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Redefining Perfection

Redefining Perfection

Name of Social Enterprise and URL? Hello Perfect, www.HelloPerfect.com Who is the person? What is their background? Alexa Carlin, 20 Hometown: Wellington, Florida Majoring in business administration, minors in mass communications and entrepreneurship Currently a junior at the University of Florida Graduated from Palm Beach Central High School Alexa Carlin started her first business when [...]

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Business Startup 101: From Great Idea to Profit...Quick!

Creating Startup Success

A short authors bio Chris Gattis has helped hundreds of people just like you become successful entrepreneurs. He knows how to hone a business model, analyze its viability, launch a business and keep it growing. Chris applies his real world knowledge with the skill that only comes from years of experience. His wide range of [...]

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THREE FOR THREE!

Three For Three

I am in the unique and hectic position of having three (yes three!) companies in launch mode. They are G’Day Café pavlovas (www.gdaypavlovas.com), Henny Penny Soaps (www.hennypennysoaps.com), and Find My Treasures (www.findmytreasures.com). And for “fun” I’m completing my final six credits this Fall for my Master degree in management and administrative science! I conceived of [...]

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Launch Leads’ Keys to Startup Success in Bootstrapping

Launch Leads’ Keys to Startup Success in Bootstrapping

Launch Leads launchleads.com Launch fills its clients’ sales pipelines with qualified leads and scheduled sales appointments. Launch generates targeted lead lists, qualifies each lead, and schedules sales opportunities on behalf of its clients. Many entrepreneurs are familiar with starting a business from their living room, but few experience the thrill of consistent growth, little debt, [...]

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Batchbook Social CRM for Small Business: Go to Work — Work to Go

Batchbook Social CRM for Small Business: Go to Work — Work to Go

What is the name of your business and URL of you APP? BatchBlue Software, http://batchblue.com/mobile.html A brief synopsis of the smart phone app: With the Batchbook for Android app, users can track their Contacts, To-Dos, and Deals in their Batchbook database to ensure no information is lost while there are away from their desk. Users [...]

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The Company that is Changing the World of Finance

The Company that is Changing the World of Finance

Today, we interviewed Tony Aguilar, the Gen-Y Finance Guy, to discuss his business, Amiti Advising. Tony, tell us a little bit about Amiti Advising. Well, Amiti Advising is the first affordable financial planning firm that is focused on young professionals, young families, and college students. We launched this May, but have worked on the business [...]

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Art Empire on a Shoestring

Art Empire on a Shoestring

Okay, perhaps not an empire (yet) but a thriving art-based business in this economy? With very little capital invested? Why yes, it is indeed possible. mkc photography by Michelle Ciarlo-Hayes began, unofficially, in 2006 when all the pieces in my first fine art show sold out during the opening reception. I was shocked, but most [...]

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TownWizard Offers Big Innovative Opportunities for Small Towns and Entrepreneurs

TownWizard Offers Big Innovative Opportunities for Small Towns and Entrepreneurs

Some of the most innovative ideas derive from finding solutions to everyday problems. For Mike Ragsdale, it simply began as a hobby. After leaving the hectic corporate world and relocating his family to a tranquil area of beach communities along Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast, Mike soon discovered a plethora of treasures. His new community on [...]

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Young Entrepreneurs Tap into New Media Tools to Spark Business Venture Framework Media Strategies

Young Entrepreneurs Tap into New Media Tools to Spark Business Venture Framework Media Strategies

As Peter Kelly and Jeremiah Sullivan waved a sincere goodbye to their fellow graduates in Seton Hall University’s Class of 2009, the reality of a uncertain job-market began to really set in. Once immersed in academic study and propelled by bottomless aspirations, after completing their senior years in college, many of America’s recent graduates have [...]

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Lab42

Lab42

Sandbox Industries In the West Loop of Chicago, past Oprah’s headquarters and the meatpacking district, is Sandbox Industries. With its casual dress code, office-roaming dogs, and giant rhino statue, Sandbox is not your typical office space. Sandbox is home to a seed stage fund, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Venture Fund, and its own Incubator. [...]

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From Car to Cash-cow, How I Started All Things Equal on a Shoestring Budget

From Car to Cash-cow, How I Started All Things Equal on a Shoestring Budget

Name of your company and URL?                       My company is called All Things Equal. We develop and produce board games including 7 versions of Loaded Questions, Awkward Family Photos, The Greatest Day Ever Game and The New Yorker Caption Game. Our website is www.familyandpartygames.com but [...]

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T-shirts designed by kids, for kids, to help kids – It’s a family affair

As a hard-working entrepreneur, and like many fathers, Matt White of Ohio, has always struggled with the work/life balance. We all know the goal and purpose of a father is to provide for the family, but at the same time, the family often suffers the most when work seems to take priority. So, Matt had [...]

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Group Pricing for Business Owners on Services

What is the name of the site(s) and URL? GroupPrice operates at GroupPrice.com on the Internet A brief synopsis of the website / application ? Business owners can buy services and software that grow their online sales while cutting their costs in just 5 mins. Why did you start this company? To bring valuable services [...]

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Startup from the Ground Up : Practical Insights for Entrepreneurs – How to Go from an Idea to New Business

Meet Cynthia Kocialski, she is the founder of three technology companies in computer hardware and software. Currently, she is a business consultant for start-ups. What makes her unique is that she has experienced many start-ups and seen them from the inside out, including the day-to-day trials and tribulations, not just the milestones and status presented [...]

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Making You Money by Helping You Delight Your Customers

What is the name of the site(s) and URL? UserVoice – http://www.uservoice.com A brief synopsis of the website / application ? UserVoice knows that the best way for companies to succeed is for you to delight your customers. In order to please customers, companies need to offer quality products and services as well as undeniably [...]

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DIY Meets HR: The Skim-Milk Approach to Employees

What is the name of the site and URL? Our name is “docrobot DIY Documents”, and our website is at http://docrobot.co.uk. A brief synopsis of the website / application? If I walked up and asked you “How much do you make?”, you’d likely look at the number at the bottom of your pay slip and [...]

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Wa.ag – The Opportunity Engine – Facilitating Networking That Doesn’t Suck!

Name of your company? Wa.ag – The Opportunity Engine http://www.wa.ag   Date started? November 2010 What is your product or service? Wa.ag facilitates incentivized “flash networking” networking events in bars, clubs, restaurants and other venues during their slow days/times. Wa.ag was developed to address the shortcomings of traditional networking, while bridging the gap between online/offline [...]

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EnergizeGrowth NOW: The Marketing Guide to a Wealthy Company

About Lisa Nirell: Lisa is the “Chief Energy Officer” of EnergizeGrowth® LLC. She has helped B2B companies grow customer mindshare and market share since 1983. As a strategic growth expert and keynote speaker, Lisa has worked with hundreds of entrepreneurs, as well as Wells Fargo, Sony, Microsoft, OppenheimerFunds, and BMC Software. Within two years, she [...]

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Birthing the Elephant The woman’s go for it! guide to overcoming the big challenges of launching a business

A short author’s bio: I am an entrepreneur, author, and speaker on smart start-up strategies for small businesses. I started my own solo marketing communications firm after I lost my job with a consulting firm because I wanted a more independent work life that would allow me to pursue my writing and spend time more [...]

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Vappingo: The Words you Would Like to Have Chosen are Now Within Your Reach

  What is the name of the site? The name of our business is Vappingo. “Appingo” is a Latin word that translates into the English phrase “to add value”. The “V” stands for “virtual”. The name Vappingo suits our business because we operate in a virtual environment to add value to people’s written English documents [...]

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