Posts Tagged ‘start-up’

Why a Strong Brand Is Important for Your Small Business

Arielle Kimbarovsky | February 8th, 2017

Image source: Frontline Creative A strong brand increases the value of your company, creates an identity and motivation for your employees, and makes it easier for you to acquire new customers. A brand represents how people know you (or your business), and how they perceive your reputation or the reputation of your company. In today’s noisy […]

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Level the Playing Field with These 5 Crowdsourced Designs

Ross Kimbarovsky | February 7th, 2017

Technology has helped close the gap between small businesses and startups and the larger, better-financed competitors they have set out to disrupt. Today, inexpensive and free small business marketing tools, outstanding small business applications from Google, and crowdsourcing have made it possible for startups and small businesses to level the playing field. In some situations, being […]

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11 UK Small Business Experts Share Their Most Important Advice About Starting And Growing A Business

Arielle Kimbarovsky | February 1st, 2017

Image source:Annie Spratt The UK is one of the best places to start a small business, with lower corporate taxes and a startup-friendly business culture. But it’s never easy to build a small business, especially if you have never done it before. A million questions might pop into your head: do you need a business […]

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22 Surprising Statistics About Starting a Small Business You Need to Know

Arielle Kimbarovsky | January 31st, 2017

Image credit: Saulo Mohana Small businesses make up 99.7% of all businesses in the US, making them a vital part of our economy. And it’s not just the US that benefits from small businesses. Countries all over the world benefit from the innovation, new business, and fresh ideas that startups bring to their economies and […]

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Starting a Business: 10 Small Business Experts Share Their Most Important Advice

Arielle Kimbarovsky | January 25th, 2017

It’s not easy to start your own business, and unless you’ve done it before you often have no idea where to begin. Do you need a business plan? Do you need a location? How do you finance your business? How do you determine the legal structure for your business? Do you need to register a […]

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UK Experts Weigh in on Top Digital Marketing Trends for 2017

Arielle Kimbarovsky | January 17th, 2017

Image source: Geralt In a recent post, we asked six US-based marketing experts to predict the key digital marketing trends they expect to see in 2017. When we published their answers, we were curious whether the trends highlighted by the experts were universal. The UK is one of our leading markets and we wondered how […]

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Supercharge Your Startup or Small Business With A New Top-Level Domain Name

Arielle Kimbarovsky | January 9th, 2017

Naming a startup or small business is tricky. The company’s name sets the tone for how customers and prospects perceive the company and is a critical part of the brand. Of course, you also want people to remember your brand, so there’s a lot of pressure to find the perfect name. When we name companies […]

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5 New Year’s Resolutions to Help Entrepreneurs Succeed In 2017

Arielle Kimbarovsky | January 2nd, 2017

With the New Year settling in, most of us can’t help but make that traditional list of resolutions. In a month when gym memberships are at an all time high, it’s easy to jump on the bandwagon and create a list of goals. This often happens right after we reflect on the past resolutions we […]

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Launch Your Startup with an Infographic

Nick Bowersox | August 18th, 2016

Image credit: Everlane In 2011, it was relatively unknown that most designer tees are marked up as much as 10 times. In the traditional retail model, manufacturers normally double their cost before selling clothing to a retailer, who then doubles or triples the cost they paid. Ultimately, a $6 tee shirt can be sold to […]

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