Monthly Archives : March 2018

Seven Ways To Improve Your Success As An Entrepreneur

Being successful as an entrepreneur means being able to predict the future to a degree. You need to see the trends before they hit and reach your customers with the technologies that most interest them. This means that it is not enough…

March 30, 2018

5 Steps to Growing Your Business Without Competing

For your business to continue to grow, there are really only two ways to get customers. One way is to take customers away from an existing player, and the other is to create a new market with a new product or service that…

March 28, 2018

14 Personal Branding Tips To Help You Grow Your Influence

In the days before social media, a professional’s sphere of influence was limited to the individuals they personally knew and interacted with. Now, anyone can develop a finely tuned personal brand and become a respected industry influencer, often with a…

March 26, 2018

Want Your Startup to Succeed? New Data Says You Need to Be Investing in ‘Customer Engagement’

What makes some companies grow so quickly? Is it because they have a focus on innovation? Flawless operations? The latest technology? Great leaders? According to research conducted by company, Vistage, high-growth companies are distinct because they’re effective at customer engagement–specifically, marketing, sales and customer service. Our analysis…

March 19, 2018

4 Strategies For Making New Ideas Irresistible

We’re facing an interesting challenge in my new business that is high on my mind as we approach our grand opening. (I’ve shared a little about what we’re doing in two of my prior columns, here and here.) Today I’m going to share…

March 19, 2018

10 Factors New Entrepreneurs Need To Remember

Being an entrepreneur takes skill and focus, as well as a good sense of timing. Without skill, you’re not offering the market anything it will value. Without focus, the host of options and paths forward will send you in dozens…

March 16, 2018

3 Tips For Re-purposing Your Old Content

Content is everything in today’s social media landscape. Whether a long-form contributed article or timely news post, well-executed social content can have a significant positive impact on your organization’s success. We live in an information-cluttered world where practically everyone has…

March 14, 2018

How To Boost Your Brand Identity With Instagram

Imagine a casual Instagrammer who wants to be thought of as adventurous. They post photos of themselves traveling to exotic locations, trying foreign foods, and living a life that seems extraordinary. Even if they actually spend the majority of their…

March 7, 2018

The Co-Founder of a ‘Shark Tank’-Backed Company Says All Entrepreneurs Should Plan on Being Successful

“Don’t be cautious or conservative with entrepreneurial ideas. You need two feet in,” says Mission Belt co-founder Zac Holzapfel. Zac Holzapfel and his brother Nate launched their Orem, Utah-based belt startup in 2012. Three months later, they appeared on ABC’s Shark Tank and…

March 5, 2018