Startup Corner

How to Leverage Online Communities to Grow Your Business

Steve Shideler, CEO of Fan Shop HQ, shares how he transformed two sports-related Facebook pages into an ecommerce company. Find or create a niche online community. See which online communities fit your niche and get involved in the conversations already happening. Shideler says you can then “start repurposing that content and using your voice behind… Continue reading How to Leverage Online Communities to Grow Your Business

Money Talks, Startup Corner

Be A Financial Improvement Specialist

I got this on WhatsApp. ----- “A single idea – the sudden flash of an idea – may be worth a million dollars.” (Robert Collier) In consultative selling, you position yourself as a consultant, an expert, an advisor, a helper and teacher in the sales situation. Above all, you position yourself as a problem solver.… Continue reading Be A Financial Improvement Specialist

Career Talk, Money Talks, Motivation, Startup Corner

TED Women 2015 – FORGET THE PECKING ORDER AT WORK

Margaret Heffernan An evolutionary biologist at Purdue University named William Muir studied chickens. He was interested in productivity -- I think it's something that concerns all of us -- but it's easy to measure in chickens because you just count the eggs. (Laughter) He wanted to know what could make his chickens more productive, so… Continue reading TED Women 2015 – FORGET THE PECKING ORDER AT WORK

Startup Corner

A COMPETITOR WANTS TO JOIN MY FACEBOOK/WHATSAPP GROUP

Start Up Corner NG asked: Ronke requested to join TTM Grooming Shop. TTM Grooming Shop was set up by Denike to help beauty, fashion and personal grooming business owners learn how to use their online presence to grow their own businesses. Denike looks at Ronke's profile before approving the request. She finds out that Ronke… Continue reading A COMPETITOR WANTS TO JOIN MY FACEBOOK/WHATSAPP GROUP