Tag Archives: Young Entrepreneur Council

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12 Best Business Strategies for Sticking Out From the Competition

The best things you can do to differentiate your growing business in a crowded market

Check out these 12 best business strategies, provided by members of the Young Entrepreneurs Council,…

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11 Tips for Conducting a Successful New Hire Trial Period

Here is how you can maximize potential

Check out these 11 tips provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council that will ensure that…

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5 Ways To Brand Your Business Successfully Beyond Social Media

Here's how you can create awareness and drive customers to your brand

Social media is only one aspect of building a successful brand. There are many more…

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Brand Ambassadors Are A Must Have For Every Entrepreneur

Here are the best ways to secure brand ambassadors to push your product or service

Establishing your small business brand is essential. As an owner, do you have an army…

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6 Ways Growing Startups Can Hire Top Talent On a Small Budget

Here’s how you can afford the best and the brightest talent for your startup or small business

Every entrepreneur wants to attract top talent with outstanding capabilities to grow their enterprises. But…

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13 Tips For Growing An Authentic Audience

Your customers are interested in connecting with you and your business, as well as your products

Your customers are interested in connecting with you and your business, as well as your…

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East Coast vs. West Coast: It Matters When Pitching Your Business to Investors

11 tips for altering your startup pitch based on your audience and locale

East Coast vs. West Coast was a common theme that came up during several panel…

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9 Branding Techniques For Your Small Business

Effective ways to promote and market your company, product, or service

Here are some surefire ways to promote your product, service or company image.

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7 Reasons Why Not Having A Mentor Is Hurting Your Business

Research shows connecting your business with a mentor boosts revenue

It is a harsh reality that only half of all small businesses survive more than…

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10 Business Mistakes To Steer Clear Of In 2015

Avoid making these common startup missteps in the new year

The New Year is here and it is time again to take stock of your…

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3 Ways To Bootstrap Your Cash Tight Business

Getting your consumer product business off the ground doesn’t have to be a financial nightmare

Establishing a consumer product-based business versus a service-based or tech-based startup creates some very specific…

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6 Must Read Books For Entrepreneurs Over The Holidays

These non-business books are sure to provide entrepreneurial inspiration

Reading the right book can help clarify your goals, find your true calling, launch a…

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9 Tips to Find A Manufacturer For Your Great Idea

Strategy for selecting a vendor to help bring your product to market

Successful entrepreneurs share tips for getting your invention or innovation produced and on the market.

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How Venture Capital Helps Drive the Startup Economy

3 Tips For Meeting Great Investors

Plus another 5 tips for the worst method you can use--the cold call email

In choosing an investor, it’s critical you are able to seek out the right partners.…

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4 Ways To Create A Successful Startup

Here's how you can make sure your business idea is profitable

This strategy will help any budding entrepreneur take the leap and do it successfully.

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How To Find Angel Investors For Your Business

Tips on attracting the right investors and then reeling them in with the right pitch

If you’re part of an accelerator or startup, the Securities Exchange Commission granted you a…

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5 Characteristics Of Successful Entrepreneurs

If you possess these traits you will have a better chance of long-term success

These traits lead to winning results for small business owners.

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Young Entrepreneur Council Member Spotlight: Jürgen Himmelmann

Startup insight and advice from the co-founder of The Global Work & Travel Co.

After starting and experimenting with numerous small businesses while still in high school, Jürgen Himmelmann…

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Privacy continues to be one of the top issues in sharing content on social networks. Recently, Facebook announced their new privacy settings and the redesign they are rolling out soon. Users started seeing the new privacy changes to the Web version Thursday, and the mobile roll-out of changes will happen soon after. An interesting question is what is driving the new Facebook privacy changes? Is it Google Plus or the need to provide users with a more contextual experience? The launch of Google Plus has intensified content-sharing privacy with their Google Circles functionality. The friendly competition with Google will hopefully continue to provide changes that will benefit the user. The other big plus is that these adjustments enable users to manage their profiles, which represent and reflect a portion of their online identity. ---Hajj Flemings

How to Prep for Success Early in Your Career

Start now on the right path to professional excellence

Ten tips to put you on an early track toward career success.

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Gen Y Capital Partners Wants to Help You Start a Business, Despite Student Loan Debt

Scott D. Gerber, founder and president of the Young Entrepreneur Council and Gen Y Capital Partners, talks investing in entrepreneurship

BE Next spoke with Gerber to learn about Gen Y Capital Partners and the “patriotic…

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