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The Ideal Image Sizes for Your Social Media Posts — The Queue — Medium

The Ideal Image Sizes for Your Social Media Posts - The Queue - Medium
By Kevan Lee
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this is useful for anyone publishing social media.... 

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The Definitive Guide to Startup Business Plan & Patterns

The Definitive Guide to Startup Business Plan & Patterns | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
Once you’ve drafted your startup business plan based on business model canvas, your priority should shift to the right pattern and business strateg
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like the way this article describes some of the different ways businesses develop...

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you're welcome @Ehsan Jahandarpour
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#Growth Hacking @sercompetitivos @SolomoGrowth : like the way this article describes some of the different ways businesses develop...

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like the way this article describes some of the different ways businesses develop...

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Must Reads for Leaders: 10 Invaluable Books for Moving Hearts and Minds

Must Reads for Leaders: 10 Invaluable Books for Moving Hearts and Minds | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
These books are timeless and helpful in both your personal and professional endeavors.
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ahh.. looking forward to some good reading ahead

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​What's the best cloud storage for you? | ZDNet

​What's the best cloud storage for you? | ZDNet | Transforming small business | Scoop.it

UPDATED: Free and cheap personal and small business cloud storage is everywhere. Here's how to decide which one is right for you.

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I found this to be a good overview of cloud storage options - worth the read

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How a New Dutch Library Smashed Attendance Records

How a New Dutch Library Smashed Attendance Records | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
Facing declining visitors and uncertainty about what to do about it, library administrators in the new town of Almere in the Netherlands did something extraordinary. They redesigned their libraries based on the changing needs and desires of library users and, in 2010, opened the Nieuwe Bibliotheek (New Library), a thriving community hub that looks more like a bookstore than a library.
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great concept for bringing information and co-working together

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Brothers who cofounded a $100 million company say this question their mum asked every night at dinner is what inspired their business

Brothers who cofounded a $100 million company say this question their mum asked every night at dinner is what inspired their business | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
Bert and John Jacobs, the brothers who...
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amazing the power of perspective - if you're focusing on the bad things in life, try asking this same question of yourself everyday...

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Madalen Ross's curator insight, December 21, 2015 4:14 PM

Good lesson.  'Life is good'.

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New attack steals passwords and ransoms your files: Alert Priority Moderate

New attack steals passwords and ransoms your files: Alert Priority Moderate | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
If you click on a link in a scam email or visit a compromised website, you may receive a message saying your files are locked and cannot be accessed without you paying a ransom to unlock them. If this is the case, you've been hit with a ransomware attack. The scam email may look official and even incorporate the logos of prominent organisations to encourage you to click on the links in the email body. The compromised website may be legitimate but be infected by malicious software.
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if you don't get these updates it is worthwhile registering...

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Mind Hacks Used by Top Performers to Get in the Zone

Mind Hacks Used by Top Performers to Get in the Zone | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
You are about to give a talk on a stage podium or address a small crowd around a table at a dinner…
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some great tips for those who's mind gets in the way of a good performance in any sphere...

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How To Motivate Yourself to Do Virtually Anything

How To Motivate Yourself to Do Virtually Anything | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
We set ambitious goals for ourselves but, sadly, many of us suffer from procrastination. Learn how to overcome your bad habits and motivate yourself to achieve virtually anything with these science-backed tips.
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good read with some clear steps to be more successful

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Anthony, thank you so much for sharing! :)
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Only 1 in 7 understand basics of IP | Australian Small Business Commissioner

Only 1 in 7 understand basics of IP | Australian Small Business Commissioner | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
In this post, IP Australia outlines some of the resources they have developed to help small businesses understand the basics of intellectual property (IP). Find out more about why protecting your IP is important and how you could make an idea a commercial reality.
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Are YOU up to date with Intellectual property? Apparently only 1 in 7 is...

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Madalen Ross's curator insight, December 21, 2015 4:18 PM

Find out more about protecting your Intellectual Property.

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Sales and marketing - Four marketing lessons your customers can teach you

Sales and marketing - Four marketing lessons your customers can teach you | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
Your customers can provide valuable insight into your products and services, and the best way to market them.
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sounds basic but these suggestions make lots of sense...

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4 Steps to Grant Success

4 Steps to Grant Success | Transforming small business | Scoop.it

Did you know that there are currently over 900 grants for business worth $46 Billion? Many Australian businesses know there’s money out there somewhere, but how can you really work towards grant success? 

