Less is More… Don’t we love hearing these words? Imagine yourself going to a restaurant, where the waiter handed you the menu – only it is 520 pages thick. Your confusion will overpower your need to eat as you try to make a choice. In any business, making your customers confused is a great way to push them away… for good. So, what will make things better? If in doubt, it’s always best to keep things SIMPLE. (more…)
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What business doesn’t have a Web site these days? When connecting online is the standard, it’s only logical to use the Internet as your marketing tool. Now, the only question that comes to mind is: Are you maximizing the power of the World Wide Web through your Web site? (more…)
Starting a business can be a very exciting thing, especially when you believe you have the next big thing. Days and weeks of planning just pump up your adrenaline, giving you sleepless nights until that big launch date. You may have the money, energy, time, and people that will help you get your business out there, but do you have what it takes to succeed as an entrepreneur? Overconfidence can be road kill and the last thing you want is to fail. You can avoid that by asking yourself these 10 crucial questions before you start your business:
Perhaps you have heard the words and wonder what’s up there in the clouds. The latest buzzwords, Cloud Computing, has been around quite some time. What does it really mean? Is it just a fad? On the contrary, cloud computing is more than just a passing business trend.
How many times do you check your computer in a day? How about your mobile phone? Did you know that over 40 million Americans carry smart phones like a 24×7 mobile pet? Imagine connecting with these customers, wherever they are. This is the current trend in doing business, known to many techiepreneurs as: Mobile Commerce. If your business is not taking a slice out of the mobile market, you are missing a lot on your business prospects.
You have a new product with huge potential. Deep inside, you know that your product will sell. You’ve put up a fancy-looking Web site for the world to see, but, are you making any sale? If your ideas aren’t turning into greens, then, you need to look back at what you’ve been missing. Any sales manager will tell you that selling is a process; not an event. (more…)