1. Articles in category: Matt Buchel

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    1. Value Generation Through Data Intelligence

      Value Generation Through Data Intelligence

      Discovered this interesting piece from Matthew Murdock and it really intrigued our curiosity. It’s called A Simple Three-Step Process For Generating Value Through Business Intelligence. 

      It shares some really fascinating insights. Here’s one of them:

      Take the time to thoughtfully set up and understand your business intelligence tools and processes, and you may quickly realize tangible results for your business through analytics. Always maintain a malleable paradigm, as you may learn something tangential to your intuition that could be a game-changer for your company. This is the value of data and the reason for its continued expansion in ...

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    2. Leveraging Low MOQs

      Leveraging Low MOQs

      Thought we’d share this fascinating article from the Beauty Packaging blogs. It’s titled Low MOQs? No Problem.

      It offers some stimulating ideas. Here’s one that we thought was genuinely noteworthy:

      In the early phases of finding a place in a highly competitive market, risk minimization is of the utmost importance, says Tony Son, general manager, SamHwa USA Inc., adding that the cost structure of low MOQ packaging enables small batch test marketing without a huge investment. Once the brand receives market feedback, a low MOQ approach also has the baked-in flexibility for adjustments

      To find out more ...

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    3. What Makes an Entrepreneur

      What Makes an Entrepreneur

      Here's a compelling article from the Business Insider. It's called 4 Research-Backed Signs You're Meant to be an Entrepreneur.

      In it, Shana Lebowitz shares some of her fascinating observations. Here’s one that’s particularly thought-provoking:

      One important component of self-control is persistence in the face of failure. For example, one student interviewed won an online business competition in high school by trying out different strategies for selling used electronics until he found one that stuck.

      Have a look at the complete article for more of the Shana Lebowitz's insights.

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    4. Photographing Your Product for Listing on Amazon

      Photographing Your Product for Listing on Amazon

      Stumbled upon this noteworthy piece from The Startup Bros. It's called The Be-All End-All Guide to Amazon Product Photography.

      It's got some interesting ideas about selling your imports on Amazon. This one was particularly thought-provoking:

      Viewers are 64-85% more likely to purchase a product after watching a video about the product. Once you’re registered with Amazon, and you’ve qualified for Enhanced Brand Content, you also qualify for video–which appears right beside the images on your listing.

      Give the rest of this remarkable piece of writing a read for more tips...

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    5. Importing Tips and Tricks That You Have to Know

      Importing Tips and Tricks That You Have to Know

      Discovered this interesting piece from Small Business UK and it really piqued my interest. It’s called Three Essential Tips and Everything You Need to Know.

      It shares some fascinating ideas. Here’s one of them:

      While some of these charges are inevitable, there are areas in which you can cut costs to protect your bottom line. Take paying for the goods themselves. If you pay your overseas supplier’s invoice through a regular bank transfer, there will be fees and costs added – and the exchange rate your bank gives you might not be the best available. These added costs ...

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    6. Why Spending Time With You Customers Is Key to a Successful Business

      Why Spending Time With You Customers Is Key to a Successful Business

      Here's a compelling article from the Inc. It's called Shark Tank Investor Robert Harvajec's Best Advice for First-Time Founders.

      In it, the Shark Tank veteran makes some interesting points. Here’s one that’s particularly thought-provoking:

      It is by spending hundreds of hours with customers that entrepreneurs can test their business model assumptions and fine-tune their levers of success. Only once those are established should you seek outside investment.

      Have a look at the complete article for more of the author’s observations.

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    7. Business Tips That Aren't Overused Yet

      Business Tips That Aren't Overused Yet

      This article from Forbes piqued our curiosity. It's called 10 Tips For Starting a Small Business That You Haven't Heard A Thousand Times Already. 

      It offers up some nuggets of wisdom. This one was particularly thought-provoking: 

      But, excuses only slow you down from reaching your goals. If you really want to start a business, you need to address the reasons you think you can’t start a business and get rid of them. Find a solution to the issue rather than let it hold you back.

