What’s Up In the Cloud?

Apple is creating a stir again and, to gauge all the chatter going on around the recent iCloud/Steve Jobs announcement, you’d have thought they invented the cloud. They may have re-invented it but it is probably too soon to tell. The existing players in the...

Steer Your Own Ship

When you dream of owning your own small business, or any other “career” aspiration, are you steering your own ship or are you letting someone else’s conventions and definitions guide you? Is it your parents, your peers, your hometown, a mentor? Or is...

Small Business Cloud Computing

I think we small business owners are starting to take cloud computing for granted. Like apps, cloud computing is targeted to very specific tasks. The beauty is they are often free, there is no licensing arrangement, they don’t take up hard drive space and offer...

Geo-Local: Help Your Customers FIND You

  I hope you are finding this series on moving into the online world helpful. Main Street and small town businesses can often be confused by the various technologies that are available to getting the word out to local customers-and deciding whether it’s...