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Jef Lippiatt
Top 10% Business planning

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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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, Founder at Harbren Marketing

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, 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, 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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Wendy Huang, Full Time Blogger and YouTuber at A Custom Blog in 4 Minutes

Asked this question - Social media

What is your favourite blogging platform?

Mine is probably blogger since it's the easiest to use. In terms of functionality it probably isn't...

Jef Lippiatt answered a question

Asked this question - Entrepreneurship

Are group buying sites (Groupon, Scoopon) really beneficial for small business or new brands?

I've read that some businesses actually lose money due to heavy discounts and people don't come...

Jef Lippiatt answered a question

Zac Johnson, CEO at Blogging.org

Asked this question - Graphic design

Is infographic marketing dead?

I still personally like to create and use infographics within my own content marketing and...

Jef Lippiatt answered a question

Asked this question - Starting a Business

Do you need a business plan in writing?

I have done some research for my app. Although my co-founder and I have discussed extensively, do...

Jef Lippiatt answered a question

Blaise McCann, CEO + Founder at Hear Us Roar

Asked this question - Ecommerce strategy

How do I increase sales on my online fashion business?

Hey There,I've just launched my new business www.hearusroar.com.au , it's an online marketplace for...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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, Founder at Harbren Marketing

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, 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, 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

Wendy Huang, Full Time Blogger and YouTuber at A Custom Blog in 4 Minutes

Asked this question - Social media

What is your favourite blogging platform?

Mine is probably blogger since it's the easiest to use. In terms of functionality it probably isn't...

Jef Lippiatt answered a question

Asked this question - Entrepreneurship

Are group buying sites (Groupon, Scoopon) really beneficial for small business or new brands?

I've read that some businesses actually lose money due to heavy discounts and people don't come...

Jef Lippiatt answered a question

Zac Johnson, CEO at Blogging.org

Asked this question - Graphic design

Is infographic marketing dead?

I still personally like to create and use infographics within my own content marketing and...

Jef Lippiatt answered a question

Asked this question - Starting a Business

Do you need a business plan in writing?

I have done some research for my app. Although my co-founder and I have discussed extensively, do...

Jef Lippiatt answered a question

Blaise McCann, CEO + Founder at Hear Us Roar

Asked this question - Ecommerce strategy

How do I increase sales on my online fashion business?

Hey There,I've just launched my new business www.hearusroar.com.au , it's an online marketplace for...

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