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Being a Business Consultant is much like being a Psychologist

10% of the time is spent on figuring out the solution and the rest 90% is spend on convincing the client it’s the right choice. Quite often business...
Filip Poutintsev Filip Poutintsev
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Don’t put all your eggs in one basked regarding Social Media

Companies these days spend hundreds of billions on social media marketing. A great portion of that money goes into building and managing social media pages and gathering follower...
Filip Poutintsev Filip Poutintsev
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Common Misconceptions in Direct Marketing

There are lot of ways how to do marketing. You cannot say that one is wrong and other is right. But you can say...
Filip Poutintsev Filip Poutintsev
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Advantages of Bitcoin Payments

Or why every other online payment method sucks Whenever someone tells you to start using new technology, the first question that comes to your mind is why? You...
Filip Poutintsev Filip Poutintsev
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Corona virus might be that salvation we’ve been waiting for

When you say “corona virus” most people get negative associations such as illness, death, panic and food shortage. All of those are of course true, but if you...
Filip Poutintsev Filip Poutintsev
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What is micromanaging? And what is not?

There’s a lot of talk about micromanaging these days, and majority of the people, even the ones who do micromanaging themselves agree that it’s...
Filip Poutintsev Filip Poutintsev
2 min read

How to network if you are an introvert?

The world is build around social people, but in reality, it’s run by quiet people, the men behind the curtain. I’m an introvert. People...
Filip Poutintsev Filip Poutintsev
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How to ruin customer relationship with bad customer support?

Customer support is the most important aspect of your business, and neglecting it is the biggest mistake a company can do. But sadly a...
Filip Poutintsev Filip Poutintsev
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Mastering time management — How to get more done by doing less

Most people do time management completely the wrong way. I started my business career by developing websites and doing online marketing for local clients...
Filip Poutintsev Filip Poutintsev
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Debit/Credit Cards are Dinosaurs of Financial Industry that should have died long time ago

But yet these abominations from the 80s which fit terribly with Internet are still here thanks to the oligopoly in financial industry. Security Debit/Credit...
Filip Poutintsev Filip Poutintsev
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All the things that make Bitcoin superior to FIAT

I spend a 3-hour long car drive explaining Bitcoin to my wife. Here are the points that came in the discussion. The right type...
Filip Poutintsev Filip Poutintsev
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ICOs have succeeded at what Start-Ups have been failing for ages.

Picture this: Valuation over 10 times multiple the revenue No profit whatsoever Expenses are covered by begging money The only hope of ever getting...
Filip Poutintsev Filip Poutintsev
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Why Google Adwords is absolutely worst online marketing channel?

Price With the average price of few dollars per click it’s almost impossible to many any profit from marketing, as that is typical price...
Filip Poutintsev Filip Poutintsev
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If we ever build human reputation program, how should it be done?

The discussion about human reputation program is growing fast. We no longer talk about if it will happen, but when it will happen. China...
Filip Poutintsev Filip Poutintsev
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What is More Important: Reputation or Sales?

I have come across this question very often when I was doing direct marketing (Email or SMS) for big or medium brands (actually even...
Filip Poutintsev Filip Poutintsev
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Please learn some manners when communicating online

I’ve been in online business for 10 years and every day I see how badly people behave online. I’m not talking about some fights...
Filip Poutintsev Filip Poutintsev
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The Basic Laws of Human Stupidity

by Carlo M. Cipolla, Professor of Economics, UC Berkeleyin Whole Earth Review, Spring 1987 THE FIRST BASIC LAW The First Basic Law of Human...
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Does Discrimination While Hiring Really Exist or Are Some Candidates Just Imagining It?

I recently read an article about a gay person who claimed that he could not get a job and was not even invited to...
Filip Poutintsev Filip Poutintsev
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