Growth

Everyone wants to grow their business. If only wishing made it so. Growing your company requires determination and flexibility. If you can establish achievable goals, and be flexible in how you pursue those goals, you can achieve anything. But don’t take our word for it. Check out some of the killer articles in the TYB Growth category for inspiration and guidance from people grinding it out in the real world.

Growth

Book Review: Tribes By Seth Godin

In my last Bloggertone post I shared with you a technique that I had just discovered for getting more out of the books that I read. The technique was called a "Net Out" where you write a one page overview of the book. I'd like to now share with you now my first ever "Net Out" which reviews the book "Tribes", written by Seth Godin in late 2008.
September 6, 2011 520 Reads share

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Getting The Most Out Of Your Reading

One of the areas I've struggled with and continue to struggle with, is how to get the most out of a good book, especially one in which I'm learning lots of new things that I might be able to apply in my life. The essence of the post is an overview of a technique called a "Net Out", in which you "distill the key insights from the book and then determine what you are going to do differently in your life as a result".
August 9, 2011 522 Reads share

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ROI Is Dead – Vive Le Roi!

When scrutinized, many arguments justifying ROI specifically delivered by social media are dead in the water. But it’s The Big One for businesses that are encouraged and cajoled to sink valuable time and/or money (usually both) into a digital tsunami they know is coming because their familiar shoreline has just been sucked out beyond their vision.
July 25, 2011 1,403 Reads share

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Pricing for a ‘Daily-Rater’: Some Issues And Solutions

Among other things, I carry out feasibility studies for start-up or developing businesses: sizing their markets, identifying important trends, doing competitive analysis and the like. Typically my projects are one-off and usually require between 3 and 10 days’ work.
July 21, 2011 1,183 Reads share

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Real World Social Media 101

could see how these two worlds were now merging into one another. They were inter-connected, compliemantary and coming to depend on the other. Smart business people would come to learn to spend their business life in both.
July 1, 2011 1,251 Reads share

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SME = Social Media Exhaustion: Dealing With The Deluge

While it is supposedly key to their success, SMEs often have an uneasy relationship with the Internet. It’s a problem with many dimensions. Maybe the logical answer is to find ways to empower SMEs to get the information they need. So here’s an idea.
June 21, 2011 553 Reads share