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Introducing NextView III and Our Focus on the Everyday Economy

View from Seed

What will the future hold? It’s a question every VC asks themselves and the entrepreneurs they invest in. Some conclude that certain sectors or technologies — like AI, blockchain, VR — will define the next decade.

7 Reasons To Start A New Focus On Inbound Marketing

Startup Professionals Musings

Every business I know is intimately familiar with outbound marketing, or pushing your message out to customers through email, newspaper, and television advertising. Only a few really understand the process and value of inbound marketing, for pulling customers to your brand.

Should you invent a new UX?

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

Early in my career, I was indoctrinated with a Cardinal Rule of User Interface: A user interface should minimize surprise. Have you always hated tabs inside dialog boxes? Understandable, but users know how they work, so you have to use them.

Book: The Red Web: The Struggle Between Russia’s Digital Dictators and the New Online Revolutionaries

Feld Thoughts

The Red Web: The Struggle Between Russia’s Digital Dictators and the New Online Revolutionaries was one of two books I read this weekend (the other was Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness ). It was outstanding. I made it the August book club book for my dad and my brother.

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The Best Quick Start SEO Guide For Startups

YFS Magazine

Are you ready to dive into SEO, but unsure where to start? Here's a helpful quick start SEO guide that includes the basics you need to know. Grow Marketing & Sales company website marketing search engine optimization seo

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Crush Your Content Marketing With These Essential Tips

YFS Magazine

Do you meet the most pressing marketing mandate of today: deliver the right content, right customer, right time? If not, here's how. Grow Marketing & Sales content creation content management content marketing content strategy marketing

7 Keys To Positioning For Success In The Gig Economy

Startup Professionals Musings

In case you hadn’t noticed, the world of business is becoming more and more a “gig economy.” This simply means that the number of people with a long-term single-employer agreement is going down, and the number of short-term contractors and freelancers is going up.

How to Turn Your Blogs into a Book in 10 Simple Steps

Rembrandt Communications

Discover content marketing strategy, SEO , B2B copywriting, and PR tips here from Melanie Rembrandt.

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“Everything is a marketing campaign now, even policy ideas” – Renee DiResta Connecting Politics, Anti-Vaxxers & Social Media

Hunter Walker

Badass. Renee DiResta is badass. Not self-proclaimed badass. But like seriously badass. Click on that bio link in the previous line. Look for yourself. Then read the below. Seriously badass. Enjoy Five Questions with Renee. .

How To Create A Thriving Culture For Remote Teams

YFS Magazine

Although remote work offers a competitive advantage for companies to attract top talent, it is still a challenge for businesses to manage remote employees. Grow Human Capital HR human capital remote employees remote working

10 Ways To Prepare For Competitors You Don’t See Yet

Startup Professionals Musings

When you are starting a business with an exciting new idea, it’s easy to dismiss potential competitors as not being in the same space, or too fat, dumb, and happy to be concerned that you even exist.

The Science of Increasing Customer Loyalty

ConversionXL

A common misconception about conversion optimization is that your work ends when the user converts. This is a limited way of viewing things, however, and you’re likely leaving a lot of money on the table if this is where you stop optimization efforts.

How to Turn Your Blogs into a Book in 10 Simple Steps

Rembrandt Communications

Discover content marketing strategy, SEO , B2B copywriting, and PR tips here from Melanie Rembrandt. If you want to write a book and just don’t have the time, check out our new infographic… How to Turn Your Blogs Into a Book in 10 Simple Steps or Less… The post How to Turn Your Blogs into a Book in 10 Simple Steps appeared first on B2B copywriting, content marketing strategy and PR that boost sales, awareness and credibility fast!

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Small Businesses Win Big With Freelance Marketplaces

YFS Magazine

Small businesses with big ambitions need resources. Luckily, we live in a service economy and we've seen a rise in professional service outsourcing. Grow Operations freelance marketplaces hiring freelancers outsourcing

10 Business Lessons On Trust From Spiritual Leaders

Startup Professionals Musings

One of the first harsh realities that every entrepreneur has to learn is that most of the things that are critical to startup success are outside of their direct control.

20 Entrepreneurs Explain What They Love About Being an Entrepreneur

Hearpreneur

Being in love is great. Being in love with your business, when you’re an entrepreneur, is even better. Waking up each morning knowing you are getting to do exactly what you love is more than most people could ever say about any “job” they have had.

The Science of Increasing Customer Loyalty

ConversionXL

A common misconception about conversion optimization is that your work ends when the user converts. This is a limited way of viewing things, however, and you’re likely leaving a lot of money on the table if this is where you stop optimization efforts.

