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social media

Taylor Harrington Takes Us on Seth Godin’s Social Media Journey

Seth Godin has one of the biggest email newsletters in the world. However, Seth Godin doesn’t have much of a social media presence. What social networking activity he does has seemed to be mostly automated, reposting directly from his blog, and there wasn’t much custom content for social media platforms. Until one day, there...

mission

More Than Words: The Art of Balancing Mission and Margin in Social Enterprise

“Why books, Jodi?”  “Why not books, Ramon?” There is money to be made in books! Jodi Rosenbaum, Founder and Executive Director of More Than Words, says they are selling them to the tune of $3.7 million a year. She says every book that they receive is in the hands of young people that they’re giving jobs...

8 Power Tips To Increase Holiday Sales. Insights from Yahoo’s eCommerce Ninja.

Selling online is not easy, it's hard work. However, thousands of businesses, every day are finding success in selling online. One of the leaders in helping businesses sell online is Yahoo Small Business and I just had a powerful discussion with Maria Melo, of Yahoo Small Business about how to increase holiday sales, this...

How One Entrepreneur Empowers Adults With Disabilities Through Art

This year at NetSuite's SuiteWorld, Ramon had a chance to sit down with a number of fascinating entrepreneurs. One of them was Ann Kappes. About Creativity Explored Creativity Explored gives artists the space to create, and a space to show off their work. This is a rarity, as many studios focus on just one of the...

reports

Julian Love on Reports and Making an Impact in Your Business and Your Community

Ramon Ray caught up with Julian Love, the Chief Business Officer for St. HOPE at NetSuite’s SuiteConnect. St. HOPE is an organization, a family of nonprofits that focus on revitalizing Oak Park, Sacramento through public education and economic development. They run a K-12 charter school network, a real estate portfolio, and they invest in...

Can Magic Help You Grow Your Business? Maybe, But Differentiation Definitely Can

Mark Levy is the founder of Levy Innovation LLC, a positioning and branding firm that helps thought leaders grow their personal brand and business. Mark says he typically works with 2 types of clients.  The first: those who are already famous before they reached out to Mark, and he helped them differentiate and...

Attention To Customer Details Is Her Secret to Success for this Domestic Staffing Company

The name you give your business, hiring the right people and a focused attention on customer details are just three of the many things that Donna Morris, of Xtra Pair of Hands DC has done to grow her business. One of the favorite things I like about being a global speaker is meeting thousands of...