       Check out the rest of this article from the website linked below… 

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    8. Million-Dollar Entrepreneurs Have a Different Mindset

      Million-Dollar Entrepreneurs Have a Different Mindset

      Here's a fascinating article from Forbes. It's called How to Think Like a Million-Dollar One-Person Business Owner - Entrepreneur's Advice.

      In it, Jason Vander Griendt shares some interesting insights. Here’s one that’s particularly thought-provoking:

      There are other people doing the same thing, hitting the same problems. They're giving up. If I'm the only person that says I'm going to push through this and get to the other side, I'm that one person that gets closer to success. When someone feels like this is getting really hard right now, make that a trigger ...

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    9. The Rise of Keyword Research

      The Rise of Keyword Research

      This article from Yaro Starak's blog piqued our interest. In it, the serial entrepreneur and avid blogger shares with us his views on keyword research.

      It offers up some wisdom in this entry. Here's one that was particularly thought-provoking:

      If you could enter the persona, the framework, of your target audience, including all the drives, emotions, hang-ups, capabilities, limiting beliefs and variables that they focus on when making every decision in their life, you would become the ultimate marketer.

      Check out the rest of his fascinating article from the website linked below…

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    10. How Resolving a Frustration Turned This Guy Into a Multimillionaire Entrepreneur

      How Resolving a Frustration Turned This Guy Into a Multimillionaire Entrepreneur

      Thought we’d share this fascinating article from the Entrepreneur online magazine. It’s titled How to Turn Frustration Into a Multimillion-Dollar Business Idea.

      It offers some stimulating ideas on entrepreneurship that's really gripping. Here’s one that we thought was genuinely noteworthy:

      I don’t believe you need to be starting companies or raising capital to be an ‘entrepreneur’. Being thoughtful about how and where you’re spending your time and what you’re yielding is textbook entrepreneurship – whether you’re launching a new brand or working within an existing one.

      To find out more about these ideas ...

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    11. Amazon Is Trying to Help Merchants with Importing Their Goods

      Amazon Is Trying to Help Merchants with Importing Their Goods

      Thought we’d share this fascinating article from the Channel News Asia. It’s titled Amazon Buys Cloud Startup INLT to Help Merchants Import Goods.

      It covers an important news piece that importers are going to want to know about. Here’s a short excerpt:

      The firm, with around a dozen employees based in Los Angeles and Philadelphia, makes software for sellers to manage costs and customs clearance of cross-border shipments. Seattle-based Amazon said it will offer INLT's cloud-based computing technology to its merchants.

      To find out more about these ideas, look into the rest of this insightful piece.

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    12. 8 Steps to Success in the Amazon Business Landscape

      8 Steps to Success in the Amazon Business Landscape

      Thought I'd share this fascinating article from the Entrepreneur. It’s titled How to Massively Grow Your Amazon Business in 8 Steps.

      It offers some stimulating ideas. Here’s one that we thought was genuinely noteworthy:

      The biggest drawback to buying online is that you can’t touch and feel the product. Your images must make up for this and are the most important factor when it comes to conversions.

      Send your product to a professional photographer. Research other product photos to understand what you’re looking for, and share this with your photographer. Ask for square images that ...

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    13. Bob Iger on Forging a Successful Company

      Bob Iger on Forging a Successful Company

      Thought we’d share this fascinating article from CNBC. It’s titled Master Class in the Magic of Success From Disney CEO Bob Iger.

      It offers some stimulating ideas. Here’s one that we thought was genuinely noteworthy:

      Iger’s messages about management are fairly consistent: Embrace technology, embrace risk and embrace positivity as a leader. “We have to exhort people, particularly our leaders, to take risks.”

      To find out more about these ideas, look into the rest of this insightful piece.

