Posted by gbravo on August 28, 2008 in Business Management, Internet Marketing, Uncategorized [ 8 Comments ]
The Internet is still a work in progress, but most would agree that the handful of companies below made it what it is today. Review and discuss amongst yourselves!
- America Online – Three little words started it all…You’ve got mail. AOL was the first true web-based email provider used on a grand scale, and also home to more content than any other web destination for
Posted by admin on August 28, 2008 in Business Technology [ 0 Comments ]
The dreaded question asked daily by some poor small business owner who finds himself with a dead server or workstation and all of the company’s data gone forever. Like most people, we never think it will happen to us so we either choose to ignore the risk or the “I’ll get to that tomorrow” strategy. The sad thing is that having a solid … Read More
Posted by Jody Gabourie on August 26, 2008 in Marketing [ 0 Comments ]
Make something happen…or nothing will happen. It’s as simple and brutal as that.
You can sit around and complain – that you don’t have enough time to market…that marketing is too complicated…too hard…that you aren’t any good at it.
How to achieve success at marketing is to take action. How to demystify marketing is to take action. How to get good at marketing is to … Read More
Posted by gbravo on August 25, 2008 in Business Start Up Advice, Internet Marketing, SEO, Uncategorized [ 4 Comments ]
Customers just aren’t biting like they were this time last year. This means businesses need to stretch their precious marketing dollars further than ever.
Here are five affordable ways to reach new customers and convert new sales…even if your marketing budget is a little smaller than it used to be.
#1: Refer a friend programs
Why not let your existing customers handle your marketing for … Read More
Posted by admin on August 21, 2008 in Business Management, Business Start Up Advice, Business Technology [ 4 Comments ]
2008 is not even three-quarters of the way home, and already the Internet sector has seen some significant startups work their way into the public eye. An economic downturn and weak credit market have not kept these companies from continuing their quest to be “the next big thing.”
This young data analysis company looks to change the way we analyze information and … Read More
Posted by admin on August 19, 2008 in Business Financing, Business Management, Business Start Up Advice, Marketing [ 0 Comments ]
We are all sinners – at least in the business sense. And, it is hard not to be a business sinner today. In our current pell-mell state of rushing about putting out current “business fires” it would be beyond the capacity of mere mortals not to make one or more of the so-called business sins. Knowledge of these seven great business sins will not make … Read More
Posted by Jody Gabourie on August 15, 2008 in Business Management, Marketing [ 0 Comments ]
I talked in my last blog post about the importance your marketing mindset/attitude has on your success. Whether your mindset about marketing is negative, positive or most likely a little of both, I’ve found that an “adjustment” is essential every now and then.
Many of us feel that we have a “good enough” attitude towards marketing and selling our services and ourselves. However, take a … Read More
Posted by admin on August 14, 2008 in Business Management, Uncategorized [ 4 Comments ]
The world is full of wealthy men, but how many of them truly impact every aspect of our daily lives? The following ten individuals all have the ability to change the way we live, work and think about our world.
1 & 2) Larry Page and Sergey Brin
The founders of Google have built their Yahoo-smashing search engine into a growing empire that shows no … Read More
Posted by Dennis Lowery on August 14, 2008 in Business Financing, Business Management, Business Start Up Advice [ 2 Comments ]
There are 5 important aspects of the business that investors want to read about in your business plan. If you create your business plan to address them; then you are ahead of what most people end up with in their business plan.
Posted by Norman Birnbach on August 13, 2008 in Business Management, Public Relations [ 0 Comments ]
In light of the recent incident in which a Mad Magazine fake Circuit City ad generated unwanted attention for Circuit City, here are four variables to consider about managing corporate reputation:
1. What’s being said?
2. What kind of reaction is being generated by readers?
3. Where is the statement appearing?
4. Who wrote it?