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The Ultimate List of Marketing Tips

Googling “marketing tips” is like looking up a #MondayMotivation quote to post on Instagram … there are so many, and they all think they’re the very best. If you think about it, though, finding the “best” marketing tip is relative — to your audience, resources, and marketing goals. What works for one business might not […]

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4 Reasons Why Every Marketing Team Should be Considering Chatbots

Chatbots are becoming an increasingly popular way for companies to interact with potential and current customers. A recent survey showed that 80% of consumers reported a positive experience with chatbots, and another 40% said that they are interested in chatbot experiences with brands. These numbers show just how prevalent chatbots have become, and consumers’ willingness […]

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How to Transition Your Team to Remote Work

The number of organizations that offer flexible or completely remote work options increased by 40 percent over the past five years. Companies transitioning to remote work stand to benefit greatly when it comes to hiring top talent and keeping their employees happy. However, taking away the office and sending off employees to work remotely is […]

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8 International Travel Tips From a Guy Who Lives Out of a Suitcase

If you’re heading overseas for business or pleasure, here are a few tips I’ve learned (the hard way) that will help you maximize your productivity and your fun. 1. Download Google Maps. (Or learn how to ask for directions in Mandarin.) Wherever you’re going outside the US, chances are the bandwidth will suck and Google […]

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Is Your Great Business Idea Actually Great? Here’s How to Find Out.

You shot out of bed in the middle of the night with a billion-dollar idea. But is it really? Here are three indicators that tell you if you should put that idea into motion, or if you should go back to sleep. It solves a problem. Does your idea deliver a solution that makes a whole lot of people’s lives […]

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4 Reasons Your People Can’t Manage Themselves

Over the years, we have worked with clients who believe that if they hire the right people or build the right systems, they won’t need to manage their employees. “The employees will manage themselves!” But this won’t happen, and we try as gently as possible to explain why: We tell them, for example, that hiring […]

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Learn when a voice application will be most effective

According to a 2018 study, one in six Americans now owns a smart speaker. As the technology for smart assistants like Amazon’s Alexa—and mobile assistants like Apple’s Siri—continues to improve, more consumers are bypassing the keyboards on their computers and phones when searching for information. The capabilities of artificial intelligence (AI) are also expanding, and […]

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There Is No Success Without Risk

Inspirational speaker Robin Sharma once wrote, “If you’re not scared a lot you’re not doing very much.” It’s a simple fact: to truly succeed in business, at some point it will be necessary to step out of your comfort zone. Sometimes, it’s only with taking a risk that the true rewards will come your way. […]

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8 Habits of Highly Effective Entrepreneurs

Effectiveness comes down to producing desired results. The most successful entrepreneurs have mastered being effective because it makes them work smarter, eliminating unnecessary effort and wasted time. Success cannot happen with any consistency when approached in a lazy, haphazard, hit-or-miss fashion. Effectiveness is rooted in discipline and routine, not talent or genius. Successful entrepreneurs make […]

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Five Ways to Ensure a Successful International Debut

Fast-growing access to the Internet has opened up a plethora of international market opportunities for business ventures of all sizes. Technology is enabling Indian companies to think big, expand internationally, and compete with global enterprises on their turfs. Many businesses, however, fail to crack this space as they end up treating different geographies as standardised […]