Influencers

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Your Mom Was Wrong. Sometimes It Does Hurt to Ask.
Asking for help

Your Mom Was Wrong. Sometimes It Does Hurt to Ask.

Asking a successful person you don't know for advice will often leave you without advice or the chance of building a relationship.
Kimanzi Constable
How Influencers Should Be Compensated by Brands
Influencers

How Influencers Should Be Compensated by Brands

Entrepreneurs that make their living as influencers need to be compensated not with swag but with a paycheck.
Ann Tran
6 Ways to Cultivate Your VIP Relationships
Influencers

6 Ways to Cultivate Your VIP Relationships

Courting influential people? When approached right, these people can advance an initiative in a myriad ways. Pay them close attention.
Jacqueline Whitmore
3 Simple Rules for Brands to Get the Most Out of Bloggers
Online Marketing

3 Simple Rules for Brands to Get the Most Out of Bloggers

Working with bloggers to spread a message can be a really effective strategy to reach new audiences, but expectations must be set early.
Deborah Mitchell
6 Predictions on the Future of Content Marketing for 2015
Content marketing

6 Predictions on the Future of Content Marketing for 2015

Everything from the importance of social-media subcultures to the growing popularity of YouTube celebrities.
Brian Honigman
How to Connect With High-Profile Influencers
Networking

How to Connect With High-Profile Influencers

Impressive networks are built one superstar at a time.
Lewis Howes
How to Find the Most Fascinating People on LinkedIn
Linkedin

How to Find the Most Fascinating People on LinkedIn

So Barbara Walters created her list of 2014's most fascinating people. Here's an overview by another Walters, a publicist with ideas how to maximize this social-media tool to your benefit in 2015.
Brittany Walters-Bearden
5 Lies Entrepreneurs Need to Stop Believing
Growth Strategies

5 Lies Entrepreneurs Need to Stop Believing

One-size-fits-all advice won't help you grow your business.
Kimanzi Constable
7 Scientifically Proven Steps to Increase Your Influence
Influencers

7 Scientifically Proven Steps to Increase Your Influence

Would you like to become the most memorable person in the room? Who wouldn't? Read on to learn about some of the methods taught by behavioral investigator Vanessa Van Edwards.
Meiko Patton
How Bad Marketing Kills Even the Best-Made Apps
Marketing Strategies

How Bad Marketing Kills Even the Best-Made Apps

Very few apps are a financial success. You need to put at least as much effort into selling an app as developing it.
Pratik Dholakiya
How Affiliate Marketing Can Work for Entrepreneurs
Affiliate Marketing

How Affiliate Marketing Can Work for Entrepreneurs

The symbotic relationship works on stipends but is best fueled by transparency.
Jesse Torres
3 Influencer Marketing Secrets to Steal in 2015
Content marketing

3 Influencer Marketing Secrets to Steal in 2015

Traditional and digital media are no longer enough to ensure that consumers know about your company's brand.
Jack Holt
3 Social-Media Mistakes That Are Killing Interest in Your Company
Social Media Marketing

3 Social-Media Mistakes That Are Killing Interest in Your Company

While entrepreneurs launch social-media campaigns to help spread the word, their strategy can backfire -- causing more harm than good. Here are three things not to do.
Ann Tran
Are You the Next Great Thought Leader of Your Industry?
Thought Leaders

Are You the Next Great Thought Leader of Your Industry?

The world's next most valuable infuencer might just be you. Here's how to prepare.
AJ Kumar