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Failcon - A Unique Conference for Startups, Comes to Bangalore

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80% of Startups Fail. Does it mean the rest of them, the 20%, never failed? No. It just means that the startups that survived and thrived had founders who understood the real nature of failing, that failing is just a part of the process to succeed. They knew, or learnt, how to not just cope with mistakes and fails, but also use the experience as a strength. They figured out how to leverage failing, rather than letting it weigh them down.

Failcon is an international conference that celebrates just this fact. It is a conference for startup founders to study their own and others' failures and prepare for success.

Time to give failure a makeover?
The people involved in Failcon believe that it's time failure is given its due credit. In a world that it totally enamored by success and constant repetition and references to success stories, it's no wonder that failure is a taboo topic. The founders of Failcon are hoping to change that, to quote them, one city at a time.

This uniqu…

5 tips to increase engagement on your Facebook brand page.

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How to make your Facebook brand page make a real impact for your business? It could be getting more people to visit your website or your blog. It could be that you want more people to know about what you do (services) or what you make (products).

Whether you want more likes, shares or leads, building up a following is going to take time. While you try to do that, is your current Facebook audience (fans) engaged?

You can measure the engagement level of your Facebook posts easily with the help of Facebook insights. If you are not happy with the numbers that you see there, fret not. I have a few tips to help you make things better.