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How to Satisfy Your Customers When Your Product Is Delayed

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We came across this great article posted on business.com which was written by NATHAN RESNICK. HERE IS THE POST...

Contrary to popular belief, with the right strategies, introverts make great salespeople. Here are some tips to get more comfortable selling your product.

Picture a salesperson – what do you think of? Unfortunately, most of us will conjure up an image of a sleazy used-car salesman, an incessant call center employee, or a pavement-pounding 20-something knocking down your door with an offer that you just can't refuse.

Now picture an entrepreneur. What are you seeing? Likely a young, hardworking genius, probably a college dropout trying to make something brilliant happen in their garage. When the time comes, this entrepreneur has a killer sales pitch snatched from the lines of a movie. They have the drive and, let's face it, the flair and style to convince anybody of anything.
One common thread you probably imagined when thinking of the stereotypical salesperson or entre…

Ransomware Scams Have Raked in $25 Million

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Entrepreneur, a leading online website on entrepreneurship as a whole, posted a post written by Angela Moscaritolo. The post is narrowed arround the effect of ransomeware. Here are the content...
Ransomware is now a multimillion-dollar black market; the most prevalent ransomware strains have netted a total of $25 million, according to a study from Google, bitcoin security firm Chainalysis, the University of California at San Diego and New York University.

The ransomware ecosystem is currently "dominated by a few kingpins," like Locky and Cerber. Locky, the first ransomware to make more than $1 million per month, has raked in $7.8 million. Cerber, which ushered in the rise of ransomware as a service, is right up there as well; the strain accumulated around $200,000 per month for more than a year and $6.9 million to date. CryptoLocker, CryptXXX, SamSam, CryptoWall, AlNamrood, TorrentLocker, Spora, CoinVault and WannaCry are also raking in the cash. Exacerbating the problem is …

TOP 5 ENTREPRENEURIAL BLOGS OF 2017

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There is a saying that if you want to be successful then follow the footsteps of successful people. Gone are those days when you have to be in the same close physical proximity with someone to consider him a mentor, with the internet anybody can be your mentor. The internet is filled with stories and day to day live style of the world's wealthiest. But its always hard to know which blogs or sites are worth reading. Below are the top 5 blogs for entrepreneurs of 2017.
1. Quora Blog Site:https://www.quora.com/ Why it's so great: Quora is a Q&A site where experts actually take the time to seriously answer your questions. You can follow topics like "startups" and "entrepreneurship" and people like Fred Wilson or Mark Zuckerberg.  Answers get voted up by by the community so that only the best ones shine. Top answer by Robert Scoble:
I hang around high-profile people often. Here's some things that can help you connect:


Listen. If they say your idea sucks, liste…

IBM BANGIS BETTER TOMORROW

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IBM Bangis, a spoken word/motivational speaker, the creator of Self Reflection is here again with yet another episode of his motivational videos titled Better Tomorrow. No matter the problems in one’s life, one has got to have faith for a better tomorrow, IBM Bangis created this video with the aim of trying to give hope to the hopeless and clue to the clueless. Here is the content and the video.
In 1878, Sir Williams Preece, a chief engineer at the British post office was quoted saying “The Americans have need of the telephone but we do not, we have enough messenger boys to carry our mails”. In 1955, Variety Magazines were quoted saying “Rock and Roll will be dead and gone within a year” and this was in 1955

Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft was in 2007 quoted saying “There is no chance that the iPhone is going to get any significant market share, NO CHANCE” I could go on and on about famous predictions that went wrong, but come to think about it, what do all these people have in common?, t…

TOP 10 RULES FOR SUCCESS BY THE WORLD'S RICHEST MAN; BILL GATES

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Bill Gates is an American business magnate, who co-founded Microsoft, the world’s largest personal computer software company. He consistently rank in the top list of the world wealthiest people, he is one of the world best known entrepreneur of the personal computer revolution. He is also the world most generous philanthropist, who has donated over $28 billion to charity. Here are his top 10 rules for success. Have Energy: If you are going to start a company you need so much energy that you use to overcome your feeling of risk. At the beginning it’s going to look so scary especially given that you don’t have any experience as in the case for most startups, you are going to make a lot of mistakes but if you have so much energy rushing through you, you will be able to overcome your mistakes and that of your team, you will also be able to guide your team into achieving the desired result because energy is contagious. Have a Bad Experience: Bill Gates is a college dropout who dropped out of H…

Google plans to double headcount for cloud business in India

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Google, which has invested $30 bn on its cloud platform over the past three years, will open its first cloud region in India this year 


MUMBAI: Google plans to double its headcount in India for its cloud business this year as it gets ready to battle it out with Amazon and Microsoft’s dominance in the country, its top executive told ET. 
The public cloud services market in India is projected to grow 38% in 2017 to $1.81 billion, according to Gartner, as the market in country remains vastly untapped. 
“We are building our go-to market, which spans across segments and industries. This year we are doubling our team here and we will probably double this again as we move forward,” said Mohit Pande, country head - India, Google Cloud. He did not disclose the headcount in India at present. 
Google, which has invested $30 billion on its cloud platform over the past three years in building infrastructure, will open its first cloud region in India this year. This is where customers can choose to …

ARE YOU AN EGG, A CARROT OR A COFFEE BEAN? KNOW YOURSELF

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We were just about to start our meeting on what next to post when one of our colleague came in with Forefront magazine and showed us this very inspiring story about overcoming problems in life. Here is the content of the story.

As hard as it may be, more problems might actually mean a closer window of opportunity. There is a saying that every single thing happens for a reason and whatever does not kill us makes us stronger. A story by Alijo Sylvester. The story goes like this:
A young woman went to meet her mom to tell her about her life and how things are so hard for her. She was about giving up and had no idea how she was going to make it. She was fed up of fighting and struggling. She complained of how after a problem, straight comes another one. Her mom called her to the kitchen. She filled three pots with water and put them on fire. The first pot, she placed carrot, the second she placed egg and the third she placed ground coffee bean. She let them boil without saying a word. In abou…

IBM BANGIS- Self Reflection

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IBM Bangis is one of the most in-demand speakers in Kaduna, Nigeria. He has spoken in several seminars and conventions organized by both his company and other organizations. His story of sticking to his dreams and in the process of achieving them makes him one of the most dynamic, inspirational speakers. Ibrahim has the ability of keeping his audience entertained, inspired and left with determination that will remain long after the events are over.
Ibrahim’s mission in life is to help millions of people live the life of their dreams. He recently released a new spoken words video titled Self Reflection. Here are the contents:
There is a quotes that states “Attract what you expect, reflect what you desire, become what you respect and mirror what you admire”. Jim Rohn (RIP), had the following to say about self-reflection. Self-reflection is a humbling process that is essential to finding out why you think say and do certain things in a particular way. He ended one of his key speeches by ask…

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