Posts Tagged ‘smallbiz’

Twitter Link Roundup #23 – Design, Small Business, Social Media And More

Ross | January 13th, 2010

Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account, I post links to posts or videos I enjoyed reading or viewing. These posts and videos are about logo design, web design, startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! Here are some of the links that I’ve liked and […]

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What Numbers Should Be Important To Startups And Small Businesses?

Ross | January 11th, 2010

A number of small business owners and young entrepreneurs have asked us what numbers and measurements are most important to crowdSPRING. We measure many different things, so there’s no simple answer to that question. But in thinking about the categories of numbers we measure, I came up with a list of five categories – I […]

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Twitter Link Roundup #22 – Design, Small Business, Social Media And More

Ross | December 4th, 2009

Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account, I post links to posts or videos I enjoyed reading or viewing. These posts and videos are about logo design, web design, startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! Here are some of the links that I’ve liked and […]

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Leadership Is Not Management (but you need both)

Ross | December 1st, 2009

“Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.” - Peter Drucker Many confuse leadership and management. They are not the same. However, successful businesses must have strong leaders and strong managers (this is increasingly important as companies hire more people). Strong leadership without strong management can result in chaos and inefficiency. Strong management […]

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SMALL BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT OF THE WEEK

Bethany | November 20th, 2009

Harmonic Jazz Festival You’re going to want to break out your Jazz Hands when you hear about this exciting new festival coming to the UK! Harmonic is a new jazz festival will be taking place March 11th – 13th 2010 in Birmingham, UK. So if you’re in the area or want to make the trip […]

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Twitter Link Roundup #21 – Design, Small Business, Social Media And More

Ross | November 19th, 2009

Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account, I post links to posts or videos I enjoyed reading or viewing. These posts and videos are about logo design, web design, startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! Here are some of the links that I’ve liked and […]

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Is Your Marketing Tail Wagging The Dog?

Ross | November 17th, 2009

A few days ago, I listened to a radio interview of Andre Agassi – widely considered one of the greatest tennis players ever. When Agassi started playing professionally, he ran 5 miles every day to stay in peak condition. When Agassi hired a trainer, the trainer asked Agassi why Agassi ran 5 miles. Agassi’s response: […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week

Bethany | November 13th, 2009

DeParis Redinger At just two people, DeParis Redinger is a boutique investment banking firm doing a lot more than just investment banking. Naturally, when I came across their posted project for a web design on crowdSPRING I was intrigued and had to do some research and find out what they were all about and it’s […]

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Twitter Link Roundup #20 – Design, Small Business, Social Media And More

Ross | November 12th, 2009

Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account, I post links to posts or videos I enjoyed reading or viewing. These posts and videos are about logo design, web design, startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! Here are some of the links that I’ve liked and […]

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Choosing Technologies for Your Web Startup (Part 1)

Tal | November 10th, 2009

You have a great idea, a viable business model, and investors lined up. Now, you need to build your web site. Likely, you’ll start by hiring a consultant or consulting firm. Consultants can be valuable resources, and good relationships with them can be key to growing your company. The unfortunate flip-side is that bad advice […]

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