Posts Tagged ‘startups’

Small Businesses and Startups – 3 New Years Reflections and Resolutions

Mike | January 5th, 2015

Alright then. Hangover from New Years eve is gone these past few days. The last long weekend of the holidays is done. And now, once again, we turn our gaze lovingly back to our business, our customers, and our team. As managers, we are so focused on the moment at hand, the task that needs accomplishing, the […]

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Twitter Link Roundup #250 – The very best ideas about Small Business, Startups, and Design!

Mike | January 2nd, 2015

With the new year, our thoughts at crowdSPRING invariably focus on what we have in excess: winter, winter, winter. And with winter comes our favorite team outing of the year: Skiing! Check out the beautiful video above and perhaps you’ll be inspired to join in, too And now, properly primed for the cold New Year, it’s […]

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Twitter Link Roundup #249 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More

Mike | December 26th, 2014

One Direction without autotune. ‘Nuf said. And now, perfectly in tune and in the proper key, it’s time for our weekly roundup! 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 do like to talk about logo design, web design, startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, […]

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Small Business and Startups: The Top 10 Business Books of 2014

Guest Post by JT Ripton | December 22nd, 2014

When Ron Charles and Timothy R. Smith of the Washington Post described 2014 as a good year for book lovers, they probably weren’t referring to texts of the business variety. That said, the business book fans among you shouldn’t be too disappointed. From the lessons of a hugely successful serial entrepreneur to the surprisingly insightful […]

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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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