And the Equity Crowdfunding Race to Raise is Off and Running!


         Written by Locavesting's very own Amy Cortese On Monday the fledgling investment crowdfunding industry, led by some of the people who conceived of and pushed for what eventually became the JOBS Act, gathered on Capital Hill to mark the start of Regulation Crowdfunding (aka Title III). The … [Read more...]


      Got grit?


       Grit is that 'extra something' that separates the most successful people from the rest. It's the passion, perseverance, and stamina that we must channel in order to stick with our dreams until they become a reality. ~Travis Bradberry  Those who have grit have the commitment to finish what they start, to rise above setbacks, want to … [Read more...]


      Prince’s 10 Rules for Success


      One of the greatest gift artists bring to the world is their values and ethics. Artists come to be artists because of them and have a lot they can teach the world with them. This 8 minute video created by Evan Carmichael, assembled from a number of different guest televised appearances of Prince, does a great job of sharing Prince's … [Read more...]


      How Crowdsourcing Can Help Small Businesses


      You’re an entrepreneur and you have a vision that drives you, fantastic. The problem is, as a small company, the content you produce is often reviewed by one or two people. Hiring a consultant to fill in the gap will help a little. Yet even with this solution, the process is finite and contains the opinions and experience of only one … [Read more...]


      Is fear stopping you from building your brand through video?


      Why is it so many of us are afraid of being on film? God knows I felt this way at first, and still do after having produced and been filmed in almost 50 educational video's now. But I pushed myself to get through it because I had to if I wanted to take a step forward towards achieving my goals of sharing my knowledge and know how with a … [Read more...]


      Good to remember: It’s all a matter of perspective


      My husband I decided earlier this year we wanted to move. We live in a wonderful suburb presently, but our home is not within walking distance to anything. So earlier this year we prepared to list our home, research its value and put it on the market after deciding to move closer to my husband's work which will provide us with a wonderful … [Read more...]


      Are you selling for yourself or to pay the bills?


      Do you consider yourself a professional salesperson? When you look in the mirror do you say, 'I sell for a living and am damn proud of it'? Or do you shirk at the thought that your livelihood depends on your ability to sell? The lifeblood of every business is sales, period. Cash is king and sales his queen. Your ability to generate … [Read more...]


      Things Your Competitors Can Teach You about Mobile Apps


      Being in the same business and working for the same goals leads to competition. And one day or the other the fact needs to be accepted. The fact that our businesses may or may not be as successful as our competitors and while this can hurt – it opens an opportunity to learn. Instead of distancing your business from the competitors, … [Read more...]


      How to alienate your customers: A case study, Massage Envy


      There is an old saying that in business you are either growing or going. There is a lot of truth to it. Customers who love you and keep buying from you allow you to cover up a lot of your sins and mistakes you make in business. But at what point do those mistakes cross that invisible line and cause customers to lose 'that loving feeling' … [Read more...]


      The Ultimate Cheat Sheet on Mobile Applications


      The entire process of mobile application is pretty long to point out a cheat sheet for any one of the factors involved. Mobile applications per say is an ongoing process. This means that one needs to keep things handy at each and every stage of an application process. Be it application development or application marketing. This is … [Read more...]

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