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    14. Starting Out Your Importing Business

      Starting Out Your Importing Business

      Came across this fascinating piece from The Balance Small Business and it really piqued our interest. It’s titled Eight TIps for New Importers.

      It shares some interesting advice. Here’s one of them:

      Keep it simple. You can hire a transport company, UPS Trade Management Services Inc., for example, and it can take care of the transport, prepare appropriate documentation, collect payment on your behalf and oversee the customs clearance for a flat fee. Many people think they need to hire a customs broker in addition to using a company such as UPS. You don’t. However, if you ...

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    15. Optimizing Your Social Media Alt Tags for Maximum Accessibility and Reach

      Optimizing Your Social Media Alt Tags for Maximum Accessibility and Reach

      A picture is worth a thousand words, they say. But, why don't websites pour all their focus and attention in words?

      Here's an article from Digital Maas that understands the power of social media images alt tags. It's by expert social media manager, Bonn Serrano.

      In it, he shares some thought-provoking ideas. This one's particularly insightful:

      With the rapid popularity of social media and the increasing number of its users throughout the years, adding tags on images as part of your digital marketing strategy can provide more value to your campaign and help you grow your ...

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    16. Long-Term Success Tips from Alibaba founder Jack Ma

      Long-Term Success Tips from Alibaba founder Jack Ma

      Jack Ma recently made news by stepping down as chief Alibaba as the retail giant hits an all-time high. His insight in business and tech is one of the most sought-after so we're lucky to have found this article from Inc. from 2017 that we thought was noteworthy. It's titled Jack Ma's Top 5 Tips for Long-Term Success.

      Here's one tip that piqued our curiosity:

      Do not focus your eyes on the competitor. You are too small to focus on your neighbor or competitor. Focus on your customers. Making your customers happy is important.

      Take a ...

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    17. Businesses That Fail to Change With the Times Eventually Die

      Businesses That Fail to Change With the Times Eventually Die

      Stagnant businesses have no place in the market. Luckily, I found this piece from Business Blueprint. Thought that I would share it with you. It's called Stop Doing What You've Always Done.

      It's got some really noteworthy ideas. Here's one that's really thought-provoking:

      You may feel you know your business inside and out, and of course you do. However, bringing in an outsider perspective will show you the many things you could be doing better.

       Take a look at the full article to learn more.

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    18. How Networking Saved This Entrepreneur $700k

      How Networking Saved This Entrepreneur $700k

      Thought we'd share this interesting article. It's called Meet the Entrepreneur Who Saved His First Startup $700K by Networking.

      In it, Steve Baxter shares some of his wisdom. Here's some advice from Shark Tank veteran himself:

      As it turns out, if you get people socially compliant and chatty enough, they’ll let you in on some insider info. In our case, this was the secret cheat codes to make equipment work better .

      Take a look at the rest of his story to learn more about how he did it.

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    19. Don't Get Left Behind by the Experience Economy Boom

      Don't Get Left Behind by the Experience Economy Boom

      Here's a fascinating article from the Naomi Simson. It's called Retailers Who Invest in the Experience Economy are Gathering Momentum.

      In it, (author) shares some insightful perspectives. Here’s one that’s particularly thought-provoking:

      Retail is becoming all about the experience. Work is becoming all about the experience – it is infiltrating many parts of our economy. There’s an ever-increasing number of music festivals, foodie events and tastings of all sorts… many of the big brands have opened ‘experience stores’.

      Have a look at the full article for more of the author’s insights.

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    20. Shark Tank's Mr. Nice Guy on When You Should Pitch to Outside Investors

      Shark Tank's Mr. Nice Guy on When You Should Pitch to Outside Investors

      Here's a fascinating article from Inc. It's called 'Shark Tank' Investor Robert Herjavec's Best Advice for First-Time Founders.

      In it, renowned entrepreneur, Robert Hervajec shares some insightful perspectives. Here’s one that’s particularly thought-provoking:

      It is by spending hundreds of hours with customers that entrepreneurs can test their business model assumptions and fine-tune their levers of success. Only once those are established should you seek outside investment.

