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29 Quotes On The Future of Business

29 Quotes On The Future of Business | It's Your Business | Scoop.it
What does the future of business have in store for us? Here are 29 quotes to help you understand the changes that are coming. Please add your own quote?
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The internet has radically changed the relationship between customers and businesses. This has forced especially small businesses into a new space where ‘business as usual’ must be done differently in order to get discovered, connect with customers and run effective promotions.

As we’ve been visiting with small businesses, we’ve found that most are using social media to connect with customers. But at the same time, most are unaware of the power online communities, that include a combination of Social, Local and Mobile media, can play in today's consumer’s purchase decisions.

This stat proves this to be true: "Peer recommendations drive sales. 70% of consumer said they were influenced by a friend or family member’s online recommendation, beating out in-person recommendation (61%), online articles (59%), ads (49%), or someone they follow online but don’t know (32%)"

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, August 24, 2013 12:10 PM

Some good material is included.

judicoms Associate's curator insight, August 27, 2013 7:28 AM

add your insight...in business note that families are valuable assets to hang on to when the storm hits

 
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It's Your Business | Helping business owners fulfill their dreams

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9 Tips for Marketing Using Traditional Printed Media

9 Tips for Marketing Using Traditional Printed Media | It's Your Business | Scoop.it
The power of the Internet has caused many people to focus on it for their marketing efforts, leaving traditional media behind. Marketing data suggest, however,
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10 Tips to Turn Your Startup Dream Into a Reality

10 Tips to Turn Your Startup Dream Into a Reality | It's Your Business | Scoop.it
Anyone can have a million-dollar idea. But turning your dream into a living and breathing startup, takes work. Here are 10 tips to get you started.
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7 Old Fashioned Marketing Tips that Set You Apart

7 Old Fashioned Marketing Tips that Set You Apart | It's Your Business | Scoop.it
A few weeks ago my client and I were bouncing ideas back and forth on how to get her message out and as you do when you brainstorm, I said, rather off the cuff, “Why not start a TV show a la HubSpot?” She thought this a great idea and after a few emails, we …
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Traditional Marketing Still Rules

Traditional Marketing Still Rules | It's Your Business | Scoop.it

Have you all but given up on publicizing your small business to newspapers, TV, magazines and radio, instead focusing all your efforts on social media marketing? You could be making a big mistake. A study done this summer showed that despite the prevalence of social media, blogs and websites, Americans still find traditional media the most trustworthy source of information. Here’s what you need to know to get publicity in traditional media.

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8 Successful Entrepreneurs Give Their Younger Selves Lessons They Wish They'd Known Then

8 Successful Entrepreneurs Give Their Younger Selves Lessons They Wish They'd Known Then | It's Your Business | Scoop.it
Execs and investors from Pandora, IDEO, Andreessen Horowitz, SoundCloud, and Kleiner Perkins, among other masters of disruption, share the wisdom they...
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Start-up Strategies to Build a Business the Affordable Way

Start-up Strategies to Build a Business the Affordable Way | It's Your Business | Scoop.it
My only capital when I started Trans Pacific Traders in 1946 was my accumulated military pay. What I did have was a willingness to research, find opportunities, and make deals. Fancy furniture and a large office would have to wait.
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10 Untraditional (and Inexpensive) Marketing Strategies

10 Untraditional (and Inexpensive) Marketing Strategies | It's Your Business | Scoop.it
Marketing is key for any business to expand its customer base and profits, but it can also cost a chunk of change. We assume you're already
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50 Inspirational Quotes For Startups And Entrepreneurs

50 Inspirational Quotes For Startups And Entrepreneurs | It's Your Business | Scoop.it
Need a little motivation to keep going when the going gets tough? This collection of inspirational and motivational wisdom will help to recharge anyone pursuing their entrepreneurial dreams.
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8 Winning Strategies From The Top Entrepreneurs in America

8 Winning Strategies From The Top Entrepreneurs in America | It's Your Business | Scoop.it
Want solid wisdom from over 600 high-impact entrepreneurs? To be exact -- 636 of the most successful entrepreneurs and game-changers in America? Yes, me too. Jumping at the chance to get a sneak peek at a special report created by two entrepreneurial behemoths in Ernst & Young and the Kauffman Foundation -- [...]
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Sales Tips: What is a Lead?

Sales Tips: What is a Lead? | It's Your Business | Scoop.it
"The leads are weak!" If you don’t remember the interaction between a young Jack Lemmon and younger Alec Baldwin in the 1992 classic, Glengarry Glenn Ross, find it and watch it. Unfortunately, the theme of that dark movie is repeated in the halls of marketing and sales today in most...
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10 Secrets of Becoming a Successful Entrepreneur

10 Secrets of Becoming a Successful Entrepreneur | It's Your Business | Scoop.it
There is a myth that entrepreneurial success is all about innovative thinking and breakthrough ideas. Here's what success truly means.
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Marc Kneepkens's curator insight, April 3, 5:45 PM

It's not just about having the 'big idea'? Of course not. Don't forget to
'Do it' too. Good article.

Rhonda Hunter's curator insight, April 4, 9:43 AM

What keeps you awake at night as a small business owner or entrepreneur?  Let LEGG (Lincoln Entrepreneur Growth Group) help you find those solutions...so we can all rest better!  Rhonda Hunter 704-732-1511 x 1 or www.lincolneda.org check out the Entrepreneur Growth tab and Tools for Business.

