Must-have Software for Small Businesses

Software for Small Businesses

Software for small businesses are becoming one of the essential nutritions for a healthy business. Did you know that you can run your business right from your fingertips? Technology has made it possible for small business owners to take maximum advantage of available software applications and Web services, and ensure a smoothly-functioning and growth-oriented organization.…

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Why Facebook Marketing isn’t Worthwhile Anymore

Facebook Marketing

Facebook started making inroads into the business realm just a few years after it was launched to the public as a platform for people to interact socially and rekindle the old connections. In a short span of time, Facebook marketing became THE buzzword and we, as consumers, found ourselves caught up in the ‘Like’ and…

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How to Make Free Shipping Your Secret Sauce to E-Commerce Success

Free Shipping

Is free shipping a gimmick? When it first entered the scene, online shopping was heralded as the game-changer that would spell the death knell for traditional retail. E-commerce pioneers like Amazon and eBay were supposed to crush their large unwieldy physical counterparts and have them for breakfast. While, these two and all the others that…

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9 Best Practices of Successful Start Ups

Best Practices of Successful Start ups

You’re ready to start your own business, but there’s more to this than just buying a storefront and hanging a sign out front. You have to make a plan and get money to open those doors. So, before you jump in with both feet, make sure you understand what you’re getting yourself into. Here are 9…

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4 Marketing Tips for Your Real Estate Business

Real Esate Marketing

While the housing market is slowly on its way up, it could be set for a correction, reports the Financial Post. This could trigger a decline in consumer confidence and limit the number of home buyers. With competition for buyers likely to increase, it’s time to educate yourself about the market and increase your marketing…

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7 Blunders that Strangle Online Startups

Online Startups Blunders

Each morning we wake up to about a hundred new online startups. Some make headlines (and eventually get bought out for $19 Billion) while others potter about for a while before dying an untimely death. In fact, a study carried out by Shikhar Ghosh, Senior Lecturer at Harvard Business School, found that of the over…

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What to Tweet When You Don’t Know What to Tweet

What to Tweet

What to tweet? Many Twitter users experience a Tweeter’s block similar to writers who suffer from a Writer’s Block at some stage or the other in their life. They just don’t know what to tweet about? There are times when it becomes difficult for you as a Twitter user to decide what to tweet about…

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The secret structure of great talks

Structure of great talks

m4s0n501 There`s a secret structure to great talks. A careful analysis of great speeches ranging from the “I have a dream” speech to Steve Jobs’ iPhone launch, you’ll notice a common thread and architecture. In this TED video, Nancy Duarte, author of slide:ology and resonate, breaks down the structure of great talks and how to…

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Double Your LinkedIn Connections in Just Five Minutes a Day (Infographics)

LinkedIn Connections

LinkedIn may not be a media darling compared to Twitter and Facebook, this over 260 million members strong social network remains the undisputed professional networking champion. According to a 2013 Wall Street Journal survey,  It’s no surprise 81% of Inc 500 companies use LinkedIn for social media, in comparison to 74% on Facebook and 64%…

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How Britain’s Mega Rich are Making Their Money

Mega Rich

After seeing this BBC documentary, you’ll understand the common traits and trends among the mega rich, not just in Britain, but across the globe. While many may be quick to judge the lifestyles, there are hidden financial lessons to be gleaned from this video. Want more stuff like this? Hit the “Like” button below to…

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Psychology of Colours in Logos and other Insane Insights (Infographic)

colours in logos

Iconic logos carry subliminal subtleties that make them standout. You’ll notice most luxury brands are mostly black, white, or brown, while corporate logos are blue. Ever wonder why? In this infographic by Finances Online, you’ll discover the power of colours in logos, the value each colour presents, the evolution of logos and other insane insights…

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Richard Branson on How to Run a Business

Richard Branson

“I was dyslexic, I had no understanding of school work whatsoever and I certainly would have failed IQ tests. If I’m not interested in something I just don’t grasp it… For example, I haven’t been able to know the difference between net and gross,” explains Virgin Founder, Richard Branson, in a classic TED interview. Want…

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3 Low-Resistance Paths to Follow Up with Customers Who Ditched Your Site

Follow Up with Lost Traffic

Businesses put loads of effort, time and money in attracting customers to their websites. With 71% of businesses all set to increase their digital marketing budget in 2014, it makes sense to make the most of the customers that are visiting your site. Think of a paying customer as an ROI in the marketing campaign…

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Women and Mobile: Both Moving Up in the Business World

Women and Mobile

Women and mobile are forces of impact in business today than ever before. When former Google Vice President Marissa Mayer took over as CEO of Yahoo!, she promised to spark innovation and creative thinking. In one of her first acts in charge, Mayer told all Yahoo! employees they would be receiving a smartphone of their…

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Practical Business Lessons from Hip-Hop and Wall-Street

Business Lessons

Business lessons are common but practical business lessons from really successful business people are rare. In this Forbes video interview with the “Oracle of Omaha”, Warren Buffett and Jay-Z, you’ll learn longterm business lessons that will transform your business perspective and life if applied. So, pull up a pen and a notepad because there’s a…

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