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Grant Ready is a great tool for becoming and staying aware of grants plus getting alerts about available grants - www.grantready.com.au

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How to hire staff - Cloud analytics is enabling the freelance economy

How to hire staff - Cloud analytics is enabling the freelance economy | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
A significant workforce change is upon us and we're no longer just teachers, marketers or photographers.
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even a one person business can now create a team of experts inexpensively - we do it and it works

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Why Email Marketing Isn't Dead (And How It Can Dramatically Increase Your Revenue)

Why Email Marketing Isn't Dead (And How It Can Dramatically Increase Your Revenue) | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
Some minor tweaks to your email marketing strategy will yield some major results (and happy customers).
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always believed connecting with the person (rather than broadcasting to everyone) works best

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The REAL value of a BUSINESS BROKER

The REAL value of a BUSINESS BROKER | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
When looking to buy an established business there’s a need to consider quite a number of things at the start of the process. ‘Budding’ entrepreneurs are often keen to find a business that suits their
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The 4 F's of business -

The 4 F's of business - | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
Expecting a string of expletives? Well apologies if you were and this doesn’t mean that those words might never be said. In fact, I honestly admit to uttering such words (and some many times) along my journey through what I call The 4 F’s of Business. So why the 4 F’s? Firstly to get your …
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See whether you're into Founding, Forming, Forging & Fruiting

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Networking Statistics - Beware

Networking Statistics - Beware | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
Statistics – they’re great for a headline.  Sometimes, however, they miss a huge chunk of the story.  According to an often quoted report on ABC News, that’s the American Broadcasting Company, 70% of
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This Commercial For An Australian University Is Flat-Out Brilliant

This Commercial For An Australian University Is Flat-Out Brilliant | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
Best thing you'll see today.
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brilliant ad - even more brilliant story

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SuperStream cuts super admin by 70 per cent | Australian Small Business Commissioner

SuperStream cuts super admin by 70 per cent | Australian Small Business Commissioner | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
The Australian Taxation Office is encouraging small businesses to move to SuperStream, the new system that allows super contributions to be sent electronically in a standard format. While moving to SuperStream for small businesses with fewer than 19 employees is not mandatory until 30 June 2016, it is recommended to make the change now to reduce time spent on superannuation administration.
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If you're not aware or prepared for this MANDATORY change - now's a good time...

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5 Habits of the Wealthy That Helped Them Get Rich

5 Habits of the Wealthy That Helped Them Get Rich | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
It may not seem fair, but the fact is the 'income gap' is increasing and most financial experts only see this trend continuing with no end in sight. But you can make changes in your life today.
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what's your success ritual?

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How Outsourcing Can Help a Small Business Grow

How Outsourcing Can Help a Small Business Grow | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
The world of business is changing. With over 80% of small to medium businesses acknowledging the importance of freelancing and almost a quarter employing freelancers weekly, companies are catching up with technological advances and globalization.
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none of us can do it ALL - here's some ideas about getting help

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7 Essential Tools & Apps Your Business Should Be Using

7 Essential Tools & Apps Your Business Should Be Using | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
It’s no secret I love trying new online tools and apps. Here are seven time-saving tools we use at Fluxe that every small business should be using.
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some good newbies that I'll be giving atry...

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How I did it - Finish up: Closing my startup was the best decision I ever made

How I did it - Finish up: Closing my startup was the best decision I ever made | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
When everyone tells you to “just give it a go,” and you do, no one can ever tell you what your day-to-day life will soon entail.
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great reading - about someone who spots the difference between failure and futile

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7 Confidence Building Activities To Make You A Better Business Owner

7 Confidence Building Activities To Make You A Better Business Owner | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
Starting a business does require lots of confidence. How do you keep tapping into that place of knowing you can do it? Here are my top tips to keep confidence
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good tips for all who are starting out

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Howard Fox's curator insight, November 5, 2015 7:43 PM

As a small business owner working with others like me or with a coach familiar with the challenges of running a small business can be a huge benefit

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Leadership - “Don’t let the rich, famous bozos drag you down”: Guy Kawasaki’s 13 top tips for business success

Leadership - “Don’t let the rich, famous bozos drag you down”: Guy Kawasaki’s 13 top tips for business success | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
As an investor and former “chief evangelist” for Apple, Guy Kawasaki knows a thing or two about what it takes to build a successful company.
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great insights for EVERY budding Jobs, Branson or small business entrepreneur

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