Category Archives: Technology

The Way People Buy Now

The way your customers shop and buy has changed. Are you keeping up? Recently, I needed to get my carpets cleaned after going way too long without doing so. I went online to get in touch with the company I’d used several years ago, only to find out they no longer serve my area. Frustrated, […]

5 Tech Tips Proven to Streamline Business Operations

Here are five smart ways to incorporate technology into your small business and minimize costs

6 Technology-Driven Trends Every Small Business Should Watch

Here are six technology-driven trends to watch for this year.

Today’s Youth Are Stumbling into Startup Success, And Here’s How

As the pace of technological development accelerates, young entrepreneurs are faced with tremendous opportunity.

Op-Ed: Apps Are the New ‘Startup’ Gold Rush

Apps are here to stay; this much is true.

Be King of Your “Domain”: Website Strategies to Keep Customers Engaged and Your Business Successful

Almost anyone shopping for almost every kind of service or product starts on the Internet. The web is today’s “Main Street” and your website is today’s storefront or window display. In the days before websites, business owners put extensive thought into how their stores were shown on the street and the layouts within; they knew […]

Infographic: Online Marketing Trends and Tips for Small Businesses

If you’re a brick-and-mortar-only business you may have doubted the power of having a business website. Is it worth the time, trouble and cost? Well, doubt no more. We’ve got the scoop on the value of websites, online marketing, social media, blog content and mobile optimization for small businesses – both online and at brick-and-mortar […]

How to Build Your Twitter Brand in 60 Days: Tips from Jody Barrett

One of my favorite things in social media is coming across new faces and new brands. I am intrigued with how they are using Twitter, and, if they get it much faster than I did. I didn’t know how to […]

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How to Be Smarter than Your Investors – Continuous Customer Discovery

Teams that build continuous customer discovery into their DNA will become smarter than their investors, and build more successful companies. — Awhile back I blogged about Ashwin, one of my ex-students wanted to raise a seed round to build Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (drones) with a Hyper-spectral camera and fly it over farm fields collecting hyper-spectral images. […]

Trends we can’t ignore

  In marketing, we’re always being asked to look into the future and foresee what’s coming down the road. We get plenty of help as the New Year rolls in, as the predictions freely flow. One of the most comprehensive looks at the coming year is JWT’s Trend Report. Their report is the culmination quantitative, [Read more...]

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