February 7, 2013

Streak: The best CRM system for small business?

by Shonali Burke

There are a lot of CRM systems out there, but not very many for the small business owner. Streak, a free CRM utility, is helping business owners stay on top of their key relationships with a variety of stellar features. Continue reading

January 23, 2013

Lean Startup’s Eric Ries on building accountability into your startup

by David Spark

Entrepreneurs love quoting the tenets of The Lean Startup movement but Eric Ries, author of The Lean Startup, urges entrepreneurs to move beyond the buzzwords and take on metrics. Find out why you need to take a closer look at metrics to understand what really matters to growing a business. Continue reading

December 13, 2012

Latest trends powering the Innovation Economy

by JD Lasica

Highlights and takeaways from the Venture Summit Silicon Valley 2012, featuring thought leaders in tech and business. Continue reading

November 29, 2012

Practical advice for women entrepreneurs

by Ayelet Noff

9 tips to encourage women to take leadership roles in the tech space In addition to being a founding partner in Socialmedia.biz, I started building the Blonde 2.0 name and educating startups about the importance of social media back in 2006 when almost no one understood what I was talking about. Back then I was a one-woman show. The industry … Continue reading

October 2, 2012

How inbound marketing benefits businesses

by JD Lasica

Joanna Lord of SEOmoz talks about how small businesses can play big through the use of inbound marketing. She outlines two fundamental components: creating great, quality content, and being authentic in your marketing. Continue reading