Archives for May 2013

Do Business Cards Still Have a Place in People’s Wallets?

There has been fierce debate over the relevance of the humble business card in today’s largely online-based business world. Some have named sites like LinkedIn and cloud computing as the deadly foe of the networking tool, with access to all you could need to know about any business now available at one touch of a […]

How to Fail Like an Entrepreneur

Last week I wrote an article entitled Think Like an Entrepreneur. It was a solid piece. The kind meant to encourage and inspire the creative, self-starter types to favor action over ideas. After all, we don’t praise the person who comes up with an idea and then does nothing. We applaud the person who executes; […]

Becoming an Entrepreneurial Writer: Blogging as A Business Basics

As newspapers and magazines dwindle, more and more people are starting blogs and online magazines. Niche and hyperlocal media seem to be the wave of the future and larger, broad-based publications are slowly disappearing. By 2020, 40% of Americans will be working as freelancers, paving the way for the stigma that being “self-employed” meant you […]

Is Higher Education A Waste Of Time For Entrepreneurs?

Mainstream thinking says that everyone should go to college. Many people say if you skip it you will fail…doomed to a life of low-paying jobs.  I believed this when I was younger, and that’s one of the main reasons I went to a college. Now, I think that reasoning is false. It might have been […]

Four Templates to Save You Time Running a Business

When you run a business, you get busy fast. I run both a blogging business and a flash mob business, and I get tons of emails and have to create new documents and content regularly. I found that some templates can save me a lot of time if I get them setup ahead of time. […]