The key to successful entrepreneurship isn’t to identify what the consumer wants and then present it in the most profitable way possible.
Late last month, Cisco Systems‘ unveiled their juiced-up answer to Apple’s iPad known as the Cius. Designed primarily for use in business and learning environments, the Cius allows users to communicate and collaborate like never before.
I am extremely fond of my Flip Ultra HD camera. Why? Because it’s a darn good piece of equipment. The pocket-sized camera shoots visually pleasing 720p HD video, has storage space for 2 hours of video, and a 7 hour battery life.
Last year Hubspot, an internet marketing firm in Boston, MA, began offering a web-based training program called Inbound Marketing University (IMU). The program aims to educate people on how to effectively leverage social media, search engine optimization (SEO), and digital media content to generate leads and increase sales.
Steve Blank, a entreprenuership professor at Stanford University and U.C. Berkley, wrote an extremely informative overview of the life cycle of innovation in business for Business Insider last week and the article immediately reminded me of a film I saw not long ago called “The Men Who Stare at Goats.”
A core concept of sales and marketing is the innovation adoption curve. If you are in either industry, attended business school, or read Wired religiously, there is a good chance that you’ve heard of it.
It’s quite common for nicer hotels ($99+ per night) to offer amenities like free wi-fi, computer labs, and LCD TV’s to attract the average business traveler and make he or she feel right at home. In fact, many travelers are infuriated by hotels that only offer wireless internet in their lobby and/or charge for it in the […]
The July/August 2010 issue of Fast Company had a brief feature on a rather innovative financial institution in Austin, TX called the Mango Money Center. The Mango Store (as it is also called) was created by MPower Ventures and offers a place for people to conduct basic financial transactions without ever opening an account. For […]