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Tools of the Trade

It is absolutely crazy to live in an age where anyone has the opportunity to start a business that they can run completely from the comfort of their home. Think about it. Even twenty years ago it wasn’t really possible and most people where definitely not considering it. Technology has now made it possible for anyone to sit on their …

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Story Telling: The Art of Capturing Attention

Working on a newly created blog, I am constantly thinking how to drive more people to read the articles and become engaged. This always gets me thinking of how I should tweak things here and there like any blogger does trying to bring traffic to their site. Throughout the process I have found that one thing is for sure, we …

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Creating a Media Company around your Brand.

Imagine an entire media company focused on nothing more than tutting their horn for your business, hitting every media outlet they could for the sake of you. The amount of new possible customers you would reach is huge. That is what Gary Vaynerchuk drives home in his article, The Hack: Having a Media Company Mentality. His idea of creating stories out …

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Marketing 101: Best way to Captivate Customers for your Business

What is the number one most important thing you can get from someone as an entrepreneur? Their money, their advice, or maybe their approval? When was the last time you actually watched every commercial on your favorite TV show? Since we have been able to skip through commercials, people’s attention to the products being shown, have dwindled. Before TV became …

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Marketing 101: Care about People

How many people do you see in a day? Twenty, thirty, or maybe hundreds. Let’s say you at least come in close contact with fifty people each day. That means you would be able to at least acknowledge them and ask them how they are doing. Most people you see are simply passing by too fast or focused on something …

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WHY I STARTED XE

Do you ever wake up and feel like you were meant to do something more than just an 8-5 job? I know I do. Every day I see so many opportunities for entrepreneurs but, I am faced with the same question as so many of you are. How to start. All of the opportunities that I see either require money …

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You should be building a Brand

As an entrepreneur, you want to build your business for the long haul. Something that you can build on and expand in any direction you would like to go. Maybe you want to sell cars and be able get into the clothing industry . Selling cars and a clothing line are two very different subjects but, you want to make …

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5 Great Businesses to start Today

A blog Start writing about something your passionate about. A blog can be one of the most cost-effective businesses to start.   Social media marketing Are you really good with social media? Then a social media marketing agency may be the best place to start. Manage other company’s social media for a monthly fee.   Sell your own product If …

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How Persistence can make you Millions

I always like to compare successful businesses and people to find out what they have in common. Finding what they have in common can help you on your journey to become a successful entrepreneur. And this is what I have found most successful entrepreneurs and their businesses to have in common. Persistence Yes, persistence is the number one thing that …

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Top 10 Reasons why you are not a Successful Entrepreneur

  #1. You are still learning One of the top reasons why entrepreneurs who are just starting out or are fresh to the idea are not successful is because they haven’t even started. They are still in the learning stage. Learning is a great way to make millions but if you never stop learning, then you will never start. Taking …