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Boosting confidence and growth by putting consumers at the heart of the Single Market

Boosting confidence and growth by putting consumers at the heart of the Single Market | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it
Consumer expenditure, amounting to 56% of EU GDP, reflects the enormous power of the consumer to drive forward the European economy. Only empowered and confident consumers can fully exploit the potential of the Single Market and enhance innovation and growth. This is why the European Commission's strategic vision for EU consumer policy for the years to come – adopted today - aims to maximise consumer participation and trust in the market. Built around four main objectives the European Consumer Agenda aims to increase confidence by: reinforcing consumer safety; enhancing knowledge; stepping up enforcement and securing redress; aligning consumer rights and policies to changes in society and in the economy. It also presents a number of key actions to be implemented between now and 2014..
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επιχειρώ - Ανοίγει ο δρόμος για τη σύσταση του Ταμείου Χρηματοδότησης Μικρομεσαίων Επιχειρήσεων

επιχειρώ - Ανοίγει ο δρόμος για τη σύσταση του Ταμείου Χρηματοδότησης Μικρομεσαίων Επιχειρήσεων | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it
Μετά την υπογραφή, την Τετάρτη 23 Απριλίου, της συμφωνίας με την γερμανική KfW για την συμμετοχή της στη χρηματοδότηση του Ελληνικού Επενδυτικού Ταμείου (Institution for Growth in Greece, IFG) με 100 εκατ. ευρώ ανοίγει ο δρόμος για τη σύσταση του Ταμείου Χρηματοδότησης Μικρομεσαίων Επιχειρήσεων ως νομικού προσώπου, κάτι που θα έχει υλοποιηθεί το επόμενο 20ήμερο.
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3 Strategies for Dealing With Toxic People

3 Strategies for Dealing With Toxic People | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it
Unfortunately, you can't change them. But you can change the way you interact with them.
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Top 15 Rules For Business Writers

Top 15 Rules For Business Writers | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it

Are there rules for great writing when it comes to business? I am often asked where I find the time to write. I am often asked about why I write and publish so much content. 

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What Does the Color of Your Logo Say About Your Business? (Infographic)

What Does the Color of Your Logo Say About Your Business? (Infographic) | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it
Is your logo red and intense? Yellow and joyful? Black and mysterious? Check out this infographic for more on what the color of your logo conveys to your...
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3 Key Elements of a Digital Marketing Strategy

3 Key Elements of a Digital Marketing Strategy | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it
Most times when I’m invited to do consulting or a digital marketing audit, one of the first findings is that the marketing is splintered.  What is done on Facebook is not connected to the strategies used on the website, or what is tweeted has no connection to lead capture initiatives on the website, etc.  It’s essential to get that corrected!
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Are you a planner or a doer?

Are you a planner or a doer? | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it

Are you a planner or a doer?



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What Should a Creative Business Owner Blog About – Part 1

What Should a Creative Business Owner Blog About – Part 1 | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it
Here is the bottom line. If you are looking to create a blog that is going to help your creative business grow, you are going to have to invest some time.  I not talking about the time it takes to tweak your blog to make it look good, with banners, colors and widgets.
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Top 2014 Predictions & Trends in Online Business

Top 2014 Predictions & Trends in Online Business | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it

What as online business owners should we be looking ahead for in 2014? What trends should we expect?

As 2014 gets underway you’ll see a number of predictions including areas the experts believe you should focus on. Often there are so many predictions that you walk away not knowing what to actually focus on.

To cut down on this, I interviewed 26 small business owners on their 2014 online business predictions. These business owners are all in the trenches daily; many are actively running their own business, a few are strictly marketers, and several are small business experts.


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How to Become an Expert in an Hour

How to Become an Expert in an Hour | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it
Concentrate your efforts and you can become an expert on a product or market niche fairly quickly. Here's how.
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Πως να μετατρέψεις τους Followers στο Instagram σε πελάτες!

Πως να μετατρέψεις τους Followers στο Instagram σε πελάτες! | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it
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Gritty, honest advice on getting your branding right

Gritty, honest advice on getting your branding right | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it

On stage at Failcon, Freshbooks CEO Mike McDerment shared raw, honest advice for startups looking to get their branding right. Before you click play, ask yourself the following questions. If you can’t answer them easily, then this video is definitely worth a watch.

Does your branding match the product or service that you’re offering?How important is your company’s name?And how do you ensure your branding decisions align with your business goals?
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Infographic: Horrifying Customer Service Can Be Deadly

Infographic: Horrifying Customer Service Can Be Deadly | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it
Marketers need to treat their customers, not trick them.

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Infographic: All About How People Share On Pinterest

Infographic: All About How People Share On Pinterest | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it

“Pinterest is one of the hot social media sites to emerge over the past year or so. Need a stat rundown on who uses it (hint: moms are big), how they use it (think iPads), when and what they share?”


Via John van den Brink, Lauren Moss
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Intriguing Networks's curator insight, November 18, 2013 4:34 AM

Patterns of play and ladies come first on this powerful referral network

Joseph K. Levene's curator insight, December 8, 2013 1:30 AM

These days, no marketer can ignore the power of Pinterest for qualified traffic. 

