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Why Half of all Startups Fail and the Surprising Secret to Success

Jill Soley, an executive at Issuu unpacks how we can get more startups to not fail. You’re an entrepreneur, with a great product. Maybe you’ve solved an important problem in the world. Or you’ve created a super-addictive app. But, for whatever reason, your creation isn’t flying off the shelves. You’re pretty sure it’s not a product...

Smart Hustle Marketing Conference 2021: Learn How Carlos Gil Helps Businesses Become Brands

The wait is over! Smart Hustle Marketing Conference 2021 is scheduled to go live on March 10, 2021, 11 am-2 pm ET. Produced by renowned small business growth expert, Ramon Ray, Smart Hustle Marketing Conference revolves around a wide range of topics relevant to small business success. If you haven’t registered for the event,...

Resilient Leadership: Thriving in the Unknown

Jennifer Maher, David Chang, and Meredith Schmidt spoke at the Survive and Thrive Summit about communication during COVID and how important it is during these challenging times. Hosted and produced by Ramon Ray of Smart Hustle Media, the first two Summits were held earlier in 2020. The next one will be in spring 2021....

Want to Be a Great Speaker? Public Speaking Advice from an Expert

Have you ever stepped up to the podium to give a presentation or make a speech? You might have felt a bit shaky, sweaty, or even considered bailing at the last minute. But there are people who are actual professional public speakers and do it on a regular basis. We’ve got some great tips...

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Essential Marketing Tips for COVID-19

Businesses of all sizes have had to shift their marketing efforts because of COVID-19. Small businesses in particular have had an especially hard time due to limited resources. We were lucky enough to sit down with a small business marketing expert, and hear her advice first-hand. So if you've been wondering what marketing tips...

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6 Powerful Strategies for Business Growth [Bonus Tips for Startups]

In 2008, Tyler Jorgenson was not in any position to give out strategies for business growth, as he is now. In fact, he was quite literally in the opposite situation. As the world was dragged down by a crash in the real estate and financial sectors, Tyler owned a real estate company and a mortgage...

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Mailchimp Update Integrates AI capabilities and Smart Tools for Entrepreneurs

The newest Mailchimp update integrates smart features into the marketing platform, including AI capabilities and a suite of familiar tools. Launched this week, the latest Mailchimp update promises smarter marketing for small businesses, including better managing and growing audiences. All in all, Mailchimp is highlighting nine key upgrades in its latest release. Continue reading below to...