What Does It Take To Be Successful?

3004, 2022

A Better Approach to Venture Capital

[adrotate group="4"] Every day you hear about new startups and their different stages of funding, seeding, and development. What you don’t hear about is how many of these startups after all the backing, support, and financing fall into obscurity. According to Forbes, nine out of ten startups will fail which means it is likely safe to say that no run of the mill venture capital firm has a 100% perfect record.  This is a problem that one Montreal company is looking to solve by breaking the traditional venture capital template. Launched in 2007, Momentum Ventures is proud to say they [...]

2904, 2022

Angel Investor Interview with Petri Lehmuskoski of Gorilla Ventures

[adrotate group="4"] What does it take to get angel investors for your company? Petri Lehmuskoski is an angel investor who started six businesses, three of which became multi-million companies. His companies have been listed among the fastest growing Finnish companies multiple times. Since his exit in 2010, Petri became a full time angel investor. Petri takes an active role with his investments with a focus on building product/market fit and go-to-market tactics and strategies. He has managed and been responsible for market entries of brands such as Commodore, Logitech, Electronic Arts, Microsoft, Activision, Apple, Take 2 and more. Petri believes that [...]

2804, 2022

5 Vital Marketing Metrics To Use At Your Business

Running a business in a tech-saturated world where everything is competing for attention is fraught with challenges. Marketing a product, generating leads, and gaining conversions are but a few components of a larger puzzle. Finding ways to stand out is essential and requires more enhanced methods to accomplish such a difficult task. Thankfully, leveraging marketing metrics and data can be the shot in the arm your business needs to get the job done. Using conversion funnels and heat mapping programs can be helpful, but metrics is the best tool you have to truly enhance your marketing. Getting ahead in business—and [...]

2804, 2022

Secrets to Build a Blog of 300,000 Monthly Visitors

[adrotate group="4"] You want a blog with hundreds of thousands of visitors, right? In a few short years, David Waring and Marc Posser have built a blog with over 300,000 monthly visitors. In the following interview, you can find out how they did it. Success Harbor: You and Marc Prosser are the founders of Fit Small Business. What is your business background? David Waring: Marc and I met at Forex Capital Markets (NYSE:FXCM) where he was the Chief Marketing Officer and I was the Head of Sales. Marc joined FXCM as it's first employee and I joined as the 9th. [...]

2704, 2022

Balance Between Sustainability and Economic Success for Your Business

[adrotate group="4"] The following is a sponsored post. Trying to make a business work economically is already a big challenge for most. Starting an organization with nothing more than an idea and turning that idea into something of tangible value is an amazing feat. To accomplish this while working towards sustainable goals is another challenge in itself. Far too many businesses fail to make it beyond their first 36 months, and all too often, the pursuit of revenue and profits overshadows the greater need, which is to develop a sustainable economic model. Large organizations are starting to take this matter [...]

2604, 2022

Stripe Analytics Founder Josh Pigford Shares Story Behind Baremetrics

[adrotate group="4"] What does it take to start multiple successful businesses? Josh Pigford is a serial entrepreneur. He is the creator of Baremetrics.io, Temper.io, PopSurvey.com, PugSpot, Tiny Farmstead and other little bits of internet stuff. Josh's most recent business is Baremetrics. It is a zero setup, one click SaaS analytics for your Stripe account. In the following interview Josh shares his business story. Read Raw Transcript Now: Success Harbor: Hi everyone this is George Meszaros with Success Harbor and I have Josh Pigford with me. Josh is a serial maker of things. He designs and builds things like [...]

2504, 2022

Counterintuitive Tips for Boosting Your Career

You've heard all the usual tips for getting ahead in your career: have goals, be a team player, network more. You do all that and then some, yet you still feel stuck. What's going wrong? The answer is probably nothing--feeling stalled at certain points in your career is actually normal and can be good impetus to shake things up. If you're feeling as though it's time for a challenge or a change, consider the points below. What You're Bad At A lot of career advice is oriented toward figuring out what you're good at and bolstering those skills, but what [...]

2504, 2022

Lawsuit Loans: Are the Pros Worth the Cons?

Even if you have no money coming in to pay your expenses, a lawyer's reassurances about the integrity of your case won't alleviate your concern. As soon as you have the legal right to initiate a claim for compensation after a personal injury or wrongful dismissal, you are under financial strain. As a result, many individuals with outstanding claims are unable to afford the time required by their attorneys to get a settlement that provides them with the compensation they are entitled to. You may be able to get the money you ought to pay your medical bills, your mortgage, [...]

2504, 2022

How To Fix A Failing Microsoft Dynamics 365 Implementation

Is it possible to save a failing ERP implementation? According to a Gartner study, 80 percent of enterprises will lack the capability to deliver on their ERP strategy successfully. Because ERP implementation failure can be one of the costliest mistakes a company makes, I want to help you get it right. If you want to avoid failure and reach Go-Live nirvana, this blog post is for you. Failed projects focus on the "what." What are we going to implement? What are the features and functionalities? To select and successfully implement an ERP platform, you must be able to compare the [...]

2404, 2022

Benefits of Getting a Business Loan with a Credit Union

Business loans are a viable option for new and established businesses. A business loan might be used as working capital to buy inventory, fulfill orders, buy machinery, develop real estate, and other operational needs.[adrotate group="4"] The best way to start thinking about a business loan is to answer the following questions: How much money do you need? How will the business use the money? How fast do you need the money? How quickly can you repay the loan? What is the financial shape of your business? How much collateral do you have? If you want lower fees and better rates, [...]

2304, 2022

4 Ways to Benefit Your Business with Better Financial Management

The main goal of any business is to have a steady flow of profit, or better yet, increase it. Entrepreneurs typically think that increasing revenue is the best way to increase profits. However, the growth of the company does not solely depend on the revenue increase. As a matter of fact, revenue increase does not guarantee a sure profit. Nevertheless, your business can actually enjoy increased profits with better financial management and take note; you don’t even have to increase your business revenue to get this. Sometimes, getting a small business loan or a new technology can help. Tips [...]

2304, 2022


Italy is a magnet for tourists. Unfortunately, there will be Italians who will try to take advantage of American tourists. When you hear or read about someone with a bad experience in Italy, you probably ask yourself, "How do I not get ripped off when I travel to Italy?" Here are a few of our insider hacks to make sure you have a great time on your next trip to Italy without getting ripped off. A quick disclaimer here: In my experience, most Italians aren't interested in taking advantage of American tourists. This article is about the small [...]

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