Why Meetings May Be Ineffective – And How To Fix Them

We as a population have undertaken many studies lately, in the efforts to find out why meetings work – or don’t.

Often, we’ve been labeling them an inefficient tradition; usually seen as a waste of time (unless people actually came prepared) and it’s safe to assume we have all come to at least one meeting unprepared. So what gives? Why are meetings so hard to care about? Why are they so difficult to manage? Why do we keep having them?

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Here’s Something New – Using Dial-In for Crowdfunding

Using Dial-In for Crowdfunding

Entrepreneurs are starting new projects at an unprecedented rate, and crowdfunding has grown with it. In the past, people had to apply for bank loans to start a business, which was difficult since banks consider startups risky. Crowdfunding was the alternative to that method, tapping into a “crowd”of friends, family or people on the internet for capital. Crowdfunding gives the entrepreneur a single platform to build and customize, without vetting key players, like banks or VC firms.

You can never have enough fundraising, especially for a start-up. In this post, we discuss how to use dial-ins with your crowdfunding for reach, PR and marketing.

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