While the objective of my daily quotes is to inspire entrepreneurs, the lessons apply to anyone looking for that “atta boy” (or girl) that gets them over the hump.
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About Jesse Torres
Jesse Torres has spent nearly 20 years in leadership and executive management posts, including executive management roles at financial institutions. In 2013 the Independent Community Bankers of America named him a top community banker influencer on social media. He is a frequent speaker at financial services and leadership conferences and has written several books. He hosts an NBC News Radio show called Money Talk with Jesse Torres.
Entries by Jesse Torres
Attention small business owners: email marketing is not dead. In fact, email marketing continues to blow the doors off when compared to other digital marketing channels.
As an entrepreneur and a writer of “all things entrepreneur” I am constantly looking at the successes and failures of businesses. I do this to both implement it in my ventures as well as to share it with the world.
The biggest fallacy in crowdfunding is the expectation that the crowdfunding platform will find your investors. While it is true that crowdfunding platforms have accumulated…
I was recently asked by an acquaintance to provide the “secret” to becoming influential within a community. I responded that while I consider myself a big fish in a very small pond, the process that I follow can scale and provide big fish in a big pond results. The following are the six steps that I have found […]
Before crowdfunding became the ubiquitous start-up funding mechanism that it is today, most entrepreneurs were limited to reaching out to their friends and family when it came to raising money for a new venture or to grow an existing business. Thanks to the Internet, social media and the power and influence of the crowd, funding […]
As a frequent presenter on matters related to marketing and sales, I am often asked for advice on how to become a more effective salesperson. My first words are always the same, “become a subject matter expert!” Unless the product or service is one-of-a-kind, most salespeople work in an extremely competitive environment. Most companies have […]
Brand Ambassadors have been around for many years – and they are everywhere. Visit any industry convention, sporting event, concert, or street fair and you will see the Brand Ambassadors working the floor. They are the high-energy men and women handing out samples, answering questions, passing out bumper stickers, and taking pictures with passers-by, among […]
If you follow me on LinkedIn or Twitter you know I am fairly active on social media. Since the days of Compuserve and Egghead Software I have been an advocate for technology and the tools that create a competitive advantage in business. Notwithstanding my obsession, anyone involved in business development – regardless of the industry […]