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True Social Entrepreneurship


While it is admirable to consider one’s actions as a social entrepreneur to work within the non-profit environment, I contend that if not as important, it is more valuable to work within the framework of for profit social entrepreneurship. Profit is NOT a dirty word! Such dedication to profit generating enterprises will cause a more lasting impact on the population, the economy and the sustenance of the globe as well. After all, it’s better to teach a man to fish than it is to give a man a fish. Charity and good deeds, while noteworthy have limited and time sensitive impact on the recipient and marketplace. While it may feel good to do good works of charity handing out food, providing shelter or funding social works repeatedly, the recipient may be better off learning a skill that can provide sustainable income to remove him from economic hardship. Why not focus on how to improve people’s lives for the long term, rather than “getting them through the week.” By merely providing short-term charity, consider long-term time investment in the betterment of society through entrepreneurship, and the creation of jobs. Continue reading

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It’s Not If, But When?


Today’s experts in the field have learned the truth that it is all about making a connection with an individual, rather than shot-gunning they are rifling their messages to consumers. Marketers and advertisers know exactly where the eyes are, and they are on their mobile devices. No longer, is the mobile phone a luxury or “for emergency use only” device, it is the extension of our communications abilities, our vehicle to connect. Continue reading

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Email, Social Media or What?


Time is a cost that most marketers seem to take
little notice of, unless they are using direct mail. The fact of the matter is,
all forms of communications take time to prepare, deliver, monitor and analyze
results for their success or failure. Time is the great equalizer, and therefore
is something that must be taken into account. While there are virtual assistants
that can Tweet, Post on Facebook or send out mass emails, there are costs
involved. Continue reading

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Customer-Centric Focus for Today’s Emerging Enterprise


READ MY LIPS! It’s all about the customer! Nothing done in any business should be without total consideration of the customer: for without them, there is nothing. Continue reading

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Making the Email Marketing Campaign Decision


Think about it; does it make sense to run an email campaign? That depends. First of all, there is the creation, the scheduling and the tracking of the data received as a result of it. If you read my recent article on your first email marketing campaign, you already know how easy it can be. Now, more than ever, at least since the very early stages of the web and email, it can become extremely profitable.

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Entrepreneur or Intrepreneur


“This article was originally published in The Growth Masters Daily (http://www.TheGrowthMasters.com), and is reprinted with permission. This article may not be reproduced in whole or part without including the name of this author and an acknowledgement of the fact the article was … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurship after Military Service


The Over-Caffeinated Entrepreneur Entrepreneurship after Military Service By David J Dunworth Your service to this great country is commendable, and now that you have returned, you need to go on with your life.  Depending on your individual situation, the job … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurship – Choice or Chance


  Here are some questions every worker in the United States (and abroad) should be asking themselves. ►  When is it a good time to become and entrepreneur?  ►  Should I risk becoming an entrepreneur? ►  Why become and entrepreneur? … Continue reading

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Ideas for Ideas for the Entrepreneur


“This article was originally published in The Examiner (www.examiner.com), and is reprinted with permission. This article may not be reproduced in whole or part without including the name of this author and an acknowledgement of the fact the article was originally … Continue reading

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Kick Starting the Start Up Part 3 of 4


As a reminder, here’s what we’re working on:  Part One  – The Idea – It’s Not Rocket Science (unless it is)  Part Two –  Plan Your Work, Work Your Plans Part Three –  Did I Mention Money, Honey? Part Four  … Continue reading

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