Posts tagged tips for founders
How can you tell if your social media is working?

Whether you’re managing your own social media or hiring someone else to do it for you, it’s critical to be able to take a glance at your data and say “yes, this is working ” or “no, we need to change tact.” Key to making these strategic decisions is knowing what to look at and what questions to ask. If you’re still chasing likes and follows, this is for you.

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Do You Really Need to Invest in Social Media Advertising?

If you’re a business owner seeking opportunities to grow your company, you will have heard of all the great ways you could be paying to promote your business through ads on Facebook, LinkedIn and co. But is it for you? More importantly, is it really necessary? Isn’t social media supposed to be free?

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The Secret to a Captivating Elevator Pitch

What makes a captivating elevator pitch? Whether you’re trying to appeal to new customers or seeking investment, being able to pitch what you do in a compelling way is invaluable. If you find yourself rambling on and on and see people’s eyes glaze over as you talk about your company, try your hand at our worksheet!

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How To Workshop Your Mission and Vision

Having a compelling mission and vision to work towards and inspire your employees and customers can be incredibly powerful in keeping you going and growing that bottom line. Whether you’re a growing team or a company of one, today, we’re sharing how you can workshop your own with our four-step process.

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Building a company with purpose

“What’s your purpose? What impact do you want to make?” If you’re a cynic, these questions will probably put a skeptical smile on your face - and we understand why. For many companies, mission statements are just part of an arbitrary checklist devoid of any real meaning. At The EMMS, we define a company’s mission as an operational tool with far reaching consequences, including boosting motivation, enhancing team moral, connecting with customers and growing your business. Learn how.

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Getting Ahead When Business Is Slow

When business is good, life feels good! But what about when business slows down? Most businesses have a slow down in their business cycle. You could just wait it out, and it probably wouldn’t be the end of the world, but what might happen if you leaned in and made use of those quiet times instead? In entrepreneurship. the greatest gift is time. Time to pause, time to reflect, time to strategise, re-energise and find new focus. Learn how you could make the most of this time.

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How to use mind mapping to achieve your goals in 2019

Do you already use mind mapping? If you're busy working on your strategy for the year and feel a bit overwhelmed by all the directions you could take and the things you have to do, mind mapping can be a powerful tool to help you order your thoughts and find focus. Here's how you can do it.

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How to resource your start-up and scale your business

Most entrepreneurs have one goal: growth. But what happens when that goal starts to become a reality? Should you hire an intern or are there better ways to resource your start-up and scale your business?

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Is my business idea good enough?

They say you never know until you try. When it comes to starting a business however, a bit of market research can go a long way to get a pretty good idea of whether or not it’s actually worth trying beforehand. That may sound tedious, but it may spare your hours of pain and disappointment. So, let’s go through the basic steps you can take to conduct preliminary market research before launching your business and ensure success!

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What does it take to launch a successful business?

90% of start-ups fail! What sets successful start-ups apart? Based on our work with so many founders, a set of 6 questions started to emerge to evaluate the potential success of proposed ventures. Successful founders can answer all of them well. See if you can.

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