We’ve all entertained the thought of creating a start-up or opening the perfect little coffee shop but what are some key factors that many people miss?
Is the “Sharing Economy” an oxymoron? Some argue that Airbnb, for instance, is not part of this economy because there is no sharing involved. Homeowners act as business owners do, charging vacationers rent. The underlying ethos seems to contradict the system, or are we only seeing one side?
Social media craze has taken over the world. From Facebook to Instagram to Twitter, they are all used by someone every second of the day. Large networks such as ESPN and NBC are all on social media posting updates and sharing stories. Now if they are on it, why isn’t your business? It’s not too late but it you wait any longer it just may. Here are 4 tips from @B2Community sharing why your small business should invest in social media marketing.
Most marketplace owners nurture dreams of building huge communities that operate on a global scale. However, marketplace owners will see the best success if they keep the initial efforts niche and nurture the community. Explore the many benefits of starting small, and how to grow from small to global with the principle of 1,000 True Fans.
In the era of ubernomics, more and more business travelers are using the collaborative economy to save money and have a local experience. Here are some best practices to keep in mind when using peer-to-peer services on your next business trip.
It sounds simple. Come up with an idea for a marketplace. But getting it up and running and setting a foundation for what will become a successful business are two different things. For your marketplace to make a profit down the line, you need to think, “Why should people purchase from me and not my competitors?” Before you begin, ask yourself these 5 questions to get the ball rolling in the right direction.