Archive for December, 2009

Who Buys Shoes From a Barefoot Cobbler?




Would you buy shoes from a barefoot cobbler? Or order meat from a vegetarian butcher? Or get fitness advice from an over-weight trainer? Or pay for social media consulting from a company whose blog is three months out-of-date? Me neither, but apparently those minor details don’t bother everyone.

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The Technology of the Decade




TechnologyIn a few short days the calendar will roll over two places leaving behind the aughts or zero years of the 21st century and heading into our century’s awkward teen years. And in the finest traditions of calendar journalism that means its time for a wrap-up or best of column. Today’s entry will announce the Inaugural Thom Mitchell winner of Technology of the Decade, an award given on a decennial basis.

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5 Entrepreneurship ABCs




Entrepreneurs have to learn their ABCs if they want to succeed.

Entrepreneurs have to learn their ABCs if they want to succeed.

Just as toddlers must learn their ABCs as they grow up, so must entrepreneurs learn their ABCs if they want their companies to grow and prosper.

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5 Social Media Rules for Entrepreneurs




A Dried River Bed is like an abandoned Twitter stream - neither one has much to offer.

A Dry River Bed is like an abandoned Twitter stream – neither one has much to offer.

Few things are more pathetic than looking at the abandoned twitter stream of a business. They start off robust and full of hope before dwindling to a few short screeds touting some sale before finally growing stale and stopping cold. Does this sound familiar?

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