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Reminder: Self-promotion is not allowed in comments (or anywhere in this community.)

We encourage members to comment, welcome, and help other members but please do not promote your own business on someone else's post. Unless the person who posted specifically asks for recommendations of a service you offer, it is considered spam to offer your business solutions.

I'm seeing a lot of this lately. In particular, people are offering loans and websites to new members who post their Member Introductions. If the member who made the post did not specifically ask where they could borrow money or get a website made, do not offer those suggestions!

[If a member does ask for specific recommendations, then is it fine to offer your company as a solution. That would not be considered self-promotion or spam since someone asked.]

These types of comments are deleted and the members who do this are being banned from the community and, in some cases, are reported to Google as spammers.


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Got it!
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Telsec Business Centres

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Kid Entrepreneurs Kits? One of our office tenants sent us this link to a TV interview with a Harvard MBA who created these Venture Kits to teach children about starting a business.
The reason we are posting this here, is to find out what other entrepreneurs and business owners think of this concept. More importantly, would you encourage your children to become an entrepreneur with a kit like this?
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Too awesome! I love the idea. I would have given this to my children when they were little. 
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Prashant katiyar

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Hello everyone

I am in a business of android development, website development and software development for last 4 years this community is very active hope i will get some suggestions on how to grow my business, how to freelance my services out of my country. Suggest me some good ideas i will appreciate if someone help me.

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Oliver Gwynne

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Post Project Steps 2: Testimonials

There is an old saying that you are only as good as your last project and I think there’s some truth in that. It’s important that after a project has ended you get the most out of it in getting you more work. One way of doing that is getting a testimonial.

Show Your Support

It’s always a good idea to phone your client up about a month afterwards just to check up on them and whatever you’ve done. Ensure that they haven’t had any issues, how your X was received etc. Undoubtedly they will be expecting you to ask for more work but if you come at this from a sincere place then I think it puts you a cut above most suppliers.

Surprisingly Difficult

In terms of getting a testimonial it can be surprisingly difficult. Even if your client was over the moon with your service they still not be able to find the time to go online and give you a good review. That’s why in most cases I would suggest that you write one for yourself and ask them to copy and paste it. Most people will make small changes to the text but be happier to post it then sit down and write one for you.

Oscar Nominations

We all want a glowing review, but I would think of specific issues you want to address or skills you’ve demonstrated with this client. It needs to come across as realistic and not just empty praise. I don’t think people put all that much stock in testimonials these days, but having something short and sweet is normally the way to go.

Format

In order to give your testimonial more credence when displayed in literature, website, flyers etc You should have the quote, followed by exactly who said it and then normally a picture of them if you have permission and if not a logo.

Video

Video testimonials can be very powerful, again ensuring that people aren’t reading off a sheet but rather are giving you genuine praise is the key. In order to be cost effective you should organise a day in one location (your office if possible) and give people a little incentive to come along. (shopping vouchers will normally suffice) don’t take up too much of their time.

Testimonials should be honest, short and be relatively recent in order to be most effective.
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Sadaf Naz

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#Business school INSEAD has released its annual "Global Talent Competiveness Index" (GTCI), an annual benchmarking report that measures the ability of #countries to compete for talent.High ranking countries share key traits, including #educational #systems that meet the needs of the economy, employment policies that favour flexibility, mobility and entrepreneurship.In a list dominated by European countries, Nordic states perform particularly well, taking three of the 9 top spots.Take a look at the countries which made the #top of the #ranking.
Business school INSEAD has released its annual "Global Talent Competiveness Index" (GTCI), an annual benchmarking report that measures the ability of...
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RYELCA Inc

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Does anyone know a lender that offers vendor financing for general contractors? We are aware of ones that provide for equipment and larger ticket items. We are looking for that company that can provide financing for the kitchen and bathroom remodels etc... Vendor financing where a product and service are combined.

