3 Networking Ideas that Actually Work

Networking can be tough, especially at business meets or any other start-up hub. At big events, its often hard to identify the wannabe entrepreneurs from those who are building awesome things or have awesome contacts, so it’s not uncommon to leave an event hours later exhausted, hoarse, and with nothing to show.

But, the start-up world is an ecosystem where connections and introductions can be critical to raising funds or landing a key partner, and networking is just part of the game. So what should you do?

While heading to the big events once in a while is important, here are three even better ways to rapidly expand and improve your network – while still saving your energy for your new and growing company. (more…)


The Importance of Google Apps to Your Business

Google Search

Google Search (or Google Web Search) is a web search engine owned by Google Inc. Google Search is the most-used search engine on the World Wide Web, receiving several hundred million queries each day through its various services. The main purpose of Google Search is to hunt for text in publicly accessible documents offered by web servers, as opposed to other data, such as with Google Image Search.

Google Search provides at least 22 special features beyond the original word-search capability. These include synonyms, weather forecasts, time zones, stock quotes, maps, earthquake data, movie showtimes, airports, home listings, and sports scores. There are special features for dates, including ranges, prices, temperatures, money/unit conversions, calculations, package tracking, patents, area codes and language translation of displayed pages.

Google’s rise to success was in large part due to a patented algorithm called PageRank that helps rank web pages that match a given search string.

You can carry out a search on information about similar businesses, products and data. (more…)

Think Big, Start Small and See it grow.

Entrepreneurship is the quality of being an entrepreneur i.e. an individual who organises and operates a business or businesses, taking on financial risk to do so. An entrepreneur is an agent of change.

Businesses such as Samsung, Toyota, Ford, Coca Cola, Dodge, Cadillac and a host of others started out as an entrepreneurship business.

They started small, had lofty ideas which guided them in the path of growing their business into a household name today. (more…)