As some of you may have noticed, Web Vitals went completely dark yesterday in an organized protest against the Stop Online Piracy Act and the Protect IP Act, or SOPA and PIPA for short. If these bills pass, intellectual property holders can literally take down your domain name or any social media accounts that you have and control them. To be honest, it’s ridiculous that something like this would even be considered. It’s such a blatant violation of freedom of expression disguised as something that [...]
Reed Hastings – the hot shot CEO that put us all in awe just a few short years ago. The man that single handedly destroyed the blockbuster empire and road his metaphorical horse into our living rooms with instant streaming capability. Because of Reed Hastings, we now enjoy unlimited streaming content to all of our devices: the computer, Xbox, ps3, Wii, iPad, iPod, iPhone, Android Phone, pretty much anything that can connect to the internet.
Going virtual, hangin’ out in the cloud, and emailing work in from home. Those are all concepts and processes that have been all the rage lately as business itself continues to evolve. But just because something is popular doesn’t mean you need to jump on the bandwagon, unless of course you’re a technology groupie like I am… As a smart business owner though, you should weigh the pros and cons of any technology or structure of business before you choose to adopt it, and “Going [...]
A lot of small business owners like to just jump in to things without ever really thinking about it. Social Media is just one of those things that “Everyone” is doing, so you should too, right? Wrong. Social Media – just like every other form of marketing and business-consumer platforms has its pros and cons. Social Media can actually hurt your business a lot more than it can help if it’s not done correctly, or you don’t have the right type of business. It’s a [...]
The concept of productivity has been around since day one, but only relatively recently with the rise of industry has it become vital in every day life. From Fred Flintstone at the rock quarry, to farmer John and his crops in Iowa, the demand of things that are needed by consumers pushes us to constantly do the same things, only faster. With technology booming like never before, and blazing fast computers to do our dirty work, productivity is at an all time high…or is it? As entrepreneurs, [...]