How To Generate Your Own PR And Media Coverage

YFS Magazine

When it comes to PR, I have only ever been my own publicist. I see no reason to go backwards and use outdated PR tactics. Grow Marketing & Sales marketing media coverage PR public relations publicity

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Forget Viral Videos: Write a Book to Grow Your Business

Up and Running

As the founder of a publishing company focused specifically on serving entrepreneurs, I see the same problem over and over: When a business owner decides they want to write a book (or do anything else, for that matter), their goal is to be the best.

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“the iPhone created a sea-change for women—as consumers but also as entrepreneurs” says BBG Ventures’ Susan Lyne

Hunter Walker

Susan Lyne founded BBG Ventures in 2014, just a year after we started Homebrew. New fund managers are generally a pretty collaborative group and we got to know the BBGV team, sharing dealflow and asking each other “is this normal?” ” when facing a weird one-off situation.

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Improving Team Collaboration in the Workplace

The Startup Magazine

Team Collaboration is essential to a successful and efficient business, without it you’ll find that work falls behind and communication is massively affected.

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SEO For Startups: What You Need To Know

YFS Magazine

SEO can be intimidating for startups. If you're unsure where to begin, here are a few key SEO strategies to implement first. Grow Marketing & Sales company website content marketing digital marketing search engine optimization seo social media

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How To Overcome The 4 Roadblocks To Self-Development

YoungUpstarts

by Brian Buffini, author of “ The Emigrant Edge: How to Make It Big in America “ When I was a young man, I believed that I could achieve both the financial freedom I wanted and the fullness of life I craved in harmony with each other.

Climateer Investing: "iHeartMedia edges closer to bankruptcy with $174.

Chaganomics

Climateer Investing: "iHeartMedia edges closer to bankruptcy with $174. : On Tuesday the WSJ Bankruptcy newsletter had the news that IHRT was making the coupon payment on some of the unsecured debt. The stock jump

7 Steps to Building a Successful Channel Partner Program

ConversionXL

1,983% boost in annual revenue, 1,000% user base growth within six months with no upfront costs. Can this be true? These are actual results a startup Ringadoc got from their partner program. In today’s environment, if B2B organizations are going to make it, they need to grow.

A Bad Business Deal Cost Me Everything

YFS Magazine

Failing isn’t just an abstract possibility—it can really happen, and it’s painful. I wondered if I was I really cut out to run my own business. Grow Operations business operations business partners supply chain vendors

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Latin American women in tech are fighting back against ‘machista’ culture

The Next Web

During the seven years I’ve lived in Latin America, I’ve encountered countless examples of misogyny. I originally came to Buenos Aires as part of a fellowship through Princeton in Latin America.

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The Upcoming Change: Bitcoin Cash

Chaganomics

I support Bitcoin Cash. It is a worthwhile move towards merchant based activity which will support a fundamental price basis. There will now be two separate versions of the blockchain (Bitcoin) with a shared history (assuming all goes well Aug. This smaller version represents 20% of the actual market BTC value. Basically acting like a cash future. Bitcoincash.org Bitcoin Cash brings sound money to the world. Merchants and users are empowered with low fees and reliable confirmations.

8 Awesome Startup Ideas For Young Minds

YoungUpstarts

Entrepreneurship can be a tough challenge to tackle. Along with the challenge can come many hardships and setbacks, but any successful entrepreneur knows that these tough times pale in comparison to the feeling of working for yourself and even growing a business.

4 Proven Ways To Increase Website Conversions

YFS Magazine

Driving traffic to your website isn't enough if those visitors don't convert into customers. Here are four smart ways to boost website conversions. Grow Marketing & Sales company website conversion optimization conversion rates website analytics website design website development

The meaning of ‘creativity’ is lost in corporate culture – lets save it

The Next Web

Creativity is a term thrown about the workplace all too often. It bounces off the walls, flying over the heads of employees, and often fizzles out in a corner, without always having made the desired impact. It’s no wonder then, many employees switch off as soon as they hear the word.

Managing Product Managers – Building Trust

The Product Guy

Out of the hundreds of nominations, and amazing finalists, the 7th annual winner of The Best Product Person is … Chris Butler. The Best Product Person (TBPP) is the leading international award honoring excellence in Product Management.

Starting A New Business – Why You Need To Outsource

YoungUpstarts

Starting a new business is often an overwhelming experience. Whether you are a foundling entrepreneur, or this is one of many businesses which you have now begun developing, the foundational processes can be the most difficult to get through. Many Helping Hands.

To Run A Successful Charity, Think Like An Entrepreneur

YFS Magazine

When you run a successful charity it is a lot like a startup. Here are three ways to incorporate entrepreneurial thinking into your charity. Grow Operations 501c3 nonprofit corporation charity entrepreneurial mindset mindset nonprofit nonprofit organization