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Nate Nead

4 Ways to Invest in Yourself As an Entrepreneur

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship / January 28, 2021
When you're a business owner, you tend to think about investments a lot. Here we discuss how entrepreneurs can invest in self-improvement.

In the business world, we spend a lot of time talking about investments, diversification, and training. But we rarely discuss these terms within the context of our own self-improvement. Perhaps it’s time we begin? You are your greatest asset. Money, intellectual property, products, and employees are great…but you’re nothing without your own knowledge, wisdom, and expertise. And if you’re going to be successful for years to come, you…

5 Local Marketing Tips for Small Businesses

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / January 22, 2021
These five local marketing tips will help you scale relevant traffic and customers to your local retail business. Click here for more detail!

Small businesses often bite off more than they can chew. The internet does do a pretty good job of tearing down geographical borders around markets. However, there’s still something to be said for starting small and local — then expanding. This requires a targeted local marketing strategy. What is Local Marketing? As the term insinuates, local marketing is a marketing strategy that emphasizes a specific geographical market of…

How to Write the Ultimate Guest Blog Post

by / ⠀Blog Finding Customers / January 15, 2021
In this post, we'll discuss how to — and not to — use guest blogging for link building and SEO. Click here for more detail!

When it comes to content marketing, most businesses focus on their own website’s blog or branded social media accounts. They often forget to expand their reach via other strategic avenues. And if there’s one area that I see so many entrepreneurs and marketers neglect, it’s guest blogging. Why write a guest blog post? Guest blogging, which is basically the practice of writing content under your name and publishing…

How to Grow Your Startup in 2021: 4 Cheap Ways

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / January 15, 2021
You want to grow your business in 2021, right? Of course you do! Here are four sure-fire tips to assist you as you look toward the future.

When you are starting a new business one question comes up: how to grow your startup in 2021? With a new year comes anticipation, expectation, and excitement. Even though there’s nothing technically special or unique about the calendar flipping from December 31 to January 1, it flips a switch in our collective brains to push the pedal down a little harder and pursue our goals with greater focus.…

What Makes for a Scalable Business?

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / January 4, 2021
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There’s no textbook formula for building a successful scalable business. There are, however, sound principles that lay the groundwork for success that make it easier to build a thriving company. One of these key building blocks is something entrepreneurs refer to as scalability. If you can build a scalable business, you’re dramatically increasing your odds of building a successful business. In this article, we’re going to explore precisely…

A Gritty Formula for Building an Online Audience (Where None Exists)

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / December 10, 2020
How do you build an audience for a new website or startup? In this article, we share multiple methods for maximizing your online audience.

When you have an existing online audience, the path to growing that audience is fairly straightforward. But when you have no audience to speak of, trying to build one up out of nothing can feel like an impossible challenge. In other words, it’s much harder to go from zero to 100 than it is to go from 100 to 1,000. Where do you even start? A Roll-Up-Your-Sleeves Strategy…

5 Reasons Why Small Businesses Fail

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Finding Customers / December 2, 2020
Most startups fail, but understanding why businesses fail can be helpful for avoiding business failure in your company. Here's what to avoid.

Small business failure is a harsh reality. Every entrepreneur starts a business with the best of intentions. But intentions alone aren’t enough to launch and grow a successful company. The reality is that most businesses fail and the only way to ensure your company is successful is to push past these risk factors. The Reality of Failure Success stories such as Facebook, Airbnb, and Tesla often get glamorized…

What Goes Into a Piece of High-Quality Content?

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Finding Customers / November 25, 2020
High-quality content is critical for generating traffic, leads, and sales for your online-based business. Here are some best practices.

Blogging previously provided brands with a competitive advantage. Today, you need a blog presence just to remain competitive in the larger marketplace. And the type and quality of content you produce will ultimately dictate the results you get. The 7 Ingredients That Go Into High-Quality Content An estimated 4.4 million blog posts are published on the internet every single day. It’s no longer enough to write content —…

4 Things That Might Be Holding Your Business Back From Success

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / November 13, 2020
These four success killers might be holding you and your business back from achieving the results you desire. Here's what to guard against.

Growth isn’t the be-all and end-all for businesses, but it sure is important. If you want to build the sort of business that impacts others, provides financial support for many, and creates value for the community, you can’t sit still and rest on your laurels. Growth is a necessity. 4 Factors That Could be Holding You Back Growth rarely happens by accident. You have to be intentional about…

6 Straightforward Ways to Build Brand Credibility

by / ⠀Personal Branding Startup Advice / November 4, 2020
When it comes to building an online brand, credibility is everything. Here we outline several ways to build online credibility for your brand.

When it comes to building a brand and amassing a loyal following of customers and “raving fans,” credibility is everything. Your brand must be seen as trustworthy and credible. Otherwise, your company’s foundation will reflect nothing more than a house of trembling cards. The big question is, how do you establish credibility when you’re still relatively unknown in the larger marketplace? 6 Brand Credibility Tips and Techniques Credibility…