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5 Ways Startups Are Screwing Up Inbound Marketing

As a startup, bootstrapping your marketing efforts is everything. And while we hear all the time about growth hacking or utilizing new technology to help make marketing easier, that doesn’t account for much if you don’t have a solid inbound strategy already in place….

How to Get Employees on Board With New Technology

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People just don’t like change. And when leadership wants to introduce new tools, software or ideas to help improve the workflow, not every employee is going to be jumping for joy.  Although it can be a challenge to get employees on board with new…

6 Hard Truths I Learned About Personal Finance

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Like many, I have learned a lot about myself from being a startup founder. Some things were good (and fun) to discover, but others not so much. From day one, it was obvious that my personal financial situation would change as the result of…

How Being Real About My Struggles Got Me More Followers on Social Media

Most people hate clickbait or content that makes false promises about itself. Social media followers are undoubtedly tired of seeing “one simple trick,” “singles in their area,” and are especially sick of chatbots on apps like Tinder or Kik. Just check out how ridiculous some…

How Losing Weight Made Me a Better Entrepreneur

A couple of years ago, I was a complete mess. I was grossly overweight (borderline obese), constantly tired, and felt strained in my relationships with family and friends. Plus, I was the king of excuses — telling myself that after we raised our Series…

Should Couples Build Businesses Together?

The notion of working with a spouse is divisive. Some individuals have found great success by partnering up personally and professionally, while others shudder at the thought of mixing home and business life. Rarely do couples say “I Do,” with dreams of building both…

How Traveling the World Can Make You a Better Entrepreneur

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They say that travel is the only thing you can spend your money on that makes you richer. While that may sound like a cheesy cliché, it’s steeped in truth. Exploring the world opens people up to new ideas and perspectives, while enabling us…

The 4 Most Likely Reasons Your Sales Funnel Is Broken

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As a marketer, you take on the challenging role of reeling in new customers and generating leads for sales. Most likely, your company has a sales funnel set to funnel traffic into the buying process and convert them into customers. However, sometimes you run…

How Going Green Made Me a Better Entrepreneur

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For years, going green was just another bucket list item that always got pushed off for another day. Eco-consciousness was always viewed as something I could achieve later in life, when I had more time. Because, if I’m being honest, the idea of shifting all…

I Owe My Productivity to My Early Morning Workouts. Here’s Why.

Like the vast majority of us, I used to have a fickle relationships with exercise; on the one hand I knew that regular exercise could help me achieve my weight and strength goals. But on the other hand, exercise wasn’t always fun – especially…

The 4 Keys To Any Successful Employee Wellness Program

Most people can recognize the importance of health, happiness, and productivity. All three related concepts breed into one another and have an opportunity to be delivered to companies willing to foster a corporate wellness program for their team. The health benefits of corporate wellness…

5 Reasons Why Small Businesses Need Cyber Security

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According to The National Cyber Security Alliance, one out of five small businesses is affected by cybercrime each year. Worse, 60% of those hit go out of business within six months after the attack. In most cases, the potential consequences of a cyber-crime are immense…

4 Marketing Tricks You Should Know About Google Analytics

You need Google Analytics to be a successful marketer. Whether it’s to get a jumpstart on your next campaign or to understand the different aspects of marketing, the use of this resource is imperative to learn what you can do for your business. However, while Google…

4 Big Tips for Hiring Freelancers for Your Startup

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An increasing number of startups are using freelancers to get by. They’re using them because they can get things done without taking on full-time employees. And the freelancing community is only increasing, with 54 million freelancers now in the US alone. They’re useful for…

5 Tips for Making Sure Your Cash Flow Doesn’t Dry Up

Cash flow is a problem for every startup. One study revealed that 82 percent of small businesses and startups fail because of poor cash flow management. Without good cash flow management, you’re going to be left without any capital to manage your day-to-day operations….