In our co-working series, NYU students give us the skinny on hot spaces in NYC. Here, we take a look at Brooklyn's creative-tech space The Yard.
Excess ego can be fatal for start-ups. That's why seed investor Mike Venerable, hoping to build a Midwest entrepreneurial hub, prefers founders with certain unexpected traits. Of all the industrial heartland cities trying to re-emerge as start-up hubs, you'd probably never pick the river town once nicknamed “Porkopolis” as most likely to succeed. Show More Summary
I’m going to teach you how. So, franchise success can be yours. Keep reading. Be Like A Machine Machines don’t have emotions. I don’t want you to either. Yet. I just want you to get the facts you need on the franchise (s) you’re looking into. So that when it comes time to make [...]
Contacting potential clients directly by email or phone is a great way to find gigs…if it’s done correctly. Unfortunately, too…
BlockAvenue is bringing more data to the hyper-local level, offering statistics about specific blocks in the US.
There's no longer any excuse for letting your marketing slide. As an entrepreneur running a bootstrapped company, marketing is not likely at the top of your to-do list. Bootstrapped companies are by definition lean, so founders don’t usually spend much on formal marketing. Show More Summary
Communicating from the proper perspective is essential to good business results. Here are 3 ways to make you're able to do that, every time. Recently, when I picked my eleven-year-old daughter up from school, she began to tell me about a writing competition at school. Show More Summary
Concerned about getting your money's worth when your team is spread across the country--or the world? Relax. Here are the secrets from a virtual-company pro. Entrepreneurs and small-businesses sometimes need support, but don't want to take on the overhead of a physical office space. Show More Summary
Entrepreneurs: here’s something to add to the list of things academics have found will enhance the performance of your business. Staying alive. In a bit of novel research coming out of the United Kingdom, Professors Sascha Becker ofShow More Summary
Some bosses say the darnedest things during yearly performance reviews. Want to feel good about your management skills (or those of your boss)? No matter what happens, you probably won't say (or hear) anything as stupid as these real-life comments made during real-life salary reviews: 10. Show More Summary
Eric Schmidt gets buddy buddy with David Cameron, Apple's Cook talks taxes, while indie retailers talk shop, Internet Week New York and the CM Summit kick off, the Ethernet turns 40, PandoMonthly features legendary investor John Doerr, Art Basel goes to Hong Kong… This week’s notable news and startup events for young treps:
Remember the yoga instructor who is going to do a video for her business? She told me that once people come to one class, they usually come back. So how can she get more people to make it to the first class? By cutting down the hurdles that stand between them and the first class. [...]
BlackBerry officially launched another BlackBerry device last week — the Blackberry Q5. This is the third smartphone device announced by BlackBerry this year. All three use the new BlackBerry 10 operating system. The Q5 device, aimed at markets like Latin America, the Middle East, parts of Europe and Asia, will be available in July. Show More Summary
IBM recently announced that it's no longer selling Lotus 1-2-3. Most readers of this blog likely have never heard of Lotus 1-2-3. But more experienced readers (meaning old) will remember 1-2-3 as their first PC spreadsheet and the first "killer...
In our weekly roundup of upstart entrepreneurs from across the country: Questions and answers bring $100 million in revenue to San Francisco's Pearl.com; a Boston startup cashes in on college students' note-sharing jones; a ColoradoShow More Summary
SAMBA: Ideas are a dime a dozen. The money is in the execution. Need proof? For Seth Godin’s Alternative MBA program, nine innovators came?
Web Designer Depot: A business card creates a physical connection and bond between you or your business and your customers. Just like in a?
Have you updated your company’s Google+ page today? How about in the last week? Or month? … Year? Maybe your company doesn’t even have a Google+ page yet, and if that’s the case or you’ve been abandoning that page in favor of other social media networks, you’re not alone. Show More Summary
Keeping track of activity is a common challenge for small business owners. We wear many hats and are responsible for many things. One of the places where we fall down is with our sales process. I am a huge fan of systems because I believe...Show More Summary
“Gangnam Style” is a song and music video by South Korean musician Psy. The phrase has become a metaphor for having a unique and authentic style. The video was first released in July 2012 and soon went viral on YouTube. In December 2012, the Gangnam Style video became the first YouTube video to reach one billion views. Show More Summary