• ENTREPRENEURS
    Intuit’s Small Business Movie Shows the Power of Tech and AI for Every Small Business

    I’ve started four companies and sold one. Starting and growing a business is challenging and hard. We entrepreneurs spend late nights pouring over paperwork, spend days working on client projects and spend weekends catching up and getting ready for the coming week. Intuit’s powered millions of businesses with its legendary Quickbooks software to manage business […]

  • PODCASTS
    More Americans are watching morning talk shows and listening to podcasts

    While your mom’s obsession with true-crime podcasts such as Serial may seem like just another fad, it’s actually part of a larger trend in the media industry, according to a report published Friday. The Pew Research Center’s annual State of the News Media report shows more Americans are watching Sunday morning political talk shows and listening to podcasts now than in previous years. Between 2015 […]

  • LIFE
    Wow! Self-Making Bed Shows an Example of a Real-World Market Need

    If necessity is the mother of invention, Kickstarter is its playpen. SMARTDUVET: the self-making bed, is a campaign that launched on Kickstarter and has already surpassed its $30,000 (Canadian) goal by almost $11,000 as of this posting. A Real-World Market Need Example If there is one thing Kickstarter has highlighted is, there is a market […]

  • MOTIVATION
    Wow! Self-Making Bed Shows an Example of a Real-World Market Need

    If necessity is the mother of invention, Kickstarter is its playpen. SMARTDUVET: the self-making bed, is a campaign that launched on Kickstarter and has already surpassed its $30,000 (Canadian) goal by almost $11,000 as of this posting. A Real-World Market Need Example If there is one thing Kickstarter has highlighted is, there is a market […]

  • PODCASTS
    Learn How to Get Invited On Radio Shows or Host a Podcast

    Podcasts and radio shows are proven ways to gain business exposure.  If you’ve ever considered starting your own podcast or would like to learn how to get invited on radio and podcast shows, please join me in a free webinar. I’ve been host of my own Internet radio / podcast series for five years.  In […]

  • LIFE
    Trump, Like Small Business Owners, Shows Strength of the Underdog

    The 2016 Presidential election shocked a lot of people — including pundits. But if you were a small business owner, it might not have been so surprising. The chances are you might have been behind the winner, President-elect Donald Trump. That’s according to our presidential reader poll conducted in August of this year, which showed […]

  • SUCCESS
    World of Tanks Shows Belarus Potential Beyond Soviet-Era Farms

    World of Tanks Shows Belarus Potential Beyond Soviet-Era Farms World of Tanks, one of the five most popular PC video games in Europe and the United States with 100 million players joining virtual battles in World War II-era tanks, started in a kitchen in the capital of Belarus. In a country better known for its […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Plastic Bottle Cutter Shows Innovative Products Can Be Low Tech

    In a world filled with 3D printers that can make pizza on command and smart-watches that can monitor daily health, it seems that low-tech gadgets can still be game-changing and innovative. Take the Plastic Bottle Cutter.  The product first appeared on Kickstarter on February 23, 2016. With no moving parts and a simple design, this handy handheld device seemed […]