Uber-fication and the future of on-demand services.

Uber, an on-demand transportation service, was launched in 2009. Since it started operations, it has transformed the transportation industry, while contributing to the virality of on-demand startups across the world. A huge number of companies have been founded declaring that they're the "Uber for X" such as the Uber for alcohol, the Uber for dog walking, …

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10 expert quotes on Uncertainty.

Various media channels are currently awashed with stories that indicates the uncertainty of the future due to Brexit. While most of them are interesting reads, none of the posts have tried to address, at the individual level, how to approach the future amid the current chaos. Find below 10 expert quotes on Uncertainty and how …

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3 sure-fire ways to navigate the Unknown

It is commonly said that people are afraid of what they don't know than what they know. Psychologists argued that its a trait common in us humans and developed from the dangerous way the world used to be, while others believe the unknown does not allow for control necessary for the conformity that knowledge brings …

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16 Free Online Tools for Business

As a business owner or staff, you always need business tools to enhance your productivity and enable you sell more, improve and grow your business. Its even beautiful when these great tools come at no cost at all to you! This article shared on practicalecommerce.com has 16 of such free tools that can help you …

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How to make it as a startup in a noise filled environment

Nowadays, the news is flooded with several stories of different startups achieving success, failing, learning, and closing a round of funding or hiring a new CEO. Several blogs have made huge successes from publishing or featuring these tech startups and how they are disrupting industries or influencing lives. So much buzz on social media about …

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Are you using these business features available on Facebook?

With over 890 million daily active users, Facebook is a key social media platform used by businesses in engaging their customers. Although it was established 11 years ago, there are some superb features you might not be using at all or to their full potential and that can be of great benefit to you or your …

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35 resources to help you become a Growth Hacker

"Growth hacking" is a common term among startups. It functions more like marketing but with a totally different focus, which is to grow a business. The hackers uses creativity, critical thinking and social metrics to increase the viral coefficient and help your company gain maximum valuable exposure in the shortest time possible. This marketing strategy is more …

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5 opportunities the Internet of Things will present for start-ups

The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the way we live and interact with our environment, as everything is about to be connected, from your refrigerator to your wristwatches and even a mirror. As stated by Roland Moore-Coyler, “Increasing amounts of everyday devices are finding ways to make use of the Internet and the data …

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Six steps in creating a social media marketing plan

In my previous post on "How to use social media platforms as a start-up entrepreneur", four ways in which social media can be used were shared. These platforms have been commonly used by organizations for marketing their products and services. In order to launch a successful social media marketing campaign for your start-up, you need …

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HOW TO USE SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS AS A START-UP ENTREPRENEUR

There is never a better time to start or grow your business than now judging by the social media statistics for 2015 as published by the Digital Information World. The internet offers a lot of promising opportunities as 3-5billion people are predicted to come online in the next 5years due to the world becoming increasingly …

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