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Thought leadership can be an incredible way to build grow your business and build your brand. Thought leaders are seen as industry superstars, a sort of shining example of how to run a company. They are trust-worthy and reliable, and any input they have on their industry is taken very seriously. Positioning yourself as a thought leader is easier said than done. If you’re looking to grow your business through thought leadership, there are a few things to keep in mind.
The most exciting aspect of starting a business is seeing all of your ideas, dreams and hard work come to life. Now that it’s up and running, you need customers. When you’re starting, you probably don’t have a marketing team (or the budget to pay an internal marketer) to help generate leads and get the word out about your product. Making a sale without marketing is a really difficult and time-consuming task, so you need specific people devoted to your marketing efforts. Have you considered outsourcing your marketing team? Plenty of companies outsource their development, accounting, and customer service teams. Below, we discuss some of the benefits that an outsourced marketing team provides.
There’s a common stigma in the sales world that top-performing reps need to be Type-A, extroverted personalities. When we think of the ideal salesman or saleswoman, we’re imagining a smooth talking, outgoing, loud, and confident person. While these sales traits are true on many levels, effective salespeople come in many forms.
As a company, Marketing Eye has been a company who believes that growth is imperative to keep employees engaged, stay ahead of the curve and invest in areas such as innovation and technology – but this is all not easily funded.
I came across a company recently that sparked my attention:Kabbage.
Insights into entrepreneurial adventures are never dull
Don’t be afraid to try something new, because you’re scared that you aren’t going to be good at it. As Nike says “Just Do It”! People fail all the time and when they do they only become stronger. It is because of the mistakes we make we learn what and what not to do moving forward. It goes off the phrase “you don’t know what you don’t know and you wont know until you try”
Fear and insecurities are the single biggest threats when becoming successful. Fear it’s self can significantly paralyze you and your business growth.
We love reading here at Marketing Eye, so we put together five books that would help any professional gain some new ideas and perspective.
Then of course, there are the dreamers who do nothing more than talk about their aspirations and never act on their aspirations. Being an entrepreneur takes a lot of fixed determination, bravery, and thick skin. There are a lot of people that want to see you fail and think that you can do it. Prove them wrong! For an entrepreneur, that's all part of the parcel, and what motivates us to actually deliver upon what may have first started out as just a good idea.
Below are a few things that motivate entrepreneurs to start their own business.