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Is your pitch confusing? A confused mind never buys…

There are a lot of noise about the perfect pitch out there. Purveyors of startup stuff are selling their perfect pitch deck solution templates for as low as $150 ​templates ​and as high as $3,000 (​W​ho on earth will pay ​three​ grand for a deck?) And let’s not forget the “free” templates from the internet, which is a bunch of regurgitated stuff… ​A​s a team of startup supporters we have listened and watched hundreds (if not thousands) of presentations. And […]

Selling is as important as having a great idea in the first place

Selling is everything! Here are some sobering statistics for entrepreneurs. In 2011, more than 400,000 new business entities were launched in the United States, but 34% (that’s 136,000 businesses) of those companies are now out of business. Two years from now, less than half will still be around. By 2018 only 30% (120,000) will have survived. What’s behind these failure rates? In many cases it’s a lack of salesmanship. These entrepreneurs all think they have something […]

Debunking 17 of the Most Common Startup Myths

Building a successful startup takes time, money, labor, and know-how. Unfortunately, there is a lot of entrepreneurial and startup advice online that simply isn’t true. Young companies—especially those that are starting from scratch—often rely on advice from trusted online sources to get started. Unfortunately, some of that advice can damage their ability to get a profitable company up and running. 17 of the Most Common Startup Myths In this blog post, we’re going to tackle some of the most prominent […]

How to Improve Your Brand Message

How to Improve Your Brand Message

How to Improve Your Brand Message Today (and Why It’s Important) | Copy-writing strategy | Your brand message helps distinguish you from the competition. It gives the customer an idea on your ideas and values, giving them more reason to do business with you. A strong brand message can drive future marketing and content-writing decisions. Wal-Mart’s revolves around pricing, and their slogan “Always the low price.” Their website touts their every-day low prices. Much of their advertising and marketing revolves […]

The Most Successful Brands Focus On Users Not Buyers! – from HBR

The Most Successful Brands Focus On Users Not Buyers! – from HBR

Click to read the article: The Most Successful Brands Focus On Users Not Buyers!     […]

Four ways to build an Innovative Team – from HBR

Four ways to build an Innovative Team – from HBR

Click to read the article: 4 ways to build an Innovative Team […]

Why are you wasting your time? -from INC.

Why are you wasting your time? -from INC.

Click to read article: Why Daymond Thinks Most Entrepreneurs Are Wasting Their Time    […]

What Entrepreneurs Get Wrong! – from HBR

What Entrepreneurs Get Wrong! – from HBR

Click to read article: What Entrepreneurs Get Wrong!   […]

Why Startups Shouldn’t Chase Media Buzz-from HBR

Why Startups Shouldn’t Chase Media Buzz-from HBR

Click to read article:  Why Startups Shouldn’t Chase Media Buzz-from HBR   […]

5 traits angel investors look for in startups

What angel investors look for in startups Over 700 investors attended the 2016 Angel Capital Association’s Summit at the Pennsylvania Convention Center last fall. Here are a few key takeaways from what angel investors are looking for in a company that is worth their while from this event. 1. Notable founder profile “Entrepreneurs need to elevate their personal profiles,” “We’re interested in knowing what the founder is all about and how much they have invested in this.” A founder needs […]

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