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Social Media Marketing: The Importance of Having the Right Person/Company for the Job

You probably already have an idea of which marketing channels get you the most bang for your buck. You may even have tried some of them, but there seems to be a slight problem—you’re not getting the expected results. Perhaps, you’re not spending enough? Or maybe you’re using the wrong platform? Maybe you’re getting nothing… Read more »

How Brad Damphousse and Andrew Ballester Used Their Crowdfunding Platform to Become Success Stories

Investopedia defines crowdfunding as the use of small amounts of capital from a large number of individuals to finance a new business venture. Following is the story of how Brad Damphousse and Andrew Ballester used their crowdfunding platform to become success stories. Essentially the opposite of the mainstream approach to raise capital for a business,… Read more »

The Lives and Times of Henry Ford: Entrepreneur Extraordinaire

“Failure is only an opportunity to begin all over again, this time more intelligently” Henry Ford More than one hundred years ago, Mr.  Henry Ford (1863–1947) made an announcement that shook industries as it had hitherto existed till that point in time. A Cleveland newspaper also reported that it “shot like a blinding rocket through… Read more »

Oprah Winfrey: She Told It Like It Was… And Made History

“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” ― Oprah Winfrey Oprah Winfrey was born Oprah Gail Winfrey January 29, 1954. She is an extremely well-known American media executive, talk show host, actress, television producer as well as a philanthropist. However, she is best… Read more »

Dr. Dre: The Rise of a One Man Music Revolution

“I’ve gone seventy-nine hours without sleep, creating. When that flow is going, it’s almost like a high. You don’t want it to stop. You don’t want to go to sleep for fear of missing something.” Dre on the exhilaration of the creative process.” Dr. Dre Andre Romelle Young was born February 18, 1965. He adopted… Read more »

The Seminal Importance of Review and Reputation Management in Today’s Online Selling Environment

Just about any budding entrepreneur should be able to understand the importance of building a highly positive online reputation. This holds especially true if we vector in the fact that proper reputation management can have a remarkably positive effect, in terms of overall search engine placement, for instance. As a matter of fact, such reputation… Read more »

Marian Ilitch: The Pizza Queen Who Conquered the Taste Buds of An Entire Nation

Marian Bayoff Ilitch was born on January 7, 1933. She is an American billionaire entrepreneur who, along with her late husband, Mike Ilitch, co-founded the “Little Caesars Pizza” chain of pizza parlors. As of March 2018, Marian Ilitch was widely recognized to be one of the world’s seven richest (almost entirely) self-made women, as per Bloomberg. Mrs. I, as she’s… Read more »