My Conversation with Torri Singer about Snapetite: A Foodie’s Dream App

Snapetite

Tell me more about your app, Snapetite that you just released in the iOS app store on April 15th. What was the impetus to create this type of app? Basically the idea behind this was my Dad and I are always trying to enterprise different ideas. He’s a really creative person and growing up I was interested in cooking. I attended cooking classes and I eventually became a … [Read more...]

7 Tips for Startups to Stay Out of Debt

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Starting with nothing and building a business from the ground up is one of the proudest of American dreams. Unfortunately, 50% to 70% of all small business startups don't make it past their first 18 months in business. Bad debt management is one of the biggest reasons small businesses fail. Here are some tips to help you stay out of debt and build your business on a solid … [Read more...]

Press Release: Want an Honest Opinion? Whichpic it.

Whichpic Press Release

WANT AN HONEST OPINION? WHICHPIC IT. THE NEWEST WAY TO GET OPINIONS THROUGH PHOTO SHARING Red Bank, New Jersey – (April 28, 2015) – Available today on the Apple App Store, WhichPic aims to be the go-to social photo sharing app used for getting opinions to every day choices such as what to wear, where to have dinner, what picture looks better, where to vacation, and more. … [Read more...]

How to Grow and Expand your Business without Losing your Hometown Roots

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Where I grew up in rural Maryland, everyone knew my name and I knew theirs. As soon as something happened, it was news. Social media? Please -- Twitter is slower than molasses compared to how fast word spread in my little corner of the world. Of course, as soon as I had the inkling to delve into entrepreneurship, the words had hardly left my mouth before I had relatives, … [Read more...]

Conversation with Keven Spargo, Founder of K-Sounds

Keven Spargo

Last Tuesday I had the opportunity to chat with Keven Spargo, founder of K-Sounds, who developed a business 12+ years ago when he recognized that the piano sounds on keyboards were quite limited. He began to sample piano sounds and thus was born a passion for sampling and the birth of a business. Below is a record of our conversation that details the origins of K-Sounds, how … [Read more...]

Meet Eric Lyons – The TaskRabbit Power User

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Want to make a ton of cash through odd jobs? Are you looking to supplement your income on the side? Eric Lyons has figured out how to do exactly that. On Sunday night I was fortunate enough to speak with Eric about his experience using TaskRabbit. For those who aren't familiar, TaskRabbit is an online and mobile marketplace that allows users to outsource small jobs and tasks … [Read more...]

WhichPic Launch: Conversation with Founder Mike Jakovcic

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Tell me more about WhichPic? What was the impetus for creating this app and how are you looking to position this app to users in the marketplace? One day I was looking through my pictures trying to figure out which picture I was going to put on LinkedIn as my LinkedIn profile picture. I wanted to use the most professional picture I had and I honestly couldn't decide. In my … [Read more...]

The Story of Wheel Media & One Man’s Mission to Change the World One Non-Profit at a Time

Entrepreneurship

On Friday, I was fortunate enough to speak with Michael Rolph, CEO and Founder of Wheel Media, an agency that specializes in delivering web design, social media and SEO services to small businesses, with a focus on non-profits. In the late 90’s, Michael skipped out on a career in mortgage banking to go back to school to get a Master’s in Education, with the goal of working … [Read more...]

My Conversation with Pierre Drescher, Founder of The Creative Loft

The Creative Loft

Tell me more about yourself? What did you do before you founded The Creative Loft? I started The Creative Loft not too long after I graduated from University. I focused on Information Systems - I have always bridged the gap between information and technology. I was working for a company in Spain and then I moved back to New York where I worked in IT. I was looking to get … [Read more...]

How to Effectively Harness the Power of the Crowd for Your Small Business

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As a small business owner, it's not uncommon to put in close to 100 hours of work every week. Starting out is the hardest part of the process because there are so many initial details to take care of, and there's going to be blood, sweat and tears before you become a more established business. Owners who are involved in every aspect of the business are clearly dedicated, if … [Read more...]