Posts Tagged ‘crowdspring’

Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Mobilotto

Laura | October 29th, 2010

Say goodbye to the days of purchasing a lotto ticket at the convenient store and hello to mobilotto. Based in Toronto, Canada, mobilotto is an application that now allows you to safely and securely purchase lotto tickets on your cell phone! The software only allows you to purchase lotto available in your area using location […]

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On vs. In: the entrepreneur’s dilemma

Mike | October 25th, 2010

One of the challenges entrepreneurs face every day is about managing their own capacity. Finding time to think, to plan, and to strategize gets more difficult the larger your business grows. Every day we have to find a balance between the day-to-day chores involved in operating a business and the high-level planning that goes into […]

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Tips for small business: 7 biases that can effect your decision making

Mike | October 18th, 2010

Einstein once said, “Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.” Common sense, Einstein was arguing, can often be the enemy of rationality, science, and fact-based decision-making. We are all guilty of this; every day our decisions are tinged by favoritism, rules of thumb, partiality, heuristics, predilection; call it what you will […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Penn Brewery

Laura | October 8th, 2010

With it being Oktober and all, I thought it would only be fitting that we profile a German brewery! Penn Brewery just finished with their print design project for the body and neck labels of their Penn Kaiser Pils, a pale german-style pilsner that’s highly hopped with four kinds of Hallertau hops. Congratulations to mindsite09 […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Sole Discretion

Laura | September 24th, 2010

We’ve all seen her…the woman on the bus carrying a purse, a briefcase, a lunch bag, and a tote. Some may refer to them as ‘bag ladies’ but in a big city, it’s hard for women not to carry literal ‘excess baggage’. One of the main causes? Shoes. Believe it or not, those three inch […]

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5 historic billboard campaigns (or everything old is new again)!

Mike | September 20th, 2010

Billboards and outdoor advertising have been around for almost 150 years now and in many  ways are precursors to, and cousins of, today’s online campaigns, both paid and viral.  Companies have been using techniques such as eye-catching design, creative content, and clever placement to create word-of-mouth and build buzz for their products dating back to […]

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