A few well-planned business dinners and the business section on the morning train used to be all that the busy entrepreneur needed to keep up to speed on trends and news in the industry.
Now, the constant proliferation of information means that entrepreneurs need to work even harder to keep up with industry-specific current events.
The following five tech tools are just what busy business owners need to keep abreast of the current situation in any field.
Twitter launched Vine early this year, but by June, it had already surpassed 14 million users, Fox Business reports. It’s six-second format resonates with viewers in a very big way.
Conventional wisdom says to start a business after you’re established in the world. The average age an entrepreneur launches a new business in this country is 40, according to the Kauffman Foundation for Entrepreneurship.
However, you don’t have to wait – there are plenty of advantages that come with starting up a business while you’re still in school.
Here are some good counter arguments from Forbes…
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The North American e-commerce market is a $226 billion industry, according to Internet Retailer. That number is impressive enough on its own, but it’s also projected to increase 62 percent over the next three years.
If you’ve found that your own e-commerce efforts are not particularly successful and you can’t figure out what’s wrong, chances are good you’re violating one of the cardinal rules of the e-commerce world.
Fix these, and you’ll carve out your place in this competitive and profitable market.
Now that the economy get a bit of a lift after several years of being a drag, with gasoline at $3.60+ a gallon, higher state and local taxes, big companies announcing layoffs, and prices rising across the board, the time is here to tighten our belts and squeeze that marketing dollar until it squeals.
Trust me, the rhetoric that the economy is getting better is just that – political rhetoric, and isn’t coming from the business community in the trenches.
We know better!
While most of us are very familiar with using a search engine to quickly find information online, the runaway popularity of social media has created demand for search engines dedicated almost entirely to social trends.
A major change has taken place in the last few years that modifies the way we’re doing business online and offline. It has to do with social media, search engine optimization and public relations . Neglecting their impact on your marketing is self-destructive.
So you’ve just created your blog with WordPress. You’ve got a nice theme, added some plugins and have published your first post.
Of course, your blog looks a little lonely without visitors, so you have to promote it.
WordPress offers some features to get the ball rolling, while you’ll want to spend some time on social networks, too.