6 Important Tips for First-Time Startup Investors

Original post by Bill Clark via mashable Bill Clark is the CEO of MicroAngel Capital Partners, a venture firm that gives more investors access to alternative investments. He also gives investors the ability to invest in startups online through crowdfunding. You can follow him on Twitter @austinbillc. An angel investor used to be defined as someone with a high net worth. They typically […]

Should your business be using bitcoins?

Bitcoins have been making news this week as it was confirmed that Bitcoin startups now have their own Silicon Valley accelerator, bringing many of the underground companies facilitating these payments into the limelight. There is certainly no doubt that Bitcoin is bigger and pricier than ever before, and gradually receiving more media attention. It is […]

Small Retailers Say Goodbye to Cash Registers, Hello to New Point of Sale

Retailers are increasingly using new mobile point of sale systems, reports Mobile Payments Today Magazine. Large chains such as Best Buy have been using mobile systems within their stores for many years, as the employees who walk the floor have found it a far more efficient way to help their clientele. Advanced point of sale […]

How to grow your company from the first few fans to making $10k a month

Original post by Anthony Bosschem via The Next Web Relationships are key to succeeding in business. Before our company even had a product, we acquired our first customers just by selling our ideas alone. But what happens after you gain your first few followers? If you don’t act fast, your believers will go away, so we wanted to get to […]

Create an App for Your Business for Maximum Engagement

 By Hank Whitman In December 2012, Forbes reported that 49 percent of smartphone and tablet users are seeking information about local businesses. As a savvy business owner, you realize this percentage means it is time to add “build a mobile app” to your project list, and soon. However, you may wonder just how an app will […]