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Examples of Traditional Marketing

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Marketing activities continue to evolve from traditional strategies to nontraditional methods that involve the Internet. Both traditional and nontraditional marketing have advantages and ...

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I guess most of us know this? Are we doing what's best for our business?

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Timothy Jacquet's curator insight, November 7, 2013 8:40 PM

I wonder since it so rare it is back in the market again. hummm

 

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5 Great Pieces of Business Advice

5 Great Pieces of Business Advice | Executive Coaching & Mentoring | Scoop.it

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Daniel Watson's curator insight, March 25, 9:30 PM


No man/woman is an island, yet many business owners ignore external advice, and push on learning the hard lessons through the mistakes they make.


This excellent article, offers 5 great pieces of business advice that will benefit any business owner, as they travel along the road to success.

Miklos Szilagyi's curator insight, March 27, 3:27 AM

Don’t count money until it’s in the bank.Great products succeed in spite of, not because of, an executive team.Being profitable is incredibly important.Sometimes there is no solution, only an optimization.Don’t swing at balls in the dirt. 

(Great site with more resources...)

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10 Simple Steps to Improve Presentation Skills

10 Simple Steps to Improve Presentation Skills | Executive Coaching & Mentoring | Scoop.it

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Its good to have a refresher on how we prepare a presentation

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Traditional Marketing Still Works!

Traditional Marketing Still Works! | Executive Coaching & Mentoring | Scoop.it
Randy Bowden explores the methods of traditional marketing that still work, and shows how to integrate it with your social media marketing.

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Its good to know that some of the old ways still work!

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Five Dos and Don'ts When Self-Branding Your Business


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Some useful tips when boosting your brand.

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Daniel Watson's curator insight, December 11, 2014 7:37 PM


Are you fully aware that your business is a brand that needs to be nurtured and developed?


Do you know how easy it is to make basic mistakes that can destroy your brand's value?


Would information relating to helping you to self manage your brand and avoid costly professional brand management be useful to you?


Will you read and apply, the information contained in this short article, that offers 5 dos and 5 don'ts to assist you to effectively manage your brand?

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10 Statup Dos & Don'ts With Scenttrail Comments

10 Statup Dos & Don'ts With Scenttrail Comments | Executive Coaching & Mentoring | Scoop.it

What a startup company should avoid and what should imitate

Marty Note

10 Do’s and Don’ts for startups

 

 1. Don’t waste time creating huge Biz Plans.

AGREE Become a NOWIST (watch Joy Ito's TED Talk http://www.ted.com/talks/joi_ito_want_to_innovate_become_a_now_ist?language=en

2. Be Flexible
AGREE and don't let anyone tell you "startups do it this way" they are full of it. Startups do it every way.

3. Don’t imitate large companies.
AGREE small is the new BIG. Better to be nimble and fast these days. Trying to be something you are not is a fool's errand since everyone knows everything all the time.


4. Differentiation & USP Beat Innovation.
AGREE execution matters more than ideas no matter how sexy the idea.

5. No Org Chart Thinking.
AGREE, everyone needs to do everything all the time. Some roles and responsibilities need to be defined, but loosely so. Better to step on each other than create "not my table" thinking.


6. No Glam or Funky Titles
Agree, the Chief Party Hardy Man is dated and stupid. Don't go there and don't use big sounding titles. I prefer FOUNDER to CEO.

7. Don’t evangelize repeatedly your vision and strategy.
DISAGREE STRONGLY This is strange advice. I wear my startups logo DAILY and will give our elevator pitch to strangers and it gets a little better each time. Once I can do our pitch in my sleep and see recognition instead of a thousand yard stare upon reception then I will slow down the pitching practice.

8. Don’t look for extra skilled or over qualified personnel.
Agree there is no silver bullet and that includes people. If you get some massively talented guru level talent they will be too hard to work with in a startup environment. .


9. Don’t set numerous, unclear or unrealistic objectives.
Agree - see point #1 about becoming a NOWIST.

 

 

10. Don’t ignore the strength of the team.
Agree ad would add BECOME a team. You must be one for all and all for one with each member realizing and acting on the "sum of the parts is greater than the whole" idea. No I in team and that means sacrifice ego at the door of any startup. No one can do that 100% but TRY.


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We sometimes spend too much time on we think we need to do and no time at all on what we don't need to do.

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20 Ways to Improve Employee Performance

20 Ways to Improve Employee Performance | Executive Coaching & Mentoring | Scoop.it

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Some useful tips here that will make a difference.

