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Proximity to either revenue and/or investment is the most vital measure of a digital start-up.

Read time: 4mins-8seconds-ish.<p>My last blog-post identified nine Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) that as an investor I use in order to get a sense …

Entrepreneurship

3 Small Changes to Help You Not Just Survive But Thrive | Inc.com

Success is great, but it's not the same thing as thriving.<p>Your business (and bank account) can be growing impressively, earning you all the outward signs of success and the esteem of fellow entrepreneurs, and yet it's totally possible that you're haunted by the sense that your life isn't all it …

‘Airbnb For Retail’ Startup Storefront Raises $7.3M From Spark Capital, Expands To LA

Now more than ever, both big brands and independent merchants are looking for flexibility in the way that they reach consumers. With Storefront, they’re able to find space to set up popup shops or sell items in boutiques without all the hassle that comes with leasing space and building out their …

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder | Inc.com

Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, as evidenced by the …

6 Things Entrepreneurs Wish Family, Friends, and Employees Understood | Inc.com

I started my first company when I was 25. I was a reluctant entrepreneur. My sales abilities outgrew three companies, and I couldn't seem to manage the politics necessary to get where I wanted to go at the speed I wanted to get there. So I took a deep breath, opened a company in 1989, and never …

How to Turn Objections Into a Powerful Sales Tool | Inc.com

The objections come fast and furious, flying at your head as though shot from a tennis-ball machine.<p>"This is too expensive."<p>"I've never heard of you."<p>"We don't need what you are selling."<p>Salespeople know they will be shown the door more often than a Price Is Right contestant. But there is a …

5 Things Super Lucky People Do | Inc.com

"The Luck of the Irish" is an American phrase that comes from the days of the gold rush in the 1800s. Intolerant Americans figured the Irish people weren't smart enough to find gold, and blamed their success on being lucky rather than skilled. In reality, America's early immigrants have time and …

How to Convince a Big Brand to Partner With You | Inc.com

Your business idea is solid. You've done the necessary market research, tested the concept, and built out your product or service. The only thing you need is a big brand to notice you, realize the brilliance of your startup, and sign on the dotted line as a partner.<p>It can seem like an impossible …

Hire a Winning Employee: 5 Tips | Inc.com

You've read through resumes, checked references, and had multiple interviews. You think you've picked the right candidate--but you've been burned before. How can you ever be sure?<p>There are ways to determine if you've really got the right candidate according to Michael Houlihan. He and Bonnie Harvey …

29 Free Internet Tools To Improve Your Marketing

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Aren’t shortcuts just the best?<p>While everyone else takes the long way, you and your shortcut get to breeze right through, skipping a few steps and feeling pretty smart doing it.<p>Finding a good marketing shortcut feels especially great, considering all …

Leadership in the Age of Gamification and Wearables | Inc.com

The trend of gamification in the workplace could be a boon for your business, but if you're not careful, it could also curb creativity and dampen morale among workers.<p>Thanks to emerging software, employers can turn mundane tasks into games. For instance, you can award your employees points for …

9 Simple Things Great Speakers Always Do | Inc.com

Some people like to learn from mistakes. Others prefer to learn by finding out what <i>to do</i> instead of what not to do.<p>Case in point: Last month, I shared 10 phrases great speakers never say. A number of people emailed saying, "Great, but what <i>should</i> I do?" So I went back to Boris Veldhuijzen van …

Public Speaking

4 Traits That Separate Real Entrepreneurs From Wannabes | Inc.com

I invite entrepreneurs everywhere to read a post written by Ashish Sinha on the Indian tech entrepreneur blog NextBigWhat. He tells the tale of two entrepreneurs. One raised $5 million, moved to a swanky office, hired people with prestigious educational backgrounds, was in a hot space, and had …

8 Hiring Experts Reveal Their Favorite Interview Questions

Interviews are often stressful, but being prepared never hurts. Below, eight hiring experts share the questions they love to ask in interviews.<p><b>Who do</b> …

Intel Edison es el triunfo de la miniaturización para una nueva era de los "wearables"

Esta semana Intel ha presentado un curioso dispositivo: <b>Intel Edison</b>, que puede definirse como un PC completo del tamaño de una tarjeta SD estándar, …

Vision is Greater Than Sight | Inc.com

About 350 years ago, a shipload of travelers landed on the northeast coast of America. The first year, they established a town site. The next year, they elected a town government. The third year, the town government planned to build a road five miles westward into the wilderness.<p>In the fourth year, …