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, [...]
The National Society of Accountants (NSA) Scholarship Foundation is accepting scholarship applications for its 2013-2014 program from promising accounting students across the country. The Foundation awards scholarships to undergraduates who are U.S. or Canadian citizens enrolled part-time or full-time in an accounting degree program at an accredited two- or four-year college or university. Since its [...]
NerdWallet’s new series features more 30 CEOs and executives from various financial institutions. The series was designed to help small business owners gain a better understanding of small business lending. In the platform, the CEOs address some of the most common questions in small business lending, including: 1. How are the various types of financial institutions [...]
The Hitachi Foundation has opened the application process for its 2013 Yoshiyama Young Entrepreneur Award. Up to five young entrepreneurs intent on building sustainable businesses and making a difference in the United States will receive $40,000, as well as tools and training to be successful. Applications are due March 28th and can be found at [...]
GiftHit is a social gifting platform where friends can send each other real items from restaurants, bars, and shops as eGifts that are delivered by Facebook wallpost, email, or text. GiftHit is the brainchild of Arielle and Natan, two New Yorkers who began dating after meeting at a random bar in the West Village in [...]
New York University will host the second annual NYU Entrepreneurs Festival on March 1 and 2, bringing together successful startup founders and renowned venture capital investors from NYU’s thriving entrepreneurial community of students, faculty, and alumni. The event will enable startup founders, investors, and prospective entrepreneurs from the New York community to share their experiences, [...]