Essentiality of a Time Tracking System

Time is always a valuable form of capital and once lost it can never be recovered. Failing to manage your time efficiently will result to a decrease in the productivity. Unlike many other kinds of services that mandates you to deal with timers, having a time track system gives you an easier way to manage your time and make you stay organized at work. You will have little effort in keeping track of the working time because it enables you to choose a task on the list, and with the pressing of a button you start tracking your time. Continue reading “Essentiality of a Time Tracking System”

Small Business Loans without the Bank

It is a well-known and long-running problem for small businesses everywhere; getting invoices paid on time and avoid financing gaps can be a difficult challenge. Banks have traditionally filled the role, but a new trend has taken hold of alternative sources dedicated to small business financing. The technical term is business liquidity, but to the small business owners it means getting paid so that they can pay all of their bills and expenses. For small businesses, growth depends on cash flow; particularly in sales environments, unpaid invoices can limit business growth. Continue reading “Small Business Loans without the Bank”

Cut The Crap Out Of Business Networks

I‘m tired of all the spam, so-called notifications, I’m receiving to my inbox day by day. I signed into LinkedIn after not using it for a couple of weeks and was overwhelmed with messages from IT recruiters, outsourcing companies, and, let’s not forget, SEO specialists wanting to do business with me. The only positive exception being a friend from school I haven’t heard of for ages …

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10 Websites That Boost Your Traffic For Free

At the beginning of a startup’s life there is hardly time for marketing as you are spending most of your day developing and refining your product. But don’t forget that some traction is very helpful for gathering feedback in the early stages of product development. Here are some websites you can submit your startup to and generate traffic, for free.

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Kill Early And Often – Keeping It Alive Is Not Good Enough

A lot of people are propagating the lean startup methodology, i.e. releasing a minimum viable product to the masses and keeping an iterative approach with not much overhead. But what most people forget to think about is: when is the right time to kill my startup if it doesn’t get enough traction? This post sheds light on the issue and gives possible approaches.

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Startup Cost Comparison: Berlin, San Francisco, London

With Berlin becoming more international day by day and an increased influx of capital I currently do not see any reason to leave Berlin to start a startup…expect maybe the sunshine rate 🙂 Startupbootcamp has an interesting startup cost comparison of the startup capitals Berlin, San Francisco and London. Continue reading “Startup Cost Comparison: Berlin, San Francisco, London”

Amazon Uses Its Frontpage To Diss Apple’s iPad mini

One of Amazon.com’s biggest assets is its frontpage, viewed by millions of people on a daily basis, and, while times are getting rougher and competition tougher, the company uses it to openly criticize Apple’s new iPad.

In an attempt to push kindle fire HD sales, Amazon employs pretty aggressive marketing speech and uses a heavily tweaked side-by-side comparison:

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5 Important Tips On Managing A Remote Team. Especially #3 Is Key.

Working in a remote team can reap in huge benefits to your organization but when not carefully executed also bring significant disadvantages. Apart from saving on office space expenses and navigating around time constraints, pooling in talented and skilled individuals from across the globe can immensely boost the level of productivity and results. Read on to find out about five important tips you should put into practice right now. Continue reading “5 Important Tips On Managing A Remote Team. Especially #3 Is Key.”