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29 Favorite Business Tech Tools of Entrepreneurs in 2015
August 14, 2015

These days it seems like there's a better way to do almost anything. Whether you're sharing documents and pictures, managing email, or even updating your Facebook and Twitter accounts, chances are there's a way you could do it more efficiently. This capability, of course, is largely due to technology—specifically, on your mobile phone or tablet.

Architects, for instance, may have once had to send a special courier to deliver blueprints across town. Now they make deliveries of large documents on their phone while lying in bed at night.

And Jobs is right. Passion is necessary for someone to overcome the ups and downs and eventually attain what they’re trying to achieve. That’s true in business, the arts, hobbies, raising a family or even keeping an immaculate and robustly green lawn. You don’t get anything without passion.

Cheaper imports, more expensive exports:

If you like your goods made in China, a weakened yuan is your friend. When the yuan falls in value, goods imported to the U.S. from China become cheaper. And China makes a lot of things, from cars and computers to clothing and furniture. Conversely, American businesses will find it more expensive to sell their goods to China.

Man Builds Twitter Bot That Entered (and Won) 1,000 Online Contests
August 13, 2015

This is the story of how I wrote a Twitter bot to automatically enter contests and ended up winning an average of four contests per day, every day, for about nine months straight. If you’ve ever used Twitter, you’ve probably seen a tweet that looks something like this: "RT for chance 2 win 2 tkts & Miami prize pack!" 

Maybe you’ve actually retweeted it, maybe not, but everyone wants to know: does anyone ever win those contests?

7 Tips for Cold-calling Success
August 12, 2015

The aspect of selling that strikes the greatest fear in people’s hearts is usually cold calls. A good way to make cold calls more appealing is to stop thinking of them as "cold" calls. Try thinking of them as "introductory" calls instead. All you're trying to do is introduce yourself and your business to the prospect.

It’s important to understand the purpose of introductory calls so you have a realistic attitude about this type of business development activity.