Dickens’ phrase “the best of times and the worst of times” is one of those descriptions that can find its place in every generation. Today, for many employees it’s beginning to feel like the worst of times, for those who ...Read More »
Advances in computing technology continue to provide businesses with powerful tools that enable them to increase their productivity. Now that smartphones and tablet PCs are rapidly becoming the most important way to stay connected while mobile, developers are designing numerous ...Read More »
1. Flashlight The brightest light application for your iPhone, this will light up your world. We all know how essential it is to carry around a torch or a light of some kind as you may fall in a fix ...Read More »
Within the current economic climate many are struggling to find and retain work and therefore stable income can be elusive. For this reason many are turning to new and innovative means to earn money, either as a standalone income or ...Read More »
The cloud has been with us for some time now and growth for the Software as a Service (SaaS) market is extremely positive for the future. But what trends are likely to take place with the cloud in the future? ...Read More »
If you’re going to create a mobile app for your business, it needs to be great. Millions of people rely on apps on a daily basis, and you want to convince them that yours is worth their time, too. A ...Read More »
I had been working at the same division in a rather large company for the last 6 years. During that time I have had some laughs, some tears, have been both tremendously impressed and disappointed in some of the employees ...Read More »
Not so long ago, the best way to position a sales pitch directly to households was through radio. Just years after the television industry had skyrocketed on the market, marketers jumped like feverish grasshoppers from print and radio to moving ...Read More »
We are all familiar with United Airlines’ controversy that earned them three blows from folk crooner Dave Carroll. The latter created three satirical songs about the guitar mishap they encountered while they were in the constraints of the airline company. ...Read More »
by Archie June
Big things start with small ones, and this is a principle that is applied in the world of business. Where do you think all those big business started from? Take a look at their histories and you will find out that indeed, they first started as small companies and then grew on to become the big names that...
by Roxanne Lane
In 2004, the Office of Advocacy reported that there were 24.7 million businesses within the US. According to the Small Business Administration, 66% of new businesses make it past the two year mark. Only 44% are still open after four years. Don’t make the errors that more than half of these entrepreneurs have made.
by Justin Freid
Affiliate marketing can be a great way to make extra cash, and if done correctly it can be set up to run and not consume all of your attention. But finding that niche industry to work in is the toughest spot. Here are a couple of tips to help you get off on the right foot of affiliate marketing.
by Rachit Arora
With the growing buzz of e-commerce business in a platform of internet, a good payment gateway has become a major tool in bringing out the transactions with much ease, sending credit card information to the customers and authorizes the whole process of purchasing and selling. A good payment gateway integration allows your company to offer your customers a good experience in...
by Neil Jones
The Internet has transformed the lives of people in every sphere be it business, social interaction or communication. But no other phenomenon can keep pace with the rapid development of social media and the window of opportunity it offers to businesses. Social media started out as a social network dominated by groups of musicians and artists, college students and teenagers...
by Ray T. Lewis
Outsourcing is one of those things that you either love or hate. For many of us, outsourcing brings to mind lost jobs and dealing with English-challenged customer service representatives. For others, however, outsourcing brings to mind the ability to save time and money for their small business.
by Mark Simon
Successful mastermind groups have a concentrated focus, and the group should only admit people who are concentrating on the relatable topics. The members of a mastermind group should have similar interests, but this doesn't mean that the mastermind group should exclude people that don't all participate in the same profession.
by Richard A. Chapo
Mention copyright and most people immediately think of free music downloads and music companies suing teens. The truth of the matter is copyright extends far beyond just music. In truth, it is an archaic law that causes a host of problems on the web. In fact, most sites have a critical copyright problem and don’t even know it.
