Category: Entrepreneurship

Can you think out of the box?

Can you think out of the box?

Here is an interesting topic. No matter where you are, in school or at work, you will hear talk about “thinking out of the box”? Makes you wonder, doesn’t it – how did we get in the box in the first place? Unfortunately, the reality of you being in the box, does not change the …

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Green Web Hosting Please!

Green Web Hosting Please!

As the internet continues to grow both in size and importance, we need to become more aware of the impact that it will have on the overall environment. Here is where we just want to sound out our call for everyone to consider green web hosting providers. And of course, you can guess how glad …

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Small Business Web Sites

Small Business Web Sites

Recently, a friend of mine sent me a “distress email” with regards to her website. Apparently, she bought a webhosting package about 6 months ago, then suddenly, she got an email that informed her about the service closing down! Can you imagine that? You spend days, maybe weeks looking for a “good” web host and …

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Web Sites and Usability

Web Sites and Usability

Just read an interesting interview over at the Corporate Eye blog about good usability. This is an interesting read. You would think that after so many years of being online, most of us will have a good grasp of this concept of usability. Well, just as common sense is rather uncommon, than good usability is …

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Achieving a Better Bottom Line!

Achieving a Better Bottom Line!

Are you worried about your bottom line? Are you wondering if your bottom line will hit rock bottom in this financial tsunami? I’m pretty certain you’ll have some concerns even though you are wonderfully successful at the moment. Like everyone else, I have my fair share of concerns and anxiety. However, I would not resort …

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A 500lbs Gorilla will Beat a 100lbs Human Anytime …

A 500lbs Gorilla will Beat a 100lbs Human Anytime …

Calvin Warr is a long time marketing professional and has worked in global organisations in consumer electronics, telecommunications and the IT industry. I have invited him to share some thoughts about why small businesses find it so hard to see results when they spend on advertising and marketing. Hope you enjoy this. === === It …

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How to Sell Yourself Effectively The First Time?

How to Sell Yourself Effectively The First Time?

When you introduce yourself for the first time to someone you just met in a networking session, how will you sell yourself? Think, and go through your self-introduction speech in your head before reading on. There’s a reason for this suggestion. The conversation probably goes like this: John: Hi, I’m John Smith. Harry: Hi, John, …

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Toot Your Own Horn to be Successful

Toot Your Own Horn to be Successful

Saw Donald Trump ticked Aaron off at the 6th season of “The Apprentice”. When given an opportunity to shine, Aaron chose to keep his lips sealed in the boardroom. That proved to be a silent kiss of death as far as Mr Trump was concerned. He was fired eventually. The business world is no nursery …

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