Growth Strategies

Entrepreneurs

Seeking Passive Income Is a Death Sentence for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

New entrepreneurs should consider passive income only after a business model is established.
Customer Retention

Why Your 'First-Generation' Customers Are the Most Important

Your first generation of customers may have a stronger inherent sense of loyalty to your brand. Make sure you earn it.
Business Moving Forward

Unlimited Deliveries for $9.99 a Month Sounds Insane. For Postmates, It's the Future.

The San Francisco-based service just rolled out a subscription service that's impressively cheap. Here's how it plans to use it to grow.
Take It From The Pros

Angry Birds Sold Slowly at $0.99 Per Download -- Until the Game's Popularity Soared

It took a while, but Finland-based game app developer Rovio eventually struck gold with Angry Birds. Here's how you can too.
Take It From The Pros

What's Better -- Building a Personal or Business Brand? Or Both?

Content-marketing expert Salma Jafri helps you weigh the options of brand-building in this YouTube video.
Entrepreneurs

8 Great Ways to Make Money Without a Degree

Looking to make it big without that sheepskin? Try these ideas.
Team-Building

Whether You're For Villanova or North Carolina, Learn How Your Team Can Have Its Own 'One Shining Moment'

Unless you're the '76 Hoosiers, your team will encounter losses or setbacks. It's the champions who are able to re-calibrate after a defeat, learn from it and use it to push them forward.
Social Media Marketing

The Secret of Million-Dollar Brands Is Their Cult-Like Following

Your brand's hardcore, true believers are the most persuasive advocates possible.
Take It From The Pros

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the New TBS Show, 'America's Greatest Makers'

Failure is not the end, think big but keep it simple and keep on learning are just a few entrepreneurial truisms you can takeaway from the new TV series.
Entrepreneur Network

Be Sure the Busy-ness of Your Business Is Beneficial

Marketing expert Ben Angel tells you how to increase productivity using these six tips.
Take It From The Pros

Beat the Odds: How To Lead A Final Four Quality Business Team

Understanding your purpose and using it to propel you forward will ensure your success.
Employee Training

How to Get Everyone on Your Team 'Up to Speed' Really Fast

Try out a process called 'speed training' to make things competitive, and fun, with prizes.
Take It From The Pros

Finding Employee Brand Evangelists

The best people to speak for your company may already be on your payroll.
Loyalty Programs

'Starbucks Rewards' and the Failure of Today's Loyalty Programs

A personalized business approach rewards customers and enhances engagement across the customer base.
Inspiring Your Team

Seeking Silver Bullets Sets Up Companies to Fail

Drop the quick fix mentality and adopt this one simple system to minimize mistakes and ensure success.
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