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Disrupting the Digital Engagement Model for Competitive Advantage startups-misc Startups Coming to a business model near you From the Editor's Desk
Mar 13

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Coming to a business model near you

Disrupting the Digital Engagement Model for Competitive Advantage

Digital disruption trailblazers like Airbnb, Uber and eLance have shown us that, as CEO Andre Hugo says, “if you do not disrupt your own business model, someone else will.”GO TO ARTICLE
How to Create an Effective Elevator Speech startups-misc Startups The entire process, including examples! John Daly From the Editor's Desk
Feb 26

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The entire process, including examples!

How to Create an Effective Elevator Speech

An elevator speech sells an idea, promotes your business or markets you as an individual. It’s as essential as a business card and allows you to say who you... MORE
4 Benefits Your Company Must Provide to Keep Top Talent startups-misc Startups What you're expected to provide John Boitnott From the Editor's Desk
Feb 23

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What you're expected to provide

4 Benefits Your Company Must Provide to Keep Top Talent

If you don’t offer employees competitive benefits such as insurance, 401k and sick pay, you may be saving money on one hand, but losing your best people to turnover.GO TO ARTICLE
5 Incredible Startup Successes startups-misc Startups Innovative startups that have prospered Murray Newlands From the Editor's Desk
Feb 19

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Innovative startups that have prospered

5 Incredible Startup Successes

The following 5 startups began from nothing, and through their innovative approach to solving problems, have enjoyed exponential growth. Learn from their successes.  GO TO ARTICLE
Partying Like it’s 1999 as Investors Pour into Delivery Services startups-misc Startups Home delivery's back, with improvements Paul Wallbank From the Editor's Desk
Jan 29

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Home delivery's back, with improvements

Partying Like it’s 1999 as Investors Pour into Delivery Services

At the peak of the dotcom mania in 1998 delivery services were all the go, those days are back reports Claire Cain Miller in the New York Times. “We’re... MORE
Build a Positive Office Culture: Advice from Facebook‘s Former CTO startups-misc Startups Startups don't have to equal burnout From the Editor's Desk
Jan 23

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Startups don't have to equal burnout

Build a Positive Office Culture: Advice from Facebook‘s Former CTO

Startups are known to be demanding enterprises. They require huge amounts of attention and long working hours. Employees often become overwhelmed with work and neglect their home lives. It’s... MORE
5 Steps to Start a Successful Small Business startups-misc Startups Methods that work Morgan Sims From the Editor's Desk
Jan 21

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Methods that work

5 Steps to Start a Successful Small Business

Any new business is a risk and a challenge. This is especially true for first-time business owners. To step out as an entrepreneur is commendable, but it is no... MORE
Why your Elevator Pitch is Important, and How to Master it startups-misc Startups It's not a sales pitch Kerim Hudson From the Editor's Desk
Jan 20

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It's not a sales pitch

Why your Elevator Pitch is Important, and How to Master it

Many people often hear the term Elevator Pitch and see it as a quick sales pitch to try and get your foot in the door. However, there is much... MORE
Your Startup is up and Running – Now What? The One Question you Need to Remember startups-misc Startups How to make the transition Paul Brown From the Editor's Desk
Jan 20

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How to make the transition

Your Startup is up and Running – Now What? The One Question you Need to Remember

A startup is like an infant: it keeps you awake from early in the morning until late at night. An established business is when your kid is all grown... MORE
Top 5 Places to Get Startup Advice from the Experts startups-misc Startups Get the mentorship you need Allan Watson From the Editor's Desk
Jan 16

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Get the mentorship you need

Top 5 Places to Get Startup Advice from the Experts

Do you wish you had a mentor to answer your startup questions? Here’s where to find one. As a small-business owner, you make hundreds of decisions every day—some of... MORE