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4 Ways to Use Social Media to Sell Your Products
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4 Ways to Use Social Media to Sell Your Products

This week our expert Steve Fusco provides entrepreneurs advice on how to use social-media platforms to increase sales.
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Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Commerce and Leadership Pro Steve Fusco.
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Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Commerce and Leadership Pro Steve Fusco.

As the general manager at PayPal, Steve Fusco is an expert in all thing ecommerce, including branding, boosting sales and driving customers to websites. He also is a guru in leading teams.
Andrea Huspeni
3 Tips to Make Sure Your Tech Investments for Your Sales Team Aren't a Waste of Money
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3 Tips to Make Sure Your Tech Investments for Your Sales Team Aren't a Waste of Money

To avoid falling victim to 'the shiny new object effect' and ensure your tech investment makes a real impact, here are some things to consider.
Joe Gustafson
Hiring Checklist: The Top Qualities to Make a Winning Sales Team
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Hiring Checklist: The Top Qualities to Make a Winning Sales Team

Salespeople are critical hires for any young company. Here are a few pointers on what to look for in your first hires.
Joe Gustafson
Product Request? 5 Ways Sales Reps Can Spur Development.
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Product Request? 5 Ways Sales Reps Can Spur Development.

Here are a few tips to help salespeople push for product development.
Joe Gustafson
Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Sales Pro Joe Gustafson.
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Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Sales Pro Joe Gustafson.

Our expert this month is looking to take your questions about all things sales, including pitches, presentations, training and coaching.
Andrea Huspeni
The Trick to Splitting Startup Equity Among Key Players
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The Trick to Splitting Startup Equity Among Key Players

When it comes to splitting equity it is important to create a structure that keeps all key parties properly motivated in the ebb and flow of building a startup.
Tony Conrad
5 Secrets to Finding and Working With a Mentor
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5 Secrets to Finding and Working With a Mentor

Finding a mentor may seem like a daunting task, but it's really not that difficult -- and both the process and outcome can be quite rewarding.
Tony Conrad
The 5 Slides You Must Have In Your Pitch Deck
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The 5 Slides You Must Have In Your Pitch Deck

You don't need a lot of slides, but the ones you do have must concise and compelling.
Tony Conrad
The 6 Questions Entrepreneurs Should Be Prepared for Investors to Ask
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The 6 Questions Entrepreneurs Should Be Prepared for Investors to Ask

Founders can't just present a pitch deck to investors and think they will get funding. They need to be prepared for all sorts of questions.
Tony Conrad
Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Venture Capitalist Tony Conrad.
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Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Venture Capitalist Tony Conrad.

Venture capitalist Tony Conrad is looking to take your questions on raising funds, approaching investors, structuring deals, making your pitch stand out and more.
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The 3 Things You Must Do Before You Approach an Investor
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The 3 Things You Must Do Before You Approach an Investor

Many entrepreneurs want to go directly to the source the moment an idea strikes or at the first sign of growth, but you need to first prove the business to yourself before asking others to believe in it.
Matt Williams
Here's How to Make Sure Your Company Is Ready for Online Marketing
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Here's How to Make Sure Your Company Is Ready for Online Marketing

While social media and marketing can definitely help boost a brand's online presence, there are a few other things companies should do before investing resources to these areas.
Matt Williams
How Startup Founders Should Be Setting Long-Term Goals
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How Startup Founders Should Be Setting Long-Term Goals

Entrepreneurs need to understand what goals matter the most to their company and focus on setting goals, reviewing these milestones and seeking advice.
Matt Williams
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