      Have a look at the full article for more of the shark's enlightened insights.

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    21. The Virtue of Knowing Exaclty What Business You're In

      The Virtue of Knowing Exaclty What Business You're In

      Thought we'd share with you this post from Mark Cuban. It's called What Business is the NBA In?

      He has some interesting points to share here. This one's particularly thought-provoking:

      We in the sports business don’t sell the game, we sell unique, emotional experiences. We are not in the business of selling basketball. We are in the business of selling fun. We are in the business of letting you escape. We are experiential entertainment. We are in the business of giving you a chance to create shared experiences.

      He shares a lot of his wisdom here ...

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    22. How Focusing Solely on What They Do Best Saved Booktopia from Being Gobbled Up by Amazon in Australia

      How Focusing Solely on What They Do Best Saved Booktopia from Being Gobbled Up by Amazon in Australia

      Found this article from Fully Loaded. It's called Booktopia: Done by the Book.

      It has some interesting insights. In it, Tony Nash, CEO of Booktopia says in this interesting quote:

      I think the most important is that my ego. The idea of being successful and running a large company as a youngster and who that made me and how I think about today, which is neutral, a zero emotion, has probably been the biggest difference.

      It has other fascinating words of wisdom from the CEO so do give the rest of the article a read.

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    23. The Big Benefit of Small Business

      The Big Benefit of Small Business

      Mark Bouris shares some really interesting insights in this article. It's called How Small Businesses Are Serving it Up to the Big Guys.

      In it, the business mentor gives us some perspective on how small businesses operate. This short excerpt really piqued our curiosity. 

      The surface-level numbers are grim, with economists pointing to our retail sales falling to levels last seen during the 1990 recession, and growing fears the many interest rate cuts just haven’t had enough of a flow-on effect to make a difference.

      ...you’ll find it’s actually Australia’s small businesses, our mum-and-dad stores ...

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    24. How Kevin O'Leary Learned to Hustle for His Business

      How Kevin O'Leary Learned to Hustle for His Business

      Came across this fascinating piece from CNBC and it really piqued our interest. It’s titled Kevin O'Leary's Mom Taught Him This Important Lesson About Success.

      It shares some intriguing points. Here’s one of them:

      Being on his own forced O’Leary to hustle to achieve success: In 1986, O’Leary founded software company Softkey Software Products in his basement with no cash but a lot of hard work. He ultimately built that company into a huge business, later called The Learning Company, which he and his co-founders sold to the Mattel Toy Company for $4.2 ...

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    25. Improving Bottom-line Growth for Your eCommerce Business

      Improving Bottom-line Growth for Your eCommerce Business

      Thought we'd share this interesting piece from Volution. It's called A Guide to Bottom-Line Growth for eCommerce Businesses.

      It lists some interesting points. Here's a fascinating list of suggestions:

      1. Know your costs.
      2. Analyze metrics that show ROI
      3. Cut waste.
      4. Optimize inventory.
      5. Continually re-evaluate your contracts.
      6. Reduce return rates.
      7. Focus on targeting the right customers.
      8. Look for growth opportunities.

      For a more in-depth look into these items, give the rest of the article a read at the link below...

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    26. Alibaba's Secret Strategy in the Australian Market

      Alibaba's Secret Strategy in the Australian Market

      Have you noticed that Alibaba hasn't dominated the Australian market as it has in the US yet? Here's a fascinating article from the Business Insider that tackles just this topic. It's called Alibaba Isn't Looking to Dominate in the Australian Market - But It's Here for Other Reasons.

      It shares some interesting insights. This one's particularly thought-provoking:

      Zhou acknowledges the disconnect, saying the Chinese and Australian markets are “largely different” and the company is focused on helping Chinese residents in Australia.

      Take a look at the rest of his fascinating piece to learn more about ...

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