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14 Amazing Resources Many Entrepreneurs Don't Know About - Huffington Post

14 Amazing Resources Many Entrepreneurs Don't Know About - Huffington Post | Small Business | Scoop.it
The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world's most promising young entrepreneurs.
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The Entrepreneur Handbook: 120 Awesome Resources for Every Entrepreneur

The Entrepreneur Handbook: 120 Awesome Resources for Every Entrepreneur | Small Business | Scoop.it
Whether you are starting a new business or scaling your business to new heights, these are some of the most useful entrepreneur resources you will ever need.
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8 Advantages of Being a Small Business Owner Now - Small Business Trends

8 Advantages of Being a Small Business Owner Now - Small Business Trends | Small Business | Scoop.it
In the opening paragraph of Charles Dickens Tale of Two Cities, he writes:
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8 Toxic Types of People You Should Keep Out of Your Life

8 Toxic Types of People You Should Keep Out of Your Life | Small Business | Scoop.it
Individuals with these qualities can sap your energy and put a strain on your business.
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Advanced Content Analysis in Google Analytics

Advanced Content Analysis in Google Analytics | Small Business | Scoop.it
With the right setup, Google Analytics offers far more than the standard built-in metrics for your content. This post shows how to use content groupings and custom dimensions to maximize your insights.

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The Best in Small Business Branding From All Over the World - Wired

The Best in Small Business Branding From All Over the World - Wired | Small Business | Scoop.it
Never before have so many aesthetically neglected industries been given branding and packaging makeovers.
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The Big Problem With Small-Business Websites (Infographic)

The Big Problem With Small-Business Websites (Infographic) | Small Business | Scoop.it
Here are some of the most common ways in which small businesses' websites are lacking.
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Seven habits that are sabotaging your productivity

Seven habits that are sabotaging your productivity | Small Business | Scoop.it
You’ve probably read plenty of posts about what to do to improve your productivity and go about things better. But have you ever stopped to think about what not to do?
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2015 BDC Young Entrepreneur Award

APPLY NOW ▻ http://ow.ly/In5i7 Subscribe to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=BDCbanx We are Canada's business development bank and the only financial...
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It's OK to Be Great: Why Entrepreneurs Deserve to Stand Out - Entrepreneur

It's OK to Be Great: Why Entrepreneurs Deserve to Stand Out - Entrepreneur | Small Business | Scoop.it
In a path that's marked with extreme highs and lows, blending in isn't -- and shouldn't be -- an option.
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Small-Business Owners Are the Most Confident Since 2006

Small-Business Owners Are the Most Confident Since 2006 | Small Business | Scoop.it
Small business owners in December reported a big gain in confidence, according to a report released Tuesday.
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Four Advantages To Being A Female Entrepreneur

Four Advantages To Being A Female Entrepreneur | Small Business | Scoop.it
Stephanie Burns is the founder and CEO of Chic CEO - a free resource for female entrepreneurs looking to start a business. You can follow her on Twitter at @StephanieABurns or Chic CEO at @ChicCEO.
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10 Innovative New Global Ways To Grow Your Business

10 Innovative New Global Ways To Grow Your Business | Small Business | Scoop.it
The world of marketing is changing faster than technology these days.
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5 Signs You're Not Thinking Like A Successful Entrepreneur - Forbes

5 Signs You're Not Thinking Like A Successful Entrepreneur - Forbes | Small Business | Scoop.it
Many VCs will tell you the qualities they look for in a successful entrepreneur, but not many will tell you the red flags that keep them from investing in a company.
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10 Most Common Tech Questions Small Business Owners Ask

10 Most Common Tech Questions Small Business Owners Ask | Small Business | Scoop.it
Your company has questions about tech. Microsoft reveals the most common questions people ask in their store.
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7 Unexpected Signs You Might be an Entrepreneur

7 Unexpected Signs You Might be an Entrepreneur | Small Business | Scoop.it
Networking with other entrepreneurs over the years, I've noticed that a lot of us share some common personality traits. You might be an entrepreneur if...
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Introducing LinkedIn Elevate: Helping Companies Empower Their Employees To Share Content

Introducing LinkedIn Elevate: Helping Companies Empower Their Employees To Share Content | Small Business | Scoop.it
Lots of professionals share content – like articles, blog posts, and presentations – on social and professional networks to strengthen their professional brands.

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Peg Corwin's curator insight, April 19, 2015 11:44 AM

Content curation will soon be expedited with a new Linkedin company app.

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How do you empower your employees to use social media?

C. Todd Livengood's curator insight, April 20, 2015 9:59 AM

Building loyalty should be every company's goal and building trust is an essential element. It should be easy to understand that people connect with people more than with companies, so it should follow that companies need to enable their employees to make those connections.

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What I've Learned From Writing 600 Blog Posts - Out-Smarts Marketing Inc

What I've Learned From Writing 600 Blog Posts - Out-Smarts Marketing Inc | Small Business | Scoop.it
This is it, Out-Smarts 600th blog post. I started this blog back in 2006 on the old Outsmarts Sales and Marketing website with the goal of using the medium to: to establish expertise (having just made the shift to focus solely on social media and online marketing) and; to share my knowledge of the InternetContinue Reading »
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15 Ways You Can Rise Above the Competition

15 Ways You Can Rise Above the Competition | Small Business | Scoop.it
The old adage, "If you're not first, you're last," couldn't be further from the truth ...
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Finding your competitive advantage is central to strategic marketing and this article reveals insights from young entrepreneurs. 

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How to Skillfully Architect a Successful Blog Strategy

How to Skillfully Architect a Successful Blog Strategy | Small Business | Scoop.it
To avoid throwing money into a bottomless pit (and receiving nothing in return), here is how you may launch, grow and monetize your business’ blog.
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The One Factor That Predicts an Entrepreneur's Success - Wall Street Journal (blog)

The One Factor That Predicts an Entrepreneur's Success - Wall Street Journal (blog) | Small Business | Scoop.it
The only statistically significant predictor of whether a business owner will be successful in obtaining expansion capital is not the size of the business, the time in business or the industry—it is the owner’s goal for growth.
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How to Connect With High-Profile Influencers

How to Connect With High-Profile Influencers | Small Business | Scoop.it
Impressive networks are built one superstar at a time.
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Great way to learn.

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How to Effectively Manage Social Media Marketing For Small Business

How to Effectively Manage Social Media Marketing For Small Business | Small Business | Scoop.it
Social media has grown in the past few years and it continues to grow with very little signs of slowing down. In fact, I would say that the term social media marketing will soon morph into simply “…
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4 Reasons Taking Vacation Is Crucial for Your Small Business

4 Reasons Taking Vacation Is Crucial for Your Small Business | Small Business | Scoop.it
If you can’t remember the last time you took a day off work for fun, you’re cheating your small business. Here are four good reasons to take vacation.
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9 New Year's Resolutions for Every Entrepreneur - Entrepreneur

9 New Year's Resolutions for Every Entrepreneur - Entrepreneur | Small Business | Scoop.it
The date provides a good excuse to put the past year into perspective and to explicitly declare what you want for the future.
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