The Dawning of the Age of Etsy

I heart Etsy

“I spent the morning reorganizing my board on pinterest. I feel like I really accomplished something.” Those are the words of  the social media customer, your next customer. These are the sentiments of the socially plugged-in mass marketplace of micro-manufacturing, the small one-crafter operation or even the massive disaggregated team of micro-manufacturers working for a […]

CrowdFunding Part 1: Due Diligence? Fugetaboutit!

Crowdfunding is where most small businesses and small startups will likely go for funding by mid 2013, and odds are it will be the primary means of funding for small businesses for the next five years at least. It makes equity investment possible for the 99% of us, who up until now, were simply not […]

Helping Your Client/Business Evolve Web Presence

It’s no secret that the purpose of business, as with life, is to grow and evolve. In life, the bumps and bruises teach us our lessons but in business a skinned knee can cost a small fortune. There are those in business who grow and succeed and those who stagnate and eventually fail. Stagnation is […]

How to Bring Your Site Online? A Guide for the Small Businesses

The importance of your business’s web site is not a point to discuss. But on the other hand some common mistakes and pitfalls can easily make this essential element of your business work against you. There are two ways that you can get your company website online: you can either go for cloud-ready packages from […]

Server Options for E-commerce Hosting

There is a lot that must be taken into account when evaluating e-commerce web hosting solutions for your small business.  Among several key factors, reliability needs to be considered as well as security to make sure you web transactions and customer data are protected from hackers and criminals looking to commit identify theft.  It is […]

Shared Hosting: The Ideal Small Business Solution

Shared hosting is the most popular web hosting solution today, ideal for individuals and small business owners as well.  So, what exactly is shared hosting?  Well, as the name implies, it refers to an arrangement where you share space on a web server and resources such as bandwidth and RAM with other hosting customers.  Though […]