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Nathalie Lussier is an award-winning entrepreneur, international keynote speaker, and author who has been making web sites since she was 12 years old. She graduated with a degree in Software Engineering and a job offer from Wall Street, but she turned down this job to start her own business right out of college. Her bootstrapped startup AccessAlly, has been featured in Entrepreneur and is inspiring a culture of intuitive small business marketing software across the globe. Nathalie has been featured in Forbes, Inc., Fast Company, Success Magazine, Entrepreneur, Venture Beat, Mashable, Business Insider, Yahoo! Finance, and Under 30 CEO. She's the creator of the hit 30 Day List Building Challenge.
Organizations may carry with them a long history, but sometimes, it may be necessary to revamp the way a brand appears to the public. Successful rebranding keeps the core promise of the business but reinvents how the consumer sees them. While some companies may benefit from that traditional appeal, many others realize that consumers prefer a business that they see as modern and innovative.
An entrepreneur is only as powerful as the people they surround themselves with. Starting and attempting to grow a business can be a difficult journey, and the sheer amount of outside challenges you need to tackle can be overwhelming. That is why a solid support network is one of the most important things a business owner should create.
Businesses are increasingly focusing on wellness in the workplace to increase employee productivity and overall satisfaction. Choosing a wellness program for your company is an important first step, but you’ll also need to ensure that it runs smoothly and that your employees get the most out of it.
A strong daily routine can make all the difference in a team's productivity. Things like creating a to-do list at the start of each day and blocking off time for "deep thinking" work often help people get organized and feel more focused throughout the workday.
You don't need to spend a ton of money to build a great business website.
In the age of remote work and social distancing, try these video conferencing tools for your company's online meetings.
Today’s consumers demand transparency and honesty in brands they buy from. They expect their voices to be heard, which means attracting and retaining customers is all about listening to your audience.
It’s important to consider the interests of your consumers and, more importantly, implement their feedback into your products or business model. To help you do this, we asked a panel of Young Entrepreneur Council members for their best advice on how to truly listen to your customers. Their best responses are below.
In any work environment, new teammates or employees need to be picked with careful consideration as a wrong hire risks threatening office balance and even worse, affecting the entire team’s morale and productivity. After all, the temperament and emotional intelligence of each team member can be crucial to how efficient and effective the business is as a whole.
Nobody knows everything when they start their first business. Even if you take the time to educate yourself on potential challenges and seek mentorship from more experienced entrepreneurs, there are still some lessons you'll only learn in hindsight.
The members of Young Entrepreneur Council know well the challenges that new founders face when they're first starting out. We asked nine of them to share the one thing they wish they'd done before they launched their company. Below, they reflect on their entrepreneurial journey and share their wisdom with fellow aspiring business owners.
Building a solid team is one of the best ways to ensure success and longevity for your business. However, finding the right people isn’t always easy.
Small business hiring can be an especially daunting process, since you’re seeking qualified team members who are also aligned with your business’ vision and growth goals. That's why we asked, nine Young Entrepreneur Council members how you can be sure you’re hiring those who are going to help take your business to new heights. Read on for their best advice.
AccessAlly is the #1 WordPress Course and Membership Solution for Industry Leaders. We understand what it’s like to outgrow your systems. We’ve helped 100,000+ business owners scale on their terms. In fact, AccessAlly provides training to over 2,578,387 end users. AccessAlly is a powerful, flexible customer-getting and retaining system that grows with your business, and that pays for itself. You shouldn’t have to deal with software that hinders business growth. AccessAlly helps you sell more, teach better, and engage longer through your WordPress LMS. We believe that access to education can help defy stereotypes and make the world a better place, while providing a sustainable livelihood for enterprising teachers.