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cloud technology
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How Cloud Technology Enables Budding Entrepreneurs to Work Smarter

There is no doubt that cloud technology continues to grow in popularity; we’re using it in our personal lives more than ever before, and businesses are adopting cloud infrastructure and applications to improve workplace collaboration, productivity and even security. Paving the way for a new wave of business leaders One great thing about the cloud...
communication skills
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Master These 5 Communication Skills to Help Scale Your Business

Communication is frequently cited as one of the most important soft skills that business professionals need. It ranked fifth on the list of Udemy’s fastest-growing soft skills for 2020, with 40% of companies planning to invest in training employees on better communication and storytelling. As an entrepreneur, this skill is critical. It’s up to you to...
Yottled
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The 4 Essential Tools for Running a Small Business

If hosting events, scheduling appointments or listing digital content is a central activity for your startup, you have more choices than ever when it comes to the tools to use to run your business. But how do you figure out how they all fit together? These days, companies are looking for integrated tools that can...
startup team connected
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8 Tips to Keep Your Startup Team Connected During COVID-19

For my startups, the majority of my team members have always worked remotely. When the announcement came to shelter-in-place due to COVID-19, there wasn’t much we changed about our work environment. However, I did recognize that my team members now may have had their spouses, children and other family members home alongside them. Here’s what...
working from home
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5 Tips for Effectively Working from Home

While we are in the midst of the global COVID-19 crisis, working from home has become the new normal for so many of us. For some, this can be a brand-new reality, and it can be difficult to focus on work in an environment that is usually associated with leisure. Starting your workday in your...
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How to Stay Connected While Working Remotely

The rapid development of technology has birthed many opportunities for entrepreneurs, including the ability to collaborate remotely or engage with co-workers in satellite offices seamlessly. While there are many benefits to this new way of working, the lack of direct interaction can sometimes lead to miscommunication — a potential catalyst for larger problems down the road....
influencer marketing
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10 Low-Cost Tools to Get Started with Influencer Marketing

This is the year for influencer marketing. Heard that before? That’s because year after year; influencer marketing growth has eclipsed expectations. A recent study of marketers found that 84 percent of businesses have a campaign planned in the next 12 months. Businesses are seeing strong returns and 51 percent think they attract better customers than...
remote
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Why Leadership is Crucial to Your Remote Team’s Success

Many people think of a remote entrepreneur as someone relaxing at home in their PJs or sipping margaritas on the beach while occasionally checking in with their employees. Of course, this is inaccurate. Not being face-to-face with your colleagues every day does not mean you should simply pretend that they don't exist. Being at the...
virtual team
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How to Keep Your Virtual Team Engaged

There’s no doubt the world of work is changing. The internet, the cloud and apps have successfully untethered work from the office. You can run your business from anywhere, which minimizes startup costs and creates a culture of flexibility. Your lean startup has the potential to thrive as you channel the savings into marketing and...
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4 Tips For Managing a Global Startup Team

Technology has made it easier for organizations to operate with team members scattered across the world. As global teams become the norm, leaders need to know how to manage and collaborate with team members that may be working in other countries or time zones. Here are a few tips for managing a global team. Be...
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3 Management Strategies for Building a Reliable Remote Staff

According to a Gallup survey released in early 2017, remote work has consistently been on the rise since 2012. Forty three percent of employed Americans surveyed said they worked remotely in 2016. The polling agency noted that telecommuting opportunities also play a significant role in whether an employee takes or leaves a job. Flexible scheduling...
outsourcing
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5 Outsourcing Strategies for Startups

Startups nowadays have a lot of tools to streamline tasks. You can simplify bookkeeping with accounting software, stay on the same page with communication apps, or even automate marketing activities via email platforms. But despite the advantages that these cutting-edge tools bring to the table, no business can survive (let alone prosper) without the manpower...
remote startup team
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How to Successfully Manage a Remote Startup Team

As more employees opt to work remotely, marketing managers struggle to find ways to keep teams connected and working together digitally. Individuals want to feel as though they are part of the team but that they also have the independence to work from afar. This dynamic can prove difficult for managers who want to increase...