wannabes” still fall for that elusive get-rich-quick scheme with no risk. As an active angel investor, I still hear entrepreneurs asserting large opportunities with minimal risk and no competition. My conclusion either way is that they have no market, or haven’t looked.

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5 Essential Digital Marketing Tools For All Your Business Needs

YoungUpstarts

Looking to be an online expert? Master these different digital marketing tools to become a Swiss army knife in web marketing. The post 5 Essential Digital Marketing Tools For All Your Business Needs appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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Reboot 2022 Q4 Leadership Bootcamp

Feld Thoughts

Registration is open for the 2022 Q4 Leadership Bootcamp , which is happening in Boulder, Colorado, on Nov 10-13, 2022. Regular readers of this blog know about my long-time (back to 1996) friendship with Reboot co-founder and CEO Jerry Colonna. What you may not know is that several years ago, Jerry and his partner Ali Schultz moved exactly 0.8 miles away from me (there is one 40-acre parcel of land between us.

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Why Research Is Important for a Strong Investment Strategy

The Startup Magazine

Research is vital if you’re serious about making money from investing. By taking the time to understand the companies, industries, and markets you’re investing in, you’re increasing your chances of making a profit. There’s no guarantee that you’ll always make money from investing, but by undertaking a good investment research strategy, you’re giving yourself a better chance of success.

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Business as Unusual

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19th century German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche is credited with the quote ‘That which does not kill us makes us stronger’. Since then, it has been used by many to inspire resilience and strength during adversity.

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The Rising Importance Of Images In Google Search

Duct Tape Marketing

The Rising Importance Of Images In Google Search written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Marketing Podcast with Mike Blumenthal. In this episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast , I interview Mike Blumenthal. Mike i s the Co-founder and Analyst at Near Media where he researches and reports on reputation, reviews, and local search.

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7 Business Leadership Traits Persuade Customers Today

Startup Professionals Musings

We are living in a new generation of business, where customers drive the experience, and highly engaged employees are required to keep up with customer expectations. Traditional business leadership practices, including autocratic, reactive, and narcissistic, aren’t good enough. Over 16 percent of workers are still actively disengaged , and half have left at least one job because they hated their boss.

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What To Look For When Choosing A Trading Platform

YoungUpstarts

Are you a beginner in stock trading? If yes, the first thing to do is to choose a trading platform that best suits your needs. The post What To Look For When Choosing A Trading Platform appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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Accelerator Spotlight: Poplin

View from Seed

Company: Poplin. Founder: Alexandria DeVito. “We believe Poplin has the potential to create a new category of pre-pregnancy wellness for the millions of hopeful parents that are either struggling with fertility or just want to do whatever they can to ensure a healthy, thriving pregnancy. Alexandria has unparalleled founder/market fit, and the kind of deep experience and passion for her market that we love to see in all of the founders we work with.” – Rob Go.

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The Three Things That all Successful Startups Seem to Have

The Startup Magazine

The world of business startups has once again begun to seethe with opportunity and growth as the global economy looks to settle after the recent pandemic. The great resignation and the increase in those not returning to the old way of work has also seen an enormous number of talented innovators look to move away from formal employment and the small business or monetized hobby seems to be the next best alternative.

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Analyst Cam: Reveal Value

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As we have moved to virtual briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short video segments (with permission) as part of my Analyst Cam series. This time it is Martin Rowan, Managing Partner of Reveal USA, based in Chicagoland. Their website.

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Make the Jump – It’s an Experience of a Lifetime

ReadWriteStart

ReadWrite looks for rare experiences and companies in the tech world that we can recommend for highly motivational encounters. Our team was invited to “ Make the Jump ” at Limitless Flight in SLC, Utah. Jump is a highly technical VR experience, and we decided that because of the tech world we work in, for a team bonding and mind-expanding event, we would head out to Utah and try The Jump.

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6 Lessons Startups Can Learn From Military Principles

Startup Professionals Musings

You have to be extra tough mentally to start a new business venture. While thinking about it, I realized that it’s really not that different from the toughness required and trained into America’s elite military force of Navy SEALs, who are known to be cool under fire, able to sense danger before it’s too late, and never give up on achieving their objective.

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Essential Digital Marketing Strategies For Startups

YoungUpstarts

Use our strategies to maximize your reach for a fledgling startup! We cover everything from defining your UVP to purchasing a Gmail extension for mass emails. The post Essential Digital Marketing Strategies For Startups appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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Accelerator Spotlight: I Have This Friend

View from Seed

Company: I Have This Friend. Founders: Ingrid Hung & Emily Persky . “Emily and Ingrid have a very compelling thesis about a horizontal marketplace that allows for the opportunity to build repeat usages across different lifestyle occasions. Their backgrounds working at Instagram and USHG give them unique insights into how to work with both talents and consumers.” – Melody Koh.

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Complete Guide To Advanced Fraud Detection And Prevention

The Startup Magazine

Plenty of businesses around the world are exposed to fraudulent activity on a daily basis. Whether from a criminal intent or a disgruntled employee, fraudsters always seek to steal your money. In fact, it is said that one in four companies will experience some kind of fraud. So, how can you prepare your business for this type of threat? Let’s have a look and offer some fraud prevention solutions.

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The New Polymath: The SAP version

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I don’t like to play favorites across my books, but many readers say they really liked my 2010 book, The New Polymath. The book bio read “A Polymath—the Greek word for Renaissance Man—is one who excels in many disciplines. From.

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Take Five – Venture

VC Cafe

Sharing five topics that caught my attention this past week as we all deal with information overload. 1. What’s happening in the venture capital world? The WSJ confirmed what we already know: Q2 venture capital investments declined both in size and in valuation. • Declining investment: U.S. VC funds invested about $47.5 billion in 2,251 deals during the second quarter through June 15, versus about $70 billion in 3,369 deals in the first quarter • Declining valuations: In the secondary mark

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8 Initiatives For Disruptive Change In Your Business

Startup Professionals Musings

Does your business always seem to be trying to catch up with new competitors and changes in the marketplace? One of the things I learned from my years in Silicon Valley is that you must always focus on three steps ahead, as well as on what exists today. For most businesses, that means a culture of thinking outside your comfort zone , and planning change before a crisis hits.