Europe – Small Business, Big World

European small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) should better profit from fast growing emerging markets, such as in China, India, Russia or in regions like South East Asia and Latin America. This is the key issue to overcome the crisis addressed in the European Commission communication ‘Small Business, Big World – a new partnership to…

Wiki

A wiki is web software that allows you and others to create and edit interlinked web pages. This means that you can very quickly create a page (let’s say “New Ideas”) and then add information. The key is that anyone can edit the page (or in our case, add and comment on new ideas), which…

Build your dream company from HOME

The age of the virtual company is upon us. Future historians may look back and declare that the concept of offices began their slow but inevitable extinction some time around 2011 A.D. Our grandchildren will watch movies like Office Space with a touch of bewilderment—did people really have to sit in front of a desktop…

LAMP – open source software stack

LAMP is an acronym for a solution stack of free, open source software – Linux (operating system), Apache HTTP Server, MySQL (database software) and Perl/PHP/Python, principal components to build a viable general purpose web server. When used together, they form a solution stack of technologies that support application servers. The LAMP stack offers a great…

Small Business Pool – Video Production Services

Our Video Production team has worked on national and international business projects. We bring the right people for the right project. We offer effective video production services that capture your vision and get the job done – without wrecking your budget. Our team will work with you to identify your key components for your production….

Liquid times

Despite the 2009 financial crisis, the year 2010 was a point of time that actually shows two decades of strong worldwide economic growth. In the 1990-2010 periode, the global economy rose from $22.8 trillion to $58 trillion. The leader and champion of this growth, China now exports more stuff per day than it exported for…

Franchise’s success myth

Each year about 26% of young businessmen start their first business as a franchise, but just 66% of them are successful. So what are the main problems that ending up with the wrong choice? First of all it is an initial expense. Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection have a list of nonrefundable franchise…

Rise and Shine above the Crowd: Taste of Video

As businesses struggle to have their websites more interactive and appealing, a video demo can help them do just that. When PC became a necessity and was offered to more and more public, people started to think about making the Internet as a huge bill board – with lots of websites (post-its) and pictures (pictures)….

Partnership with a big-shot: hope for the best, prepare for the worst.

Partnerships within the survival-of-the-strongest business world don’t always end with ‘happily ever after’. Microsoft Corp. was spending millions to find a new method to help people conserve energy and count the energy usage for its Hohm line products. The company looked for utilities and devices that could help households track their energy use – the…

Network Through Sprouter

This new free social networking website is spreading fast and wide: already rooted in 170 countries, connecting entrepreneurs across the world. Sprouter is a networking site designed for entrepreneurs, by Sarah Prevette who is the only Canadian to be on the list as Top 30 under 30 in North America – the list was put…

CPR: Chatr Perks up Rogers

The launch of discount mobile phone brand ‘chatr’ arms the telecommunication champion with a counter for the rookies. Rogers Communications Inc. announced the launch of its discount cellular phone brand ‘chatr’ a while back and upon its release, July 27th it became available in major urban centers in Canada. It is crystal clear that the company is…

Business 2.0

Hot on the heels of the global internet shift toward a more interactive experience, new ways of using old technologies have begun to revolutionize the way we do business. Released on April 22, 1993, the Mosaic web browser made the internet truly accessible for the first time, allowing users to browse published information—which is about…