9 Movies Every Entrepreneur Must Watch

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Movies Entrepreneurs Must Watch

“Don’t ever let somebody tell you that you can’t do something. Not even me. You got a dream, you gotta protect it. When people can’t do somethin’ themselves, they wanna tell you you can’t do it. If you want somethin’, go get it. Period.” Excerpt from a film based on true story of Chris Gardner who rose up from homelessness and poverty to become a millionaire stockbroker. Determination and persistence. If you have these, nothing can stop you from turning…

Here Are The Investors Who Can Help Your Business Take Off!

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Types of investors for businesses and startups

Money makes the world go round. And when you are a startup looking for investors to finance your idea or product, you realize it’s big money that will make your business go round. But where does this money come from? Family and friends? Big risk. It’s not just financial risk that’s at stake here but emotional risk too. Besides, raising millions of dollars is just out of the question. Venture Capitalists then? Great idea but chances are only 1 in…

‘Pin’ Your Way to Success: 6 Simple Pinterest Marketing Tips for Your Brand

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Pinterest for Business Marketing - Tips and Facts

If you are a brand, there’s no way you can turn a blind eye to social media’s darling: Pinterest. This visual bulletin board for the Web has hooked millions of buyers to pinning photos of everything they love on the Web under different ‘boards’. Organizing bookmarks has never been so easy, visual and stylish ever before. But what’s in it for brands? A lot! Take up the numbers first. With 70 million+ users (Study by Semiocast, 2013), Pinterest is the…

10 Ways to Sky-Rocket Your Social Media Engagement

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How to improve social media engagement

Is your social media really ‘social’? You might have thousands, perhaps millions of fan following on Twitter, Facebook, and other social media channels. That’s great. But are your fans engaging with your brand the way you wanted it to be? Are they actively following your posts, sharing their experiences or feedback, and further sharing your posts with their friends? If not, what is it that you are doing wrong? One way to increase the social media engagement is to study…

6 Easy Productivity Hacks To Make Your Business Better

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Yahoo’s CEO Marissa Mayer created a flutter in the corporate circle last year when she imposed a ban on work from home. Yahoo’s justification for the move was, “We need to be one Yahoo, and that starts with physically being together.” After receiving flak from all corners, Marissa rose to her defence claiming, “People are more productive when they’re alone, but they’re more collaborative and innovative when they’re together. Some of the best ideas come from pulling two different ideas…