April 13, 2014
molly published this at 3:00 am
Earlier this month, I was asked to contribute to a year-long module focused on helping entrepreneurs develop their own paths. My specific installment concerned collaboration and how to identify strategic partners, part of which included an interview.
Collaboration is perilously close to becoming buzzworded to death, but it IS true that many hands make light work. A focused group of people with complementary talents and matching energies can focus their gifts on the attainment of a common goal. It’s a rush when it happens.
As I’ve moved into the solopreneur space, my inner voice has become Read More…
April 11, 2014
rosemary published this at 6:40 am
By Teddy Hunt
Web development has gradually become easier over time. Gone are the days of messing around on Geocities and creating eye-sore websites. The best new thing in web development is HTML5. If you’re not using it, you’re really missing out. Here are a few reasons you should be using HTML5 (any code used in the text was changed to brackets to avoid formatting issues).
Image via Flickr by Sebastian Fuss
If you’ve dealt with anything other than HTML5, you know exactly how messy code can get. With HTML5, Read More…
April 10, 2014
rosemary published this at 7:43 am
By Rob Young
If you’ve sought help to create the perfect business card you’ve probably found many people insist that you include your title on it. While including your title on a business card has its uses, in some cases it does more harm than good. Whether you’re the founder of a startup or an employee in an international company, these are a few reasons you might consider removing the title from your business card.
It can make you complacent
Printing ‘CEO’ on your business cards after you’ve just launched your start up might make you feel important, Read More…
April 10, 2014
Eric T. Strauss published this at 12:16 am
Dear Friends & Community, This is coming to you in the wake of the news that there will not be a SOBCon this year.
It contains a suggestion for you to consider. We invite you to support it.
We were shocked, disappointed, and confused. We were concerned and understanding. Above all, we were thinking about Liz Strauss and wishing her all our love.
This meant it mattered to us. We also felt sure we weren’t the only ones feeling the blow. We reached out to each other and started sharing our feelings, thoughts, wishes — and Read More…
April 9, 2014
Dave published this at 4:08 pm
But, finding the right partners is sometimes a difficult task, especially if you don’t know where to start networking.
In order to make business connections that are fruitful and worthwhile, here are just a handful of tips for finding the right partners to do business with:
Get to Know the Potential Candidate or Candidates
Finding the right partner/s for your small business is all about forming a relationship and relationships take Read More…
April 8, 2014
rosemary published this at 5:55 am
By Lisa D. Jenkins
The saying, “A picture is worth a thousand words” is cliche for a reason.
It’s no secret that images receive more engagement on Facebook than their text only counterparts. The growth of audiences on Pinterest and Instagram, even Tumblr, supports the notion that at our core, we humans are a visual bunch.
And now there’s a whole lot of talk going around about visual content and its rapidly increasing influence online.
So, what exactly is this visual content all the cool kids are talking about? Let’s agree to set jargon aside and not make this Read More…
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