Here are tips on how to build a successful side business according to James Fernando, CEO of shirt.ly.
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Enterprises are under siege from a rising volume of cyberattacks. At the same time, the global demand for skilled professionals sharply outpaces supply. Unless this gap is closed, organizations will continue to face major risk. Comprehensive educational and networking resources are required to meet the needs of everyone from entry-level practitioners to seasoned professionals.
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Plan: Branded content
Build an agile, strategic approach to digital marketing. Competition is fierce online. To win you need to Plan, Manage and Optimize digital channels against defined targets, SMART KPIs and a focused investment in content marketing, digital media and experiences. We believe an integrated digital strategy is essential to define new Segmentation, Targeting and Positioning for your online value propositions.
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Workforce Mobility is more popular than ever. For many businesses, it is not only a perk, but a strategic initiative. Having a mobile workforce doesn’t mean compromising on security, but it does require IT to rethink its security posture to take into account increased risks, training employees, ensuring best practices are instituted and having an actionable plan when things go wrong.
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Who knew that oddball business practices could help you reach professional triumph? The prof is in the CEO pudding: From Steve Jobs to Seth Godin, many high achievers’ habits are anything but conventional. Could adopting these entrepreneurs’ 5 weird habits launch you to business success?
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WordPress is the industry leader for simple yet powerful content management. If you’re shopping for a new content management system (CMS), or are building a new practice around one, there are many compelling reasons to consider WordPress. Check out all the ways WordPress can enhance content creation and improve your business.
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Step 1: Find your niche. Who will you help and why?
- Opportunities related to your passions and skills
- A target market with specific challenges
- How you’ll solve your target market’s challenges
- Potential demand for your offering
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Boomerang Employees will become accepted
- A boomerang employee leaves a company but returns at a later stage.
- In the past, almost 1 in 2 companies had a policy against re-hiring former employees.
- Now more than 1 in 3 companies say they are more accepting of them.
- Former employees are familiar with the company culture, don’t require as much training and can bring a new perspective.
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- Set daily goals and make sure to involve entire team daily.
- Co-market with non-competing businesses with similar clients.
- Send weekly emails to clients and prospects.
- Create bundled products or bundled services vs only individual choices.
- Get and promote customer reviews.
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No market need: Startups succeed because they are solving a particular problems users are experiencing.
Run out of cash: Startups can run out of cash not just when they are underfunded, but when they receive too much and spend recklessly.
Not the right team: Lack of motivation, expertise or common vision can all contribute to a startup’s undoing.
Get outcompeted: A combination of details, such as expertise, motivation or funding can lead to one startup outcompeting another.
Pricing / Cost issues: Some startups develop a great, but costly product, leading to underperformance in sales and revenue.
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