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How Business Consulting Can Prepare You for Entrepreneurship

While not all consultants are entrepreneurs, you can become an expert in your field by learning to hone your niche expertise the way, say, Neil Patel does, in order to create a powerhouse brand. A consultant, even a solo consultant, is running a business, and a business must be marketed. This year, long-time consultant, Elaine...
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Omnichannel Marketing: How to Blend Online and Offline Marketing Efforts

It’s easy to assume that, in our digital world, offline marketing no longer has a place. However, according to the Out of Home Advertising Association, offline marketing was a $23 billion industry in 2018, including newspaper, magazine and radio ad spend. While every startup has different marketing goals and unique target audiences, offline marketing, such...
growth hacking
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5 Growth Hacking Tips for New Startup Founders

There are certain buzzwords in the online world that compel us to listen up. You’ve seen them: words like “massive value” or “explosive ROI.” Even though they might feel like clickbait, you just can’t help but, well... click. There’s another phrase you’ve undoubtedly seen throughout your startup efforts — one equally as likely to make you click:...
marketing mistakes
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3 Marketing Mistakes That Are Crushing Your Business

As someone who has chosen marketing as a career, hosts a podcast about marketing (Marketing School, co-hosted by Neil Patel) and owns a digital marketing agency, you may think I haven’t made marketing mistakes. You’d be wrong. I’ve made them all, and that’s how I’ve learned to be the best possible marketer and business owner...
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4 Inspirational Podcasts Entrepreneurs Should Tune in To

When I’m driving or taking my dog for a walk, I like to listen to books or podcasts. It makes me feel like I am accomplishing two things at once, and I like to take this time as an opportunity to learn something new. These are my four favorite podcasts, each of which I highly...
digital marketing
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Top 10 Digital Marketing Trends Startups Need to Prepare for in 2018

As we near the end of 2017, it’s time to review and evaluate how effective your startup’s marketing strategy was over the last 12 months. It’s also the time of the year when you need to start developing the approach you'll implement once 2018 arrives. Plenty of changes have occurred in the realm of marketing...
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Non-Seasonal Startups: Year-Round Lucrative Industries for Entrepreneurs

For entrepreneurs looking to start a company, the industry and business you choose can be the difference between walking away with nothing or reaching the pinnacle of success. Only 30 percent of small businesses make it past their first decade, so you have to choose wisely. Here’s a tip: due to issues with managing finances...
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5 Simple Ways to Repurpose Your Blog Content

Repurposing your blog content is valuable for three important reasons. It allows you to drive new traffic to old content, get the most of your efforts when it comes to boosting shares and lifetime value, and allows you to reach new audiences. You don’t need a lot of extra budget to repurpose blog posts, just...
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7 Online Resources to Tap When Creating a Marketing Plan

Whether you’re launching your first startup, preparing for the release of a new product line or getting ready to make the leap to self-employment, you’re going to need a bulletproof marketing plan before hitting the accelerator. Regardless of how great you believe your solution is, a strategic marketing plan will help you better formulate your...
Year in Review
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Year in Review: StartupNation 2016

This year was one of change for StartupNation: we restructured our website to serve you better, featuring improved article layout and author profiles. Our ongoing drive to provide readers with articles, audio and (coming soon in 2017!) native video that interests entrepreneurs, startups and small business owners most is one we will continue to strive...
Neil Patel
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Influencer Neil Patel on the Importance of Hustling for Your Dreams [Book & Audio Excerpt]

The following excerpt was reprinted and selected exclusively for StartupNation readers from “Hustle” by Neil Patel, Patrick Vlaskovits and Jonas Koffler. Copyright © 2016. By permission of Rodale Books. Available wherever books are sold. It’s not enough to simply have a dream, you have to actively pursue it. Most people who talk endlessly about dreams but don’t...