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Jef Lippiatt
Top 10% Startup

Owner at Startup Chucktown

Member Since November 2014

Charleston, SC

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I focus on business strategy, diversification and divergent thinking. I enjoy helping others see the hidden opportunities in front of them.

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Intellectual property
Graphic design
Copywriting, content writing and blogging
Branding
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Leadership
Lean startup methodology
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Pamela Zhang

Asked this question - Branding

What are some of the factors that one should consider for their brand strategy?

I'm setting up a brand strategy for my cupcake business. What are some of those factors I should...

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Jef Lippiatt answered a question

Anonymous

Asked this question - Lean startup methodology

Do you know of a lean startup that successfully grew into a lean company?

Scaling an organization is hard enough on its own but how about scaling the culture and values of a...

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Anonymous

Asked this question - Outsourcing

Do you manage your social media yourself or outsource?

If you do outsource, which task do you outsource and what's the cost? If you're not, why did you...

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Yee Trinh
Yee Trinh, Cofounder at SavvySME

Asked this question - Social media

How Can You Promote Your Service-based Business on Instagram?

Instagram is ideal for product-based businesses, especially B2C businesses. What about...

Jef Lippiatt answered a question

SavvySME Official
SavvySME Official, Official Account at SavvySME

Asked this question - Entrepreneurship

What's the one motivational or inspiring quote that you live by as an entrepreneur or business owner?

When you've taken the leap to start a business, when you're down, when you're busy, and when you're...

Jef Lippiatt answered a question

Jill Brennan

Asked this question - Customer acquisition and retention

What do you find most challenging when it comes to connecting with potential and existing customers?

What areas do you struggle with? What are you frustrated about when it comes to attracting...

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Zac Johnson
Zac Johnson, CEO at Blogging.org

Asked this question - Copywriting, content writing and blogging

What are the best ways to effectively create content and reach your audience?

Content writing is always going to be important, but simply creating content isn't enough. As we...

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Zac Johnson
Zac Johnson, CEO at Blogging.org

Asked this question - Copywriting, content writing and blogging

What are the best ways to effectively create content and reach your audience?

Content writing is always going to be important, but simply creating content isn't enough. As we...

Training and development

How to Prevent Your Knowledge From Becoming Ignorance

Do you ever feel like you're "smart enough?" This is a dangerous place to be. There are several factors that can make our knowledge turn into ignorance such as comfort and pride. Instead, allow your...

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Research and Innovation

Hello, Opportunity?

Perhaps you are waiting for things to change in the new year. I’m not here to say that won’t happen, but how can you be sure opportunity will come knocking? The unfortunate answer is, you can’t ...

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Social media

Up Close And Personal

Let me cut to the chase, using video in your business is important. That probably isn't a revelation, but it is true. So where do you even begin? If you haven't already been using video for anything, ...

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Lifestyle and health

6 Habits to Help You Succeed

Success is a mindset, so double down on these habits   1. Stay Teachable - It is important as you grow your business journey that you remain teachable. Why? It is an attitude of humility that recog...

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Training and development

Intrapreneur To Exitpreneur

So how does one go about making the leap from an intrapreneur to an entrepreneur? The complicated answer is, it depends on some of the following: Too many levels of bureaucracy Lack of support for m...

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Training and development

Customer Service Scripts Need to Die

Do you want to call customer service for me? No? I can't say I'm shocked. What is it about customer service and customer experience that makes us as customers so crazy? We know we will have to fumble ...

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Leadership

I Dare You to Trust Me

Believing the experts blindly comes at great cost. Sure many experts are on point and full of great insights. However, each of us has blind spots or occasionally miss the mark. So what, right? Consid...

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Leadership

Challengability Because Accountability Isn't Enough

Accountability is great, but where does it leave you? It leaves you beholden to someone checking in on you to ensure you are still on track. But since when is just staying on track ideal? The simple a...

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Training and development

3 + 1 = Improvement

Improvement really is this simple. But that doesn't mean it is easy. Why does it seem so easy to get distracted? I'm not even going to try to answer that question today. But we all get distracted from...

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Research and Innovation

Divergent Lenses

Have we lost our sense of imagination or just how to properly use it? I propose that we collectively need to fall down the rabbit hole with purpose on a recurring basis. Approaching a problem through...

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Jef Lippiatt answered a question

Pamela Zhang

Asked this question - Branding

What are some of the factors that one should consider for their brand strategy?

I'm setting up a brand strategy for my cupcake business. What are some of those factors I should...

Jef Lippiatt answered a question

Jef Lippiatt answered a question

Anonymous

Asked this question - Lean startup methodology

Do you know of a lean startup that successfully grew into a lean company?

Scaling an organization is hard enough on its own but how about scaling the culture and values of a...

Jef Lippiatt answered a question

Anonymous

Asked this question - Outsourcing

Do you manage your social media yourself or outsource?

If you do outsource, which task do you outsource and what's the cost? If you're not, why did you...

Jef Lippiatt answered a question

Yee Trinh
Yee Trinh, Cofounder at SavvySME

Asked this question - Social media

How Can You Promote Your Service-based Business on Instagram?

Instagram is ideal for product-based businesses, especially B2C businesses. What about...

Jef Lippiatt answered a question

SavvySME Official
SavvySME Official, Official Account at SavvySME

Asked this question - Entrepreneurship

What's the one motivational or inspiring quote that you live by as an entrepreneur or business owner?

When you've taken the leap to start a business, when you're down, when you're busy, and when you're...

Jef Lippiatt answered a question

Jill Brennan

Asked this question - Customer acquisition and retention

What do you find most challenging when it comes to connecting with potential and existing customers?

What areas do you struggle with? What are you frustrated about when it comes to attracting...

Jef Lippiatt answered a question

Zac Johnson
Zac Johnson, CEO at Blogging.org

Asked this question - Copywriting, content writing and blogging

What are the best ways to effectively create content and reach your audience?

Content writing is always going to be important, but simply creating content isn't enough. As we...

Jef Lippiatt answered a question

Zac Johnson
Zac Johnson, CEO at Blogging.org

Asked this question - Copywriting, content writing and blogging

What are the best ways to effectively create content and reach your audience?

Content writing is always going to be important, but simply creating content isn't enough. As we...

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