These days, anyone with a computer can write a blog, but there’s a big difference between a blog and a great blog. That difference lies in many variations of how and what the author(s) do, especially when it comes to writing entrepreneurial blogs. Entrepreneurs in general are defined by what they do rather than the way they think.
by Leslie Handmaker
If you’ve been reading blogs, work in a large company, or are a small business owner, chances are you are at least somewhat familiar with the term ‘crowdsourcing’. If not, here are the basics. Crowdsourcing takes tasks which are typically done in-house and outsources them to an on-demand workforce.
by Sujan Patel
It can be quite difficult to make a living working online. Sure, everyone has heard of people who have created web sites that they have sold for millions of dollars or iPhone applications that have been downloaded hundreds of thousands of times. Unfortunately, online fortunes are hard to come by. But finding a niche on the internet or using your skills to earn a little extra cash in your spare time...
by Annie Wallace
Consumer feedback can have a profound impact on your business. When consumers talk to you about their experiences, both positive and negative, you get a comprehensive understanding of the service you are providing. There are a wide variety of ways you can receive customer feedback, but knowing how to encourage it can be a more difficult task.
by Brendan Sherton
The end of the year is rushing in as fast as ever, and with each year-end project completed comes a new blank space on the calendar. As nice as it will be to have a break over the holidays, the New Year looms with its thousands of open time slots and opportunities. How can you be sure that when 2011 finally arrives, you're ready to grow?
by Ross Yim
Business doesn’t have a template. Being rich isn’t an equation. Or is it? I might argue that there is a clear equation to success – but the thing about the equation is that one part of the equation is dynamic – it’s chaotic. Because of this, the overarching path to success isn’t the same for all people. Some things, though, pervade throughout many different subjects.
WordPress is a widely used Content Management System (CMS), usually used as a blog publishing platform. However, since WordPress is so powerful yet versatile, you can also customize a WordPress blog into almost any type of websites including advanced e-commerce ...Read More »
Guest Post by Heinrich Muller from The Link Building Guy | People often misjudge the difficulty of starting and managing their own business. There are some exceptions to the rule but on average the 1st year of any new business is a make-or-break period and the accompanying stress can be very difficult to handle.Read More »
Guest Post by Matt from Advanced Lifestyle Design | This article talks about how to determine whether or not you should start your own business. In order to determine which business you should start, you should ask the following questions: ...Read More »
Guest Post by Anthony Rocco | Disclaimer: I AM NOT an attorney. The opinions presented in this post are exactly that; opinions. They have been formed by years of my own first-hand experiences in entrepreneurship and small business legal matters. ...Read More »
Guest Post by Richard Harmer from the Brady Media Group Let me say this, we need these people. I mean, in my adult life…or any other part of my life for that matter, I have never had to balance a ...Read More »
Guest Post by Richard Harmer Brady Media Group First and foremost I no longer live in my car! With that said, you are more than welcome to send money so that NEVER happens to me again! Second, I didn’t sleep ...Read More »
It’s Not Always What You See! Sometimes it’s the HOW and What You Don’t See!! Guest Post by Richard Harmer Brady Media Group So anyway, I was in the shower and thought about something. You see earlier in the day, ...Read More »
Guest Post by Richard Harmer Brady Media Group Over the past 7-8 years I’ve worked in marketing and brand development for myself and currently I’m a partner and Brand Strategist for Brady Media Group. It all “started” when I was ...Read More »
Guest Post by Richard Harmer Brady Media Group America is being held back by RED TAPE, not creators or innovators!! We have LOTS of those! Too bad the best of the creators and inventors work for major corporations! Why? Has ...Read More »
New data from researchers at comScore Inc shows that web surfers are spending more time on Facebook and less on Google, for the first time. The data shows that people are spending about 9.9 per cent of their total web ...Read More »
As part of a damage control campaign, BP upped its spending on Internet marketing from $57,000 a month to almost $3 million, buying keywords associated with the oil spill such as “oil spill,” “leak,” “top kill” and “live feed”. Google ...Read More »
The Internet is full of articles, videos and products that promise to show even the most basic of Internet user how to start a profitable online business. What are discussed less often are the pitfalls that so many start-ups face, ...Read More »