Author Archives: Small Business Pool

The Big Data story

Big data – as the name signifies is a general term used to define the rapid growth and availability of structured and unstructured data in all formats. The reason why it has been termed as “big data” is because it defines data sets so large and complex that it cannot be managed by typical data […]

The life and death of Aaron Swartz

Aaron Swartz or now more popularly known as “The Internet’s Own Boy”, was the man behind the development of the web feed technology called RSS and the also the social news website Reddit. Aaron was also known to be an Internet Hacktivist, a computer programmer, writer and a political organizer. On the evening of January […]

Top 5 sales films

Movies have always been an inspiration to business owners and wannabe entrepreneurs. It gives them ideas, new insights and sheer motivation to go out there and make that move. Sales, as a concept has always been a topic of debate in any business environment. No matter how big or small a company might be, sales […]

Top 5 web-based content management systems

Web content management, as the name signifies is a web-based software system that provides website with authoring, administration, publishing and collaboration tools specifically designed to allow users to manage website content without having any programming or coding knowledge. Almost all these web-based systems use a content repository or a database to store page content, metadata, […]

Business behind bars

When you think of inmates or prisoners, we think about people who have made bad choices in life, people who are an outcast, or more so, individuals that are considered a misfit in a civilized society. Well, wait till you here the story of Frederick Hutson: the 29 year old prison inmate who currently owns […]

Top 5 essentials for effective presentations

Giving effective presentations is an art and one can get good at it with experience and the right attitude. Everyone can speak to a set of audience , but few can do it right and leave a lasting impression.  The central purpose of any form of presentation, written, visual or oral, is communication. To communicate […]

Top 5 effective virtual tools to keep you lean and productive

As a budding entrepreneur your focus should be to start slow and keep costs low. The last thing you need to worry about is excessive infrastructure or expensive overhead. Your focus should be on bigger issues like generating business and making enough money to keep you afloat in the competitive marketplace. There would be times […]

Top 10 Aussie start-ups to watch for

We generally here stories about technology start-ups and innovative new ventures coming from the USA or Canada. Around the world people look for inspiration from companies such as Facebook, Amazon, Google, Twitter, Yahoo and Groupon. There is a notion that the western countries are the only breeding ground for successful start-ups, but wait till you […]

5 key elements of an ideal business plan

Business plans are the most important starting points for any new venture or start-up. This document acts as a formal statement that defines your business goals and the plan to reach those goals. Ideally, it should also contain background information about the team that is attempting to reach those goals. A well written business plan […]

Raising money for a small business

Every entrepreneur has unique ideas and is constantly finding different ways to make people believe in those ideas. Every unique business idea comes with BIG risks: risks associated with finance, manpower, technical know-how, industry experience and government regulations. Small Business setup involves careful planning and financing a small business is by far the most challenging obstacles […]


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