Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

Google Fiber & The Entrepreneur Community [Infographic]

Google Fiber & The Entrepreneur Community [Infographic]

Google Fiber Benefits Austin’s Entrepreneur Community We recently covered Google’s announcement to roll out Google Fiber in Austin and the intended benefits for various small businesses.  There is even a special piece on the benefits to non-tech companies. You can check the article out here : Google Fiber Comes To Austin. Although, as Josh was… Continue Reading

Mompreneur Holly Hanna and The Work at Home Woman

Mompreneur Holly Hanna and The Work at Home Woman

How the Search for Home-Based Work Inspired a Business and Launched a Mompreneur’s Career “Local-area mompreneur makes $154,000 a year working 20 hours a week from home! Find out how you can, too!” “Work from home and make $90 per survey!” Seeing ads like these is inevitable when searching for work-from-home opportunities online. Wannabe work-at-home… Continue Reading

No More Adobe Creative Suite – Photoshop Changes Pricing Model

No More Adobe Creative Suite – Photoshop Changes Pricing Model

Adobe cans Creative Suite as Photoshop moves to subscription only model (via The Inquirer) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER Adobe announced plans to discontinue Creative Suite on Monday as it shifts its focus to a cloud based model. Speaking at its Max 2013 conference in Los Angeles on Monday, Adobe said that it will not release any new… Continue Reading

Google Fiber Comes To Austin

Google Fiber Comes To Austin

Google just announced that they will be rolling out its flagship fiber-optic internet service to Austin via the most Google-y YouTube video ever. With the news, Twitter’s been abuzz with talk of Austin being the next Palo Alto. And interestingly enough, there’s been a rise in the “definitely moving to Austin” tweets.   What is… Continue Reading

Successful Women Entrepreneurs: Jennifer Sinski, RSVPster co-founder

Successful Women Entrepreneurs: Jennifer Sinski, RSVPster co-founder

RSVPster and SXSW: A Match Made in Heaven As Lucille Ball said, “If you want something done, ask a busy person to do it.” No one proves that old adage true that better than Jennifer Sinski, especially in the months leading up to the rapidly expanding SXSW (pronounced south by southwest) Music/Film/Interactive Festival. From January… Continue Reading

What are the Odds a Startup will Fail? – Infographic

What are the Odds a Startup will Fail? – Infographic

Will your startup flourish or perish? Staff.com breaks down the odds of success and failure by industry It may seem counter-intuitive, but the number of startups skyrocketed when the economy took a turn of the worse. Now that the number of startups and small businesses is starting to dwindle, you may be hesitant to start… Continue Reading

The Paycheck Fairness Act & Small Business

The Paycheck Fairness Act & Small Business

The Paycheck Fairness Act’s Impact on Small Business This Equal Pay Day, CW Highlights explores how the passage of the Paycheck Fairness Act would affect small businesses and their employees. Since the Paycheck Fairness Act’s proposal in 2007, it has been the karma chameleon of bills – it comes and goes, it comes and goes.… Continue Reading

DIY SEO: The Best Search Engine Optimization Tools for Startups

DIY SEO: The Best Search Engine Optimization Tools for Startups

DIY SEO: The Five Must-Have Resources for Startups in 2013 Let’s face it: if you’re paying for Adwords and SEO services, you’re probably paying a LOT for Adwords and SEO services, and that can seriously strain a tight startup budget. The good news is that small business people can do some or all their SEO… Continue Reading

Codecademy - Free Online Coding Classes

Codecademy: Better Than Your College Classes

South by Southwest 2013 has come and gone through Austin like a whirlwind. Before the last 5 days festival became synonymous with free PBRs and poorly sound-checked bands, there was the interactive portion of SXSW where the best young (and old) minds of the tech world set up booths, handed out business cards, and pimped… Continue Reading