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Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems like Salesforce.com provide on-demand software via the Internet and are changing the way entrepreneurs leading growth companies serve, interact, and track online their potential and existing clients.
Every marketing plan starts the same way: by defining the target customer. Only then can an entrepreneur figure out the best way to reach them. Naturally, different types of target customers, or audiences, require different media and campaigns -- referred to as a promotional mix -- to reach them most effectively and efficiently. This tool takes a look at some different types of promotional media, and discusses the pros and cons of effectively reaching a target audience through each.
Need a marketing plan, but want it to be practical enough to get implemented? Here's a simple template billed as the "world's shortest marketing plan." It may be just what you are looking for.
Winning a bigger slice of the market is a good thing. Right? Maybe yes, maybe no. Geoffrey Moore shares his thoughts on how to evaluate your strategy.
Thinking about hiring in Canada, registering property in Armenia, or enforcing a contract in Denmark? This tool provides comparisons across 175 different economies.
Consensus, conviction, expertise, and an inspirational vision. "Smart" entrepreneurs may rely on the like, but they don't guarantee success. Guy Kawasaki shares ten ways of avoiding mistakes that happen in spite of the best intentions.
Success takes more than a compelling vision. As the leader of your company, you need to be able to implement your vision--train, prepare, and equip your team to live according to it.
Thinking about venture funding for your growing business? A VC lays out the steps and provides typical expectations on valuation.
Many entrepreneurs rely on internal bench strength to provide for future leadership. You can help ensure long-term organizational viability and avoid a talent crisis by exploring the benefits of building a best-in-class succession plan.
This article forecasts manufacturing costs for 2006 based on the price of commodities in some detail: energy (up); steel (down); stainless steel (down); electronics (flat). PC growth in developing countries will drive growth in electronics.
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