Ways to Outsmart Your Competitors

“Poor firms ignore their competitors; average firms copy their competitors; winning firms lead their competitors.” - Philip Kotler With all that has been said about maintaining a working relationship with your competitors, it is imperative that...

15 Common Mistakes Most Startups Make

Are you working on a startup? If so, I hate to break it to you, but there's a good chance it will fail. In fact, recent research shows that 75% of startups fail (based on...

3 Important Elements of a Business Plan

So you have a great product, platform or business that you’re stoked to start up. It can be an exciting and thrilling opportunity to get your own company up and running, but it’s also filled...

Killer Tips to Launch Your Startup Faster

Richard Branson was headed to the Virgin Islands for a romantic interlude. But his flight got canceled. So, he chartered a private flight, despite his lack of money to pay for it. Here’s how he...

International Women Day – Meet 41 Nigeria’s Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs

Nigeria is the leading economy in Africa right now and an exciting place to be a woman entrepreneur. So, throughout the month of August at Lionesses of Africa, we are showcasing some of the inspirational...

10 Startup Tips Learned the Hard Way

We’ve learned quite a lot from our humble kitchen table beginnings since 2009, when we founded Fueled. Our now global, award-winning mobile-design and development agency has offices in New York, London and Chicago, with more...

Why Market Your Business – Samuel.E.Louis

“Make a customer, not a sale.”       – Katherine Barchetti You are passionate about your business; about the fact that people demand for your product or service. You are doing what you absolutely love and are eager...

Partnerships: A Recipe for Small Business Success? -Ekene Samuel

Teaming up with a partner (or multiple partners) to start or expand your business can make taking that leap a little less daunting. However, establishing and navigating relationships with other people can be tricky, especially...

Networking Secrets You Should Know – Samuel. E.Louis

“The currency of real networking is not greed but generosity.” -Keith Ferrazi Now that we know that Business Networking deals with groups of people in mutually beneficial relationships that are able to give your business the...

5 Reasons Why E-mail Marketing is Essential to Your Business

In marketing circles, the debate I hear most often is over the existence of email marketing’s pulse: Is it dead or alive? To me, the answer is obvious. Email is definitely NOT dead, nor will it...