Tag Archives: YEC

empower

4 Ways to Empower Yourself Professionally and Personally

Work on enhancing these personal qualities to improve your success in work and life

Success happens by choice, not chance. Here are the most powerful qualities you must cultivate…

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4 things

4 Things You Should Do When You Feel Like You’ve Hit a Wall

Roadblocks are inevitable when you’re an entrepreneur. Here’s what you can do when the going gets tough

Keeping yourself motivated as a business owner is an absolute priority. Here are four tips…

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equal business

4 Ways to Create a Truly Equal Business Partnership

Owning a business 50/50 isn’t possible if you and your co-founder won’t listen to each other

Thinking about going into co-founding a startup? Here are a few pointers to maintain a…

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feedback

3 Things That Stop You From Listening to Customers

If you find yourself getting sidetracked instead of implementing changes according to customer feedback, here’s what may be holding you back

Recognizing these common situations can help you avoid suffering the setbacks that occur when you…

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SEO ranking

3 Things Every Website Needs for a Better SEO Ranking

To boost your website’s visibility, it all comes down to the fundamentals

SEO is a combination of content, technical fundamentals and user experience. Here are 3 technical…

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Content Calendar

The Trick to Making a Content Calendar Work for Your Business

Follow these steps to organize your content scheduling

If you struggle to post regularly on your business blog or write but, then a…

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students

How Your Marketing Can Appeal to Students (and Turn Them Into Brand Ambassadors)

College campuses are a breeding ground for potential brand ambassadors. Here are three ways you can appeal to student organizations

Want to connect your business with the students on a college campus? Here’s how to…

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capital

5 Simple Ways to Raise Capital for Your Small Business

Use these tips to help successfully fund your small business

Small businesses often need capital to get their footing, i.e.: for inventory, equipment or retail…

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new year

How You Can Effectively Plan Ahead Before the New Year

Don’t wait until the end of December to plan your New Year's goals—start now

Goal planning is not just for the new year. Here are some simple tips to…

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generations

3 Ways to Keep Your Best Talent for the Long Haul

If you’re building an all-star team, here’s what to do instead of recruiting only when you have an open position

A strong and dedicated team is the key to growing a successful business, but building…

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Mompreneur

Changing the Way We Handle Work-Life Integration

As parents and entrepreneurs, we need to change the culture of business, and how we talk about work-life balance

The work-family conflict is a challenge that isn’t going away. We need to shift to…

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power struggle

This Is How To Stop Fighting With Your Co-Founder

You and your co-founder are bound to have disagreements. It’s how you each work to solve them that matters

Power struggles can arise in any relationship and in any environment. Here are four tips…

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media

4 Ways You Can Be Your Own Media Coverage

Who says you need a PR firm to get exposure?

Instead of hiring a PR distribution company to help your brand grow and get exposure,…

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paths

Fundraising 101: 3 Typical Startup Funding Paths

Don’t go straight to a venture capitalist; start by raising your own funds and pitching to angel investors

How does a startup fund their business? While it won’t always be simple, you can…

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activities

5 Team Bonding Activities Your Staff Will Actually Enjoy

These collaborative exercises will help unify your company culture

One tried-and-true method for making your team more cohesive is having them participate in team…

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patens

Turning Patents and Ideas Into Profits

Here are four key pieces of advice you need to adhere to before you should even apply for a patent

Last year, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued 288,335 new patents, reports the QVC…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Twitter

4 Ways to Grow Your Company With Twitter

How to use Twitter as a marketing tool and gain results

Twitter can be and should be a very successful at marketing tool for both yourself…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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pay gap

5 Tips for Raising the First Round of Capital for Your Startup

Advice to fellow founders preparing to raise Series A funding for the first time

Black and Latino entrepreneurs are shut of out funding circles for the most part. Companies…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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millennials

6 Important Things to Remember About Your Millennial Colleagues

To understand the rising millennial workforce, relate to them instead of underestimating them

As millennials now make up 53.5 million people in the American workforce, it’s time you…

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marketing

This Is An Unusually Successful Marketing Strategy

Collaboration could be the piece that is missing from your current marketing plan

Check out these few unusually successful marketing strategies that, when implemeted, may be what takes…

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