Even when your startup is a one-man show and lots of fun, a “business” needs some discipline and controls to keep it from being defined as a hobby by investors, and assure some financial return. Like it or not, you are now entering the dreaded realm of specifying and documenting “formal business pr Read More

The 7 Stages of Small Business Success [Infographic]

The 7 Stages of Small Business Success [Infographic] Avatar Posted by tathan under Strategy
From http://takisathanassiou.com 1024 days ago
Made Hot by: SJC on May 5, 2014 10:59 pm
What it needs a small business to succeed? Take a look at this inforgraphic and determine what it takes! Read More

3 Apps That Stand Out in Crowded Categories

3 Apps That Stand Out in Crowded Categories Avatar Posted by rvarshneya under Technology
From http://www.entrepreneur.com 1023 days ago
Made Hot by: PMVirtual on May 5, 2014 10:18 pm
There are millions of apps available on the app stores. This trio broke out of the fray and earned loyal followings, and learn how you can do too. Read More

Meet Swarm: Foursquare's ambitious plan to split its app in two

Meet Swarm: Foursquare's ambitious plan to split its app in two Avatar Posted by tcamba under News
From http://www.theverge.com 1023 days ago
Made Hot by: SJC on May 5, 2014 9:09 pm
Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley has spent the last year trying to convince the world that Foursquare isn't what it used to be. The company emerged back in 2009... Read More
Bright shiny object syndrome is the biggest problem facing entrepreneurs and business owners today. Here's 5 steps to overcoming Bright Shiny Object Syndrome and getting things done. Read More

What Emotional Responses To Colors Do People Experience?

What Emotional Responses To Colors Do People Experience? Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Marketing
From http://smallbiztrends.com 1025 days ago
Made Hot by: maestro68 on May 5, 2014 11:49 am
According to a new research at FinancesOnline, colors evoke a specific emotional response from a customer. This is important since 75% of all buying decision are emotional. Here are what specific colors mean. Read More

Top Mobile Apps to Accept Payments on the Go

Top Mobile Apps to Accept Payments on the Go Avatar Posted by HollyHanna under Technology
From http://www.theworkathomewoman.com 1025 days ago
Made Hot by: SimplySmallBiz on May 5, 2014 11:41 am
Now there are a bunch of different apps that will allow you to accept mobile payments, and card swipers come in a bunch of different shapes and sizes.

Security is the biggest issue now. According to “Designing an iOS Payments SDK for Security,” one of the biggest challenges facing the mobile pay Read More

Twitter Shares Continue to Drop, Hitting an All-Time Low

Twitter Shares Continue to Drop, Hitting an All-Time Low Avatar Posted by danielzeevi under Social Media
From http://dashburst.com 1025 days ago
Made Hot by: BizWise on May 5, 2014 10:58 am
If you thought Twitter’s business model wasn’t working well, it may actually be worse than we thought. Twitter’s shares have suffered all year and now have hit an all-time low. The social network is facing a decline despite a growth in users. Read More
While LinkedIn is a highly rewarding platform for many businesses, many often forget about it in terms of “social media”. And because many don’t use it regularly or don’t understand its application, they are using it completely against the unwritten LinkedIn etiquette rules. Read More
More and more people are going on social platforms like Twitter to voice complaints. Smart businesses are taking notice and mitigating damage control by engaging customers and taking care of their problems immediately. It’s simply smart business to show customers they care about their problem and e Read More

This Could Be One of the Most Underestimated Employee Benefits

What's more important than salaries at your small business? Small business owners and entrepreneurs sometimes believe they …
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Arthur Piccio, UPrinting Share Clients' Small Biz Spirit @UPrinting

Arthur Piccio, Public Relations and Small Business Coordinator for UPrinting, said he and the print shop he serves … More
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