Susan Jones

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Susan Jones is the author of Ready Set Startup - a blog that helps new entrepreneurs develop and evaluate their business ideas and get their new ventures ready to launch - and can also be found on Facebook and Twitter offering practical and profound daily startup tips.

Susan loves to travel to developing countries and share her entrepreneurial skills. Her strength is strategic thinking and asking the important questions. She has won national and international business plan competitions and has helped many business people develop business ideas and write successful business plans. She has successfully started and run businesses and is presently a Lecturer in Entrepreneurship at Swinburne University, Australia. Susan holds a Masters Degree in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

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Marketing x 28
Marketing is the process of communicating the value of a product or service to customers, for the purpose of influencing buyer behavior and/or precipitate behavioral change.
Business x 18
Increase your odds of business success: start with good people, make something customers actually want, and spend as little money as possible.
Investors x 10
Sales x 9
Discuss startup sales strategies and what it takes to sell the product that you’ve designed and developed.
Legal x 9
Essential legal issues that startups face, including corporate formation, fundraising documentation, founders stock, and board relations.
Ideas x 8
Website x 7
Setting up a website is a key step in starting a new business and in today's world, an effective web presence is a vital marketing tool.
Funding x 6
Everything you need to know to fund and raise capital for your startup or small business. Advice from entrepreneurs and investors.
Mentor x 5
Getting Started x 4
These are the basics you'll need if you're looking to be an entrepreneur and start marketing yourself.
Strategy x 4
Employees x 4
Hiring x 4
Blog x 4
Education x 4
Equity x 4
Equity is ownership that both the business owner and investors have in a company.
Copyright x 4
Saas x 4
Books x 3
Angel x 3
Board x 3
Domain x 3
Advisors x 3
Company x 3
Finance x 3
Tax x 3
Entrepreneurs can set up their business as a Sole Proprietorship, C-corporation, S-corporation, partnership, non-profit, Limited Liability Company, or Limited Liability Partnership.
Software x 3
Successful startups make money by offering people better technology than they have now.
India x 3
Partner x 3
Fees x 2
Ecommerce x 2
SEO x 2
LLC x 2
A corporate structure whose members cannot be held personally liable for the company's debts or liabilities. Combines characteristics of corporations and partnerships or sole proprietorship.
Email x 2
Co-Founder x 2
What are the pros and cons of starting a business alone versus with cofounders? How many founders are too many?
Iphone x 2
Growth x 2
Career x 1
Salary x 1
Geography x 1
Interns x 1
Trust x 1
NDA x 1
Affiliate x 1
Lean x 1
Design x 1
Leads x 1
Web x 1
Internet x 1
Forum x 1
Launch x 1
Investing x 1
Office x 1
Content x 1
Prototype x 1
Risk x 1
Team x 1
Budget x 1
Viral x 1
Server x 1
Dilution x 1
Offshore x 1