Cathy Matthews's curator insight, April 4, 12:30 PM

Great insights. - So true that no-one can do it all by themselves. It's important to find the smartest people around who can complement your strengths and 'run with the wind'. Giving back is also vital and  helps to make it all worthwhile.

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7 Tips for Starting Your Own Business

7 Tips for Starting Your Own Business | It's Your Business | Scoop.it
With flat job numbers and few solutions to get Americans back to work, starting your own business can be your path to financial recovery. In fact, despite the economic turbulence, new data from Manta, the world's largest online community for promoting and connecting small business, finds 500,075 new...
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5 Small-Business Tips for Hiring the Right People

5 Small-Business Tips for Hiring the Right People | It's Your Business | Scoop.it
Learn five tips to help you in hiring the right people for your small business. Don't settle for employees who are just "good enough."
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3 Tips to Bolster Your Sales in 2014

3 Tips to Bolster Your Sales in 2014 | It's Your Business | Scoop.it
Nothing matters more than revenue, and the new year is a great time to re-evaluate your sales approach.
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10 Tips to Organize Your Small Business This Year

10 Tips to Organize Your Small Business This Year | It's Your Business | Scoop.it
Begin to organize your small business with the ten tips offered here and make use of the apps and tools suggested to become more productive.
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6 CEO Productivity Tips to Steal for Yourself

6 CEO Productivity Tips to Steal for Yourself | It's Your Business | Scoop.it
Everyone knows that leading a company is one of the toughest gigs around. Whether running a small business or a multi-national corporation, CEOs have to manage time, resources, ...
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21 Startup Quotes Every Founder Should Read

21 Startup Quotes Every Founder Should Read | It's Your Business | Scoop.it
We rounded up 21 startup quotes from the amazing founders behind them to give a little inspiration during the down times of startup life.
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Martin (Marty) Smith's curator insight, April 20, 9:42 AM

Great and

Marc Kneepkens's curator insight, April 20, 9:47 AM

Great Startup Quotes.

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10 Awesome Business Ideas For Teen Entrepreneurs

10 Awesome Business Ideas For Teen Entrepreneurs | It's Your Business | Scoop.it
What are you waiting for?
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5 Selling Tips to Increase Your Sales

5 Selling Tips to Increase Your Sales | It's Your Business | Scoop.it

Here are five selling tips to increase sales in any business without spending an extra dime.

Here are 5 selling tips to help you increase your sales. All 5 work for any business. They're effective for both online and traditional offline marketing. And they won't cost you anything to implement.

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25 intriguing startup quotes

25 intriguing startup quotes | It's Your Business | Scoop.it
I stumbled across a startupquote.com today, a great Tumblr blog by Rollin’ Egg. So I had a look through the hundreds of quotes and these are the ones that s
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Linda Salna's curator insight, April 14, 8:03 AM

Wisdom from those who have walked the talk

Lynne M. Williams BS, MA, ABD★'s curator insight, April 15, 8:39 PM

Start up quotes to keep you motivated!

Susan Stillman's curator insight, April 20, 1:40 PM

here's one I especIally like:  “Remember to celebrate milestones as you prepare for the road ahead.”  –Nelson Mandela, South African Leader

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Four Tips for Growing Your Local Business in 2014

Four Tips for Growing Your Local Business in 2014 | It's Your Business | Scoop.it
While the topic of growing your business should always be top of mind, a new year creates an opportunity to press the restart button for small business owners…
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The 10 Biggest Small Business Startup Mistakes & How You Can Avoid Them

The 10 Biggest Small Business Startup Mistakes & How You Can Avoid Them | It's Your Business | Scoop.it
Mistakes made can be our greatest teacher, so the best startup advice comes from the first-hand knowledge of what not to do. We spoke to some business owners who shared their hard-earned experience and the insight they gained from their own lapses in judgment. If you're looking to get your business off the ground, consider these following pitfalls.
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Don't Abandon Traditional Marketing Methods: Integrate and Interact

Don't Abandon Traditional Marketing Methods: Integrate and Interact | It's Your Business | Scoop.it

The popularity of social media in marketing and PR continues to grow at a rapid pace, with more businesses taking this form of communication seriously every day. From restaurants to fashion, technology to travel, you can find information, special deals and customer care from your favorite brands online across TwitterFacebookFoursquareGoogle and more.

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How to Increase Online Sales (The Secret is Less is More)

How to Increase Online Sales (The Secret is Less is More) | It's Your Business | Scoop.it
There's a way for you to increase your online sales by 600%. And don't worry, you won't have to do anything shady or participate in any shenanigans.
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How To Make Traditional Marketing Techniques Work Online

How To Make Traditional Marketing Techniques Work Online | It's Your Business | Scoop.it
It's easy to dismiss traditional marketing techniques in the era of the internet, but some of the traditional techniques actually transfer quite nicely online and are useful in helping to diversify your social media and search engine optimization strategies. It's always a good idea to keep an eye on different techniques and not to just blatantly abandon a tried and true practice because you think it's outdated. Oftentimes, there's a reason a strategy has lasted so long and so well--it's because it works.
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