Posts Tagged ‘america’

Biz Dev – Part II – 3 Business Development Tips For Success

Here are three business development tips you’ll need to be successful: 1) make the f’ring phone call, 2) have something the client wants and 3) actually deliver on what you said you’d deliver. That’s right, sounds simple but hey that’s the fun of having the rubber hit the road.

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Biz Dev – Part I – Know Where You’re Going or At Least Move!

Some say marketing, some say sales, some say business development. The sale happens where these three come together. Your marketing is the physical manifestation of your strategy; it’s the web site, brochures, videos and ads. Sales is the stuff inside the web site, brochures, videos and ads. And, business development, we’ll that’s a fancy term for when you get your butt out of the office and start knocking on a customer’s door.

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New Patent Law Embraces First to File, un-American July 4th

The new patent law which recently passed the House and Senate in order to make US patent law more in line with international patent law will change the US patent system from one of First to Invent to one of First to Patent – a change which will benefit established companies and smother innovation.

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Understanding America – Part III – 5 Things You Need to Know

5 tips on understanding America. 1) It’s a huge market, 2) People have money and credit cards (businesses too), 3) Everyone speaks one language, 4) It’s one culture and 5) It’s easy to do business in America compared to many other places.

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Understanding America – Part II – How To Incorporate (or how easy it is to get things done)

Incorporating in any country in a daunting task but the easy with which one can do this in the US is truly astounding. In Europe it might take you 56 hours (7 days) to incorporate. In the US it takes less than one hour and that includes getting your official EIN number (Employer Identification Number). It really is as simple as 1-2-3.

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5 Simple Mistakes That Can Derail Your Startup

Five simple mistakes that most startups make are completely avoidable and can be fixed in less than 5 minutes.

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Understanding America – Part I – The Billion Dollar Sure Thing

A way is presented for European entrepreneurs (and Americans also) to look at the American market in a way that will permit them to identify billion dollar opportunities.

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Guide to Newspapers – Humor as insight

Making the point that you can use humor to 1. make a point, 2. stimulate a conversation or 3. make someone laugh. Enjoy April Fool’s Day!

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