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Learning Guide. Man and woman start a business.

Guide to Starting a Business

This collection of short videos, articles and checklists by lynda.com authors is designed to be a “starter kit” covering the key questions you’ll need to answer as you design an effective business plan.

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  • view course page for Guy Kawasaki on Entrepreneurship

    Evangelist, author, and speaker Guy Kawasaki shares his thoughts on a variety of topics centered on entrepreneurship, including focusing your pitch and prototypes, predicting new markets, and capitalizing on social media.

    14m 31s
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  • view course page for How to Rock Social Media

    How to Rock Social Media with Guy Kawasaki

    Expert Guy Kawasaki shares his top techniques for rocking Facebook, Google+, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Instagram.

    53m 14s
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Twitter

    Learn how to get up and running on Twitter and start engaging in a different kind of conversation.

    3h 3m
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  • view course page for Yammer Essential Training

    Yammer Essential Training with Gini Courter

    Learn how Yammer works, and find out how to join the conversation or create a new Yammer network at your organization.

    2h 27m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Job Hunting Online

    Job Hunting Online with Jolie Miller

    Discover how to find your next job online using popular sites like LinkedIn, Monster, CareerBuilder, and even Twitter.

    1h 56m
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  • view course page for Up and Running with IFTTT

    Up and Running with IFTTT with Charles G. Hollins

    Organize your life across digital platforms. Connect devices, apps, and services; automate tasks; and web-enable lights, appliances, and even wearable tech with IFTTT—the free "if this, then that" web platform.

    1h 25m
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  • view course page for Pinterest for Musicians and Bands

    Learn music-marketing strategies to promoting your band, your music, and your gigs on Pinterest.

    36m 13s
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  • view course page for Google+ for Musicians and Bands

    Get a music industry insider's tips to marketing your music and growing your fan base in Google+.

    29m 39s
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  • view course page for Twitter for Musicians and Bands

    Learn how to promote your music and create an authentic relationship with your fans by communicating with them directly on Twitter.

    23m 43s
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  • view course page for YouTube for Musicians and Bands

    Learn to create your own YouTube channel, tailor it to fit your musical brand, and make your videos more search engine friendly and shareable on networks like Facebook and Twitter.

    56m 23s
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  • view course page for Facebook for Musicians and Bands

    Set up a Facebook page separate from your personal one, promote your albums and gigs, and grow your fan base online.

    29m 22s
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  • view course page for Flickr Essential Training

    Flickr Essential Training with Derrick Story

    Explore the basics of Flickr, from posting, organizing, and editing photos to participating in the Flickr community.

    3h 23m
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