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Marketing Statistics, Trends & Data - The Ultimate List of Marketing Stats

Marketing Statistics, Trends & Data - The Ultimate List of Marketing Stats | Accelerated Business Launch Kit | Scoop.it
Hundreds of marketing statistics and metrics on social media, lead generation, mobile marketing, email marketing, SEO, and more from 2014, 2013, & 2012
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Hubspot has put together important statistical evidence for what works best in content marketing across a range of channels. Don't waste effort and budget guessing, learn what works and build from there.

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17 Fantastic Infographic Generators!

17 Fantastic Infographic Generators! | Accelerated Business Launch Kit | Scoop.it

Data is crucial. However, displaying a chunk of plain data can be monotonous. Infographics visualize plain data and make it visually more appealing. Data turned into infographic has a higher potential to go viral and be effective. While many of us are designers who can design amazing infographs, Infographic Generators can come in handy to Designers and non-designers alike. They can be a time saving resource. So here is a list of 17 fantastic Infographic Generators I compiled together:...


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Lee Hall's curator insight, March 13, 2015 4:46 PM

Get your ideas and data across in a very effective way.

Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, March 20, 2015 11:49 PM

Here are links for to help with creating info-graphs.

Barbara Vermaas's curator insight, March 23, 2015 6:21 AM

Omdat ik heb zitten stoeien met Easel.ly en dat niet echte een fijne tool vind (heel beperkt en grafisch niet zo...), hoop ik dat hier een tool bij zit die me meer aanspreekt! Uitproberen dus...

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Why You Should Consider Design Crowdsourcing for Branding

Why You Should Consider Design Crowdsourcing for Branding | Accelerated Business Launch Kit | Scoop.it
Why You Should Consider Design Crowdsourcing for Branding Business 2 Community The expenses associated with starting a new business or non-profit venture can overwhelm even the most experienced professional.
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Nice overview of the reasons to crowdsource logo and branding, albeit biased.
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How to Launch a New Feature | Marketing Tips | Social Media Today

How to Launch a New Feature | Marketing Tips | Social Media Today | Accelerated Business Launch Kit | Scoop.it
A successful launch for a brand new feature requires that you cover all bases – spanning traditional, online and social channels. Here’s a checklist of the basics to help guide your marketing strategy.
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Useful high-level task list for the launch of a new feature

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Crowdsourcing, the pros and cons

Crowdsourcing, the pros and cons | Accelerated Business Launch Kit | Scoop.it
Crowdsourcing is “on fire” in Australia but use with caution is the advice from business consultancy LogicalTech.
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Difference between agency-client and crowdsourced designer-client relationsjips explained.

 

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Big Data Means Big Bucks for Small Business | Small Business Technology

Big Data Means Big Bucks for Small Business | Small Business Technology | Accelerated Business Launch Kit | Scoop.it
No longer reserved for the enterprise, small businesses now have the ability to process key data about their businesses through a wide array of online tools.
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Pam Ivey's curator insight, January 7, 2013 8:21 PM

Basic measurements you need to know for the success of your business.

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Crowdsourcing Applications For Unused Technologies

Crowdsourcing Applications For Unused Technologies | Accelerated Business Launch Kit | Scoop.it
If you’re a writer or an artist looking to turn an idea into a reality, crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter provide capital, but also, thousands of eyeballs to absorb the idea, evaluate whether or not it’s a good one, and lend support.
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13 Easy-to-Use Tools for Creating Killer Visual Content | VerticalResponse

13 Easy-to-Use Tools for Creating Killer Visual Content | VerticalResponse | Accelerated Business Launch Kit | Scoop.it

Creating your own images is also an excellent tactic for re-purposing text-only content into enticing images. Here are some examples: Turn quotes into an interesting slideshow, post an event announcement on a pretty picture, place stats onto eye-catching graphs, give a blog post title some pizzaz, create an infographic about the history of your biz, create a catchy, custom featured image for a video, etc. The possibilities are endless.

 

To help you create images that get BuzzFeed-worthy engagement, here are 13 of our favorite and easy-to-use visual content creation tools....


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A picture speaks a thousand words - some good resources here for visual content and creation to add a visual dimension to your messages, which tend to perform much better for opens and clicks than text alone.

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Ness Crouch's curator insight, March 12, 2015 9:21 PM

More creating tools. A useful bunch of ideas. 

Carlene Kelsey's curator insight, March 25, 2015 10:22 AM

Content is shared in many forms.  These tools make it pretty easy to get creative.

Michelle Gilstrap's curator insight, March 25, 2015 3:14 PM
Good article to help anyone wanting to create better content.
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Budgeting a Crowdfunding Campaign - CrowdClan

Budgeting a Crowdfunding Campaign - CrowdClan | Accelerated Business Launch Kit | Scoop.it
Budgeting a crowdfunding campaign is much more complicated than factoring in perks and portal fees.
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Wise, concrete advice for realistically budgeting a crowdfunding campaign; some good comment below the line too.

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Piggybacking: Marketing for The Age of The Network Effect

Piggybacking: Marketing for The Age of The Network Effect | Accelerated Business Launch Kit | Scoop.it
The fastest growing networks may not have spent much on marketing, but they all have one thing in common: They piggybacked on another pre-existing platform. (How piggybacking on current system can help you launch your start-up for no money!
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A study in how to overcome the chicken-and-egg problem of gaining community traction without first having your own community, by piggybacking on existing networks, a faster and better way to achieve scale (albeit with some risks).

 

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Cloud Computing Not Just About IT - meshIP® Blog

Cloud Computing Not Just About IT - meshIP® Blog | Accelerated Business Launch Kit | Scoop.it
The word ‘cloud’ has been literally hanging over executives’ heads for the past two years — in the form of massive banners hanging from the ceilings of almost every hub airport they travel through.
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Interesting point that cloud technology is moving beyond IT services outsourcers, enabling non-IT services companies to become outsourcing providers, widening outsourcing opportunities for businesses in the launch stage.  This should lead to better focus and lower capital requirements.

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Five website pre-launch tips

Five website pre-launch tips | Accelerated Business Launch Kit | Scoop.it

Launching a new website is a big event for most companies, and while most of the effort is typically focused on building a great website that delivers compelling content and a superb user experience, what you do before you launch can impact your post-launch success.

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Skype launches small business professional community | ZDNet

Skype launches small business professional community | ZDNet | Accelerated Business Launch Kit | Scoop.it
The new online platform enables entrepreneurs to interact and collaborate with industry peers, consultants, suppliers and customer prospects.
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Italians Take Up The Torch To Ignite Their Own Tech Startup Scene | TechCrunch

Italians Take Up The Torch To Ignite Their Own Tech Startup Scene | TechCrunch | Accelerated Business Launch Kit | Scoop.it
Last year, Italy’s official statistics bureau, ISTAT, produced a report on the state of the Internet in Italy. It found that in world terms, Italy was below average in terms of Internet usage.
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