Today Mashable published a post about a relic that is considered the world’s first website. Now at first blush, it’s no beauty, but for it’s time (this version is 1992), it was a staggering, awe-inspiring piece of work. For the first time, people from around the world could view something from the comfort of their home (if they were so fortunate to have a computer and ......the rest of the story → Share
Awhile back, we learned Google would be pulling the plug on Google Reader, and you could hear the collective grown. I personally like Feedly much better. (Slicker, prettier, but yes, a bit slow.) There are a lot of alternatives, though. Any way, there was a rumor floating around before that announcement, and that ......the rest of the story → Share
This post will be short and sweet: I’m sick to death of people in leadership roles that have no business being in them. I will not point fingers and single out people who are in this roles (You don’t have all day for a list that long, and neither do I!) but after reading this, you’ll know be able to spot these sacred cows without ......the rest of the story → Share
We’re really an interesting business society. While billions are spent every day on marketing by large corporations (yeah, like the Super Bowl!!), the small business community is constantly trying to find ways to save their marketing dollar. That scrappy mentality is what eventually makes some small businesses wildly successful, but deployed poorly, it can be the undoing of many others. It’s hard to believe ......the rest of the story → Share
“Get down to business”; we hear this and even say it, but how many of us in business are actually *doing* business, and more importantly, doing and pursuing the business we want to do. We blame the lack of time, but I really blame the lack of initiative, the lack of focus, and the overabundance ......the rest of the story → Share
This will be the third year that Small Business Saturday has taken consumers by storm, and this time, it’s for keeps! As part of the initiative this year, we ordered and passed out a bunch of Small Business Saturday welcome mats to some local small businesses. It was heartening to see their faces light up as we dropped ......the rest of the story → Share
This edition is a call to action and a year-end checklist. As 2012 races to a close, it becomes panic time for a lot of business owners. Did you accomplish your goals for the year? Did you stay within your budget and create some innovative ways to be better for your customers? Did you do all you set out to do?
It’s important to finish the year ......the rest of the story → Share