AJ Agrawal is an entrepreneur, speaker, and writer. He is the CEO and Co-Founder at Alumnify Inc.

 

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Why Every Team Needs to Do a Company Retreat

Company Retreat

Business is more about catering to employees and customers than it is about numbers. Numbers are important, but they’re only factorable when you have happy customers and employees. This means it’s imperative to keep people happy in order to increase revenue and profit …

Technology Is Changing the Way People Negotiate

Negotiation is an age-old art that has formed the business world since its inception. One of the biggest issues you’ll discover is that 67% of negotiated decisions has already been made before a customer ever makes contact with you. That’s where negotiation starts. In …

7 Free SEO Tools to Powercharge Your SEO Campaign

Every business is actively and obsessively participating in the race to generate traffic, get listed in top ranking in the search engine’s results and in overall drive business to success. This will involve the use of tools that are employed in the seamless and…

5 Mistakes You’re Making With Your Personal Brand

5 Mistakes You’re Making With Your Personal Brand

Branding, digital marketing, and press have become more crucial for an individual’s success than ever before. While the market is filled to the brim with almost every type of technology, financial, healthcare, and energy company you can possibly imagine, the challenge is not …

5 Core Members of Your Content Marketing Team

Team Money 4 Things to Consider Before Applying to An Accelerator

The art of content marketing involves a substantial amount of behind-the-scenes thinking and work that should be invisible to the end user. In just a few short years, this ever-changing field has gone from the domain of a few versatile digital thinkers to a…

How Important Is Off-Page Optimization in SEO?

SEO often begins with on page optimizations such as building high-quality content, improving page load speed, and incorporating keywords with site-wide elements (title tags, meta descriptions, etc.). After this, you can proceed with your link-building campaign and spread the …

What Startups Should Do to Benefit from Local SEO

Google has researched local behavior and discovered that 50% of users who make local searches actually visit the store in question within a day. This is a massive conversion rate previously unheard of. For startups, it represents a golden opportunity to bring in your first…

7 Reasons Why Food Startups Are Getting Major Funding

7 Reasons Why Food Startups Are Getting Major Funding

Major corporations and venture capitalists (VC) are investing in food startups more than ever. Society’s eating habits are changing and with that, the food industry needs to make changes as well. Some major corporations, such as breakfast cereal brands, are removing unhealthy …

Why Startups Are in the Post-Unicorn Era

The “Unicorn Era” referred to startups being valued a $1 billion or more. The era is coming to a close as more startups are receiving higher valuations and funding for sustainability. Critics say that these unicorn startups are a blueprint for the next risk…

How to Get Top Development Talent with a Small Budget

How to Get Top Development Talent with a Small Budget

Startups are notorious for having no money. In fact, no money is why most startups are doomed to fail from the start. Yet on occasion, you hear stories about top development talent turning down huge salaries in favor for startups, which have nothing but…

4 Steps to Staying Motivated and Growing Your Startup

Startup Growth: 4 Steps to Staying Motivated and Growing Your Startup

After the initial furor over launching your startup is over and done with, it’s time for the hard work to begin. The problem is that after a while it’s not uncommon for startup owners to become unmotivated and hesitant. The most attention-grabbing Tweets always…

9 Startups That Made It Big with Content Marketing

The Internet is no longer an interesting thing. It’s become such a part of the fabric of society that if you aren’t using it then you are missing out. The most successful B2B marketers, for example, are allocating up to 42 percent of their…