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Sep 15, 2017

Affiliate Marketing Tips

Six Tips!!Affiliate marketing is an effective money-making strategy for countless online entities – however, as straightforward as it is in theory, success is rarely as easy as it looksThe key to maximizing your affiliate earnings is engaging your readers.Providing wrong products for your audience will ultimately lead to your failure in affiliate marketing. You need to know your audience. You should know which category the readers of your blog belong to.

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Sep 11, 2017

Lead Generation Tips

Lead Generation Tips for Startup BusinessesEvery startup business would like to have more high-quality prospects but most either don't have the time or just don't know how. There are many of ways to generate leads. Sometimes one might be required to use a combination of tools to generate leads.

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Sep 08, 2017

How to Get Customers

How to get Customers has been the key focus of any startup entrepreneur The proof of the concept can be established only when an individual opens the purse and buys the product or service

The job does not end with the acquisition of first or even a dozen customers One has to accept there will be churn. What offering possibly can put a golden lock on the customer will be the critical success factors

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Jul 21, 2017

Spotting Opportunities and Innovation A Real Life Story

To date, U-Lace no tie elastic shoelaces have sold over 5 million sets of laces since our launch in 2009, and we’re in Target and 7-11 stores across America. Continued innovation and product development has led to new products, like our U-Locks Mono range, a line of custom steel locks that add a bit of fashion flair to your laces. One of the incredible benefits U-Lace has had, has been its impact on the lives of autistic kids that don’t have to struggle to tie their shoes every day. We are also the leading brand of elastic shoelaces disabled people use in the United States. We couldn’t be happier about that! U-Lace as a brand helps people express who they are. We save people time and money. We give them confidence. We make people’s lives easier. And we do it one elastic shoelace at a time.

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Jul 21, 2017

Spotting Opportunities and Innovation A Real Life Story

To date, U-Lace no tie elastic shoelaces have sold over 5 million sets of laces since our launch in 2009, and we’re in Target and 7-11 stores across America. Continued innovation and product development has led to new products, like our U-Locks Mono range, a line of custom steel locks that add a bit of fashion flair to your laces. One of the incredible benefits U-Lace has had, has been its impact on the lives of autistic kids that don’t have to struggle to tie their shoes every day. We are also the leading brand of elastic shoelaces disabled people use in the United States. We couldn’t be happier about that! U-Lace as a brand helps people express who they are. We save people time and money. We give them confidence. We make people’s lives easier. And we do it one elastic shoelace at a time.

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May 30, 2017

Benefits of Going vegan

A plant-based diet is increasingly becoming recognized as a healthier alternative to a diet laden with meat. In recent years veganism has become one of the most popular diets, endorsed by many celebrities and members of the medical community. Going vegan has many benefits for us and our environment.

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May 30, 2017

Benefits of Going vegan

A plant-based diet is increasingly becoming recognized as a healthier alternative to a diet laden with meat. In recent years veganism has become one of the most popular diets, endorsed by many celebrities and members of the medical community. Going vegan has many benefits for us and our environment.

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May 22, 2017

Fitness Center Startup

Starting a Fitness Center is one more opportunity arising from modern day living. This business idea solves the pain point of customers who are under time pressure. Staying healthy has become a necessity where the current occupation of most of the gen y provides very little physical movement.

“Increasing public awareness of leading a healthy lifestyle has grown and will continue to grow the $ 25 billion/year business.”- IBIS World

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May 22, 2017

Fitness Center Startup

Starting a Fitness Center is one more opportunity arising from modern day living. This business idea solves the pain point of customers who are under time pressure. Staying healthy has become a necessity where the current occupation of most of the gen y provides very little physical movement.

“Increasing public awareness of leading a healthy lifestyle has grown and will continue to grow the $ 25 billion/year business.”- IBIS World

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Apr 30, 2017

Theme Restaurant Startup Idea

A themed restaurant startup offers uniqueness and also unlimited opportunities for creativity and innovation. This can be a major tourist attraction. A strong brand can be built.

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Apr 27, 2017

Restaurant Business Startup

A restaurant business startup is a dream of many individuals. There is glamour in being a restaurateur. This business gives visibility and the owner meets large number of customers one to one at the startup stage. The compliments the entrepreneur gets gives the high to the owner.

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Apr 25, 2017

Executive Summary=Business Plan

Is the gateway to possibly convincing your investor to reading the whole business plan…or to by-pass that step and invite you to give a full business model presentation. - Biz Plan Plus.

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Apr 19, 2017

Beauty Salon Startup

Beauty Salon Startup "Increasing exposure, more social occasions and higher disposable incomes have led to the increase in frequency of visits to salons. With rising frequency, consumers need something new with every visit. They look for services which deliver results in less time and are willing to pay a premium for these. High frequency customers expect conversations and promotions to be tailored to them."- Pushkaraj Shenai, CEO, Lakme Lever

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Apr 16, 2017

Startup by Technical Entrepreneur

Startup by Technical EntrepreneurYours is a startup business because you wanted freedom from your boss. Who does not want freedom from boss.You had technical skills and a product or service idea to deliver a superb experience to customers.What is the recipe for success for startup business by technical entrepreneurs? My blog on how to be a successful startup by a techno- entrepreneur is based on my learnings from the book -“The E myth revisited “by Michael E. Gerber The book is an in depth analysis of the reasons “Why most small businesses don’t work and what to do about it?”Here are five ideas for techno entrepreneurs to follow so that they build a successful business.

