Archive | October, 2011

Interviewing College Entrepreneurs Evolves into a Business: Start It Up TV

Interviewing College Entrepreneurs Evolves into a Business: Start It Up TV

Name of your company and URL? Start It Up TV (http://startitup.tv) Date started? Beta: July 19th, 2011 Official Launch: September 2nd, 2011 What is your product or service? Start It Up TV provides current and aspiring entrepreneurs with valuable resources and information on how to create, launch, and run a business in college. The site [...]

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Zero-Time Selling to Meet Today’s Sales Challenges by Andy Paul

Zero-Time Selling to Meet Today’s Sales Challenges by Andy Paul

About the Author Andy Paul is the creator, author and founder of Zero-Time Selling, a sales transformation and training organization that empowers enterprises and individuals to transform their sales results through the integration of a higher order of responsiveness, speed and information content into every step of their sales cycle. He has more than 30 [...]

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Not Your Parents' City Guide: Austin Based Startup Changes the Game

Not Your Parents’ City Guide: Austin Based Startup Changes the Game

MetroSeeker.com is an online residential guidebook based in Austin, TX, but it’s really much more than just a residential guidebook. Unlike traditional living-shopping-culture guides, MetroSeeker uncovers the essence of the place and of the people. “It really lets you connect to a new city,” says MetroSeeker’s CEO Ysmay. “We know if you’re going to make [...]

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Business Startup 101: From Great Idea to Profit...Quick!

Creating Startup Success

A short authors bio Chris Gattis has helped hundreds of people just like you become successful entrepreneurs. He knows how to hone a business model, analyze its viability, launch a business and keep it growing. Chris applies his real world knowledge with the skill that only comes from years of experience. His wide range of [...]

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THREE FOR THREE!

Three For Three

I am in the unique and hectic position of having three (yes three!) companies in launch mode. They are G’Day Café pavlovas (www.gdaypavlovas.com), Henny Penny Soaps (www.hennypennysoaps.com), and Find My Treasures (www.findmytreasures.com). And for “fun” I’m completing my final six credits this Fall for my Master degree in management and administrative science! I conceived of [...]

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Wave Accounting: Saving the world from shoeboxes, one business at a time

Wave Accounting: Saving the world from shoeboxes, one business at a time

Ask most small business owners where they keep their financial records. Odds are, it’s a shoebox. Now ask them how the shoebox makes them feel, and watch the color drain out of their faces. Wave’s mission: Provide salvation from the shoebox nightmare. What exactly is Wave Accounting? Wave Accounting is a 100% free online accounting [...]

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PingPigeon: Better Follow-ups and Relationships with Clients

PingPigeon: Better Follow-ups and Relationships with Clients

PingPigeon: www.pingpigeon.com PingPigeon gives you a reason to contact someone. We’ve built a networking tool working on the LinkedIn and Facebook platforms. Simply put, we analyze your contacts, figure out their interests, and recommend news articles they’ll love which you can share with them. People use PingPigeon as a CRM, sales tool, job search tool, [...]

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StrikeIron: Cleaning Customer Data in the Cloud

StrikeIron: Cleaning Customer Data in the Cloud

What is the name of your business and URL?: StrikeIron – http://www.strikeiron.com   A brief synopsis of the website / application: StrikeIron is the leader in Data-as-a-Service (DaaS), delivering data quality solutions via our cloud platform IronCloud. Data quality is important for businesses, because dirty data costs the U.S. economy $3 trillion a year (that’s [...]

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Changing the investing landscape for all

Changing the investing landscape for all

Name of Social Enterprise and URL? GoalMine: www.GoalMine.com Who is the person? Rimmy Malhotra and Yaron Ben-Zvi co-founded GoalMine.   What is their background? Rimmy’s background is in the traditional financial services world. Yaron’s background is in startups and media (you can read more about them here). A few years after they’d met at business school, [...]

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Raising The Dead

Raising The Dead

My name is Sylvia Blimes and my husband Bill and I run a unique start-on-a-shoestring business. We raise people from the dead; or to be more accurate, we find dead people. Maybe you are looking for your great-great grandpa Joe or you just want to know if those family stories about being descended from George [...]

