Startup Cheat Codes: 7 awesome cloud-based tools that destroy unnecessary business expenses, wasted time and frustration.

[themecolor] Post by Ryan Gilbert: Startup Cheat Codes: 7 awesome cloud-based tools that destroy unnecessary business expenses, wasted time and frustration. Juggling 1-8 different roles as a small business owner can be daunting, but it doesn’t have to be.  Web apps have become powerful business tools over the past few years, sight unseen, right under…

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What are the best blogs on consumer psychology?

Answer by Ramit Sethi: Here are a few recommendations. I try to mix it up from areas like psychology, copywriting, sociology, pricing, conversion optimization, etc. http://danariely.com/ – Author of Predictably Irrational http://bly.com/blog/ – Bob Bly, copywriter http://conversionvoodoo.com/blog/ – Conversion optimization http://www.popeconomics.com/ – Psych distilled down for laypeople http://www.spring.org.uk/ – More psych distillations http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/ – NYT…

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How does Gilt’s business model work?

Answer by Matthew Carroll: Completely Reworked Answer that was published by the Business of Fashion: http://www.businessoffashion.com/2011/12/the-rise-stumble-and-future-of-gilt-groupes-business-model.html I ran a three part Forbes series:  The Rise of Gilt Groupe: [Part 1]  The Great Recession Fuels the Perfect Storm – http://bitly.com/tdkQHp [Part 2]  Gilt Ascends to Dominate the US Private Sales Landscape – http://onforb.es/twqCVS [Part 3]   Gilt’s…

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Sneak Peek @POOLTRADESHOW “Grow Revenue” Presentation

Interested in growing your revenue? This week, Thursday, January 16th, I’ll be speaking at the POOLTRADESHOW #SwimLessonsLA at the Smog Shoppe in Culver City, LA. Sign up here: http://www.magiconline.com/swim-lessons Special thanks to the FashionAccelerator 360 @FBA360 Here is a sneak peek to the presentation: Scaling Retail: Presentation at POOLTRADESHOW (1.16.14) “Grow Revenue” from Syama Meagher

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