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You Can’t Teach Fire in the Belly – and 6 Other Tips for Fledgling Entrepreneurs

Andrew Stantenby Andrew Stanten

Some people prefer to be directed, managed, led, given a task and shown how to do it. But if you want to be an entrepreneur, fire in the belly is an absolute necessity.

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Marketing Automation vs. CRM: Finding a Single Source of Truth

Adam Smartchanby Adam Smartschan

In the second installment of our series on common marketing automation mistakes, we tackle the differences between marketing automation platforms and CRM systems, and why integrating the two is absolutely mission-critical.

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Email Solicitations: The 11 Things I Hate About You

Andrew Stantenby Andrew Stanten

I’m going to share 11 recent examples of email solicitations that I just hate. Some are executed poorly; some border on rude. In all cases, these examples are guaranteed to not get a response.

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New Series: Avoiding 5 Common Marketing Automation Mistakes

Adam Smartchanby Adam Smartschan

This is the first post in an exclusive Attitude Blog series highlighting ways to eliminate the negatives and accentuate the positives of marketing automation software.

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3 Straight-Shooter Resolutions for 2016

Andrew Stantenby Andrew Stanten

Here are a few ideas that Team Altitude will continue to emphasize in 2016, which will help us reach our goals … and which may inspire a shift in how you’re thinking about your business goals for…

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Google: A Case Study in the Defense of the Brand Statement

Drew Frantzenby Drew Frantzen

If there’s one thing that bothers me more than anything else in this era of social media quick takes, it’s the idea of throwing criticism around without need for further explaining one’s point of view.

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Avoid Rear-View Mirror Customer Engagement

Andrew Stantenby Andrew Stanten

Customer engagement is an essential element of any business, but you won’t find it looking in the rear-view mirror.

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Check Your Ego at the Door – and 5 Other Lessons Learned at Sea

Andrew Stantenby Andrew Stanten

For any business to thrive, it’s not enough to be in the boat together, doing your own thing. You need to be working in sync with goals aligned, clear communication, an unambiguous division of labor … and…

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Social Media: On the Search for the Solution That’s Just Right

Lauren Headshotby Lauren Szoszorek

By now, it’s pretty evident that social media is not just a nice-to-have strategy for businesses. Research has shown again and again that brands should be using social media to amplify and support brand awareness efforts.

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