Posts Tagged ‘crowdspring’

Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Point Guard College

Laura | December 10th, 2010

Ever wonder how professional basketball players got so good? It’s not just skill as we’ve learned – there’s a company called Point Guard College and it has been setting athletes up for success since 1993. Point Guard College (PGC) is an intense, no-nonsense learning experience that offers courses for middle school, high school and college-aged […]

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Great reads on small business and entrepreneurship

Mike | December 6th, 2010

The fragmentation of mass media comes with its own set of benefits and detriments.  So while there is more and more great content available to us, it gets more difficult to track down the best bits. Starting with this post, I am compiling some of the articles I most enjoyed, found most thought-provoking, or felt […]

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Team Coco and the new world of digital marketing

Mike | November 15th, 2010

Last May, when Conan O’Brien spoke to an audience at Google, he described his situation as akin to being “a prisoner in a 14th century cell writing little things on a piece of paper and throwing them out the window.” Having been contractually barred from television appearances upon his departure from NBC, Conan was forced […]

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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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