How to Promote Your Crowdfunding Project to 2,500,000 People for Only $20

How to Promote Your Crowdfunding Project to 2,500,000 People for Only $20

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How to Promote Your Crowdfunding Project to 2,500,000 People for Only $20

How to Promote Your Crowdfunding Project to 2,500,000 People for Only $20

Want to get the word out? Did you know you can broadcast your crowdfunding project or campaign to over 2,500,000 active users on 40Billion, Twitter, Facebook, and Google for only $20, or as little as $5 a day? Buy a promo ad to promote your message, brand, product, service, fundraising campaign, crowdfunding project, or small business to the world.

Are you trying to raise money on Kickstarter, Indiegogo, or GoFundme? For over 4 years, aspiring crowdfunders and startup entrepreneurs have used 40Billion for affordable promotion across popular social networks in order to reach more potential customers and investors. Buy a promo ad to get started in 3 easy steps.

How to Advertise Your Business to 2,500,000 People on 4 Social Networks for $20

How to Advertise Your Business to 2,500,000 People on 4 Social Networks for $20

Want to spread the word about your business? Did you know you can broadcast your product or service to our large audience across Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and 40Billion for only $20, or as little as $5 a day? Buy a promo ad to broadcast your small business, startup company, product, or service to 2,500,000+ social users on 4 social networks – including Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and 40Billion – at once.

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How to Advertise Your Business to 2,500,000 People on 4 Social Networks for $20

How to Advertise Your Business to 2,500,000 People on 4 Social Networks for $20

Want to spread the word about your business? Did you know you can broadcast your product or service to our large audience across Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and 40Billion for only $20, or as little as $5 a day? Buy a promo ad to broadcast your small business, startup company, product, or service to 2,500,000+ social users on 4 social networks – including Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and 40Billion – at once.

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Don’t Make This Common Brainstorming Mistake That Leads to Failure

Don't Make This Common Brainstorming Mistake That Leads to Failure

Imagine you’re leading a brainstorming session at your company. You want to come up with growth strategies for your startup, so you gather your team in a meeting room, generate lots of ideas, and choose the most promising one. Many small business owners use that approach, but unfortunately, it often doesn’t work. In fact, it makes your team less creative.

The usual method – where the group generates ideas together – doesn’t work because group members influence each other’s suggestions. Your brain solves a problem by retrieving relevant memories that might lead to a novel solution. When someone else suggests an idea, your mind limits itself to related memories, eliminating ideas you might have considered and impeding the creative process.

An effective group brainstorm circumvents that trap. It includes a four-step process that promotes creativity and independent thought:

Step 1: Think independently.

First, ask each person to generate his or her own ideas before the group comes together.

Step 2: Share all ideas.

Next, ask each person to submit his or her best ideas. Compile them in one document, and then send them to the group via email or a Wiki page. Suggestions that might have been overlooked in a meeting will have a chance to be seen.

Step 3: Review separately.

Before you meet in a group, ask each person to take notes on the other ideas. Have them look for the potential advantages of each idea or solutions to potential problems.

Step 4: Discuss together.

Finally, now it’s time to bring the group in for the brainstorm. Ask each person to suggest ideas that seem the most promising, then debate the pro’s and con’s.

Because each person reviewed the ideas independently, you’ll have a more fruitful discussion. When you do settle on a solution, the group will be more likely to support the outcome.

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How to Brainstorm Breakthrough Ideas for Your Business

How to Brainstorm Breakthrough Ideas for Your Business

It’s also a time to reflect on your business and find the spark for your next breakthrough idea.

No clue what that is? To ignite new light bulb moments, start with these idea-generating tactics:

Embrace fear.

Ask yourself: “What scares me?” Then, explore that dark space. What if you overhauled your product and reintroduced it – what features would it have? Where would you invest money if you replaced a major conference or trade show with other lead-generating activities? Even if something is working for you, is there a way to make it better? As for your competition, instead of studying what they’re doing, contemplate what they’re afraid of, too.

Pull the trigger.

First, state your problem or challenge. Then, gather several unrelated items. The ideas don’t even have to make sense at first. The goal is to find ways to connect them back to the product.

Create a massive matrix.

Gather around, get out your big white pad, and create a huge matrix of all the possible ways that you could address a problem or seize an opportunity. Then, recombine those elements in unique ways.

Take time out.

It’s summer. Take a break from your business, even if it’s just a quick getaway or a weekend disconnect. Rest and recharge to stoke creativity and prevent burnout.

About 40Billion.com

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Are You a Micro-Manager? Here Are 3 Ways to Change

Are You a Micro-Manager? Here Are 3 Ways to Change

Every business owner knows how to wear a lot of hats. When first striking out on your own, you have a hand in finances, marketing, product design, and everything in-between. But as your company grows, you need to empower your employees to feel that same sense of independence.

Autonomy is one of our fundamental human needs – an essential component of a healthy workplace – our need to be driven by personal interest and enjoyment.

Employees that feel empowered are happier, more motivated, more committed to their jobs, and less stressed. The latter is especially true for demanding workplaces since independence gives workers a sense of control in stressful situations.

The benefits for business owners are clear. Consider these three tips to give employees independence without giving up control:

1. Specify the goal, not the means.

To encourage creativity, give clear guidelines for a project’s quality, deadline, and purpose, but leave the rest up to your employees. Your team may not execute the project exactly as you would have, but their strategy may be just as good or better.

2. Set up checks and balances.

As a business owner, you need to be passionate about your ideas, but that enthusiasm can become a liability when there’s no room for second opinions.

3. Know yourself.

As you allow others more freedom and responsibility, understanding yourself can help ease the transition. Try taking a free, online personality test to assess your strengths and weaknesses.

It’s important to understand your own feelings and have a sense of what others are experiencing around you, which is referred to as emotional intelligence. You can then identify what motivates each of your employees and empower them in ways they’ll find fulfilling.

About 40Billion.com

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