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Brand Thunder’s Power of Persistent Connection

Brand Thunder’s Power of Persistent Connection

What is the name of your business and URL? Brand Thunder http://brandthunder.com A brief synopsis of the website / application: Brand Thunder – where you can create, find or have us build an extreme makeover for the Internet browser. These are interactive browser themes, an easy-to-install browser add-on that transforms a user’s drab web-browser into [...]

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Getting Laid Off Is Sometimes a Good Thing

Getting Laid Off Is Sometimes a Good Thing

Name of your company and URL My company is called GREEN LEAF PROMOTIONS. We are a promotional marketing and design company. www.greenleafpromotions.logomall.com Date Started I started looking into doing a business like this in August 2008. What is your product or service? Green Leaf Promotions uses imprinted ad specialty items to help our customers gain [...]

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How a Tweet Started My Career.

How a Tweet Started My Career

Name of Social Enterprise and URL? Verde Sustainable Solutions, L3C is an environmental firm that seeks to promote and educate others on the principles of sustainability. My company advocates for renewable energy, increased energy efficiency, and respecting nature. As an organization, we put our mission ahead of profit. http://www.verdeL3C.com Who is the person? What is [...]

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Passion, Innovation, and Perseverance:The Keys to Launching a Successful Startup on a Shoestring Budget

Passion, Innovation, and Perseverance: The Keys to Launching a Successful Startup on a Shoestring Budget

By Victoria Andrew, CRPW, CGW, Owner, Director, and Managing Writer of Words Prevail, LLC www.wordsprevail.com “Do what you love and the money will come!” exclaimed my father, who was a physician with a thriving family practice for more than 35 years. For years, I presumed that advice was easy for a doctor to say, but [...]

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Discover Your Inner Global Entrepreneur and Spread American Business Principles

Discover Your Inner Global Entrepreneur and Spread American Business Principles

A short authors bio Neal Asbury is a successful entrepreneur, radio host of the weekly “Made in America” broadcast, author, lecturer/educator and advocate for American small business for more than 25 years. As CEO of The Legacy Companies, which exports to more than 130 countries, Neal has raised millions of dollars to purchase under-performing and [...]

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Augmented Reality Helps Local Businesses

Augmented Reality Helps Local Businesses

What is the name of your business and URL? BadgerSpot LLC www.badgerspot.com A brief synopsis of the website / application The application allows users to point their smartphones at a picture and have 3D animations, video, 2D images, and sounds play for them as if they’re a part of the environment. Users can also create [...]

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Survey Says: What I Wish Someone had Told Me About Becoming an Entrepreneur...

Survey Says: What I Wish Someone had Told Me About Becoming an Entrepreneur…

By Ken Kimmel Co-Founder & President ON THE SPOT SYSTEMS So two and a half years ago I left the comfy confines of Corporate America (CA) to pursue my “dream” of becoming an entrepreneur. Starting with an idea that my longtime friend and business partner had formulated 10 years earlier, we set off on our adventure to build [...]

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Launch Leads’ Keys to Startup Success in Bootstrapping

Launch Leads’ Keys to Startup Success in Bootstrapping

Launch Leads launchleads.com Launch fills its clients’ sales pipelines with qualified leads and scheduled sales appointments. Launch generates targeted lead lists, qualifies each lead, and schedules sales opportunities on behalf of its clients. Many entrepreneurs are familiar with starting a business from their living room, but few experience the thrill of consistent growth, little debt, [...]

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Do You Know The World's Worst Networker? Interview With Tim Houston, author of The World's Worst Networker: Lessons Learned By The Best From The Absolute Worst!

Do You Know The World’s Worst Networker? Interview With Tim Houston, author of The World’s Worst Networker: Lessons Learned By The Best From The Absolute Worst!

Author Bio: Timothy M. Houston owned and operated three successful businesses by the time he was 25. For more than a decade, he has dedicated himself to helping businesses of all sizes to become more productive, profitable and prosperous through referral-based marketing and business and social networking. Crowned “The Czar of Networking” by CBS Radio, [...]

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One Simple Collaboration Platform for Planning and Executing Your Work

One Simple Collaboration Platform for Planning and Executing Your Work

Clarizen is SaaS-based project management software that allows your team a single, collaborative platform to facilitate the planning and execution of all of your work. Clarizen delivers work execution software that powers the modern real-time enterprise by making employees and companies work better, smarter and faster. With Clarizen you and your team can capture and [...]

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