Margarita Hakobyan is a serial entrepreneur that is addicted to creating. Business women, wife and mother of two with bachelor's degree from the University of Utah with a concentration in International Studies and a Masters Degree also from the University of Utah with a degree in International business. CEO and founder of MoversCorp.com, an online marketplace of local moving companies and storage facilities.

 

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How the Startup World Can Level the Playing Field For Women

In the past fifteen years, women have been starting businesses in unprecedented numbers. Utilizing programs offered by the Small Business Administration as well as local Chambers of Commerce, women have been making rapid inroads into the world of business. Their businesses range …

The Uberification of Startups

The Uberification of Startups

Despite logistical headaches and concern about how exactly their drivers are contracted, Uber has been and will likely to continue to be the disruptive innovator of the 2010s. Although most people think of the company as a taxi alternative, Uber maintains that it is…

3 Ways Your Business Needs to Protect Customer Information

5 Practical Ways to Protect Your Online Business

More and more, our modern businesses are driven by Big Data and customer information. We gather demographics about our customers, hold their payment information to make their next purchase simpler, and keep their passwords on file so they can access their website again. This…

How One Company Connects with Customers It Never Meets

How One Company Connects With Customer It Never Meets

While many women grow up dreaming of shopping for their prom dress or wedding dress, most men (and all tux-wearing women) live in terror of needing to rent a tux. If you talk to anyone who has recently rented a tux from a traditional…

4 Reasons Businesses Fail And How To Avoid Them

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Depending on who you ask, between 50% and 80% of new businesses fail within the first year or so of operation. As a hopeful entrepreneur, you may see statistics like that and be confident that you will be one of the successes, but how…

Your Startup Launch To-Do List

How do you start any big, important project? By getting organized. Starting your own business is no different. To give yourself the best possible chance of success, start by making a list of the things you need to do before you can start your…

5 Ways to Make Your Content Marketing Personal

The era of publishing content that will only promote your product or service has passed. Today people want to absorb noteworthy content and build a strong relationship with influencers on the Internet. Here are some of the aspects you need to consider if you…

Choose The Local Social Networks That Will Help Your Business Succeed

When you think about social media, platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram probably come to mind. If your business’s services are located mostly online—for example, if you are a freelance writer, artist, or web designer—these worldwide social media networks …

How to Sell Your Big Startup Idea

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So you woke up this morning with a fantastic idea that’s going to change the shape of shoelaces (or books, or music, or snack foods) as we know it. You’ve been sketching on napkins all morning, or scribbling notes into your phone, or calling…

5 Ways Your Business Will Benefit from User Generated Content

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If you spend a great deal of time with your business’s marketing team coming up with items to put on your editorial calendar, driving professionally created content, and making sure that your website is optimized, what I’m about to say will surprise you. Pause…

Raise Standards to Boost Business Growth: 4 Areas to Improve

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Whether your business has just started out, or you’re working your way through a rough patch, it can become tempting to take any customers that you can find, say yes to every project that comes your way, and cut corners whenever possible to maximize…

Content Marketing – Writing Stories that really Connect

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One of the reasons that great content marketing can be tricky for people who live and die by the metrics of banner ads and conversion rates is that, at its heart, effective content marketing is about telling really great stories that connects with audience….

How to Recruit Star Talent on Social Media

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There’s no question; social media has become a crucial part of our lives and our businesses. We use social media to connect with far away friends and families, maintain casual social connections, and to connect with brands and companies in which we have interest….

The Best Business Advice: Don’t Be Afraid to Start Over

The Best Business Advice: Don't Be Afraid to Start Over

It’s a simple and self-evident truth: not all business ideas were created equal. Sometimes you hit the right mark but at the wrong time, and sometimes you simply didn’t have the necessary skills to get your business to a sustainable level. Sometimes it’s time…

Top 5 Best Cities for Millennial Startups

Top 5 Best Cities for Millennial Startups - Seattle

No matter what generation you call your own, you can’t deny this fact: the Millennial generation — those born between 1981 and 1997 — is changing the world and the way it does business. The oldest Millennials are 35-ish right about now. The youngest…

3 Types of Employees That Will Destroy Your Business

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To be successful, a business owner needs to keep their eyes on many different spinning plates. Marketing, budgeting, and customer service are just a few of the very important facets that successful companies monitor in order to build on and expand their success. Much…