The Secret of Running a Reputable Business Blog

Are you interested in establishing a business blog? Good for you – to me, a biz blog is one of the best web properties you can own and run. The problem is, there are thousands of good business blogs around you need to compete with. So, how to stand above the rest, even if you are not a business expert or A-list blogger? Business blogs are here to stay. I can’t understand those who say that blogs are dead. Some experts say that social media makes blogs obsolete – well, perhaps they are half-right.…

Why Employee Theft Sucks and How to Deal with It

Employee theft sucks. Small business owners all over the world know it. It’s inevitable. But there’s gotta be a way to minimize that, no? Fortunately, yes. Read on to learn what it takes to prevent employee theft. Okay, you might say, “Oh – I know about employees who steal from their employers. But my employees? Nah – they wouldn’t do it.” The truth is – whether you like it or not – most of your employees will steal from you, varies greatly in amount stolen.…

Big Brands adopt PSY’s Gangnam Style to Gain Social Media Buzz

Despite the latest issue faced by now-world-famous South Korean rapper PSY, we can’t deny the fact that his mega hit song “Gangnam Style” has taken over the world, one YouTube video view at a time (the song now has more than 900 MILLION views on YoutTube, by the way…) – and that includes the business world. The Korean Wave The economic impact of the song is also enjoyed by Korean brands, as people are becoming more aware of South Korean culture – and products.…

My Growing Startup: Should I Monetize it or Keep it Free? (Infographic Inside)

It seems like a no-brainer for the rest of us, but some business owners – especially those establishing venture capital (VC)-backed tech startups – have strong preference toward growing user base by keeping their services free of charge. So, which strategy to adopt? Should I monetize my products/services or keep them free as long as I can? While growth and innovation are typically what VCs are looking for, my profit-oriented mind is always telling me that a business is a good business if it makes money.…