Want to start a business? You’d be joining millions of people in their quest to be their own boss. For many entrepreneurs, it’s the American dream to ditch their 9-5 and have the freedom to do what they love whenever they want. But many never get started. The would-be-entrepreneurs experience roadblocks to starting up their… Continue reading Are These 5 Roadblocks Holding Up Your Business?
By now you’ve seen the futuristic Google Glass Project – a venture into wearable augmented-reality devices. Google Glass, which is expected to be available to the public by the end of the year, is a device that is worn on a person’s face that allows them to view and interact with a computer screen and… Continue reading The Google Glass Collective is Looking to Fund New Apps With Seed Funding for Entrepreneurs
DashBurst – a social media magazine and technology startup – has just added another member to its team in anticipation of the launch of the DashBurst social network! Going forward, Steven Hughes will lead the PR campaign for DashBurst as the new Director of Marketing. Steven, who studied Psychology at the University of Maryland College… Continue reading DashBurst Hires New Director of Marketing Ahead of Social Network Launch
Last week, Nick D’Aloisio became a millionaire at 17 when he sold his mobile app Summly to Yahoo. The teenager doesn’t have a college degree in computer science. He doesn’t even have a high school diploma. He taught himself how to program. He still lives with his parents who still make him clean his room.… Continue reading Is College for Saps?
Project Management is a beast. Communication, sharing documents, tracking time: managing a project can become a headache real quick. It’s no wonder startups love to use project management tools (specifically online ones) to help connect everyone as well as organize the handling of projects. These pieces of software help businesses manage their inner workings and… Continue reading Best Project Management Tools for the Low-Cost Startup in 2013
Online bookmarking tool Pinterest is rolling out a new Web Analytics Tool that will allow businesses to track the number of visitors delivered to their website, see what people are pinning from their site and other useful information. This is part of the rapidly growing startup’s effort (Pinterest quadrupled from 9 to 40 million users… Continue reading Pinterest Launches New Web Analytics Tool For Businesses As First Step Towards Monetization
LinkedIn will acquire Pulse, the popular newsreader app, in a deal worth a reported $50 to $100 million. The Pulse app, made by San Francisco-based Alphonso Labs, has 20 million users who read more than 10 million stories per day! Previously Alphonso Labs was able to raise about $10 million from venture capital firms like… Continue reading LinkedIn to Buy Pulse Newsreader App for Over $50 Million
Social media is the most effective marketing tool that has ever existed for small businesses and startups looking to reach new audiences. This opportunity has paved the way for entrepreneurs and new businesses to compete online with larger brands and celebrities for our attention. The key to building a large social media audience from scratch… Continue reading Hello World! How to Launch a Startup Using Social Media