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How SMEs in Asia can think and grow globally

The opportunity for an entrepreneur to setup a business or for small, medium enterprises (SMEs) to rapidly expand has never been greater. The barriers to building a global business are crumbling as costs lower and possibilities increase.

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Searching for the Epiphany Moment

Many a would-be startup founder has sat there, chin resting thoughtfully and earnestly on fist, willing that idea to appear in a divine light from high above. However, instead of simply willing that idea to magically manifest itself, sometimes it’s actually better being a little more perspicacious about the workings of the business right in front of you.

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Raising Capital

It only takes one to see it! What you will face raising money for your startup. Raising money for a startup is a difficult and time consuming task that takes your focus away from scaling your business. But, it is a necessary function.

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Is Your Website Built for Success?

Last year I attended an international internet marketing seminar in Australia. It was a three day event with online marketing being the sole focus. On the first day of the seminar one of the featured speakers was talking about the importance of communication.

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5 Magnets to Attract Clients

Chances are you know things that others would like to learn. If you get that information out of your head and onto your website, it will give you a great magnet to attract leads to your website and help give you power by positioning you as an expert in your niche.

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Are You Qualified To Run Your Business?

Over the last few years I have helped many businesses over come challenges that have threatened it’s continued existence, almost always these challenges arise, not because the business is not viable but because the business owner(s) lack the skills and/or the experience necessary to over come these challenges.

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Perfecting the art of bootstrapping

Pick up a paper, flick on the TV, tune in your DAB…what you’re likely to be greeted with a myriad of bad news, especially with regards to the economy. The tumultuous economic times we’re in have shown no mercy, taking huge brands, investment banks and even entire countries to the brink of financial ruin.

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