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A Practical Guide to Social Media Marketing Strategy

A Practical Guide to Social Media Marketing Strategy

By / May 28, 2012 / 0 Comments

Consumers are today turning to social media more than ever to discuss about products and services, to recommend, and to exchange information with the help of links. So, businesses that want to make their presence felt must be a part of this online community. This is where social media marketing...

How Instagram Became a Billion-Dollar Company in 17 Months [Infographic]

How Instagram Became a Billion-Dollar Company in 17 Months [Infographic]

By / April 11, 2012 / 0 Comments

The hottest news doing the rounds of news portals and tech sites is the one about Facebook snapping up Instagram for US$ 1 billion. The photo-sharing app maker’s founders, Kevin Systrom and Mike Kreiger, are probably the first start-up owners in history who managed to double their company’s worth in...

How Start-ups Can Make the Most of Social Media Marketing [Infographic]

How Start-ups Can Make the Most of Social Media Marketing [Infographic]

By / April 4, 2012 / 0 Comments

Marketing your new business can be an expensive affair. But it needn’t be. With the power of social media by your side, you can market your business for a fraction of the cost that you might have to spend on traditional marketing campaigns. What we have today is an infographic...

How to Finance Your Home-Based Business [Infographic]

How to Finance Your Home-Based Business [Infographic]

By / March 31, 2012 / 0 Comments

Roughly half of all businesses in the U.S. are home-based businesses. Even though home-based businesses operate from, well, homes, it’s not that these businesses don’t need capital. In fact, some of these businesses can be capital-guzzlers. According to the infographic, the median start-up capital is around US$25,000. But close to...

How To Get A Grant To Start A Business

How To Get A Grant To Start A Business

By / December 11, 2011 / 0 Comments

Grants are good sources if you are looking for funds to start a business. There are public grants and private grants to choose from; in fact, there are so many grants out there that finding the right one is a job in itself. Here are some useful tips. Government grants....

The Curious World of Tech Startups [Infographic]

The Curious World of Tech Startups [Infographic]

By / May 31, 2012 / 0 Comments

America’s tech space is a vibrant community. Today’s infographic by udemy analyzes what sustains this tech ecosystem. Each player in this ecosystem is compared to denizens of the deep seas. We are sure you will enjoy reading today’s infographic as much as we did. The ‘Venture Capitalist’ is a shark,...

Top 10 Reasons Why Startups Fail [Infographic]

Top 10 Reasons Why Startups Fail [Infographic]

By / April 16, 2012 / 0 Comments

It is only natural that you would want your business to succeed. But the odds are stacked against you. Less than 10% of start-ups are successful. So, why do more than 90% startups fail? According to today’s infographic by Visual.ly, premature scaling of one or more of the “core” dimensions...

Top 3 New Media Marketing Ideas for Small Businesses

Top 3 New Media Marketing Ideas for Small Businesses

By / April 13, 2012 / 0 Comments

New media marketing is about developing an online customer base/community by using blogs, social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest, podcasts, Web videos and multimedia. Now that new media have been around for a while, businesses are recognizing the efficacy. Here are top three ideas to market your business...

What the Network Effect Can Do For Your Business [Infographic]

What the Network Effect Can Do For Your Business [Infographic]

By / May 8, 2012 / 0 Comments

When a good or service is used by more and more people, it becomes more valuable. This is referred to as the “Network Effect.” The network effect has probably much more relevance in the present age of social media. Today’s infographic by Get Satisfaction explains the value of users and...

Which of these 10 Entrepreneurial Styles is Yours? [Infographic]

Which of these 10 Entrepreneurial Styles is Yours? [Infographic]

By / April 3, 2012 / 0 Comments

Just like there are different leadership styles, there are diverse entrepreneurial styles as well. According to BizSugar, there are 10 broad start-up styles and all entrepreneurs on this planet can be classified under one of these 10 styles. If you’re obsessed with technology, you must be the Technophile. And if...