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Ways to make your inbound marketing stand out

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Ways to make your inbound marketing stand out Experts in content creation and digital strategy discuss the best methods and channels to attract new customers.    Marketing IT Bullseye Converting leads and contacts into customers continues to be the top marketing priority for many companies, according to HubSpot research,. And organizations that focus on inbound – e.g. using content marketing, social media and SEO to attract customers -- (vs. outbound) marketing are more likely to be effective. Here are a few things your business can do to make your inbound marketing efforts more effective – and convert more prospects into [...]

Markethive is the Rise of the Entrepreneur

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Markethive is the Rise of the Entrepreneur If you ever wondered what drives Markethive? This video explains it all. We did this for you. This is why it is basically free. This is why it was built, for all of the entrepreneurs who strugle and have a dream. Thomas Prendergast CEO Entrepreneur Inc.

Virtual World Part 10: Harnessing collective knowledge

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Harnessing collective knowledge Markethive's social collaboration can bring collective knowledge to bear on a problem the company is trying to solve, or to satisfy customer needs. A multinational petrochemical company needed to be able to accurately answer very technical questions about how to set up production lines for a wide range of complex intermediary products that are crucial in the production of a particular end-user product. The ability to answer those questions, therefore, is critical to the sale of thousands of tons of the product for one of Ferrazzi Greenlight’s clients. Multiply that need over literally thousands of products, and [...]

Emerging Markets merge into record shattering success for seasoned entrepreneur

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New Markets merge into record shattering success for seasoned entrepreneur “With the advent of a real Market Network (Markethive) and a real emerging Customer Centric network marketing giant (Valentus) even I was surprised with the ease of building a new empire in this industry”. Explained Thomas Prendergast, Entrepreneur, Internet Innovator and CEO and founder of Markethive. “I have been an advocate for ending the business practices of buying and selling leads. And calling for an end to spam email, spam faxes, telemarketing, ending popup ads, bill board ads, you know, the practice called outbound marketing”. He continued to explain. “It [...]

The 7 Free Secrets of Internet Marketing

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The 7 Secrets of Internet Marketing Businesses are spending more and more of their marketing dollars on Internet marketing. And while some aspects of Internet marketing are the same as traditional marketing, others are not. Here are seven things you need to know for your Internet marketing to be successful. Many marketers have been shifting their marketing budgets to the web over the past few years. Marketing online allows you to target specific audiences and easily track return on investment, commonly referred to as ROI. Unlike traditional marketing methods, results of Internet marketing campaigns are almost immediate. This allows you [...]

When Timing is the Critical Path: How Founders can Identify that a Market Network is Primed for Development

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Written by Shantanu Mittal Market Networks have been studied and defined in great detail, most notably by James Currier of NFX Guild.  (pro-tip:  If you don’t know what a market network is, read James’ post before continuing on.) Here at Bee Partners, we have been at the forefront of investing in market networks through early investments in companies like Tradesy, Building Connected, and Vacatia, and have even seen other marketplaces in our portfolio transition towards a more market-network like approach. I was introduced to this concept when I first joined Bee and am fascinated by its power to help startups achieve scale so quickly.   [...]

Market Networks| Markethive| James Currier and Nir Eyal

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How I learned about market networks from James Currier, Nir Eyal, and the NFX Guild I’m going to share with you how I came across a great group of Entrepreneurs called NFX Guild and the idea of Market Networks which unveiled Markethive. I must first tip my hat to this group of professionals whom I have yet to meet face to face.  This group of investors and pioneers in their chosen fields have no clue to the fact that they have changed my life forever. I will first start with some members of the group. Mind you I have never met [...]

Market-Network: A New Type of Business Model

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Market-Network: A New Type of Business Model Social network. Marketplace. SaaS. These buzzwords are no longer synonyms of massive business opportunities. The gold rush has already happened. But a new business model has emerged. Market-networks are hybrid animals: part social network, part marketplace, part SaaS. [1] It’s a social network. Professionals use profile pages to showcase their work and demonstrate their credibility. They also connect with each other and build relationships. It’s a marketplace. Professionals come online together to find other parties with whom they can do business. It’s a SaaS tool. Professionals use the tools on the top of [...]

Markethive Readies Exciting Press Release!

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Markethive Readies Exciting Press Release! Who says we've got a slow economy? Maybe parts of the US economy are slow but things are rip-roaring at Markethive, the under-the-radar Inbound Marketing platform brainchild of its CEO Tom Prendergast. Mr. Prendergast will soon issue a press release bringing the public and the press up to date on the culmination of a multitude of recent advances and accomplishments of Markethive in conjunction with one of the fastest growing companies in the Direct Selling space, Valentus. Valentus is the US based company with a first-of-its-kind weightloss coffee which allows consumers to lose pounds and [...]

The Customer Centric Model

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The Customer Centric Model It has been my agenda for nearly 20 years to reform an industry that is for the most part built upon a shifting and unreliable foundation that has always been broken and is heading for total annihilation. If you have attempted to build a business in MLM Network Marketing) you will relate to what I am addressing. For over a decade this vision has grown in urgency and definition to help direct a broken industry towards developing a customer based centered direct sales model. All of this was originally inspired by a maverick move towards customer [...]