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The Most Effective Ways To Protect Your Small Business From Cyber Attacks

Okay, I’m going to start with a question. What would happen if a hacker decided to launch a cyber attack against your business? Would they be successful? Would they easily gain access to your company’s sensitive information? Or would their attempt fall flat? Believe it or not, cyber security isn’t just a concern for large businesses. It’s something that small ... Read More »

Techieworks: Providing Seniors with Online Tech Help

When Anant Vats was working for Infosys in Houston, he once took the bus with some friends to go to dinner in town. Suddenly, an old lady sitting next to them asked them if they could fix her computer. Pleasantly surprised at this request, Anant asked her what led her to believe they could. “Because you are Indian!” she said. ... Read More »

Why B2B Startups Fail – And How to Prevent It

Why do startups fail in the B2B world?  Any number of reasons.  Today we’re going to take a look at some of the main reasons, and more importantly, what you can do about it. The numbers are daunting.  Startup failure rates indicate 50% of small businesses are out of business within five years. However, rather than focus on the negatives, ... Read More »

Small Businesses Can ‘Take Their Offices On The Road’ With New Broadband Data Bundle From AT&T

Dallas (PRESS RELEASE – August 7, 2010) — In today’s economy, small businesses are demanding “on-the-go” high-speed connectivity more than ever before to stay competitive, enhance productivity and grow their businesses. Thanks to a new bundled offer – “AT&T Broadband on the Go” – announced today, the options companies use to keep in touch with their office, customers and business ... Read More »

Start-up Failure Rates Vary — Choosing the Right Industry Matters

I’m following up my posting of a few weeks ago on new business failure rates where I said that there are considerable differences across industry sectors in business failure rates. Below is Figure 7.1 (p.113) from my book Illusions of Entrepreneurship: The Costly Myths that Entrepreneurs, Investors, and Policy Makers Live By. The data come from an article by Amy ... Read More »

29 Places to Market Craft Tutorial Videos to Attract Buyers

Let’s face it, there are a lot of people selling crafts online. It’s hard to break through all that noise, but it can be done by pouring some of your amazing creativity into marketing handmade crafts online. How? By discovering the best places to market craft tutorial videos. DIY (Do-It-Yourself) crafting is a hot topic. According to Google’s Keyword Planner, the ... Read More »

HubSpot Files for IPO, Hopes to Raise $100 Million

HubSpot, the inbound marketing company founded by Brian Halligan and Dharmesh Shah in 2006, has filed its intentions for an Initial Public Offering. The company says it hopes to raise $100 million from sales of public stock, according to its S-1 filing with the Security Exchange Commission. Hubspot says it plans to list shares on the New York Stock Exchange ... Read More »

Book Review: 365 Personal Brand Marketing Thumb-Rules

In Vikram Rajan’s “365 Personal Brand Marketing Thumb-Rules: Daily Reminders for Rainmakers: Lawyers, Accountants, Financial Planners, Real Estate and Health & Wellness Professionals”, you get to actually be the author of your own business’ destiny. In my copy, there is a handwritten note from Vikram that says “This book is not meant to be ‘read’ as much as it is ... Read More »

Does Your Business Need a DBA?

0 Fictitious Business Name: An Overview Sometimes called a Fictitious Business Name, Doing Business As (DBA), assumed business name, or trade name, these filings let the public know the true owner of a business. Note that I’ll be using DBA and Fictitious Business Name interchangeably throughout this article. The DBA or Fictitious Business Name designation was created as a form ... Read More »

Internet Plays Key Role in Real Estate Industry

The Internet increasingly plays a key role in the real estate sales industry, and this trend is expected to grow. According to a recent article by real estate professional John Mudd, more and more homebuyers are using the Internet in some portion of their buying process, either to locate property for sale or to educate themselves. By the same token, ... Read More »