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Being first doesn’t matter as much as being the best does

Take your time. Being first doesn’t matter as much. Being best does. Google wasn’t the first search engine. FreshBooks wasn’t the first online invoicing service. Just staying in the game longer radically increases your chances of success. Don’t burn money. Don’t do things fast because you’re afraid of going to slow, don’t make stupid decisions because you feel rushed. – ...

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You should never invest in inventory before sales…

You should never invest in inventory before sales. – Lori Greneir

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Influencers write handwritten notes and lots of them…

Influencers write handwritten notes, and lots of them. They find reasons to write them and they send them to all sorts of people. In addition to prospects, customers, and clients, send a note to your waiter, mechanic, or any service person who takes good care of you. (via Entrepreneur’s Bookshelf featuring Adversaries Into Allies) 25 Business Tips for Entrepreneurs, Startups ...

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You’ll be stuck in the marketing minor leagues…

You’ll be stuck in the marketing minor leagues until you realize that, to know your customer, you must first create an archetypical buyer. (via Do It! Marketing) 26 Business Tips from The Entrepreneur’s Bookshelf to Support Your Business

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Seth Godin on Failing Until You Succeed

Seth Godin explains the importance of failing and how it helps you to succeed.

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3 tips from Ali Brown an award winning…

3 tips from Ali Brown an award-winning small business mentor: 1) Align your business with something that you love. Small business that last have owners that are incredibly passionate. 2) Always be marketing. You should be looking for new clients to come through the door. 3) Watch those number. Pay attention to your books so you know where your money ...

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Find a New Market for an Existing Product…

Find a New Market for an Existing Product via Small Business Trends – “Sam Phillips, founder of Sun Records, did not invent Rock ‘n Roll, but his small Memphis label will forever be linked to its beginnings. Phillips established his recording studio and eventually his record label as a way to capture the interaction of country and blues music he ...

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Advice from Angie Hicks the founder of Angie’s…

Advice from Angie Hicks, the founder of Angie’s List offers advice for entrepreneurs and business owners: What she did possess, she says, was focus and persistence. “Those core competencies were key to driving my career, and have driven what I’ve done since day one at the company,” she says. At the beginning, she measured her success building Angie’s List “one ...

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I am convinced studying entrepreneurship can reduce the…

I am convinced studying entrepreneurship can reduce the failure rate. That’s precisely why I am a big proponent of programs that focus on active learning in addition to traditional classroom lectures. via Henry Bloch, founder of HR Block Read more: http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228729#ixzz2h4aa5IJE Henry Bloch, http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228729#ixzz2h4aa5IJE

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Start with deceptively small things Maybe it’s a…

Start with deceptively small things. Maybe it’s a bad idea to have really big ambitions initially, because the bigger your ambition, the longer it’s going to take, and the further you project into the future, the more likely you’ll get it wrong. Don’t try to construct the future like a building, because your current blueprint is almost certainly mistaken. Start ...

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