Para pemikir positif mempunyai kebiasaan membayangkan apa yang mereka inginkan, bukan apa yang mereka takutkan! Apa yang Anda pikirkan itulah yang Anda dapatkan.

Tips Menulis dalam Bahasa Inggris
Thursday, 30 June 2011 11:32

In business writing, you get points for clarity, not style. Instead of trying to wax poetic about your division's plans for the next 60 days, just make your point. Here are three ways to do that:

  1. One idea per paragraph. Novels hold several complex ideas and emotions in a single paragraph. In business writing, limit your thoughts to one per paragraph. When you have another suggestion, thought or idea, start a new paragraph.
5 tips for building a successful rewards program
Thursday, 02 June 2011 02:37

By Sam Taute on June 1, 2011

The fifth post in SmartBrief’s Spotlight on Customer Service series is brought to you by First Data, a global leader in electronic commerce and payment processing. Read First Data’s case study on how the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles is using online payment to create a more seamless user experience.

Rewards programs can be more effective than other promotions because they promote a long-term relationship, while straightforward discounts become useless immediately after they are used.

If your business is offering coupons, you are competing every day with prices offered by all of your competitors. Great rewards programs, however, carve out a niche in shoppers’ buying habits and stay ingrained, regardless of what other carrots are waved in front their faces.

5 Ways Tech Startup Financing Is Changing
Saturday, 16 April 2011 02:10

Jed Simon is the founder & CEO of FastPay, a tech-driven finance company based in Los Angeles that provides custom funding solutions for digital media clients.

As the online sectors continues to mature, there are more ways to finance your business and increase your growth without sacrificing a large amount of equity. By financing several fast-growing websites, my company has gained a perspective on how the landscape is changing. Here are a few lessons we’ve learned along the way.

1. Most Capital Raises Have Gotten Smaller

We’ve all been reading about the series of huge raises that GrouponZyngaFacebook and Twitter have completed recently. However, on the other end of the spectrum, startup capital isn’t as big budget as it was in the ’90s. The technology to manage and monetize websites has gotten a lot cheaper and easier to deploy. While this means that there are fewer barriers to entry nowadays, the downside is that investors simply don’t want to invest as much, even in very strong ideas.

A web entrepreneur today is expected to make every dollar count. By leveraging mature open source frameworks and working with cutting edge programming languages and techniques, you should be able to keep your costs under control. As hardware gets cheaper, using languages such as Python and Ruby almost act as virtual leverage, enabling you to afford to create far more for far less. Dynamic language frameworks and barebones budgets are the secret driving force behind the design and ultimate success of Twitter. Doing more with less is always a winning strategy.

Selamat dari awal yang goyah
Tuesday, 15 March 2011 01:21

Jika anda terlibat dalam bisnis anda sendiri, jangan berkecil hati kalau anda mengalami masa-masa sulit. Beberapa bisnis yang paling sukses di dunia mengalami awal yang goyah. Kebanyakan bisnis yang sukses selamat dari awal yang goyah.

Negosiasikan Setiap Pembelian
Sunday, 18 July 2010 03:07

Di banyak negara di dunia, bisnis dilakukan dengan negosiasi atau tawar-menawar. Pada kesempatan lain, jika Anda membelanjakan uang yang susah paya anda dapatkan untuk membeli barang kebutuhan pokok, tawarlah dengan harga yang lebih murah. Anda akan terkejut dan senang mengetahui bahwa banyak toko sekarang ini mau melakukan tawar-menawar. Anda bahkan akan lebih terkejut lagi melihat diskon yang mereka berikan!

Namun jika anda tidak meminta, anda takkan memperolehnya. Mudah saja, bukan?

Jadikan masa-masa sulit anda sebagai teman
Sunday, 11 July 2010 02:23

Semua orang sukses pernah mengalami masa sulit dalam hidup mereka. Yang membedakan mereka dari orang lain yang kurang sukses adalah cara mereka memandang masa sulit. Kebanyakan orang merasa menjadi korban atau menyesali diri saat mereka mengalami masa sulit. Sebaliknya, orang sukses tahu bahwa kemerosotan memperkuat atau mempersiapkan mereka menghadapi masa yang akan datang. Ungkapan Zen berikut menyimpulkannya: Guru akan datang saat muridnya siap.