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5 Tips For Choosing The Best Domain Name For Your Startup

OnStartups

The following is a guest post by Joe Uddeme the founder of Name Experts. Joe started the company 12 years ago and specializes in complex domain, purchases and sales. I’m a client of Joe and have used him for a number of domain purchases -- but am otherwise not affiliated.

What Do Companies Mean When They Say They Want to Be “Innovative?”

Entrepreneur's Handbook

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What Is Transactional Marketing? – Examples & Strategies

Feedough

Every business’s objective is to sustain by increasing sales and maximising its profits. These organisations employ different sales techniques for achieving the same. Some build consumer relationships and capitalise on pull marketing.

From ideation to accolades in 10 months: An EO Accelerator’s successful pivot

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Annie Cheng is active in the Seattle chapter of Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) ‘s Accelerator programme, which empowers entrepreneurs with the tools, community and accountability necessary to aggressively grow their businesses.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

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A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

We have a house in the northeast United States where the summers are warm and the winters are cold. We have solar on the roof and we heat and cool this house with electricity.

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Listen Up! Why Revolution Ventures is Investing in Indianapolis-based Casted

Revolution

By Revolution Ventures Managing Partner David Golden and VP Alex Shtarkman As voracious consumers of podcasting content, we could not be more excited to announce our investment in Indianapolis-based Casted , a company reinventing the traditional digital content marketing playbook.

Why being selfish is a good thing

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Contributed by Mike Malatesta , an entrepreneur, author, investor and podcast host who was a recent guest on the EO 360 podcast with host Dave Will. Self is a misunderstood word. Not because it’s particularly challenging to define. It’s not.

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A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

I do a lot of “bulk emailing” but I hate sending bulk emails. I prefer to personalize emails and send them one by one so that the recipient understands that the email came from me. What that has meant is that I take google sheets full of email addresses and I cut and paste a message into my gmail for each and every email address. That is incredibly slow, dull, repetitive, and painful.

15 Grant Programs for Minority and Women Business Owners

StartupNation

Grant programs offering free money are hard to come by, which is why many entrepreneurs frequently end up applying for small business loans or try crowdfunding to start or expand their companies.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

This Entrepreneur Is Helping Military Spouses Become Successful Business Owners

Smart Hustle Magazine

No entrepreneurial journey is ever easy. But for military spouses, starting a business and making it a success is an uphill battle.

New Jersey announces $10M seed fund aimed at Black and Latinx founders

TechCrunch

Today, in a twist, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has announced a proposal for a $10 million allocation in the state budget to create a seed fund for Black and Latinx startups, TechCrunch has learned exclusively.

Sales Emails Are Dead. Blog Posts as Emails Are the Future.

Entrepreneur's Handbook

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Three Fintech Founders Share How They Are Closing the Racial and Gender Wealth Gaps

StartupNation

The racial and gender wealth gaps remain a major source of inequity in the United States. Three entrepreneurs in the finance technology space are choosing different paths to solve these issues by using digital tools and data to improve financial inclusivity.

Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.

Don’t Make Video An Afterthought. Enhance Your Video Marketing Strategy.

Smart Hustle Magazine

Insights from Yara Ohashi, Head of Digital Marketing, Americas and APAC at iStock who shares how to improve your video marketing strategy. Why a Video Marketing Strategy.

Wonder Dynamics raises $2.5M seed to equip indie filmmakers with AI-powered VFX

TechCrunch

Practically every film production these days needs some kind of visual effects work, but independent creators often lack the cash or expertise to get that top-shelf CG.

My fight with breast cancer drove me to fix primary care

Entrepreneur's Handbook

My Fight with Breast Cancer Drove Me to Fix Primary Care What it really takes to get people obsessed with their health. Source: Unsplash I had gone in for a sonogram to check on a lump in my left breast. I was young, no family medical history?—?I I didn’t think anything of it.

Here’s Why a Solid Business Plan is Your Best Safety Net as an Entrepreneur

StartupNation

The pandemic’s effect on business has been staggering: In 2020, 163,000 businesses closed on Yelp during the first six months of the pandemic alone. On the flip side, many more businesses made it through, and a lot of those actually thrived.

Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department.

Create Your Perfect Business Pitch – 5 Tips from Precious Williams

Smart Hustle Magazine

Picture it! Halifax, Nova Scotia, May 2019. I just walked into St. Mary’s University preparing myself to be the only African American, only American, and only woman of color to speak at the Professional Development Summit. How did I get here? Was the audience really that excited to hear from me?

Black Innovation Alliance, Village Capital team up to support founders of color

TechCrunch

Black Innovation Alliance and Village Capital today announced Resource, a national initiative aimed at boosting the efforts of entrepreneur support organizations (ESOs) led by, and focused on, founders of color. The motivation behind the project is straightforward.

4 Entrepreneur Pitch Lessons They Won’t Teach You at Business School

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Don’t use the word ethical Created by the author I meet a lot of people. It’s one of the coolest and most fulfilling aspects of doing what I do. Namely, guest lecturing at schools, giving lectures and speeches, and consulting for institutes and companies to help solve their most intractable problems.

Impostor Syndrome: How to Recognize the Voice of the Impostor (and What to Do About It)

StartupNation

Have you ever felt like you didn’t really measure up to the assumptions that others have made about you? Do you wonder if your success may be the result of luck and timing, rather than your intelligence or hard work?

How ZoomInfo Helps Overcome the Top Pain Points of Inside Sales

Recent digital transformation has shifted the B2B landscape by ushering in the era of buyer empowerment. With more access to user reviews, analyst opinion, and industry research, decision-makers are more informed than ever while navigating what is now known as the “buyer’s journey.”

Time Management – 4 Ways To Be On Time Everytime

Smart Hustle Magazine

Insights from Curtis J. Morley is an award-winning serial entrepreneur, educator, patent holder, thought leader, innovator, and author of The Entrepreneur’s Paradox. . One of the most chronic habits of entrepreneurs is being late. Trust me, I know. I was one of them.

Taiwan-based MLOps startup InfuseAI raises $4.3M Series A led by Wistron Corporation

TechCrunch

AI models not only take time to build and train, but also to deploy in an organization’s workflow. That’s where MLOps (machine learning operations) companies come in, helping clients scale their AI technology. InfuseAI , a MLOps startup based in Taiwan, announced today it has raised a $4.3

What Accelerators Look Like in 2021

GAN

Each year, GAN asks the accelerators in our community hundreds of questions about their programs with one goal in mind—to gather concrete insights on the current state of the accelerator industry. Responses from our annual survey culminate in a giant data report that we make available to any accelerator within the community that provided us with their data.

Here’s How to Set Your New Business up for Success

StartupNation

Are you finally ready to follow your dreams and be your own boss? Do you have an incredible idea for a business that can really help solve a problem that you just know many consumers face? Becoming an entrepreneur is exciting and you probably want to jump right in now.

Marketing Ops: The New Revenue Hero

As data continues to play a starring role in today’s B2B organizations, both marketing and sales operations professionals are poised to solidify their place as critical revenue drivers. In particular, the evolution of the Marketing Operations (Ops) role has created a new standard in marketing and has become a vital component of an organization’s success.