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Hey, you! Get on that Cloud: Apps for Small Business

The Rolling Stones had a big hit telling people to get off that cloud, but now is definitely the time when you want to get… more...
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Three Things I learned from Abraham Lincoln

I’m a big fan of Abraham Lincoln. Needless to say, I’ve seen the movie “Lincoln” with Daniel Day Lewis in the title role, but that’s… more...
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Beyond a business plan:  5 things to know (and do) when starting your business

Beyond a business plan: 5 things to know (and do) when starting your business

You’ve written a business plan explaining your product, marketplace, competitive advantage, and your marketing and financing strategies (the purpose of a business plan). You’ve got… more...
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4 Smart Ways to Leverage Twitter for Your Small Business

Last week I was speaking with a small business owner who asked me if I really thought Twitter or Facebook was a worthwhile investment in… more...
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Five FREE “Must Have” Apps for Business or Personal Productivity

Five FREE “Must Have” Apps for Business or Personal Productivity

What’s in your apps folder? As Google, Apple, Facebook and Yahoo continue to squabble for your desktop, tablet and mobile app dollars, we’re beneficiaries of… more...
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Is Starting a Company Risky? Part 2

Guest post from Justin Beck, CEO PerBlue In my last post, I discussed a few risks and sacrifices associated with starting a company. If you… more...
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Java 7 update now available from Oracle

Java 7 update now available from Oracle

Last week a critical security vulnerability was discovered within Oracle’s popular Java 7 Runtime Environment (JRE), affecting Java 7 Update 10 in addition to all… more...
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Three secrets to a stronger “personal brand”

William Randolph Hearst built an empire around a simple brand dictum: “Get it first and get it right.” What is your personal dictum or tagline?… more...
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Think Big—But Not Too Big: 3 Tips for Setting Goals You’ll Actually Achieve

Think Big—But Not Too Big: 3 Tips for Setting Goals You’ll Actually Achieve

I have a couple of major personal and professional goals that I’m working towards this year. When I came across Gell Browning’s article this morning,… more...
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