In an article for GQ's July issue, one of Levine's interesting conversations with his assistant, Shawn, was featured. In it, the two brainstormed ideas for a new store to open in a strip mall, and they came up with something that has definitely never been done before.
It's called "Weed and Golf," and it's exactly what it sounds like.
Social media platforms have become almost mandatory to increase sales and better customer relationships. To use social media effectively, and to your advantage, you must ensure actual engagement between yourself and your target audience takes place. Mostly, social media is about using content creation and thought-provoking statements to engage your target audience, with minimal efforts of obvious sales-pitches for your business.
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Pete Kight has a success story that is simply amazing. The company he founded, CheckFree, was acquired in 2007 by Fiserve for approximately $4.4 billion in cash. In many ways, his story sounds like other millionaire success stories that include dropping out of school, being ridiculed for pursuing a big idea, receiving rejection after rejection from prospective customers, having little money to fund his dream, and so on. But one aspect of his story is truly inspiring, and it serves as a profound lesson in entrepreneurship.
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“ We’ve all got dreams of making it ‘big’ one day, but how many of us actually follow through with those dreams? We make excuses for our lack of success, saying things like, “Life got in the way,” or”
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How to Measure Social Media Success for Your Small Business Business 2 Community There are many business owners running small-to-medium sized businesses who are still hesitant to invest in and start social media marketing because they are not sure...
“ It's more cost effective to renew business with an existing customer than to acquire a new lead. Here are our 3 essential strategies for engaging customers beyond the purchase, and converting them into powerful advocates for your brand.”
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“ If you have a social media account, you have a gateway to an influx of high-quality, opt-in leads. The key is knowing how to find and obtain them without precious wasting time. Social media can, unfo…”
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Twitter isn't just for getting followers, retweets, and replies -- it's also a valuable marketing channel for generating qualified leads. But when you’re trying to generate leads on Twitter, your tweets have to be a little different than normal. With a few tweaks, your tweets can be transformed into lead generation machines -- you just have to know what those little tweaks are....“”
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Members purchase Olde Vine Golf Club in RIverhead Suffolk Times And one of the first orders of business for the 50-plus members who just purchased the Olde Vine Golf Club property in Riverhead is to find new members.
“Content marketing isn't a must if you want your local business to succeed. By switching your focus to usability and community, and understanding a few important things about how local SEO works, you can beat competitors who invest heavily in content.”
“ Today, payment processing company Square is announcing its first big additional vertical based on its enormous amount of business data. That offering is called Square Capital, and it enables the company to offer cash ...”
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“Studies show that writing a business plan helps entrepreneurs in a number of ways, including improving their odds of successfully developing a new product, organizing a company, accessing external capital, obtaining raw materials, obtaining sales, and surviving over time.”
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Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
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