Posts Tagged ‘startups’

Twitter Link Roundup #298 – Terrific Reads for Small Business, Entrepreneurs, Marketers, and Designers!

Amanda Bowman | June 23rd, 2017

Getting ready to head on a summer trip? Paulo Coelho has 9 great tips to make yours a meaningful one. It’s easy to get lost, so to speak, in a long list of must-sees and to-dos when you take a vacation. Try taking some of Mr. Coelho’s suggestions so you can make your experience an […]

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Twitter Link Roundup #297 – Terrific Reads For Small Business, Entrepreneurs, Marketers and Designers!

Amanda Bowman | June 16th, 2017

As graduation season comes to a close, I like to reflect on Michael Lewis’ Princeton Baccalaureate speech from 2012. I know that I have been handed plenty of cookies, and sharing them has never been more important as we become increasingly connected to one another. Now, we hope you enjoy another great set of links […]

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5 Key Traits That Make Women Successful Entrepreneurs

Arielle Kimbarovsky | June 14th, 2017

Despite talk of a level playing field for women and men, the facts suggest that we still have a long way to go. Women comprise only a small percentage of executives at Fortune 500 companies, are less likely to start a venture capital funded company, and continue to trail men when it comes to compensation […]

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15 Must Watch YouTube Channels for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners

Arielle Kimbarovsky | June 9th, 2017

Video content is becoming more and more popular. Last year, video continued to skyrocket in popularity and represents 74% of all online traffic in 2017. In fact, studies suggest that people prefer video content to written content, and are more likely to learn from it. For entrepreneurs, this is important because they are constantly working on […]

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Why Good Design is More Important Than Ever for Your Business

Amanda Bowman | June 5th, 2017

As we enter into a new golden age of design, good design has never been more important to the success of a business. Consumer awareness of good design is at an all-time high, thanks to companies like Apple, Target, and Starbucks, who make design a top priority. The most successful companies know there are compelling […]

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15 Tips for Turning Your Craft Hobby Into a Successful Business

Katie Lundin | June 2nd, 2017

Are you a crafter? Does plucking an idea from your brain and crafting it into a reality with your very own hands make your heart sing? If so, you may have said to yourself at some point, “I wish I could do this for a living.” The amazing news is that you can. The market […]

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How Businesses and Agencies Can Save Money by Crowdsourcing Design

Ross Kimbarovsky | May 31st, 2017

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Scott Kitun, CEO of Technori, to talk about crowdSPRING’s global community of more than 200,000 designers and writers. Over the past nine years, crowdSPRING creatives have helped startups, businesses, agencies and non-profits around the world with professional logo design, web design, print design and company naming. […]

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How to Build And Preserve A Strong Company Culture

Amanda Bowman | May 30th, 2017

Even experienced entrepreneurs and business owners often struggle when building a strong cultural foundation for their businesses. In fact, some business owners don’t fully understand why it’s important for a company to have a strong culture or what makes a culture strong. Company culture is not about ping pong tables, fruit baskets, or free massages. […]

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5 Scientifically Proven Ways To Improve Your Focus and Concentration

Amanda Bowman | May 22nd, 2017

Anyone looking to maximize their productivity, achieve goals, and advance their career must learn how to focus their attention and eliminate distractions. Distractions in our modern day work environments abound; learning to direct your attention amongst the endless chatter in our lives is crucial to success. There are many different strategies that can help minimize […]

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