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The Truth About the Scooter Economy?—?An Insider’s Perspective

Both Sides of the Table

The Truth About the Scooter Economy?—?An

The Benefits Of IoT In Various Parts Of A Business

YoungUpstarts

Nowadays, with growing concern for the environment, many businesses want to create a greener working environment.

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How To Set A Balance Of User Growth Vs Profitability

Startup Professionals Musings

Image via Max Pixel A question that I still hear debated often is whether a new startup growth strategy should focus on user count or profits. First of all, the glory days of “dot.coms” are gone, when investors “didn’t care” about profitability, and all the big money was focused on user count growth.

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Drama in enterprise computing

deal architect

Ray Lane, a top-notch tech executive and investor over decades, said this about my new book "Don't be fooled by the title—the book is not just about SAP. It's about drama in enterprise computing." I then used "drama" in the. Cloud Computing, SaaS Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP

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Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

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 their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

What exactly is a managed marketplace?

Version One Ventures

Over the past few years, the term “managed marketplace” has become so widely used that Bill Gurley from Benchmark recently tweeted that it is not clear to him what the difference is between a “managed marketplace” and a “true marketplace.”.

How To Write A Marketing Plan In Just Six Easy Steps

YoungUpstarts

by Lonny Kocina, CEO of Media Relations Agency and author of “ The CEO’s Guide to Marketing: The Book Every Marketer Should Read Before Their Boss Does “ A well-executed marketing plan is like a GPS. It guides your customers into your sales process.

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The joys of book reviews

deal architect

I saw an article aimed at authors and publishers on how to handle critical reviews. And I chuckled to myself "I could have written that myself" I took most heat for the first volume of SAP Nation - mostly from. Industry Commentary SAP Nation, the book

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4 Ways Early Stage CTOs Can Learn to Roll With the Punches

ReadWriteStart

There’s always a tinge of “TBD” that accompanies the role of an early stage startup CTO. There’s a reason the position comes with that “up in the air” feeling. Early stage companies can’t immediately hire someone with the tech and executive know-how needed to handle the job.

How To Maximize Your Meeting Culture

YoungUpstarts

by Cory Treffiletti, Chief Evangelist and CMO for Voicea. Did you know more than 15% of any organization’s time is spent in meetings? 99% of the time this headline is followed by a statement of how much meetings can suck. I am 100% positive this is not how I want to think about it.

7 Keys To Optimizing Your Investment In Social Media

Startup Professionals Musings

Image via Pixabay If you are a business owner today, and not using social media to promote your business, you are missing out on a huge opportunity. But, contrary to what most people preach, it isn’t entirely free.

The bad old days of consumer tech

deal architect

Not a day passes without some harsh story about Facebook and data protection. How un-innovative Apple has become. Why Amazon should be broken up. Why Google should be regulated. And I ask do these folks not remember the days when. Industry Commentary

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How to Get Away From a Growth Mindset and Start to Scale

ReadWriteStart

Once you implement scalable processes, you can focus on increasing demand for your product or service without wondering whether your startup can handle it. The post How to Get Away From a Growth Mindset and Start to Scale appeared first on ReadWrite.

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How Your Small Business Can Start Accepting Credit Cards

YoungUpstarts

by Kristen Gramigna, Chief Marketing Officer for BluePay. Offering multiple convenient payment options to your customers minimizes the chances of turning away potential sales. Few business decisions will have a greater impact on your bottom line than allowing customers to pay using credit cards.

7 Steps For Assuring Business Success And Fulfillment

Startup Professionals Musings

Image via Pixabay Is it possible to be successful in business and not fulfilled? The answer is a resounding yes today, and I’m convinced that it will be even more true tomorrow, as young idealistic entrepreneurs try to adapt to the long-standing business culture if success is only measured in the money you make for yourself and your business.

ERP: Moving Fast and Yet So Slow

deal architect

A guest post from Ton Dobbe, Chief Inspiration Officer, Value Inspiration "Every week I interview entrepreneurs and experts from around the world to share their big idea about new forms of value creation and the potential we can unlock when. Cloud Computing, SaaS Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP

The Ultimate Quick-Start Guide To Becoming A Micro-Influencer

YFS Magazine

Influence is big business. Micro-influencers are on the rise. Here's how to become one and start collaborating with brands. Grow Marketing & Sales Influencer Marketing marketing social media social media marketing

Avoiding Complexity Makes You More Likely To Be Successful

YoungUpstarts

If you’re an entrepreneur with a singular focus, the last thing you need is complexity. Complexity takes your time and attention away from your goals and can be a source of stress.

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6 Keys To Turning Your Failures Into Business Success

Startup Professionals Musings

Mark Cuban image via Flickr by jdlasica We all have had setbacks in business – the challenge is learn from each one to improve skills and decision making, rather than let failures get you down and reduce your chances of ever achieving success. The best entrepreneurs and business owners have experienced failure multiple times before bouncing back to a level of achievement they only dreamed of.

