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Marketers from around the globe convened to listen to top marketers share insight and advice at the recent Marketing United conference.

The objective of the conference was to bring digital marketers around the world together to learn, network, and get inspired by some of the smartest minds in the industry.

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I'm job-hunting. Another recruiter told me to make sure and talk about how much I want the job.

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Is 2% OK with you?

That probably explains why many firms only achieve around a 2% response rate on their surveys.

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Internet marketing guru Alex Jeffreys learned this valuable insight into human nature from a mentor years ago.

As Alex Jeffreys took his mentor’s advice to find business success, he learned another valuable lesson.

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Starting out in business is tough. Rather than hiring a life coach, entrepreneurs are turning to business consultants who have experience starting successful companies or who are at least proficient at marketing to help make one successful.

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The SEC Speaks On Tokens [0.19]

Posted on July 26, 2017, 10:16 a.m. by AVC @ [source]

Yesterday the SEC issued a report of investigation finding that DAO Tokens are securities under U.S. law. This report sent shock waves across the crypto sector leading to roughly 10% declines in the major cryptocurrencies.

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So You Want To Be A Financial Advisor [0.20]

Posted on July 25, 2017, 4:58 p.m. by Forbes Real Time @ [source]

I am frequently asked what educational paths would be best for students to take in pursuing a career as a fee-only CFP® professional.

While the paths of successful advisors vary greatly, below are my thoughts for anyone currently in college or enrolling in college about what I advise and what I would have done differently.

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AI May Soon Replace Even the Most Elite Consultants [0.05]

Posted on July 24, 2017, 3 p.m. by HBR.org @ [source]

Over the next few years, artificial intelligence is going to change the way we all gather information, make decisions and connect with stakeholders. Over the next few years, artificial intelligence may exponentially change the way we all gather information, make decisions, and connect with stakeholders.

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Bradley Fauteux has spent the majority of his career finding ways to champion the environment and enlisting others in support of sustainability initiatives and the preservation of our natural resources.

Bradley Fauteux: I think that just like the business climate has adapted and been disrupted by the kinds of changes we are seeing in it (Uber, AirBNB, Tesla) the social enterprise is also ripe for this kind of disruption.

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Usefulness Content Freshness Summary "Tired of being overwhelmed by marketing advice? Customer, LLC: The Small Business Guide to Customer Engagement & Marketing" was written to help small business owners break up with overly complicated, time-consuming, and distracting marketing advice.

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If you’ve thought about opening your own business, you might have begun to look for advice.

Opening your own business is often a learn-as-you-go process.

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As an entrepreneur and a parent, and someone who cares deeply about fostering the careers of young people, there's a question that often crosses my mind: How should young people set themselves up for success if they know they want to start a business one day? When venture capital leader Sonja Perkins joined me at the Hint offices in San Francisco for a chat about entrepreneurship, I realized she was the perfect person to pose this question to.

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When I ask new Framework Investing members that question, the most usual response is a collection of hazy impressions, anecdotes, and appeals to the dubious authority of “they” (e.g., “They said that the newest product would be a game-changer.”).

If you want to do better than 98% of all professional investment managers, turn off the cable business channel, cancel your subscription to your investment newsletters, and dollar cost average into the cheapest broad-based market basket you can find in the form of a low-cost index mutual fund or ETF.

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What you can learn from the best real estate blogs [0.33]

Posted on June 27, 2017, 1:30 p.m. by Garage @ [source]

Real estate agents are salespeople, and if they’re doing the job right, they’re out and about, meeting people, listing homes, selling homes and generating leads. They’ve positioned themselves as authorities in the neighborhoods they “farm” through their excellent written communications program, which includes The Coastal Real Estate Blog.

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But what if this person is also a college dropout?

Building a successful empire might take brainpower and dedication, but it doesn't require a college degree.

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Reid has been on the show before, and you might remember him as the co-founder of LinkedIn, and the partner at Greylock who invested early in Facebook, Airbnb, Zynga, and a bunch of other extremely successful startups.

On this new podcast, Reid shares his theories on how companies scale from zero to a gazillion, and he tests them with famous founders like Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook and Reed Hastings of Netflix.

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He is an 8-time CrossFit Games competitor, a 3-time Team USA CrossFit member, and — among other athletic feats — he has deadlifted 550 pounds, squatted 450 pounds, and performed 64 pullups at a bodyweight of 210 pounds. He is the founder and CEO of NC Fit, which has more than 20 locations in 8 different cities.

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Networking Like a Pro [0.16]

Posted on June 8, 2017, 1:28 a.m. by Women on Business @ [source]

I think we can all admit that as much as we may not like it, networking can be crucial to success in business, regardless of the industry you are in. But you don’t want them to think that is your only motive for wanting to connect with them.

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How to Get Started in Real Estate Investment [0.19]

Posted on June 7, 2017, 6:36 p.m. by Small Biz Viewpoints @ [source]

Real estate investment is an attractive proposition for budding entrepreneurs, offering the opportunity to be your own boss and the potential for big returns on relatively small investments. While this can certainly be the experience of real estate investment for many, it can also go very badly wrong for those who are unprepared for the challenges ahead.

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Brooklyn Brewery CEO and Co-Founder Steve Hindy talks about his path and his advice for entrepreneurs.

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