Any suggestions would be much appreciated. Thanks in advance.
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I have found local credit unions to be fairly progressive in this type of thing. You may wish to explore those in your area, as a best option.
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Lilach Bullock

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Do you want to generate more quality, targeted leads for your business? One of the best ways to generate quality leads is through content marketing - Check out my latest guide on how you can use content marketing for lead generation here and please share if you've found it useful :) https://goo.gl/jcmZ0K
Want to improve your lead generation and make more conversions? Lilach Bullock shares her top tips for how to use content marketing for lead generation
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Hi there have you been contemplating the repairs and projects you want completed on your personal or commercial property? If you would like examples of past projects and a listing of our offered services please have a look at our Facebook page, www.facebook.com/OneidaPropertyRemodelingandRestorationLLC we have around 500 pictures in our photo album as well as reviews and comments from past customers. We are located in Grand Ledge,Michigan just outside Lansing, Michigan. We offer Senior Discounts and Veteran Discounts. As well as Special Discounts from time to time. We look forward to hearing from you and scheduling your project.
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Adithya Sarma

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Here,we are with some social motto towards India.
Check out our progress @ fb.com/padaayi

check our website www.padaayi.in for more info.

we expect your ultimate support to reach our goal.
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Welcome to the community +Adithya Sarma​! You need to explain what your business is instead of expecting out members to click your links to find out.
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Swiss Multi Investment Limited

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Swiss Multi Investment flour mills is a new flour mill in Nigeria, our organization produces the smi flours and drinks in Nigeria, we produce all types of flours ranging from Beans flour, Plantain flour, corn flour, wheat flour, yam flour and cassava flour (elubo )and drinks like Zobo, and Moringa soft drink with 100% fruits and alkaline water. NAFDAC approved. We sell also raw and canned food items, spices, yam, black pepper, Cloves, White Pepper, Nutmeg etc Presently looking for international market for exporting of our products. Contact us: Email: sminigltd@gmail.com, 
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Welcome to the community +Swiss Multi Investment Limited!
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Phillip Williams

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We are enough capable to extract millions of database from online business directories.

We can show you a FREE sample. You can drop me email on info@webscrapingexpert.com or Skype on nprojectshub
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Welcome to the community +Phillip Williams!
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Shina Charles Memud

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Hi everyone, I'm making a survey with a friend to understand traveler's experience when converting money.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSem1JSEREPgcLPLPQs7DLrgWUQNf-guImTOTQ7Nc-9cuf5Hog/viewform


I'll appreciate your contribution.


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Traveler's experience converting moneyWe are trying to understand the experience of travelers when exchanging or converting their money, is it expensive or not using bank or destination local ATM or local exchange services. How do you manage your currency conversion?
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Sadaf Naz

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Just as there are #B2B #business #opportunities on main street and in big urban areas, similar opportunities exist that are mainly online. The internet offers so many different opportunities for #entrepreneurs that you can build a B2B #business entirely on the web. And there are no shortage of options out there either. Here are 50 different B2B businesses you can start #online. #airsassociation
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Crowdfunding Marketing

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Help to create the second issue of CREATIVEBLOCH ART magazine for 2017 to support emerging artists!

Find out more at the link & get the awesome rewards!

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Help us create the second issue of CREATIVEBLOCH ART magazine for 2017 to support emerging artists!
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Plitz Corporation

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Hi, thank you for allowing me to be part of this group, this is my last project. I hope to be in touch with you and help you with your projects, as I'm sure I will receive important information from you. Have a great day. http://gotplitz.com/project/boutique-colombia/

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Welcome to the community +Plitz Corporation!
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Digital B2B Services

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How can I build long-lasting relationships with my customers?

Personalize!

Have you ever thought why Nike is offering full customization on most online orders or why you can configure all the features you need on your new, Audi, BMW or Mazda? As tailor-made solutions are more appealing on specific target markets, they try to create a critical selling point that would become the reason of preference against their competition. Mass production companies developing one-of-a-kind product offerings might sound oxymoron but it makes perfect sense when thinking of the difference it makes and the quality of the relationship built with the customers.
The same happens in services were the most desired ones are personalized to fit clients tastes and preferences as in safety, hospitality or digital services. Lawyers, accountants and other service professionals also practice personalization every day.
When the client feels considered and well taken care of a stronger bond is developed, almost like in personal relationships, with the company. This relationship does not only boost sales but also creates a significant competitive advantage that is less likely to be broken under pressure. This is why keeping your customer pampered - offering options that others do not – has become one of the key elements of business growth.

Original article in: http://digitalb2bservices.com/Personalization_b_25.html
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Griffiths Web Design

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When you wake up in the morning are you a morning person or are you like me (a demon with signs that say do not approach, until I've had a cup or few of coffee)?
If your like me how do you motivate yourself to be human again?
And If your a morning person how do you do it?
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+Dawn Garcia A very practical way to start the day. I think I may have to give it a go, thanks for the tip!
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