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Apr 09, 2017

Customer Acquisition Mistakes

Customer Acquisition Mistakes by any startup entrepreneur can lead to frustration and result in waste of time. The cash will get depleted and business may be at the brink of closure

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Apr 05, 2017

Why Blogging is Important

Why Blogging is Important especially for startups?Blogging is essentially done for the following three reasons.1.Building trust among customers2.Promoting oneself as an expert3. Share Company newsAll the above three activities are focused on the king/queen of the business i.e.- The Customer.

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Apr 02, 2017

Social Media Marketing Through Images

Use of Images in Social Media Marketing enhances the appeal and therefore engages the target audience.Expert AdviseSource- Sitesell.comTurn 1,000 Words into a PictureThey say a picture can speak 1,000 words, and that's exactly what you want to do with your Twitter account. Select a page from your website that features your most powerful content, and then turn that content into a series of images.This requires pulling out the highlights of the content and putting them into a visually appealing design. Link back to the webpage for Twitter viewers interested in reading the full content.

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Mar 29, 2017

Art of Negotiation

Art of negotiation is a critical skill especially for startup and solopreneurs as they have limited resources.Negotiation Fundamentals Negotiations are not one way street Entrepreneurs should know they can negotiate anything. Power of negotiations can add to the bottomline Even if you are a startup you are not in weak position Negotiate with the belief that you have strong points

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Mar 26, 2017

Learn Art of Selling

Why Learn Art of Selling?

Selling ice to Eskimos-A famous saying is an epitome of Art of Selling. Usually is applied to a really good salesperson or someone who is really suave and charismatic.

This is considered as the highest in selling skills, that is convincing a customer to buy even when they really do not need the product or service.

Tip-Build relations-Sales Will Follow

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Mar 22, 2017

How to increase web traffic

How to increase web traffic is a question uppermost in the mind of any website owner. The next question is what are the ways one can increase the traffic? How much does each approach cost? What is the cost benefit?The purpose of any website is mainly to attract eyeballs and in the process, increase the revenue through customer acquisition.Smart marketers always use the word target audience and advice that everyone is not your customer. This equally applies also to the website traffic.

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Mar 19, 2017

Copy Writing tips

Copy writing skills have become a necessity in the current web world. Content Marketing requires an understanding of what message appeals which should result in an action by prospective customers. Content Marketers need excellent copy writing skills.

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Mar 15, 2017

Parents Support for Startups

Children who have entrepreneurial traits should get support from their parents. Normally children with either or both parents as entrepreneurs experiences an entrepreneurial atmosphere at home. This can be an added advantage as getting parent support could be easier.

In case the parent’s business is not doing well the child may be discouraged.

Non-entrepreneurial parents support could be difficult to get as the perception is business is risky.

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Mar 12, 2017

Sustainability Opportunities for Startups

Sustainability opportunities for startups are plenty as the entire world is focusing on how to protect environment and also have growth.In the past reckless growth, has damaged the eco-system and we are witnessing the disastrous consequence of drought, excess rain, pollution etc. due to climate changes.Startups by nature are disruptors and solve problems or improve existing solutions through innovation. Applying the concept of Reduce, recycle or reuse (3R’s) can have positive impact on environment. Alternate materials which consume less resources can also be a solution.These businesses are also called Green Businesses.

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Mar 08, 2017

Hobby to Entrepreneurship Transition

Can one successfully turn their hobby to Entrepreneurship? The answer is emphatic yes.A hobby is generally defined as an activity you engage in regularly during your leisure time. The first obstacle one has to cross is a mindset change. Hobby is a skill and any skill can be monetized.The problem is that many of us are afraid to take action, even when we know we have a marketable skill, because we are afraid of failure. We fear that if we attempt to monetize a hobby and fail, we’ll no longer feel joy or satisfaction from the activity at all… or others will regard us differently. Source- Entrepreneur

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Mar 05, 2017

Startup Blog Topics

Is there a winning formula for choosing Startup Blog Topics?A beginner or a new comer to blogging world may always ask or think about-What topics should a startup blog be about?Struggling to find interesting blog post ideas for your blog?

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Mar 03, 2017

Customer Discovery Process

Customer Discovery Process starts with Empathy. Understanding the customer’s perspective is the first step in the discovery process.42% of startups fail due to wrong product -market fit. These entrepreneurs start investing resources and develop products or services without understanding the actual problem they solve for their customers.Eric Ries’ book ‘The Lean Startup’ has given a sound platform on why startups should use customer discovery process before they invest their precious resources.

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Feb 27, 2017

Customer Pain Points

Customer Pain Points- Why a startup entrepreneur should know the pain points of his customerA startup entrepreneur has to understand customer pain points, for a wider acceptance of his ideas and to engage the interests of his customersTo put it very simply, pain points are cries for help.

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Feb 25, 2017

Why Ted talks

Why TED Talks especially for Startups- What is the gain?TED talks are designed to inspire the audience and get people thinking about a problem.The slogan of TED Talks is “Ideas Worth Spreading”. True to this slogan TED provides a lively platform for anyone to pick up ideas and also to learn. Solopreneurs need to be knowledgeable and understand that entrepreneurship is multidimensional. They may have a plethora of questions and sometimes need confirmation that they are on the right track. TED talks on startups is an ideal platform to get these answers, build network and learn from those who have experience and have done it.

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Feb 22, 2017

Sales Funnel for Startups

Why sales funnels are THE most effective tool for sales?Discover The Secrets To Creating A Sales Funnel That Will Grow Your Business

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Feb 19, 2017

Why Curiosity for Entrepreneurs

Why Curiosity For Entrepreneurs? A Critical success Factor

Curiosity and Entrepreneurship together make for deadly cocktail of creativity. This leads to innovation and creation of creation of outstanding products.

Curiosity is knowledge gathering.

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