Don’t Take Things for Granted and be Grateful for Your Business

Do you appreciate the success you enjoy right now? Are you grateful for the ups and downs you experience in your entrepreneurial journey? If you don’t, then I suggest that you should learn to be appreciative, for better or worse. Why? Read on… Do you know the worst feeling you can have when running a business? That’s right – failing. Not necessarily going out of business, but a decline in sales and market share is enough to keep you awake during the night, not mentioning occasional nightmares.…

Top 5 Social Bookmarking Sites for Small Business

Want one more tool that can help you avoiding information overload, while promoting your web pages along the way? Try social bookmarking sites. There are not many such sites for small business, but with this blog post, I would like to recommend you the best 5 I regularly use. But, why social bookmarking sites? Well, you can access a select few of articles you want to read, as well as sharing with others what you think worth-reading. If you are a small business owner, joining the right services can offer you an aggregated small business tips, ideas, tools and opportunities articles which are worth-reading (if you join the right sites that combat spams well!) Another benefit of social bookmarking sites is that you can share your own articles and have the community react on those.…

Want to Reduce Your Small Biz Electricity Expenses? Keep Your Eyes on NanoLight!

The number one reason why I am interested in inventions is due to their problem solving nature. While many inventions are ridiculous, some are simply brilliant. One of the most recent inventions that have grabbed my attention is NanoLight: The world’s most energy efficient light bulb – most probably THE solution to your small business’ electricity cost cutting regime. Of course, there are some tech advances on light bulbs, such as Philips Hue and its crowdfunding-backed competitor, Lifx. They produce smart light bulbs that are programmable via WiFi.…

Kick Information Overload Away: How to Get Your Business Online Resources Sorted

Did you know the most unproductive things many business people do? Reading articles after articles from countless sources – just to stay ahead of the trend of the day. Don’t get me wrong – biz people NEED to tap into the industry trends. However, too much information can be counter-productive. Want an example? Me. I have a daily battle with the so-called information overload. I regularly start my day with checking emails, as most of my contacts and updates I subscribe to are coming into my email inboxes.…

The Startup Kids: What is It Like Being a Young Web Entrepreneur?

“This is the most manic depressive way you could possibly live life. You’re never having a good day. You’re either having the best day ever, or you are thinking you are about to die.” – Sam Lessin, Founder of Drop.io, about being an entrepreneur There is a much-anticipated movie in March 2013, and I am looking forward for the premiere – online. It’s a fascinating documentary about some of US and Europe’s finest young web entrepreneurs – an inspiring project called The Startup Kids.…

Give Me 5 Minutes and I’ll Give You the Secret to Blogging for Your Company

It’s the truth: I’m a lousy blogger-slash-article-writer. I don’t really like writing and my words are often poorly formed. But why I blog? Why people read my blog? I have this secret that can help you establish and run a small business blog that is actually bringing in leads and clients for your company – even if you are a not a born writer/blogger. Just give me 5 minutes of your time – that’ll do 🙂 image inspired by Stickman Pushing MacBook decal.…

Get Your Startup Launched: Join the Founder Institute Startup Accelerator Program

Entrepreneurs: Want your startup launched? Let the Founder Institute accelerates the whole process – and more. This blog post can show you how the world’s largest startup accelerator can help you launch a business – Read on! Did you know the most frustrating situation in starting up a business? If you have tried to start a business and failed numerous times, you must have known the answer. Yes, most of the times, you are feeling so lonely. It feels like you are up against all odds; and it can be pretty scary out there in the business world.…

HabitRPG Improves Your Productivity in the Role Playing Game Style

Small biz owners: Are you a big fan of video games? If so, you are in luck, because there is a productivity tool that can help you in completing your goals like playing a game. Introducing, HabitRPG. HabitRPG, developed by Tyler Renelle, is a habit tracker app that treats your goals like a role playing game. If you are a video gamer, you know what a role playing game (RPG) is. Just in case you don’t know, here’s a good definition from Wikipedia: A role-playing game is a game in which players assume the roles of characters in a fictional setting.…

10 LinkedIn Groups Small Biz Owners Must Join

Are you on LinkedIn? If you are not, you are losing out the opportunity to benefit from arguably the best social media site for business people! If you are interested in finding out more about LinkedIn and discovering which groups to join, read on… Many social media business users have testified that LinkedIn has given their businesses better engagement than Facebook and twitter – investors agree with the users, too. It might be less fun than Facebook, Twitter or Google+, but it’s well worth your time!…

Reality Check: Should My Small Business Embrace Cloud Computing?

With all the hype surrounding cloud computing, I feel the need to set things straight and help small biz owners to decide whether they are going to adopt cloud computing or not based on a well-informed decision. Are you ready to go cloud? Let’s go! Back in late-2010, I know nothing about cloud computing. I’ve heard about it for some time but I have no idea whatsoever what it is all about. So, as I am a website builder, I set up a blog on cloud computing for two purposes: To document what I’ve just discovered about cloud computing, as well as capitalizing on the fast-rising trend of cloud computing.…