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Ideas of ‘Song Salutes’ for Entrepreneurs? Your Turn!

Monday, September 27, 2010
Posted By Cathy Belk
The team is quite busy these days preparing for what looks to be our biggest Annual Community Meeting to date! This year, we are planning the music again and via this blog, are officially opening the request line for songs you think might be good for our event. What music do you think we should play?
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Crowdsourcing or Relationships: What’s Needed for Startup Marketing?

Friday, September 10, 2010
Posted By Cathy Belk
This past weekend, I read an article in the Sept. 6 Fortune called "Building a Faster, Cheaper Startup." It profiled Ben Franklin's Wheels, an online electric bike retailer, which was started last spring for under $40,000. Through the use of a P.O. Box (vs. a physical location), social media for promotion (vs. purchasing ads), crowd sourcing for brand creation (vs. hiring an agency partner), and PayPal payment/contracting instead of hiring, the investment to get this firm going was approximately 4% of what it would have been 10 years ago.
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5 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the Cavs

Monday, March 29, 2010
Posted By Cathy Belk
Despite one of my teams still thriving in March Madness, I'm a bit less engaged than normal. I thought it was because my bracket is in shambles, but that's not it; I think it's because I have a new love. I never thought that this girl (with many formative years in North Carolina) would shrug off the ACC, but it's just so much more fun to love the Cavs.
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