The #1 Quality Entrepreneurs Need to Succeed & Other Advice from Jules Pieri

Have you ever heard a cool product idea from a friend, a coworker, an aunt, and thought — Why isn’t that on the market already? Undoubtedly, we’ve all had those experiences. And yet, by and large, it’s typically major corporations like Amazon, or retail giants like Target, that get their products more quickly and easily in front of consumers — even when their ideas aren’t necessarily best. Fortunately, there is an opportunity for your neighbor’s friend’s product to get in front of the masses — and its called The Grommet, an online discovery platform and marketplace. Started by Jules Pieri and Joanne Domeniconi, The Grommet’s purpose is to help entrepreneurs and small businesses get their innovative, exciting ideas in front of millions of people. For the past ten years, The Grommet has evaluated 300 submissions a week, and chosen the top three percent — including incredibly successful products like FitBit, OtterBox, and SodaStream. However, The Grommet isn’t the only thing remarkable about Jules Pieri — she’s also been named one of Fortune’s Most Powerful Women[…]

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The 6 Characteristics That Reveal Whether a Brand Will Succeed

When someone launches a company, they have a brand, whether it’s important to them or not. Essentially a brand is what people think about a company — how they feel when they see or hear about the company. The logo and message on a website or blog support a brand. These experiences help define people’s opinion about the product, services, companies, etc. To build a great brand, it takes careful strategizing and consistently implementing these strategies. You can learn other ways to build a successful brand by joining us during our free webinar training. We want to give you a head start on your brand — check out the tips below that offer suggestion on what characteristics to implement. 1. It has a strong point of view The Muse recommends making sure your brand has a strong point of view. This means you shouldn’t be afraid to share your beliefs and engage with an audience. Now don’t get me wrong, building your personal brand doesn’t mean being the loudest and most opinionated person in the[…]

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