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6 Ways to Get Paid Faster and Keep Your Business Rock’n and Roll’n

6 Ways to Get Paid Faster and Keep Your Business Rock’n and Roll’n

For growing businesses getting paid on time is crucial for survival. Recurring delays in payment of invoices can quickly turn into a cash flow problem, especially with your business creditors waiting at the other end of the line. With payments piling up, you waste productive hours trying to collect amounts that customers owe instead of […]

11 SaaS Products All Entrepreneurs Should Start Using

11 SaaS Products All Entrepreneurs Should Start Using

What is the number one SaaS product you think every entrepreneur should start using and why? The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched StartupCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. 1. Basecamp The […]

2 Reasons Google Beats Microsoft in the Cloud

2 Reasons Google Beats Microsoft in the Cloud

There have been a number of epic rivalries throughout history –  Hatfield v. McCoy, Ali v. Frazier, Connors v. McEnroe, Coke v. Pepsi, Yankees v. Red Sox; iOS v. Android – all of which have proponents from one side or the other spewing why they are clearly better than their rival. Well, there is another battle […]

LinkedIn Says No To Nimble CRM: Yet Another Reason Why Capturing Customer Contact Information Is Important

LinkedIn Says No To Nimble CRM: Yet Another Reason Why Capturing Customer Contact Information Is Important

Nimble sent an email to customers, letting them know that LinkedIn has revoked Nimble’s API access. API’s (application programming interface) are the protocols that let one software easily communicate with another software. Nimble’s not alone in this, nor is LinkedIn. There’s a number of companies (sorry I don’t have a hand list) that decide to […]

9 Tips for Successfully Vetting SaaS Products

9 Tips for Successfully Vetting SaaS Products

What is one important thing to remember when vetting SaaS products used to improve my business? The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched StartupCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. 1. Make Sure […]

Online Billing and Invoicing Execs Discuss Hiveage. Free and Simple Sri Lankan Built App for Small Businesses

Online Billing and Invoicing Execs Discuss Hiveage. Free and Simple Sri Lankan Built App for Small Businesses

Hiveage is a free online billing and invoicing service created by two Sri Lankan entrepreneurs. In this Google Hangout they discuss with Ramon Ray, why their service is free and how it’s different than competing services. If your current invoicing service is not working for you or you’re using manual systems, Hiveage is a service […]

6 Short-Term Goals for Long-Term Success

6 Short-Term Goals for Long-Term Success

Small businesses can create big success if they consistently set short-term, attainable goals. Whether your business is looking to expand into a new market, acquire new leads or make key new hires, these short-term goals will help you sustain momentum over the long term. 1. Make sales and marketing a priority. Clearly, sales and marketing […]