Nov
3
2011

5 Celebrities Making Money On Twitter

Twitter Money

  There are over 5,000 celebrities who get paid to send a “tweet” on the popular social networking service Twitter. These tweets include large brands such as Toyota, Sony, Best Buy and Old Navy, and even some smaller companies and non profit organizations. The companies and celebrities usually aren’t even the ones ‘”tweeting”. Typically they have someone who tweets for them, often referred to as “ghost writers”. In order to keep an authentic tone, celebrities [...]

Feb
11
2011

Book Review: ‘The Big Moo’ By Seth Godin

The Big Moo By Seth Godin

Seth Godin, one of the greatest entrepreneurial minds in our culture, pulls together 33 top business thinkers in his book ‘The Big MOO’. This resource has messages from Malcolm Gladwell, Tom Peters, Chris Meyer, and Seth himself. The contributors focus on a quest to get ‘unstuck’ and offer insights on how to make you ‘remarkable’. On top of that, 100% of the proceeds from this book are donated to charity! In this book, you’ll learn [...]

Feb
18
2011

The 5-10-8-3 Principle

Steps

Are you using the 5-10-8-3 principle to help run your business? Wow – is it just me or have you noticed how advice is flying at us in the form of  “5 easy steps”, “10 must-do practices”, “8 mistakes you can’t afford to make”, and “3 ways to get rich quick”….. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not suggesting this form of advice is bad. In many instances, the recommendations might prove rather helpful. For example, [...]

Aug
16
2012

Becoming An Entrepreneur: Never Quit

never quit

You`re sitting in your cubical, behind your cash register, or behind the wheel of your car on your way to another sales appointment and your mind wanders back to your dream. What dream you ask? You know, the dream that is buried deep down in your heart and soul—the dream of becoming an entrepreneur. Most people dream of owning their own business, but only a few really step out and take on the task of [...]

May
2
2011

The Bootstrapped Boom Of Action Sportswear With Shane Levi Gould Of Fuel

Fuel

‘Bootstrapping’ your business is defined as starting a business with minimal resources. Essentially it’s a ‘do-it-yourself’ scenario where you aren’t using any funding other than your own. We at BossStart are intrigued by any successful business that has come into its own through this type of start-up process. This week we were fortunate enough to snag an interview with Shane Levi Gould, Creative Director and Founder of Fuel. If you’ve ever been involved in the [...]

May
16
2011

Bean Business With Bob Googe And Jittery Joe’s Coffee

Jittery Joe's Coffee

BossStart likes coffee. We really do. We also really like the coffee shop business model. If anything, a coffee shop is part of the community. The social, artistic, and learning atmosphere typically present in your local coffee shop is certainly unique to its market. This week we got to talk with Bob Googe of Jittery Joe’s Coffee. Jittery Joe’s is a staple in Athens, GA. Rolling Stone Magazine even dubbed the coffee shop one of [...]

May
25
2011

10 Q’s With Ranjith Kumaran Of PunchTab, Inc.

Punchtab

This weeks “10 Q’s With…”; our question and answer series that’s aimed at offering insight to our readers who are interested in the ‘Adventure’ of becoming: The Boss – features Ranjith Kumaran & PunchTab, Inc. PunchTab.com is a site that offers to implement a system for customer retention and loyalty for your website and increase website traffic and interactions. That sounds like a no-brainer. Q. Tell our readers about your business, your passion, and what itis [...]

Apr
19
2011

Getting Control Of Your First Online Business

Online Business

When thinking about an online business we all get sold on the lifestyle. We are told that once we get everything set up we can make money on autopilot while sipping something tropical with our toes in the sand. Anyone who has been working online for more than an afternoon knows that getting up and ready is no walk in the park, but it’s also not as difficult or as complicated as it seems. While, [...]

May
4
2011

10 Q’s With Aliza Sherman

Aliza Sherman

This weeks “10 Q’s With…”; our question and answer series that’s aimed at offering insight to our readers who are interested in the ‘Adventure’ of becoming: The Boss – features Aliza Sherman. From her website: “Aliza Sherman is a Web pioneer, mobile strategist, and social media innovator and commentator. She speaks around the world and writes about Internet, social media, the intersections of social and mobile, and women’s technology and business issues. Aliza specializes in [...]

Mar
21
2011

The Genius Of Human Billboards With Jason Sadler Of iwearyourshirt.com

Jason Sadler Of iwearyourshirt.com

Social Media is a beast and it’s obviously here to stay. Some feel that its bombarding effects are diluting the effectiveness of marketing/advertising on the internet. Some feel that Social Media IS marketing/advertising on the net. In any case, those who refuse to embrace it as a necessary tool in business will undoubtedly suffer the consequences and surely be left in the dust. One company that appreciates and runs with this newer idea of social [...]

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