The South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conferences & Festivals (March 8-17, 2013), Austin, offer the unique convergence of original music, independent films, and emerging technologies. Fostering creative and professional growth alike, SXSW® is the premier destination for discovery. Visit sxsw.com to learn more.
Paul Reed Smith Guitars is partnering with the Monte Pascoal Pau Brasil Ecological Corridor project (MPPB-EC). Through reforestation and restoration of native ecosystems, the MPPB-EC initiative aims to establish a biodiversity corridor that will join two large sections of Atlantic Forest in Brazil – an important global biodiversity site. It is expected that more than [...]
Code.org is a non-profit foundation dedicated to growing computer programming education. Their goals include: Spreading the word that there is a worldwide shortage of computer programmers, and that it’s much easier to learn to program than you think. Building an authoritative database of all programming schools, whether they are online courses, brick+mortar schools or summer [...]
Ryobi has a great line of trimming and edging tools for any landscaping and gardening business. Many are cordless thanks to the lightweight power of a Lithium-ion battery. Ryobi has a cordless and electric String Trimmer–The Ryobit Hybrid with two power sources for complete lawn maintenance. The adjustable depth lever for their 24V Cordless Edger [...]
Baruch College’s Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship and the Flatiron 23rd Street Partnership are giving small business owners and an opportunity to learn how technology and social media can enhance their marketing efforts and expand their customer outreach. On March 12, the forum “Getting to the Next Level: Here, There & Everywhere,” will bring [...]
Scambook, the online resolution platform dedicated to obtaining justice for consumers, recognizes that Craigslist offers great deals, but there are safer ways to utilize these local classifieds and reduce the risk of being scammed. Whether consumers are buying, selling, or browsing, scammers are always thinking of new schemes to defraud users that can lead to [...]
Why Work Doesn’t Happen At Work Jason Fried has a radical theory of working: that the office isn’t a good place to do it. In his talk, he lays out the main problems (call them the M&Ms) and offers three suggestions to make work work.
How to stay ahead in business: make your calendar your new marketing assistant Want to ensure you do all the things needed for marketing and communicating your business’ progress? Put it on your calendar – Today! There are many things that you can turn into repeating events, such as social media posts, email campaigns, blogging, [...]
Icon – www.icon.me - is a digital business card that aggregates up all your social streams and helps you build your network of like-minded folks. This software service helps you establish and package your personal brand to represent your best social self. Build on the premise that your first impression is the lasting impression -whether in person [...]
Social bookmarking is a way to organize bookmarks of your online resources and store and manage them with tags and labels. Popular social bookmarking sites are Delicious, Reddit, Digg and StumbleUpon.
For centuries, Boston has knack for drawing the best and brightest minds. Take for example, the City’s universities and medical institutions. On May 2-3, some of the best and brightest minds in the area of franchise operations will convene in at the Sheraton Boston Hotel in Boston’s Back Bay for the Franchise Operations Performance Summit [...]
April 5th, 2012 marks a monumental day in history and is the day the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act) was signed into law. Global Crowdfunding Day is a time to celebrate the crowdfunding industry by giving back, getting involved and showing the world how strong the global crowdfunding community has become. April 5th, [...]