6 Attributes You Need to Become a Successful Entrepreneur!

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Successful Entrepreneur

As much lovely it is to say this exotic word “antre-pruh-neur”, it’s as much difficult to become one. Merriam Webster defines entrepreneur as “a person who starts a business and is willing to risk loss in order to make money.” Risk. The word that freezes us in our tracks, paralyzes mind’s faculty to think, and keeps millions stuck to their comfort zones. Entrepreneurs however crave for risks; the same risks that bind others give them an adrenaline rush and push…

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…

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…

8 Essential Social Media Tips for Your Start-up

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“Social Media is like herding cats; you need lots of treats, patience and a thick skin to handle all the scratches.” – Anonymous Image Courtesy: Presentation by National Entrepreneurship Network For those who do it day in and day out know that Social Media Marketing is like walking a tightrope. You not only have to bring more and more likes, followers, or +1s on your page but also engage social users in a way that brings value for your business.  If you…

‘Don’t know how, I want it now’. Customer Service is now Social and Instant

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23.1 million people discover new brands or products through social media 17.8 million people are strongly influenced in their purchase decisions by opinions in social media 15.1 million people refer to social media before making purchase decisions 59 per cent consumers would switch brands for better service 50 per cent consumers give a business only a week to respond to an issue before dropping them Social media is changing how we connect to the world around us. Given the pace…