How to Choose a Telephone Provider for Your Business

  As a business owner, you have to take care of certain utilities that are essential to start your enterprise, or keep your business running smoothly. Choosing the right provider can significantly affect your business operations. Imagine having an unreliable Internet or telephone supplier, for instance – your customers would not be able to contact you when they need to, which may, in turn, affect your reliability and reputation.   When selecting a phone provider, you must take certain Read more [...]

Getting the Public Involved with Marketing

Coming up with a sophisticated marketing plan requires a lot of skill and effort as businesses need to convey a message in an articulate way. Companies will be looking to come up with schemes that appeal to their target audience, but this presents a series of problems in itself. For a start, they need to have a good understanding of who exactly their target audience is. Unless they have this information to hand, it will be almost impossible to develop a convincing campaign that will encourage Read more [...]

What’s on a Successful Entrepreneur’s Booklist?

Books have been an essential vector of important knowledge for thousands of years.  While we don't need racks of scrolls or banks of stone tablets these days, books are still a critical way to share wisdom.  Smart entrepreneurs always have time to read, and they are always on the lookout for useful new books.  Whether these are paperbacks placed on a favorite shelf or a digital library of e-books on a Kindle or iPad, every entrepreneur needs a library of their own.  What worthwhile books are Read more [...]

Plans for 3D Printing in 2014

Three dimensional (3D) printers that have the capability of creating physical articles have been used for over three decades and may soon significantly alter the manufacturing world.   Amazingly enough, none of the big 2D printer companies have made an entrance the 3D printer market yet. This may change in 2014 as Hewlett-Packard (HP) has formally announced plans to make its debut in the 3D printer market although they have not yet stated what kind of product is in development. Generally, Read more [...]

Top 5 Apps For Small Business Marketers

In its dinosaur years, before the emergence of the internet, diversity was a word used by human resource departments rather than their marketing brethren.   Technology has shaken up the industry, adding social media, content marketing and mobile applications to an increasingly complex collection of tools.   Marketing has changed more in the past two years than it has in the last 50. Once upon a time, it was relatively simple to adapt old-fashioned techniques to online media, Read more [...]

How Different Management Styles Effect Productivity

There are many different styles and methods that managers use when trying to achieve employee unity and productivity. Each style has its benefits and drawbacks, and each style affects overall productivity in a different way. As a part of its Lessons in Leadership series, the Wall Street Journal defines these six management styles: Visionary Style. Provides employees with long term direction and vision by moving people towards a new objective. This style does not direct people how to reach these Read more [...]

Philips and Accenture Partnership to Bring Surgical Tools to Google Glass

Imagine how surgeons could react to changes in blood pressure, heart rate, and other vitals if they could see them updated in real time constantly, within their field of vision. Accenture and Philips are working together to make this a reality for surgeons. During the first two weeks of October, the companies released details about a proof-of-concept for such a partnership. Wearable technology is by no means a new innovation. From wristwatches to fitness bands, consumers have hundreds of options Read more [...]

3 Reasons It’s Never Too Early for Gen-y’ers to Save Up

  I'll be honest: there isn't much money in my savings account. I've got some quarters in a piggy bank, and probably a cache of dollars in the back of my car; but honestly, saving isn't a huge priority. Not because I don't want to save or I blow money, but I really can't afford it. I'm in grad school, working part time, and living off loans. But that's not going to do me any favors financially, and there's a lot of reasons why my generation needs to start making savings a true priority. 1. Read more [...]

Add Another Tool to Your Risk Management Strategies

Whether you’re running a small business or a large corporation, you need to have a risk management tool in place to protect your business investments and finances.  With just a small premium each month, you’ll be able to keep your assets in place and your business open for business without any delays.  It’s imperative that you have a plan in place for fire, theft, disasters, legal liabilities, employee death and disability claims, and other events that may disrupt business operations which Read more [...]

Real Estate Careers for Big Money

The Nevada real estate market is among the most diverse in the world. From small ranches and desert cabins to multi-million dollar sprawling Las Vegas estates, Nevada realty is like no other in America. When real estate markets fluctuate and sometimes falter, the Nevada real estate market often stands longer and stronger than the rest of the country. For this reason, many people seeking a new career often turn to the real estate field. Real estate can be a very lucrative and rewarding career choice, Read more [...]