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Cut unnecessary expenses, save aggressively and visualize how you’ll get there. But don’t forget to invest in yourself and in relationships with other successful people. There’s a simple formula to follow if you want to become rich and successful: Earn more, spend less and save as much as you can. It sounds great, sure — but how, exactly does one do all that? The process starts…

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  Facebook is the unrivaled king of social media advertising. How could it not be? In terms of features, insights and targeting, it is unparalleled in the online world, making it the ideal platform to advertise your brand’s products and services. However, its greatness comes at a cost. For the average entrepreneur, the challenge of designing ads that stand out amid the glut of content littering their…

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I was attacked. I was violated. Last week, my wife and I discovered that our Discover account had been compromised and used for a number of fraudulent transactions. Luckily, we caught it early and notified Discover immediately. The issue was rectified swiftly and amenably.   Of course, as anyone who has been a victim of a robbery can tell you, even when all the stolen items are…

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So, you’ve decided to start a business, even though you’re young and don’t have much experience. That’s okay — in fact, it’s better than okay. There are a ton of advantages to starting a business in your 20s and 30s, including higher long-term potential gains and (generally) a higher level of energy and enthusiasm.   However, before you get too deep into your entrepreneurial endeavor, there are a…

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Gregg Brockway has launched major brands that address chronic problems in the travel sector. But it was the pain of moving house that led the co-founder of Hotwire and TripIt to tackle his latest venture. “We moved several times,” Brockway says. “Each time we moved, we would have furniture that just didn’t fit in our new house, and it was driving me crazy. My wife…

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    Do you remember in the past we were warned to be careful about being in debt because interest never stopped charging us, interest never slept, never took a day off, never took a holiday. Well the reverse is true, as well. Is your money making money while you sleep? Does it sound too good to be true? Since we still live in the…

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Are push notifications getting too pushy? Or are they the perfect ingredient to spice-up app engagement — when used sparingly? According to a recent study by Blueshift, personalized mobile push notifications receive a 2,770 percent increase in engagement compared to generic push notifications. Users today demand more than mobile outreach: In the face of endless advertisements and alerts, they want information relevant to their personal situation, location and…

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A lot of people tend to think of sales as being a technical, boring, nose-to-the-grindstone, “business-oriented” type of work. A job where you have to make your calls, crunch the numbers, talk to customers, work through the sales process and try to make quota each quarter. But the truth is, sales within a business can and should be much more “creative” and more of an…

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  One of the most common types of enquiry we receive in our day-to-day practice is about patenting of smartphone (i.e. iOS or Android) apps.  Indeed, if we had a dollar for every prospective new client who had rung up or emailed to ask how to protect their ‘million dollar app’ idea, we would have… well… probably more money than we have made from actually…

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