Archives for March 2013

Bill Gates Quotes

In the golden words of Bill Gates: “Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” So very true! Good businesses use customer feedback to get better, and improve themselves. Great, successful businesses though, place special focus and emphasis on negative customer feedback … [Read more...]

Best Practices For Choosing Domain Names

From a small-business standpoint, the importance of a domain name - or a good domain name for that matter - simply cannot be overstated. In fact, starting a small business by establishing a strong presence on the internet is extremely important, if not crucial! A good domain name allows you to … [Read more...]

Young Entrepreneurs: 8 Teenage Millionaires

One interesting bit of news that really got my attention this week was that of Nick D’Aloisio, the 17-year-old millionaire (yes, millionaire at 17!), who sold his smartphone app called Summly to Yahoo for a cool $30 million! It’s quite an interesting story actually: D’Aloisio started using the … [Read more...]

Inspiring Stories and Quotes on Failure and Dealing with Failure

Failure, or failing at something, is a part of life. People experience failure both in their personal and professional lives on a daily basis. The great thing about failure is that it provides you with a second chance. You get the opportunity to pick yourself up once again, come back stronger and … [Read more...]

Characteristics and Qualities of Great Employees

Over the years, I’ve had the pleasure to work with many different kinds of people, including some absolutely stellar folks – people who were not only loyal, hard-working, dedicated, talented, and outstanding employees at the places that they worked at; they were great human beings as well. And … [Read more...]

Affiliate Marketing 101

One of my first posts on affiliate marketing in what will be a series of posts on affiliate marketing on this blog, and I’ll try to cover the basics of setting up a successful affiliate marketing business in this. I intend to cover many other topics related to affiliate marketing in successive … [Read more...]

Cloud Computing for Businesses: All You Need to Know and More

Cloud computing is a relatively new technology, but has gone on to become one of the hottest buzzwords around since its emergence in the last couple of years. The fundamental idea behind cloud computing is simple: a ‘cloud’ is essentially a cluster or a bunch of different computers and computing … [Read more...]

Why It Is Essential to Put Customers First (and How Organizations Do It!)

“If you work just for money, you’ll never make it, but if you love what you’re doing and you always put the customer first, success will be yours.” – Ray Kroc. Raymond Albert Kroc, aka Ray Kroc, is of course the man behind the massive success a little fast-food chain known as McDonald’s! He is … [Read more...]

How to Have the Best Human Resource Working For You

Finding valuable human resource is tough. Keeping them in your organization, even more so! Make no mistake, as a business owner, good or valuable human resource is one of your most important assets. If you have capable and highly-motivated people working for you – if you can have great people … [Read more...]

Call to Action: Best Practices for Businesses

Simply put, CTA – short for a Call to Action – is a marketing term that refers to some sort of a graphic, text, sound or something else that prompts a user or a visitor to take an action on your business website, or interact with your website in a way you intended them to. CTA is typically an … [Read more...]