Big data can help you make better decisions but creativity and intuition are usually more valuable.
A nother large ad-tech company in New York that appears poised to go public has instead returned to the venture capital spigot -- and now claims to be the city's latest billion-dollar startup. AppNexus Inc. announced this week that an...Show More Summary
Looks like Steve Ballmer is enjoying his new job as owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. The former Microsoft CEO is, shall we say, an expressive guy (click here to see what we mean), and he did not disappoint at a fan rally held last night at the Staples Center. Show More Summary
T he annual global confidence survey from the National Venture Capital Association produced an unusual apparent contradiction. Investors around the world think the U.S. is the best place to back startups but confidence in our country's...Show More Summary
The last step in Marshall Goldsmith's transformative leadership course is the researched back 'follow up factor'.
Online marketing has never been more important. Today, people turn to the Web for even the most minor tasks. If something can be done online, that’s where people will accomplish it. And your business needs to be where the people are....Show More Summary
EZee-Cover is a fashion accessory for small wastebaskets. They say that necessity is the mother of invention, and 75 year old Marji Stone found a need that I never noticed. She uses plastic shopping bags as can liners in 5 of her small wastebaskets; in the bathrooms, the living room and in each in the […]
Liz King is the preeminent guru of events. She’s built a community for event professionals – to help them produce better events and she is an event organizer as well. Here’s the apps she uses to run her empire – boosting productivity and having less headaches. Show More Summary
A new Twitter experiment shares favorites and follows in others’ Twitter streams as if they were retweets – and a vocal group of users aren’t too thrilled about the idea. The latest experiment fills your Twitter timeline with the activity of the people you follow. Show More Summary
Jeffrey and Meika Hollender launched Sustain with a goal of breaking down societal barriers that prevent people from talking about safe sex.
Who's predator and who's prey in those murky startup waters? Here's one interpretation.
As the years roll on, podcasts still continue to be popular. We’re excited to announce the 5th Annual Top 100 Small Business Podcasts 2014 Edition. As many of you may already know, each year we choose 100 of the most informative small business podcasts we can find. Show More Summary
If you depend on regular payments from those who purchase goods or services from your small business, there are a few things you can do to ensure you're paid on time.
To call this colossal $2 million dollar pool, a swimming pool, doesn’t do it justice. It features five colossal waterfalls, a lazy river and a tunnel deep enough that it requires scuba diving certification to explore. Watch on Bizop...
I’ve been doing a lot more online advertising on the occasion of the 9th Annual Small Business Summit - experimenting with Twitter, LInkedIn, Facebook and Google Adwords. For many of you, online advertising drives a big chunk of your sales. Show More Summary
Shift has introduced a card that lets users pay with both traditional bank accounts, loyalty points and virtual currencies.
UK-based Fanmode is an app that enables stay-at-home sports fans to have their support broadcast at the game venue.
Father-daughter founding team Meika and Jeffrey Hollender have built a fair-trade condom company aimed at women in their twenties. This is their grind, hustle and payoff.
There’s a new attempt to use technology to replace traditional business cards. swivelCard is the latest attempt at a high-tech business card. At first glance, it looks like a basic business card made of thick cardstock. But the innovative feature is the card’s ability to fold up and become a USB drive. Show More Summary
Ramon Ray, editor of Smallbiztechnology.com recently sat down with Ashley Meyers of the Wells Fargo Business Insight series to discuss the importance of using a customer database to grow your business. During this live audio interview,...Show More Summary