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    Im filling out an application for a job with a small internet start-up. Ive got some ideas but would love to get some input from you guys to get me discussing it and thinking the questions through

    1 - Describe a brand that is great at communicating
    2 - Give an example of a website that is well designed
    3 - Give an example of a compelling piece of marketing
    4 - Give an example of a clever new business idea that youve heard about
    5 - Whats a really good book youve read recently?

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    5. Revelation by Kate Brian / The outsiders s.e.hinton

    sorry I can't answer rest of those questions... I'll edit the post if I come up with good answers :P
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    5. Revelation by Kate Brian / The outsiders s.e.hinton

    sorry I can't answer rest of those questions... I'll edit the post if I come up with good answers :P
    thanks for your reply Are those just books youve enjoyed or do you think theyd specifically be good things to mention to a prospective employer?

    I found #5 the hardest question because im not really sure why they're asking it.

    Ideally, You want to work out what theyre looking for then answer based on that. Are they asking whats a book youre passionate about? sell it to me - can you be enthusiastic?. Is it show me you read about business, entrepreneurship, the internet, marketing etc in your free time? Or is it just be honest. prove to me you have a personality?

    I was thinking maybe a biography/autobiography and then say why i admire that person and why i might use it as inspiration for my future.
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    1 - Describe a brand that is great at communicating
    Brand Obama

    2 - Give an example of a website that is well designed
    I'm quite fond of Crumpler.co.uk

    3 - Give an example of a compelling piece of marketing
    Cillit Bang - annoying but very memorable

    4 - Give an example of a clever new business idea that youve heard about
    Le Verdure Del Mio Orto - lets anyone build an organic garden from their web browser. As the produce grows, it's picked and delivered to the customer's door within 24 hours.... sort of a FarmVille with real food :p:

    5 - Whats a really good book youve read recently?
    'Small is beautiful: economics as if people mattered' EF Schumacher
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    1 - Describe a brand that is great at communicating

    MoonPig, Apple(In Ways), Valve(Half Life, TFT2 etc)

    2 - Give an example of a website that is well designed

    www.bbc.co.uk (Massive Website must be one of the biggest websites in the world)

    3 - Give an example of a compelling piece of marketing

    That car advert

    4 - Give an example of a clever new business idea that youve heard about

    No because you will steal my business idea!

    5 - Whats a really good book youve read recently?

    Wealth of Nations.
 
 
 
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