Pull an Office Space: Quit Your Job Today (No, Really)

Successful entrepreneurs are the heroes of the business world. They make their own rules and work with whom they like, when they like. They create their own destinies and sell products they love. Pursuing a passion and making a profit…the entrepreneur’s reality is most people’s dream. It’s a high-risk, high-reward job—and it could be yours with the … [Read more...]

Video Killed the Radio Star…Is Written Content Next?

The song “Video Killed the Radio Star” debuted by the Buggles in 1980. The image above was published in 1987. Now it’s 30 years later, we’re still discussing the battle between the written and digital word, and the stakes are higher than ever. With the incredible rise of video content over IP, the cyber world is discussing the end of text content … [Read more...]

Digital Disruption and the Fate of Small Business Marketing

It’s no secret that digital disruptions are changing the way we live and work. What isn't so clear is how digital disruption will start to affect small boutiques as online sales steadily increase. Does the small boutique stand a chance against larger competitors? Understanding Digital Disruption When a new technology fundamentally changes the … [Read more...]

3 Digital Automation Practices for Small Businesses

Digital automation is the process of using digital tools to streamline regular processes that absorb manpower. Since many small businesses are grappling with establishing their online presence, now is the time to give yourself an edge on competitors. Automated tools are primarily designed to do one of two things:Save you and your employees … [Read more...]

Even Hot Dog Carts Need Websites Nowadays

Websites need to be continually updated. Recent increases in mobile use makes 2015 something of a milestone for online companies. Surprisingly, there are still thousands of small businesses without any online presence. Another large percentage of small businesses have failed to keep their websites updated.50% of small businesses have seen … [Read more...]

The Evolution of the American Girl Collection and How We Should Respond

Most girls born after 1986 understand the inescapable allure of the American Girl franchise. Perhaps you found them through the many books that have been published through the American Girl company. Even if you didn’t own any American Girl dolls, you probably knew a classmate who did. The collection originally focused on fictional girls, all nine … [Read more...]