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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What is crowdfunding
Crowdfunding (public funding, from crowdfunding, crowd is “crowd”, funding is “funding”) is a collective collaboration of people (donors) who voluntarily pool their money or other resources together, usually via the…

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Original Magazine U-Turn Advertising
One of the most popular and sought after advertisements is print advertising. As you know, the most profitable placement of information about a product or service is on the first…

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Transformation of a hobby into a business. How not to do

Why did you suddenly decide that you can make money on Bentley by knitting slippers or SMM? We choke the initiative in the bud. Check the settings of “objective reality”.

We were present at a historic moment. Before our eyes, the Soviet and post-Soviet career paradigm finally died. If in the Soviet version the ideal looked like a “work book with a single record” or progressive growth in line with the nomenclature system, and in the post-Soviet one it looked like a career in a Western corporation, now we are dealing with completely different values.

Wage labor – with a light hand Kiyosaki – declared occupation losers. A mobile coffee shop is better, but its own than a post at Gazprom. Better capitalization of their talents than the measured life of the clerk or the nervous Continue reading

The business “by eye”, or How I profakapila business of my dreams

Back in 2012, I first tried my hand at business – I opened a store for informals, which worked offline for less than a month. The loan after this adventure paid off another 3 years 🙁

I made all the mistakes that are possible. With that approach, things were doomed to failure, but it still hurts me.

Experienced entrepreneurs, for sure, will laugh at my fakaps. But for newcomers who are now on fire with an idea and are ready to put everything on it, my story will break pink glasses and help to look at my plans more critically.

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Personal experience: how I struggle with procrastination in social networks. Without fanaticism and masochism

IMHO, the main harm of procrastination in social networks – endless paging of the tape, excessive viewing of entertaining pictures / videos, reading fray in the comments, etc. – the death of productivity. Especially if it all starts right from waking up, and you’re a freelancer.

A typical situation: you watch 1-2-3 videos on YouTube, then new posts in a couple of Telegram channels, then you stick in the VK feed and flood chat, and then half a day has passed. And although you have not earned a single ruble, you are already tired and want to relax. Continue reading

How to use digital detox for your business
According to the magazine Consumer Reports, the average person sees 247 advertising messages per day. And these are just conservative estimates. The publication Business Journal Phoenix increases this indicator to…

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Consumer vs business: why is it better not to offend a customer
If this material was intended for dishonest companies, then we could start it like this: "more than half of Russians are not ready to sue you." In a new article,…

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How and why to request user opinions on a site: CSAT guide
In order to find out customers' opinions about the business, they use different rating systems, including CSAT - customer satisfaction score, that is, customer satisfaction index. It works very simply:…

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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…

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