Does your website tell your visitors everything possible about you? The more information you can give your visitors, the more they are likely to buy from you, right? Surely it is better to show where you work, how many customers you have, how many people you employ than to just show a product and a... More »To Get More Sales, Focus on What You Do, Not Who You Are
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I don’t know about you, but somewhere along the way we have ALL became someone to sell to online… as apposed to human connections? Companies (and certain people) think it’s OK to fill our email inbox, Twitter feed, LinkedIn messages, and Facebook timeline with ads. Not the paid kind that show up in feeds, but... More »Noise or News? How to Remain Relevant!
Is Samuru really going to challenge Google? Time will tell! But let’s not get ahead of ourselves; first allow me to introduce Samuru.com It delivers pretty relevant results, I did some comparisons and the results were pretty different than Google’s, so I did discover some new sites. I didn’t do any in-depth comparison yet but... More »Samuru: New Kid On The Block?
How much does an agile project management software differ from a traditional project management software? On short: pretty much. But on the other side both types of products have many things in common. Many say that agile is not a project management methodology but rather a product development methodology. But in many cases the companies prefer... More »Project Management Software for Traditional vs. Agile Environments
Lemmings are a misunderstood animal. As a small member of the rodent family, they migrate in large groups. Sometimes they choose to swim across a large body of water in search of a new place to live. If they did not plan well, many may drown on their journey. This odd behavior has become known... More »Lemmings in Suits: Why You Should Become Un-busy
All of us can have situations which are problematic. They can range from minor irritations and something irksome, to outright emergencies. To get out of a hole we might need repairmen, baby sitters or service providers in a wide range of fields. But one area which we woefully neglect is the development of strategic alliances to support an emergency in our own careers.... More »Networking: Do You Have a “Go To” Top 10?
If you’re considering relocating abroad then you could well be weighing up your options when it comes to running a business. There are positives and negatives for every kind of start-up, particularly in the current economic climate. Here we consider a few of the options and which ones might work for you. 1) Opening a... More »Best Business Ideas for Success Abroad
HTML5 has become an inevitable technology for the web. Developers, businesses and users need HTML5 in some way or the other to push the limits of innovation. HTML5 has proved its competence and is continuing to do so in domains of web development, mobile and gaming. IT offers a host of value added features such... More »HTML5 Content Security: An Unexplored Ground For Website Development Innovation
Never has the circulation of information been faster. At the touch of a screen which can be as small as the palm of a hand, we have access to information on a scale never been seen before. We can also share data about ourselves and others in a nanosecond, whether it’s an update on our... More »Tap into Technology for Effective Networking
Well it’s that time of year again. College graduation season is upon us and a temporary feeling of joy and optimism abounds, as it should. As for Mom and Dad relief may be a more apt description – there were days they had serious questions about your commitment to the project but now thankfully they... More »The Graduation Speech I Didn’t Give
Welcome to our weekly business basics post! This week we decided to explore a specialized legal entity called a professional corporation (PC). Now most of those who know a little bit about corporate law probably know that there are two, main types of corporations – S-Corps, and C-Corps. But in addition to these, there are... More »Business Basics: Professional Corporations
Have you ever heard the Story of the 3 Letters? I decided to tell my own version in the following vlog as lead-in to a discussion on scapegoating. Story of the 3 Letters A young manager is going through a job transition with an outgoing manager. The outgoing manager cryptically imparts his wisdom in the... More »Who is YOUR Scapegoat – Story of the 3 Letters
Sometimes I wear a suit to new business meetings to appear “professional.” I am frequently acknowledged to be the smartest guy in the room. I can expound on issues of marketing, advertising, design, strategy, online interactivity, what makes good copy, what does and doesn’t work, and so on and so on. Still, no matter what... More »We Are All Frauds At What We Do
Sales teams are the lifeblood of every business out there aiming to turn a profit on their products. It’s therefore in the best interest of these organizations to equip their teams with the right sales tools that enable them to make the most of any and all opportunities. Today’s sales arena is rife with innovation... More »Tablets Give Rise to a Smarter, More Effective Sales Team
Everyone remembers the moment they unboxed their first smartphone, fired that sucker up and realized they’d lived long enough to see the actual future. Today, people roll their eyes if a new device’s interface has the audacity to use square app icons. But in 2008, touchscreens were enough to put jaws on the floor. So... More »Projected Interfaces Make Touchscreens so 2008