How do we measure the value of security?
QUESTION | BY Andre Mundell | 3 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 01/07/14
Best self-help books for technology startups?
QUESTION | BY Subhash Chandran | 17 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 01/06/14
I loved Founders at Work and learned a lot. Any other suggestions?
Is Text Messaging a Successful Customer Engagement Tool?
BY Scott Gerber
Text messaging is clearly efficient for entrepreneurs. But does using it to connect with your customers cross lines? Find out from...
What would you advice a company who is successful in thier home country and looking to go International (Middle East or Asia)?
QUESTION | BY Paul Grezio | 7 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 01/03/14
What is a fair benefits package for a new startup to offer employees and what is the minimum required by law?
QUESTION | BY Amber Pleiss | 9 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 12/30/13
I am ready to launch my new startup company in the next few weeks and am ready to hire people to work for this company. I will have 5 employees including myself. What am I required by law to offer,...
What is the best way to search for co-founders?
QUESTION | BY Rob McLaughlin | 12 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 12/30/13
I'm finding it difficult to find a co-founder. I started going to entrepreneur meet ups & start-up events, but without much luck. Tell me there's a better way! (I'm not looking for a co-founder...
What do you think stops an SME (Small-to-Midsized Enterprise) to decide whether to go for an ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning software) or stay with mutilple solutions for their daily business operations?
QUESTION | BY Ravi Srinivasan | 30 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 12/25/13
Here are a few that I already know: 1. Resist for change 2. Inability to trust a new service provider 3. Not willing to spend 4. Don't feel the latent or upcoming business need What am I...
What are your suggestions for a business like mine to succeed?
QUESTION | BY Shail Akhil | 19 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 12/24/13
My business provides a service which I think is essential for businesses in any industry. And I'm not just saying that out of pride. It is in fact, true. I build solutions, that save my clients...
What are must-take online courses for entrepreneurs?
QUESTION | BY Kimberly Lombard | 20 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 12/17/13
I'm always looking to expand my knowledge on how to be a better entrepreneur and love taking online courses. I've bookmarked a few on skillshare.com (such as intro to photoshop and unorthodox...
12 Client Holiday Gifts That Won't Break Your Budget
BY Scott Gerber
Tell your clients 'thanks' this holiday season with gifts on a small business budget.
Are there any tools to automate gap analysis in consulting?
QUESTION | BY Bhavani palyagar | 2 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 12/02/13
Gap analysis is examining the As-is process, measure the process and improve it based on measured gaps.
What is the difference between a business coach and a business consultant?
QUESTION | BY Jen Ostrosky | 40 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 11/27/13
I see both business coaching and consulting services but am confused about the difference and which is better for someone who is just starting a business?
Ways Twitter Can Help You Connect With Customers
BY Scott Gerber
How can you really use the platform to take customer service to the next level -- all in 140 characters or less?
What are your two or three favorite sayings?
QUESTION | BY Dennis Zink | 12 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 11/11/13
My favorite sayings are: 1. If it is to be, its up to me 2. Don't reinvent the wheel, just change the spokes (Dennis Zink, me) 3. That which we measure improves
What have you found to be a successful method to hire sales staff?
QUESTION | BY Amanda Converse | 12 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 11/10/13
We currently advertise using road signs then do phone interviews and from there conduct in person interviews. We offer hourly plus commission.
Starting a Venture Capital Company in Austin, Texas, Asking for Ideas and Advice, Advisers, Investors, and Mentors?
QUESTION | BY Jeff Muchnik | 3 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 11/07/13
I am searching for ideas and advice as well as Advisers and Investors as I will be starting a Venture Capital Company in Austin, Texas. Over the years both in Canada and the USA, I have helped...
How do you measure success?
QUESTION | BY Shawn Parr | 24 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 11/06/13
What are the things we can do for our community?
QUESTION | BY Isaiah Kazuki | 3 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 11/06/13
I wanted to be more focus on this ?Improving Air Quality in Your Community?. Who among us wanted to live in a community that suffocates us? A community where instead of fog in the morning, it is...
What to check before doing outsourcing work?
QUESTION | BY Tapan Sinha | 4 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 11/06/13
How to Vet the Best Outside Consultants for Your Business
BY Scott Gerber
When it comes to outside lawyers and accountants, you want the best of the best for your business. This is no time to skimp. But how...