Why We Pulled Out Of $50k In Funding Two weeks ago we received an email from an accelerator we applied to:

They had placed us in the top 25 of over 1k applicants and wanted to do a follow-up interview that week.

Those startups, who ultimately ranked in the top 10, would receive $50k in funding.

We ended up taking that interview, which only lasted about 15 minutes, but a few days afterward, before hearing their final decision – we dropped out.

This article is about why we made that decision and our thought process leading up to it.
An Irresistible Offer: 4 Tips to Personalize Your Sales Funnel An irresistible offer is one that your audience cannot help but respond to. It’s compelling, it’s powerful and it drives action.
So, how do you craft an irresistible offer?

Actionable and original tips here, great post!
8 Essential Time-Saving Tools Every Online Entrepreneur Needs It's deeply troubling, right? There is always something new fighting for your time and attention. Being an entrepreneur, you have a lot going on -- from prospecting customers, to building an active and engaged list, to marketing your wares to the right audience. And you need to learn the ropes of multiple aspects of your business as you go.
Top 10 Drivers of Viral Content on Facebook Learn about the top 10 drivers of viral content on facebook and what's more likely to get shared a lot and become viral. Use them to your advantage.
NEW on Pinterest - use Pinterest Messages in your Marketing Get the info on the latest updates from pinterest, like introducing the pinterest messages- how to use them for your own advantage !
33 Expert Tips to Boost Fundraising Ideas and Crowd Campaigns Getting your fundraising ideas in front of people may be a little easier with the internet but it’s still not easy. Check out these 33 tips from the experts to boost how much you raise crowdfunding or fundraising.

School and Church fundraising has found a new home on popular crowdfunding sites like GoFundMe and Kickstarter. The sites get massive traffic from all over the world and can help your fundraising ideas go viral. I recently gave a webinar to the Manta small business community on how to use Crowd Funding, available free here.

While you can reach a bigger audience for your fundra
10 Proven Ways to Increase Traffic to Your Blog Everyone needs traffic to their blogs.

If you’ve been doing this a while then you probably have some methods that you’ve found work really well for you.

If you’re new though you might not be having a lot of luck or you could be like I was when I first started out. I kept reading how some sites would drive traffic to yours but they failed to tell me how.

In order to build a successful blog, whatever success means to you of course, you are going to need some quality traffic. Preferably targeted so that they’ll take those action steps you want them to take right!
Hootsuite: More Than Just A Social Media Monitoring Tool Hootsuite is a powerful social media monitoring tool. Did you know that Hootsuite can do more than that? Discover how to schedule post using Hootsuite.
Social media marketers: The good, the bad and the successful Learn what makes the difference between a good a bad and a successful social media marketer. You can change and be one of the successful ones, here's how!
11 Things That Successful Social Media Marketers Do Differently Here are the most important 11 things that makes successful social media marketers stand out, nowadays.
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