This post is aimed at the entrepreneur on a tight budget who is going to have to go it alone, at least initially, without any outsiders bankrolling his or her venture. (That’s about 95% of us.)
Research conducted into the Inc 500 startups over the years and has identified a theme running through many of them. Let’s take a look at a few.
Early on in my career as a business broker, I discovered that businesses with recurring revenues tended to sell at dramatically higher valuation multiples than comparable businesses without. Let’s take a look at some of the benefits of having all or a substantial portion of your sales coming in as recurring monthly revenue (“RMR”) or repeat sales to the same batch of customers.
If you’re struggling to raise seed or startup capital from investors, odds are high that your pitch stinks. This applies to 99.99% of entrepreneurs.
Master pitchman Oren Klaff shares his secrets on how to pitch successfully in any business situation.
Watch the video.
As many of you will know, Jay Abraham is one of the top marketing and joint venture consultants of the past 30 years or so. He has published a number of best sellers on marketing and success in business as well as offered hundreds of seminars which have been attended by thousands of small business owners and entrepreneurs. Now Jay has asked us to help distribute free copies of one of his most popular offerings. If you are a consultant or adviser, this is a must read marketing book.
Ignore Google+ and Google search will ignore you. – Larry Page, Google CEO
Oh happy day! This is the best news that the Internet has had in many a year. Google has finally admitted that Google+ has been a colossal failure. The man behind the Google+ fiasco has been banished and the infuriating forced integration of all services will now finally come to an end.
From the get-go, Google+ had been a day late and a dollar short. It was always totally unneeded and redundant. For pure socializing we already had Facebook, Myspace, and dozens of other smaller sites. For business we had Linkedin and dozens of niche sites.
No one wanted Google+; no one needed it.