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How to protect yourself from a fraudulent employer
Despite the versatility and variability of the labor market (homeworkers, distance workers, and so on), most of our compatriots, awakening themselves with hot coffee and courageously withstanding the crush in…

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Useful self-deception: making work a game is the only way to survive
Nobody was born to work. Most children from wealthy Russian families aged 18-24 experience a dramatic and often shocking transition from the state of "I live, I wonder, mom and…

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McDonald's Marketing Tricks
When the phrase "fast food establishment" is pronounced, what comes to your mind first? Of course, McDonald's. This worldwide network has captivated all major cities. Despite the fact that many…

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How to present a project to a customer who does not understand your work?

So you made a website design, drew a logo or wrote a text for a landing page and discounted the result to the client. But your work did not seem to him a brilliant revelation, like you. Ludicrous comments begin (what he carries), inappropriate changes are made (I won’t even add this to the portfolio), and relations may be broken (I don’t work with this inadequate anymore). To avoid misunderstanding and correctly convey ideas, follow the plan from the article.

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How to set a task for a designer and not go crazy

I work as an art director at an interactive agency and teach beginning designers in online courses. From experience I know that working with a designer can be a source of amazing discoveries, and can turn into a headache, deadlines and a spoiled project.

A common cause of problems is an incomprehensible task: the manager and designer do not understand what they want from each other. This is today’s article. It will be useful if you have had to return the task to the designer at least once in the last six months, because he did something wrong.

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what is motivation, or How to sell to people with different dominant motivation

After reading a motivating article, some people crush the mountains, while others go back to the sofa. This is because people have different dominant motivations. I’ll tell you how to determine your type and learn to understand buyers. The article is useful to a wide range of readers, but especially to entrepreneurs.

Table of contents:
In which part of the brain is motivation hidden
Test for determining the dominant motivation
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“You are a marketer, I trust you” – how the business wanted to enter a new market, but in the end lost the website and money

Trusting people is good. But if you have a business, do not do it better. The article describes the real story of how a gullible businessman made a number of mistakes that cost him dearly:

He designed the site and social networks for another person, because of which he had to create everything anew.
I did not conclude an agreement with specialists, ran into a fraudster, lost money.
I did not want to help the marketer in the work on the project – I leaked money and delayed the deadlines for the project.
I did not prepare the sales department to launch a new service – I lost customers.
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Mistakes in finances that put a business at risk

Here is an entrepreneur opened a business. Developed a sought-after product, conducted market research, found its target audience. Passed packaging courses and made a cool website, hired cool sellers.

And in less than three years the company closed. That’s the end of the tale.

And this is not fiction, but statistics: 97% of small businesses are closed within three years. Most likely, the percentage would be much less if, in addition to sales, innovation, marketing and packaging, entrepreneurs paid more attention to finance. Therefore, we asked the chief editor of “Neskuchny Finances” Ilya Eremin to help understand the financial nuances of business. His word! Continue reading

what is motivation, or How to sell to people with different dominant motivation
After reading a motivating article, some people crush the mountains, while others go back to the sofa. This is because people have different dominant motivations. I’ll tell you how to…

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Subscription shopping services. Success Mechanics for American Projects
Businesses with a subscription model grow like mushrooms, and this looks logical: with the “subscription” approach, both entrepreneurs and consumers win. Once convincing a customer to join, the service should…

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How do charitable foundations earn
We all often see various advertisements of organizations involved in helping people with disabilities, orphans and animals. On the streets, promoters handed out leaflets calling for help to tidy up…

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How marketers humiliate consumers: what to do with a lack of professional ethics?
Warm customer ”,“ customer touch ”,“ building a sales funnel ”,“ landing page ”- we use these terms every day. And we don’t think about doing it publicly, but an…

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