Tag Archives: startup

How to run a portfolio business? Timothy Bosworth, Think Big Be Big

August 3, 2011


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How do you startup a successful dating site, consultancy, blog and create a series of children’s books? Impossible right? In this interview with Timothy Bosworth from Think Big Be Big, we discuss what it takes to have a portfolio career; how to act on your entrepreneurial impulses and Tim shares the methodologies he uses to […]

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Success Lessons Learnt from Poker

August 1, 2011

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              I love business and sporting analogies – they’re usually pretty inspiring, if sometime contradictory. I came across these inspiring list of Poker strategies that transfer to the business world of an entrepreneur and found them really, really inspiring. Hope you enjoy them Market Evaluation: Table selection is the […]

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If you don’t listen to these 4 podcasts now, you’ll hate yourself later

July 15, 2011


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              Podcasts are a fantastic way learn great new information while on the go. Since getting my iPhone I’ve been hooked and I now listen to about 10 hours of podcasts a week. In this post I’ll tell you about 4 podcasts you’d be crazy to miss. Why do […]

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7 Reasons why MBA’s suck for entrepreneurs

July 10, 2011


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                      Two years ago I became an MBA graduate from Durham University. It was without doubt the best year of my life – I learned, grew, worked hard, bonded, made great fiends, fell in love. Despite all these things – if you’re an aspiring entrepreneur […]

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Startup SEO – Beginners Guide

July 7, 2011


Startup SEO

            Following on from last week’s post about Startup Marketing for Twitter, here’s part 2 of my startup marketing fundamentals: Search Engine Optimisation In this post you’ll learn all the fundamentals of what Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) you should be doing for your startup Search Engine Optimision (SEO) is really […]

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70 Kick-ass Web Marketing Case Studies

July 5, 2011


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Here are 70 kick ass marketing case studies to get your creative juices flowing. There’s case studies for CRM, Social Media, Twitter specific, Facebook specific,  Viral, Personal Branding,  Branding, Sales, Business Plans, Crowdsourcing, SEO, Landing page conversions, Geo-location and Mobile.   Any you can use for your startup? Enjoy – tell me what you think […]

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10 Essential Marketing books for your Startup

July 1, 2011


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10 Essential Marketing books for your startup 1       Trust Agents – Chris Brogan/Julien Smith A deeper level into why social media is so important, why you build trust with your audience and how to use them both to your advantage   Read it for: Kick ass social media strategies from one of world leaders   […]

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Twitter Marketing Guide for Startups

June 26, 2011


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All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered, the point is to discover them – Galileo Love it or hate it – Twitter is one of the most popular and arguably, most effective, ways to market yourself or your business online. And it AIN’T going away. I recently been working on a Social […]

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Five reasons why every entrepreneur should get a job

June 18, 2011


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  Entrepreneurs – go get a job! Heresy! What, a job you say?? But I’m an entrepreneur – I’m driven by my vision, I set my own rules and play my own game. It’s why I do it!     Well, unless you have already floated, exited or are riding the hockey stick growth (or […]

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