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Grassroots marketing strategies can really payoff

"Hitch your wagon to the littlest star" could be the name of the marketing strategy used by the owners of Belly Maternity, a Denver boutique that sells maternity and baby clothes. They sent Angelina Jolie a "thank-you gift" for her humanitarian work. They also sent gifts to other pregnant stars like Gwyneth Paltrow, and Jennifer [...]

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Southwest Airlines Ticket Winner #2!

AND THE 2ND WINNER IS… Our congratulations go to davenny! You are our 2nd lucky entrepreneur to win two free round trip tickets on Southwest Airlines through our "Work Hard. Play Harder." Contest. davenny is a power networker as evidenced by both his high level of activity right here in the StartupNation community and his [...]

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The Scheherazade marketing plan – 1001 Arabian nights

The ultimate customer retention strategy can be found in the story of Scheherazade & 1001 Arabian Nights. Do you know the story? King Shahryar decides that all women are inherently unfaithful, so he has each wife murdered after the wedding night. This goes on for three years. The king’s wazir (the guy who beheads the [...]

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Must-have tool for a home business

Music! I had a home based business for over 12 years and there are many essential tools for success. But one that is overlooked is your music strategy. Music can inspire you when you need inspiration, calm you down when you need to take a deep breath & count to ten, transition you in & [...]

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Southwest Airlines Ticket Winner!

AND THE WINNER IS… (drumroll) Our congratulations go to bridalchic! You are our first lucky entrepreneur to win two free round trip tickets on Southwest Airlines through our "Work Hard. Play Harder." Contest. bridalchic is a part time entrepreneur and started it up with a company called The Bridesmaid Party after being in the bridal [...]

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