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Rebekah Dehghan

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3 Reasons Why Your Business Needs Be on Social Media


Social media has been around since the early 2000’s. In 2002 Friendster emerged, following LinkedIn, which was introduced to the world as the first online job hunting platform.Then in 2003,the social media frenzy that was Myspace was introduced. Other noteworthy platforms are the ever popular Facebook which emerged in 2004, Twitter in 2006, and the game-changer, Instagram in 2010.

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Topics: How-to

6 Steps to Becoming the Next Instagram Socialite  

Thousands of ordinary people across the globe have mastered the practice of becoming “instafamous,” or highly well known on the social media site Instagram. Ever wondered how they did it? How can the average joe grow a following of 30,000+ users? It’s not luck; it’s a science.

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Topics: How-to

Work the 9-5, become an entrepreneur, or both?  

In a recent article by Jayson DeMers (@jaysondemers) on Entrepreneur, he sorts out the pros and cons to starting a business while working a full time job. People seek to start their own business for many reasons, but leaving your full time job to become a first time entrepreneur can be a risky decision, to say the least. This is why many entrepreneurs are also 9-5’ers.

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Topics: Entrepreneur

What Can Quality Content Offer your Business?

Creating content may come easy for some, and difficult for others, but narrowing down the appropriate type of content for your target market is vital in ensuring success for your business. In a recent article on Entrepreneur.com by Brian Honigman (@BrianHonigman), the topic of discussion is content. How can you create a brand using content marketing? And how can you guarantee its success long term? Honigman gives us a few pointers.

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Topics: Articles, Entrepreneur

5 Tips for First Time Entrepreneurs

In 2015 we saw a number of start ups emerge like never before. It seems as though a new business is beginning every day and according to The Kauffman Index this is a pretty accurate statement. In 2014, the rate of new entrepreneurs in the U.S. alone increased about 10 percent from 280 out of 100,000 adults in comparison to 2015, when the start up activity index increased from 310 out of 100,000 adults. The 0.31 percent increase of new entrepreneurs equates to about 530,000 new businesses owners each month of the year.

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Topics: Entrepreneur

Blockbuster and Netflix: Why Thinking Ahead Matters

In a recent article by Brian Solis (@briansolis) on MarketWatch, Solis provides insider information on how to prevent your business from failing the way Blockbuster did years ago.

In the early 2000’s, the founder of Netflix, Reed Hastings, proposed a partnership to Blockbuster CEO, John Antioco, to fully run Blockbuster’s brand online and have the video giant promote Netflix at their on-site locations.

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Topics: Entrepreneur

Why Millennials Should Worry About the Future

In a recent article on CNBC by Kelley Holland (@KKelleyHolland), future living standards are questioned and the end of living standards is heavily debated. Throughout the years Americans have been faced with numerous financial hardships; now it’s not necessarily Americans in general who should be concerned when it comes to finances, but millennials specifically. Millennials are now the largest generation, accounting for 83.1 million, in comparison to the 75.4 million baby boomers.

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Topics: Entrepreneur

7 eBooks You Need to Know About as an Entrepreneur

 

A majority of successful entrepreneurs started their business by reading extensive articles, listening in on various webinars, and receiving daily note-worthy newsletters and emails. Thought leaders in the space are yearning to share their expertise through eBooks: an easy, accessible, and free tool to educate anyone looking to build their education.

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Topics: Entrepreneur

What Form of Media your Business Needs to Invest In


With any business, the consumer is the driving force in guaranteeing success. We’ve discussed how consumers are the main component in creating, maintaining, and experiencing progress; but where do consumers turn to learn about new products? According to The Nielsen Company, consumers turn to three media categories: paid, earned, and owned advertising.  

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Topics: Entrepreneur

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