February, 2011

Entrepreneurship 2.0 and it's 5 C's

With the evolution of online media in our day to day life , our life has become much more easy and competitive. It’s application in business gives a new way to get expansion and success.

Before applying anything in our life or business there are few questions which we need to answer first. Like, What is the smart way to manage everything from company finances, to client relations, to marketing, and all these things in a cost effective manner with less time?

Groupon, The Company that Google Couldn’t Buy

Put away your sick fantasies, it’s not what you think it is. In fact, if you have a small business and you haven’t heard of Groupon, well shame on you. If you have a small business and aren’t taking advantage of Groupon, shame on you. Oh, Groupon is not available where you’re businesses is? Shame on you too.

What am I thinking, I know very little about Groupon as well. That won’t stop me from talking about it. Moreover, I’m going to do a near impossible feat! I’m going to tell you what I know about Groupon without even looking it up or Googling some references. I am, as I type this, closing all my Explorer and Firefox windows so I can’t cheat. And if I don’t know it, I’m going to make it up and I’ll let you figure out what’s the truth.

Ad Preview Tool Announced from Google

Google understands that what drives its business is advertising. For years they have worked diligently to do all they can so that businesses may get a return on their investment when they use their AdWords service. AdWords, as SEO/SEM professionals already know, focuses on keywords. So it's no wonder that Google has continually added improvements to AdWords making it not only easier to use, but more effective.

7 Ways to Sabotage Your Online Success

For many achieving online success with any type of business can prove to be very difficult due to personal habits. It is important to realize that maintaining all the necessary functions to keep your business operating smoothly will be your personal responsibility. As an online business entrepreneur it will be rare to have a 'staff' to assist you on a daily basis therefore managing time efficiently is crucial!

Market Your Business Better with Volunteering Efforts

Every business wants to bring in the kind of attention which will allow them to be as profitable as possible in any market climate. There are a few different kinds of marketing schemes which will allow you to be able to gain more attention. The best methods of gaining attention for your business are those which put your business in the best possible light.

OK, We Have a Budget. Now what? 6 tips for effectively managing your budget

Much has been written about the value of having a budget to manage the financial affairs of a business. And the premise of all those paragraphs of prose is correct: A budget is the most powerful way to achieve profit goals. However, the assumption seems to be that once you have a budget, your work is done and your staff will inherently know what to do with it. This is because:

• They were born knowing about budgets,
• They learned about budgets in kindergarten, or

Facebook Updates its Advertising Using Content from Users

When it comes to advertising, it's said that there is usually nothing better than the strategy of word of mouth.  Hearing about a product or a service from a trusted friend or even an acquaintance is likely to help you drop your resistance to that item and open your wallet or pocketbook.  As in the real world (brick and mortar), many businesses on the web are also looking for a way to leverage word of mouth for advertising purposes and one of the newest co

7 Common Obstacles to Online Business Success

Online business success tends to elude many and for varying reasons none of which can not be easily overcome. The typical business entrepreneur entering the internet 'arena' generally have little or no experience building a business or even being their own boss! Although lacking experience is not enough to keep you from being successful online more problems can arise and compound themselves when you factor in the distracting internet environment!

Social Media for Small Business: 52 Points Toward An Informed Decision

Information overload emerged as a public health concern in the mid-nineties. An increasing volume of e-mail, voice mail, and faxes were competing with other media for people's attention more than ever before. Psychologists were speaking of Information Fatigue, a new syndrome with symptoms plaguing a growing number as communication escalated in the information age.

Social Networking for Business Offer 5 Benefits

Social networking for business, especially on the internet offers some outrageous benefits when done correctly. For starters online social networking is convenient, fun and allows you to cover a lot of ground from right there in front of your computer! The advantages you stand to gain however go much deeper towards helping you build your business and at an accelerated rate!