Posts Tagged ‘entrepreneurship’

Twitter Link Roundup #248 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More

Mike | December 19th, 2014

As this is the final roundup before Christmas 2014, I thought it might be nice to show you a gift that you won’t be able to give. Why, you ask? The good folks over atCards Against Humanity offered a special expansion pack for lovers of the game. Unfortunately the limited run sold out in a very […]

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Small Business and Startups: How Do I Thank You?

Mike | December 15th, 2014

Mom taught us well. She raised us to be polite and she raised us to consider other’s feelings. For many small business owners saying thanks to your team is a head-scratcher. Performance-based bonuses can be a powerful incentive for individuals, and profit-sharing plans can reward great teamwork, but saying thank you can and should rise above […]

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Twitter Link Roundup #247 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More

Mike | December 12th, 2014

“Make it snow,” says Captain Picard! Have a listen to this wonderful leader’s very own version of this old holiday chestnut.  13 days until Christmas, but who’s counting, anyhow? WE ARE! And now… our weekly roundup of the great links and articles we shared with you over the past week on our  crowdSPRING Twitter account (as well as my own Twitter account). We […]

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Twitter Link Roundup #246 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More

Mike | December 5th, 2014

Thanksgiving is past and Christmas, Hannukah, Kwaanza and New Years  are fast upon us, so what better way to prepare than with a taste of the toally bizarre. Yes, we do admit a fondness for Hasselhoff aroound the crowdSPRING office, and above is a video that simply could not escape our notice. But enough about The […]

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Twitter Link Roundup #245 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More

Mike | November 28th, 2014

Shameless, I know, but couldn’t resist sharing with y’all a picture of our new puppy! Her name is Remy and, frankly, we’re smitten! But, no time for puppy-love – it’s time for our weekly roundup of the great links and articles we shared with you over the past week on our  crowdSPRING Twitter account (as well as my own Twitter account). […]

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Twitter Link Roundup #244 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More

Mike | November 21st, 2014

Today is Friday and I am off to pick up a new puppy! Yep, you heard me right, new addition to the family! Well enough about cute little balls of fluff – it’s time for our weekly roundup of the great links and articles we shared with you over the past week on our  crowdSPRING Twitter account (as well as my […]

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Small Business and Startups: The 3-Page Business Plan (and a short post to match!)

Mike | November 17th, 2014

Well, it’s been a while since we last explored the topic of business plans and plenty has changed. The age of the 80-page plan has passed and has been replaced with the 140-character attention span. It’s not that potential investors and employees don’t want to know how you’re going to pull off this crazy, audacious […]

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Twitter Link Roundup #243 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More

Mike | November 14th, 2014

Today is Friday – end of week and ready to relax; anyone gonna see Interstellar this weekend? Anyhow, it’s time for our weekly roundup of the cool, intriguing, and compelling links and articles we shared with you over the past week on our very own crowdSPRING Twitter account (as well as my own Twitter account). We like to talk about logo design, […]

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Twitter Link Roundup #242 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More

Mike | November 7th, 2014

Here we go! Time once again for our weekly roundup of the articles, videos, posts and quips that we shared with you over the past week on our very own crowdSPRING Twitter account (as well as my own Twitter account). We like to talk about logo design, web design, startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and various random stuff! […]

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Small Business and Startups: Customer Service Marketing Manifesto

Mike | November 3rd, 2014

I’ve written and spoken often about how customer service for us is a marketing tactic and how we view our customer service as a part of our marketing department. It’s simple – great customer service begets great customer satisfaction which begets great word of mouth. But there’s is another layer to this strategy that is […]

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