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Daniel Watson's curator insight, November 25, 2014 2:20 AM


Are your employees engaged to the level that you want to see for the sake of the future of your business?


Would your business benefit from even a small increase in the performance of each of your employees?


Have you run out of ideas for increasing employee engagement levels and improving the performance of some or all of your employees?


Could you implement to good effect, some of the means outlined in this excellent short article, and see the required results?

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Ten profit improvement tips for small business.

Ten profit improvement tips for small business. | Executive Coaching & Mentoring | Scoop.it

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These may be American tips but they are relevant to South Africa as well.

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Sales Strategy

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Three years ago, entrepreneur Maurice Brewster made one of the best business decisions of his life: He signed his limousine company, Mosaic Transportation, up for IBM’s Supplier Connection – a collaboration between small businesses and the supply chains of Fortune 500 corporations


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Some useful reminders of what we should be doing!

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100 Best Business Tips for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners

100 Best Business Tips for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners | Executive Coaching & Mentoring | Scoop.it

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A lot of tips to cast your eye over.

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10 Truths of Simply Selling [Slidedeck] | Tactical Sales

10 Truths of Simply Selling [Slidedeck] | Tactical Sales | Executive Coaching & Mentoring | Scoop.it
It’s time we take a step back, away from all of the ideas and best practices of sales and the art that is selling and consider what the simple, indisputable truths are of selling.

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Simple and effective

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Martin (Marty) Smith's curator insight, October 15, 2014 9:14 AM

A tad "old school" but helpful selling tips such as:

#1 Initiating Contact


#2 Quick Qualification

#3 Demonstrate Your Offer

etc.


There are 10 similar "sales 101" tips. P&G taught me an excellent format to tell a sales story (back in the day lol):

Summarize The Situation (set up your pitch factually)
State The Idea (clear, short, punchy)
Explain How It Works (use examples and made to stick analogies)
Share Benefits (only two benefits make or save money)

We BUY with EMOTION and that format is organized around logic, but skillful salespeople know how to weave that format into what feels like a spontaneous and relevant story.

One of my favorite quotes is the old Indian saying:

Tell me a fact and I’ll learn. Tell me a truth and I’ll believe. But tell me a story and it will live in my heart forever.

Use the P&G format to organize but then riff a story, follow up with relevant links and social media to "simply sell" today.

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How to Avoid Business Blind Spots

How to Avoid Business Blind Spots | Executive Coaching & Mentoring | Scoop.it

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The real message here as I see it is: We see what we expect to see

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Ellen Naylor's curator insight, September 26, 2014 12:04 PM

I like how James Kerr suggests ways to shake yourself up a bit and get out of your daily patterns to become more aware of personal blind spots as a way to become more aware of your company's business blind spots. I take breaks to do something totally different like play the piano, paint a wall, do the dishes while staring at our Pike's Peak view. I think that's why we come up with great ideas while taking a shower or a walk. I also like his suggestion of getting people to express their own opinion, not that of the group to prevent blind spots.

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10 Ways to Grow Your Business

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10 tips to help you grow your small business from entrepreneur.

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Some challenging ideas

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Top 25 Small Business Tips from America's Top Experts

Top 25 Small Business Tips from America's Top Experts | Executive Coaching & Mentoring | Scoop.it
Discover these insights from some of the brightest minds in business today.

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Quite a few to read through, you will no doubt find one or two that you can relate to.

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15 Ways You Can Rise Above the Competition

15 Ways You Can Rise Above the Competition | Executive Coaching & Mentoring | Scoop.it
The old adage, “If you’re not first, you’re last,” couldn’t be further from the truth when it comes to business success.

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Some useful things to think about here.

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The Business Plan Team's curator insight, March 17, 4:41 AM

A good business plan needs to show how you differentiate your business from the competition. Here are a few ways to do so if you are not first to market...

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Top New Year’s Resolutions for Business Owners In 2015

Top New Year’s Resolutions for Business Owners In 2015 | Executive Coaching & Mentoring | Scoop.it
2015 is the time to start afresh. Every business owner must have their new year’s resolutions ready by now. If not, then he can take a few tips from this post and prepare himself to go all guns blazing!

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Some interesting thoughts

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Alaina S Rabe's curator insight, February 3, 6:10 PM

Expanding your business with video marketing will get you more customers and clients.