 

For more Pinterest Tips, follow Pinterest FAQ Pins on Pinterest curated by Joseph K. Levene Fine Art, Ltd. 
http://pinterest.com/jklfa/pinterest-faq/ ;

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Pour ceux qui show de l'interest pour Pinterest

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επιχειρώ - Τα 5 καλύτερα blogs για Ελεύθερους Eπαγγελματίες

επιχειρώ - Τα 5 καλύτερα blogs για Ελεύθερους Eπαγγελματίες | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it
Υπάρχει πλήθος από blogs και sites για τους ελεύθερους επαγγελματίες. Αν είχες όμως μόνο μισή ώρα την ημέρα για να ενημερωθείς και να πάρεις κάποια χρ...
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You're Never Too Old To Start A New Venture, Look At These Famous Entrepreneurs

You're Never Too Old To Start A New Venture, Look At These Famous Entrepreneurs | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it
Mark Zuckerberg and the current lot of 20-something CEOs are ruining it for people like us who're facing a mid-life crisis.  This infographic gets back at those young pricks and proves why it’s never to late to start your own venture.
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επιχειρώ - Τρία βήματα για αποτελεσματικότερες πωλήσεις face to face

επιχειρώ - Τρία βήματα για αποτελεσματικότερες πωλήσεις face to face | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it

Οι επιχειρήσεις που πωλούν προϊόντα ή υπηρεσίες σε ένα φυσικό χώρο, όπως είναι ένα κατάστημα ρούχων ή ένα studio spa, αντιμετωπίζουν καθημερινά αρκετές αποτυχημένες προσπάθειες στην επίτευξη μιας πώλησης, με νέους ή ήδη υφιστάμενους πελάτες.

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How Brands Should Show Off Their Authentic Voice on Social Media

How Brands Should Show Off Their Authentic Voice on Social Media | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it

Do you find it difficult to set your tone on social media? Are you struggling to discover creative ways to authentically connect with your customers?


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επιχειρώ - Γερμανία: Στα 39,1 δισ. ευρώ οι ηλεκτρονικές αγορές B2C για το 2013

επιχειρώ - Γερμανία: Στα 39,1 δισ. ευρώ οι ηλεκτρονικές αγορές B2C για το 2013 | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it

Σύμφωνα με την ετήσια έρευνα της Ομοσπονδιακής Ένωσης για το εξ Αποστάσεως Εμπόριο (BVH), ο τζίρος των ηλεκτρονικών αγορών εμπορευμάτων B2C (επιχείρηση προς καταναλωτή) στη Γερμανία άγγιξε τα 39,1 δισεκατομμύρια ευρώ το 2013 έναντι 27,6 δισεκατομμύρια ευρώ την περασμένη χρονιά (αύξηση 41,7%).

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8 Fresh Customer Service Ideas Worth Stealing

8 Fresh Customer Service Ideas Worth Stealing | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it
If you want to make your customers happy, there are tactics you can use, from handwritten notes to custom-made YouTube videos. Here are some ideas you can steal.

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Branding lessons from Uniqlo, The Japanese Company With Designs On Dressing the World

Branding lessons from Uniqlo, The Japanese Company With Designs On Dressing the World | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it
NEW YORK -- On a frigid afternoon in midtown Manhattan, international tourists and New Yorkers alike jam the Uniqlo store on Fifth Avenue, perusing a seemingly endless array of T-shirts, cashmere sweaters and winter jackets.

"the diversity of shoppers attracted to Uniqlo reflects its meticulous engineering. Mass allure permeates Uniqlo's brand, underscored by its tagline, "Made For All." The brand aims to design low-cost garments with high-fashion sensibility, yielding clothes that can complement both a faded pair of jeans and a $2,500"

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WATCH: The Surprising Trait That's MUCH More Important Than IQ

WATCH: The Surprising Trait That's MUCH More Important Than IQ | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it
Never give up! It's more than just a platitude. In her extensive research, psychologist Angela Lee Duckworth found that more than IQ or talent or any other factor, the #1 predictor of a person's success is their unflagging commitment to a long-term goal.
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Unsexy is sexy in the startup world

Unsexy is sexy in the startup world | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it
The current class of 500 Startups was billed as the “unsexy” class. What did they mean by that? They were looking for companies that are...
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How to Get Your Startup's Technology Up and Running Today

How to Get Your Startup's Technology Up and Running Today | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it
Thanks to cloud computing, you can be in business faster than it takes for the cable company to install your internet connection.
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Social Media Infographic 2013 : Which platform is growing the fastest?

Social Media Infographic 2013 : Which platform is growing the fastest? | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it

What is the most popular social network and which platform is growing the fastest? Find more of the latest facts infographic and figures about social media in 2013.


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Halina Ostańkowicz-Bazan's curator insight, December 8, 2013 7:08 AM

Thank you for sharing.

Stéphane Hardel's curator insight, December 15, 2013 3:15 AM

C'est qui qui score le mieux ? Back to le monde impitoyable des médias sociaux

Brian S's curator insight, March 21, 2:55 AM

Things are definitely changing with respect to how people use the World Wide Web!

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Solving Blogging for Startups

Blogging is a pain point for many startups and small teams because it takes a lot of time and effort. This presentation shows how Scoop.it and lean content can help a startup get noticed, build thought leadership and engage communities without having to blog.


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Halina Ostańkowicz-Bazan's curator insight, November 3, 2013 1:41 AM

This is what I need.

Begoña Iturgaitz's curator insight, November 4, 2013 12:41 PM

Lehen zatia ondo dago sarean egoteko arrazoiak ematen dituelako, baina bigarrenenean sccop.it-en marketing egiten du.

lorrinda's curator insight, November 7, 2013 3:41 AM

very helpful for micropreneurs who have way enough to do already (like the rest of us)