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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 [...]

10 Best Resources for Systematizing New Employee Setup

10 Best Resources for Systematizing New Employee Setup

What has been the best resource you’ve used for systematizing new employee setup at your company?   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 [...]

clearString: A Web Content Management System Developed For and Catering To Small Business

clearString: A Web Content Management System Developed For and Catering To Small Business

When it comes to open-source, free to use content management systems, the first thing that pops into every tech-savvy’s mind would either be WordPress or Joomla. Though, they’re best at what they promise, but when we measure the quality and compatibility of their features and add-ons (plug-ins to be precise), some of us might feel [...]

Apple Brings iWork To The Cloud: Should Microsoft Office Be Worried?

Apple Brings iWork To The Cloud: Should Microsoft Office Be Worried?

Apple announced the addition of iWork for iCloud to its growing set of cloud-based services at this year’s WWDC in San Francisco. Released in beta this past August, but then throttled back due to overwhelming response, the cloud-based iWork suite comprises three products: Numbers, Pages and Keynote. They are quite similar in form and function [...]