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Posts Tagged ‘unique ideas’

Book Review: Crush It!

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By Christy - April 14th, 2010

This is a very inspiring book, suitable for anyone who has ever dreamed. ‘Crush It!’ is written by Gary Vaynerchuk a self-made podcasting, social media guru. He started out as an entrepreneur at a very young age (10 yrs old) buying and selling baseball cards. Inspired by his parents entrepreneurial spirit and his own talent [...]

Guilt-free indulgence

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By Christy - August 15th, 2008

I’m a student of human nature and it is fascinating to me to see how certain marketing techniques seem to really work on the human brain. One of these techniques is the Starbucks card. On many occasions I’ve been out with a friend to Starbucks and they’ve whipped out their Starbucks card when it came [...]

Getting customers to do your work for you

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By peterurban - August 5th, 2008

It’s a well known fact that how a business interacts with its customers is crucial to its success. Part of it is how you respond to a question or concern that your customer has – but businesses also have to be able to draw the visitor’s attention. One way of doing this is simply by [...]