Category : Startups

Monday Motivation For Entrepreneurs – Survey

Monday’s back again…if only there was a day in-between Saturday and Sunday! If you’re looking for a bit of inspiration, or maybe some motivation to get through your day, you’ve come to the right place. With some help from our friends, we’ve found out what keeps momentum up when the going gets tough. We’ve searched for key figures within a range of industries to find the best motivational quotes for your Motivational Monday.

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What Makes an Entrepreneur? – Survey

What do you think really makes an Entrepreneur? What is the real defination and why does it really matter? We carried out a survey to see what other business owners really thought. Everyone we asked seemed to have different ideas on what it should or shouldn’t mean, what it requires and what sacrifices they were willing to make in order to make it work . Is being an Entrepreneur an Ideology characterized by innovation and risk-taking or is it a set off skills and values you are born with?

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Make or Break Advice for Entrepreneurs

Are you looking to grow your company in 2016? With a growing population of entrepreneurs, and a vibrant online community of people sharing the tricks of the trade, we took it upon ourselves too reach out to other companies to find out what advice they would share with others! Here’s what they said

Some key points from our survey;

  • Don’t fear a challenge or competitors that are bigger than you
  • Learn to listen
  • Create a support system
  • Learn to see the bigger picture
  • Don’t be afraid to ask for help

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Scaling A Startup: Structuring Your Passion

Startups, and the founders behind them come in all shapes and sizes, but one common trait that unites us is our rage against the ‘status quo’, and against the rules that keep things the way they are. At it’s core, startup culture champions the Pareto Principle (the ’80:20 rule’), the potential of which is repeatedly demonstrated through Red Bull-fuelled hackathons that puts the traditional development cycle on steroids.

Is it scalable? How will our competitors react? Which market segments should we approach and how? We’ll figure that out later – right now all I know is, it sounds cool so let’s do it.

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Social Media Workflow

A Realistic Social Media Workflow for Busy People

Like many people involved in technology, I find myself juggling a number of social media accounts across different platforms…in total there are around 10 accounts I should be publishing to on various levels of frequency whilst also keeping on top of the core of my business. How do you stay on top of your social media responsibilities whilst also juggling everything else?

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8 Tips For Running a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

When it comes to raising seed investment for your startup, Crowdfunding, is all the rage right now. But what exactly is it, what are the advantages and disadvantages of this new and relatively untrodden route, and how can you increase your chances of success? Having raised £200,000 for Synap last month, I thought I’d share some of my top tips for success!

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Social Media tools for Startups

A Realistic Social Media Workflow for Startups

Like many people involved in technology, I find myself juggling a number of social media accounts across different platforms…in total there are around 10 accounts I should be publishing to on various levels of frequency whilst also keeping on top of the core of my business. Maintaining a consistent stream of high quality content can be difficult, but luckily there are some great tools to help – here are some of my personal favourites!

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