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Startup Stories, National Small Business Week, Reviews

This week, dive into inspiring stories, essential reputation management tips, and special features celebrating Small Business Week. Your weekly dose of innovation and insight starts here!

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Spotlight Stories: Pioneers Powering Progress

He Had a Side Hustle Driving for Uber When a Passenger Gave Him $100,000

Today, Joshua Britton is the founder and CEO of Debut, a biotechnology company delivering "high-performing" cosmetic bioactive ingredients "at unprecedented speed." But before the startup began to innovate in the biotech space, it was just an idea, one that stemmed from "some academic research," "a lucky Uber ride" and a "vision for the beauty industry," Britton says.

Read the full founder story here.

How a Digital Sports Startup Is Disrupting the Way Athletes and Fans Interact

Fandom is an increasingly powerful driver of commercial behavior, with sports and entertainment standing to benefit most. To illustrate, fans of Taylor Swift gave a major boost to the 2024 Super Bowl broadcast. Women and men ages 18 to 24 and girls ages 12 to 17 combined for almost two million more viewers over last year’s game. Lockerverse taps into these shifts with a mobile-app-based community platform where athletes at the high school, college, or professional level can monetize their own personal brand and connect with their fanbases on their own terms.

Read the full startup story here.

Startup Insights: Thrive in Small Business Week!

For more than 60 years, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has celebrated National Small Business Week, which acknowledges the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. This year, National Small Business Week takes place April 28 - May 4, 2024, and is when SBA officially recognizes their hard work, ingenuity, and dedication, including their contributions to the economy. 

Register now for National Small Business Week!

Master Your Market: Reputation Management Tips

Boost Your Revenue: Amy Porterfield’s Tips

Digital courses can significantly impact the bottom line, whether a business has been established for ten years or just ten days. However, figuring out where to start with integrating a digital course can be challenging. Amy, a coach who specializes in assisting entrepreneurs with effective marketing strategies, offers guidance in this area. With a track record of creating digital courses valued at $100 million, Amy shares her expertise to help others succeed and scale up in this venture.

This is how you increase your sales.

How to Remove Negative Reviews Online

In the digital age, maintaining a positive online reputation is crucial for businesses, as customer reviews on the internet heavily influence brand perception and purchasing decisions. This article delves into effective strategies for managing both legitimate and fake online reviews, offering insights into crisis management and proactive approaches to uphold and enhance your brand's reputation in the virtual world.

This is how you remove negative online reviews.

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