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Act, Now!

Do you have a big business idea? A way to improve a process or system at work? Maybe you really want to talk to that one person who keeps stealing your gaze away? Why not make a million dollars, get the promotion at work or begin a new relationship? Does fear, over-thinking, or over-planning tend to stop you?…

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Website Design for Entrepreneurs

Website design is the bane of many entrepreneurs’ existence, particularly if you are starting a business that does not involve e-commerce. Who wants to spend cash on an expensive website designer in the early stages? There’s a few websites now that provide professional looking templates that are easy to customize and update. They provide a…

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Email Marketing for Online Start-Ups

One of the most valuable marketing tools in an online start-up company’s toolbox is email marketing. Granted, there is a thin line between “email marketing” and “spam”. It is essential to understand the difference between the two in order to conduct a successful email marketing campaign. Value One should always provide something of value in…

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Interns and Interviewing

Hire Slow, Fire Fast. Every Good Employer This season of summer brings great weather, fresh summer produce, and an abundance of college students looking to intern. This is for the most part a very American phenomenon. People who are paying $50,000 for their education every year, are willing to give up their time to work…

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Practical PR Advice for Start-ups

This is a repost from an article on Greenhorn Connect, a platform and resource for young rookie entrepreneurs in Boston. The author, Danny Wong, is a 19 year-old, PR rock-star for Blank Label, whose been featured in New York Times, BusinessWeek, ReadWriteWeb. All startups wish to be featured on MSNBC, the New York Times, Mashable…

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Starting a business doesn’t have to be expensive

Many people think that starting their own business is a costly affair. This doesn’t necessarily have to be that way. Of course there are many costs involved. Think of renting office space, hiring of employees, cars and trucks, legal fees, your corporate identity, letter headed paper, advertising, taxes, and so on. Also the development of…

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Watching CNBC, CNN or FOX News while at work

I’ve always worked better while having CNBC in the background, it makes me feel more professional for some reason. I see all of those traders on the New York Stock Exchange moving millions of dollars worth of equity and it motivates me to work harder so I could one day be the investor they are…

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Putting Flyers in a Building Complex

So we’ve all heard about gorilla marketing and how effective it can be, but how difficult is it? Whoever named it GORILLA marketing definitely knew how brutal it can be. Recently we decided to go to over 1000 different apartments throughout Boston putting fliers under people’s doors, it was exhausting. The most difficult part of…

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