What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About FOMO and Chinese Food

by Hassan del Campo, Social Mediums Many neighborhood Chinese food restaurants have found success meeting the demands of the locale; serving up traditional dishes alongside the likes of donuts, ice cream, and even pizza. However, the same approach has its risks for the budding entrepreneur looking to establish themselves for the first time. As entrepreneurs, … Continue reading What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About FOMO and Chinese Food

An Easy Way to Slide Into Your Customers’ DMs

"Marketers ruin everything." - Gary Vaynerchuk by Hassan del Campo, Social Mediums Sounds about right. In his talk "Being a content marketing animal" at the Online Marketing Rockstars 2015, Gary Vee asserts that marketers, in a twisted turn of irony, have essentially ruined the efficacy of marketing by marketing. Think about how effective billboards are at selling. And … Continue reading An Easy Way to Slide Into Your Customers’ DMs

Success Leaves Clues: 5 Pro tips for Selling on Thumbtack (2017)

Thumbtack is an online service that matches customers with local professionals. Currently, Thumbtack lists 1,100 types of services in categories such as home, wellness, events, and lessons. by Hassan del Campo, Social Mediums Is Thumbtack good for business? Depends on who you ask. With the plethora of online communities that allow for the careful exchange … Continue reading Success Leaves Clues: 5 Pro tips for Selling on Thumbtack (2017)

Opening Lines on Dating Sites and What Small Business Owners Can Learn from Them

by Hassan del Campo, Social Mediums POF or Plenty of Fish, is one of the most popular free dating and matchmaking services ever. With over 88 million registered users, chances are someone you know has heard of it or has been a member. This year AskMen.com rated POF #2 in their 'Top 10 Hookup Websites'. … Continue reading Opening Lines on Dating Sites and What Small Business Owners Can Learn from Them

Success Leaves Clues: 3 Sneaky Ways to Reach Your Target Market on Instagram (2016)

by Hassan del Campo, Social Mediums We struggle with this. So we brainstormed. Watched a lot of Youtube videos. Ate some mangoes. And this is what we came up with. Enjoy. 1.) Discover who your competitors are on Instagram by searching keywords in Google and key hashtags in Instagram. Look for pictures that look high quality … Continue reading Success Leaves Clues: 3 Sneaky Ways to Reach Your Target Market on Instagram (2016)

Entrepreneurs Make the Worst Fortune Tellers

by Hassan del Campo, Social Mediums As entrepreneurs there may be a tendency to distance ourselves from the barriers that are preventing our advancement. Simply put, we can get in our own way - placing blame on lack of money, "the economy", and other people. We give these things power instead of empowering ourselves. A quick … Continue reading Entrepreneurs Make the Worst Fortune Tellers

For the Entrepreneur, Emotion is the Difference between Success and Failure

by Hassan del Campo, Social Mediums Every day we are thrown in a perpetual whirlwind of emotions from experiences past. How you (subconsciously) decide to interact with the world begins with the memory of how you felt in a particular experience. And anytime you recall this memory it can set a precedence for how you make … Continue reading For the Entrepreneur, Emotion is the Difference between Success and Failure

B2B: Your Best Customer is a Successful Business

by Hassan del Campo, Social Mediums Business-to-business (B2B): only approach businesses that are profitable. Businesses that are not performing cannot necessarily be assisted by your service or product (there are some exceptions, such as a business consultant who specializes in generating profits for other businesses). Consider for a moment that business is largely psychological. In the world … Continue reading B2B: Your Best Customer is a Successful Business

Networking is the Art of Being Yourself in a Crowd

by Hassan del Campo, Social Mediums In its simplest form, networking is the ongoing process of nurturing relationships with people to advance a certain objective from a place of common interest. As an entrepreneur - as an agent of change - networking can be one of your most effective skills to cultivate. Why? Relationships are essential. And … Continue reading Networking is the Art of Being Yourself in a Crowd