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9 Creative Ways to Add a Customer Loyalty Program to Your Business

9 Creative Ways to Add a Customer Loyalty Program to Your Business | Executive Coaching & Mentoring | Scoop.it

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Something worth thinking about.

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Darcy Bevelacqua's curator insight, December 30, 2014 7:06 PM

Simple ideas for using a loyalty program- gamification to make it fun, collecting email addresses, offering discounts and check in specials and making your customers the center of your business. 

John Norman's curator insight, January 9, 8:18 PM

Even a millionaire like something for nothing. Its human nature.

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8 Tips for Startup Success

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If you’re anything like most entrepreneurs, you love the idea of the startup. It’s always an exciting time to be in the startup phase of a new business. However, this can also be a very volatile time, as it really matters how you make use of your resources. Here are a few tips for startup …

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How to Drastically Improve Your Time Management

How to Drastically Improve Your Time Management | Executive Coaching & Mentoring | Scoop.it

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I guess most of us can improve our time management

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Pyush Pandey's curator insight, November 29, 2014 2:05 AM

Prioritizing your tasks can provide a clearer picture of what needs to be done, how much time it will take, and helps to establish times and boundaries on getting things done. Prioritizing your tasks helps to establish goals, improves time management to avoid work overload and enhances productivity.

Henry Diaz's curator insight, November 29, 2014 2:18 PM

so valuable!

JebaQpt's comment, December 2, 2014 12:04 AM
to manage our time lets use online timesheet http://www.qualitypointtech.com/webtimesheet/
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5 Rules of Emotional Intelligence for Business Owners

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This coming from an angle that not many Business Owners think of.

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Corrine Dorrian's curator insight, November 25, 2014 3:24 PM

Interesting ways to connect with others in your workplace emotionally. 

Ian Berry's curator insight, November 25, 2014 10:25 PM

All good things come from first acknowledging all your employees as humans

Lauran Star's curator insight, November 28, 2014 4:12 PM

We all know we need it in business ... so now is the time to learn it

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Accelerate Growth for Your Business by Doing Just Three Things

Accelerate Growth for Your Business by Doing Just Three Things | Executive Coaching & Mentoring | Scoop.it

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As I see it the dilemma is that good sales people don't like technical  and good technical people don't like selling

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How to Get Your Business Noticed in Two Quick Steps

How to Get Your Business Noticed in Two Quick Steps | Executive Coaching & Mentoring | Scoop.it

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Interesting.

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Peter van Cuylenburg's curator insight, November 6, 2014 4:05 PM

Brilliant, practical advice!

Steve Baker's curator insight, November 8, 2014 6:52 AM

Brilliantly straightforward advice and simple. All business owners can do this.

Tup Seketup's curator insight, November 24, 2014 8:00 PM

Here we are, get noticed today. The product of an effective brainstorming is an established online wholesale store like www.cloudstreetstore.com


Visit us today for best price everyday. We provide free shipping worldwide. Call it the rise of online shopping is today!

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How to Write a Killer Business Plan

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A refreshing look on a topic that is endlessly discussed.

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Miklos Szilagyi's curator insight, October 28, 2014 4:42 AM

And this good and short reminder how to put together a pretty good business plan? 5 minutes to read it...:-))) it is the business plan factory time, I know, I've done it, I've coordinated it for 20 years...:-)))

Sieg Holle's curator insight, November 1, 2014 9:13 AM

No plan no results? Govern chaos

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How to Grow a Successful Facebook Business Page

How to Grow a Successful Facebook Business Page | Executive Coaching & Mentoring | Scoop.it

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This is a cost effective way to promote your business.

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anastasia solovyeva's curator insight, October 2, 2014 2:48 AM

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Alain Theriault MBA's curator insight, October 2, 2014 11:07 AM

The game is constantly changing but one thing remain, a FB page is one powerful tool for B2C after sales services and experience1

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5 Ways to Grow Your Business

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Here are a few strategies to jump-start your company's growth, increase revenues, and find new customers.

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Another view to growing your business

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A Business Owner's Guide to Taking Calculated Risks

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How good are you  at knowing the difference between a good risk and a bad one?

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Alfonso Gomez's curator insight, September 25, 2014 1:28 AM

Business is anywhere, risks are the hyde event to accur, you must be awake

Asian ProSource's curator insight, October 15, 2014 12:37 PM

Risk taking is part of the entrepreneurial process, but that doesn't mean you can't go in with a plan.