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13 Steps Small Businesses Can Take to Improve Their Cybersecurity

The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. 1. Do an Annual Security Check Work with a security advisor to do an annual check for vulnerabilities to […]

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15 Tips Small-Business Entrepreneurs Should Keep in Mind When Asking for Testimonials

The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. 1. Ask Upfront  I ask many of our customers during an initial conversation for a testimonial if we do […]

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14 Important Things to Remember Before Your First Livestream

The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. 1. Be Your Authentic Self  People lose this part of themselves when livestreaming for the first time. If you are […]

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Want to Reach Millennials? Try These 13 Marketing Tactics

The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. 1. Word-of-Mouth Referrals One of my companies runs events for millennials, and the strongest marketing tool we have is word-of-mouth referrals. […]

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12 Negotiation Tactics That Actually Work

The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses.   1. Be Honest and Don’t Oversell  Make sure to be honest and don’t promise the world. When you […]

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11 New Tech Gadgets to Watch

The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses.   1. HTC Vive  Out of all the entertainment options that my business showcases at events, the HTC Vive is definitely the most […]

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11 Cost-Effective Ways to Increase Engagement on Social Media

For small business owners trying to save money, what is one cost–effective way to increase engagement with customers on social media? The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and […]

12 Ways to Make the Most of Your Customer Data

How can small businesses with limited resources best use the data they collect on their customers? The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. 1. Tell the […]

The 15 Best Tools for Collecting Customer Feedback

What’s the best tool for soliciting feedback about your product, service or website, and why does it work well? The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. […]

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12 Ways Small, Relatively Unknown Businesses Can Use Technology to Attract the Best Talent

How can a small, relatively unknown business use technology to attract the best talent? The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. 1. Source Online and Build […]