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Groan - yet another TLA

deal architect

Every good analyst is entitled to coin a couple of TLAs in their career. It is a badge of honor. So, I certainly understand why my friend Phil Fersht and his team at HfS have coined a new one IAP. Industry Commentary

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8 Web Design Principles to Know in 2019

ConversionXL

Your website design is more important for conversions than you think. You can implement every conversion-boosting tactic in the world, but if your web design looks like crap, it won’t do you much good. Design is not just something designers do. Design is marketing.

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How To Create Job Families

YoungUpstarts

Job families can hardly be called a new idea. The notion that particular groups of people are doing not only the same job, but a job that is within a broader collection of connected, related, or otherwise associated jobs, is one with well-established roots in a wide variety of professions.

Top 10 Latin American IoT Startups to Watch

ReadWriteStart

IoT is taking the world by storm and rapidly gaining ground. In 2015, there were about 15.4 billion connected devices. IHS says this number will grow to 30.7 billion in 2020, and 75.4 billion by 2025. As the demand for connected device technology increases, so does the number of emerging IoT startups. But it’s not […]. The post Top 10 Latin American IoT Startups to Watch appeared first on ReadWrite. IOT ReadWrite Startups Internet of Things IoT IoT startups Latin America

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Finally, Tech Accessories That Help Entrepreneurs Work Smart, And Look Good Doing It

YFS Magazine

Save an extra 5% off select Dell branded electronics and accessories for every business need. Access your savings today. Editor Picks Grow Technology shopping guide technology

Purchase Decisions: 9 Things to Know About Influencing Customers

ConversionXL

If you want to get people to buy your stuff, you need to understand how consumers make purchasing decisions. People research products. They compare competitors. Some 87% of buying decisions begin with research conducted online, usually on Amazon or Google.

A Serial Entrepreneur’s Time Management Tips

YoungUpstarts

by Cody McLain , founder of SupportNinja and author of “ From Foster Care to Millionaire: A Young Entrepreneur’s Story of Tragedy and Triumph ”. So, you want to improve your time management skills? That’s great! Fortunately for you, it’s not that complicated.

7 Business Killers — Thoughts Startups Ought to Consider

ReadWriteStart

Being an entrepreneur is one of the quickest thoughts which comes to the mind of a young person when thinking about a career. However considering the risks and challenges which comes with starting a business — most are unprepared for this challenge. Many people believe that because someone else succeeded in being an entrepreneur — […]. The post 7 Business Killers — Thoughts Startups Ought to Consider appeared first on ReadWrite.

A Sure-Fire Way To Overcome Buyer Hesitation (With Examples)

YFS Magazine

While it’s essential to have credentials, experience, and clearly explain what you do, hiring a consultant still represents a roll of the dice. Grow Marketing & Sales customer reviews customer testimonials marketing word of mouth marketing

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Search Intent: How to Analyze and Optimize Your Site

ConversionXL

What answer is a searcher looking for? For sustainable, valuable search traffic, you’d better provide it. Satisfying search intent is Google’s fundamental goal. But algorithms haven’t always kept pace.

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Beginners’ Guide To Search Engine Advertising

YoungUpstarts

Search engine advertising is more than just a buzzword. It’s a powerful way to drive traffic to your business. However, there’s a bit of a learning curve that keeps many businesses away from this area of online advertising. What exactly is Search Engine Advertising ?

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5 Online Security Essentials all Startups Need

The Startup Magazine

If you are a startup, you need to ensure that all of your online data is kept safe, and there are a number of ways that you can guarantee this is the case.

8 Inspiring Quotes And Lessons From Beyoncé’s ‘Homecoming’ Film

YFS Magazine

In 2018, Beyoncé became the first black woman to headline Coachella. A year later, she has written, directed, and executive-produced a Netflix documentary about her performance. Culture coachella culture entertainment inspiration music success quotes

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Customer Interviews: Voice of the Customer and Jobs-to-Be-Done

ConversionXL

Conversations with prospects or customers can improve practically every metric or user state model you’re aiming for. As Jen Havice noted here on the CXL blog , insights from customer interviews can: Accelerate the customer journey; Increase conversions; Drive more leads, sales, and revenue.

Two-Thirds Of Startups Fail Within The First 5 Years. These Are The Toughest Lessons I’ve Learned Running One For 8 Years

YoungUpstarts

by Chris Grey, co-founder and COO of CapLinked. In the uber-competitive startup world, surviving is success in itself. Conventional wisdom says that 90% of startups will fail.

3 Tips to Marketing Your Startup With Signage

The Startup Magazine

Marketing is an important aspect of one’s operations that every business should think about. For small businesses and companies operating on a tight budget, designing advertisement posters can be very costly.

7 Personal And Professional Growth Strategies For Entrepreneurs

YFS Magazine

Here’s a glimpse at how entrepreneurs can grow their businesses and capitalize on opportunities all the while prioritizing personal development. Lead growth leadership personal development

Why the new breed of entrepreneurs looks beyond making a profit

The Next Web

Big tech is broken. From Uber’s sexual harassment scandal to Mark Zuckerberg’s Congressional testimony and Elon Musk’s Twitter meltdown, tech disillusionment is definitely starting to set in for many people. It’s a shift that’s perceptible everywhere.

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