04 Apr 2013
Who needs record labels anymore? With recent advances in the web and social networking, bands are not only able to go independent, but are even thriving without the overhead and pressure of executives. Helping these artists are companies like Kickstarter and Indiegogo who have made the concept of crowdfunding more streamlined and fan-friendly.
30 Dec 2012
Crowdfunding is a great way to raise money, promote your project and network at the same time. This has become very popular among artists, filmmakers, musicians and entrepreneurs online. It used to be that raising money meant that you had to be well connected and have a network of private investors to support your work. Now you can simply go online and use a website like Kickstarter or Indiegogo to make your project come to life. Here are some things to know before you get started on your crowdfunding campaign.
As we pursue our own individual life goals it is safe to assume that most of us still care about the people around us, especially in challenging times. When we hear about people in need whether it be personal tragedies or natural disasters, we want to lend a helping hand.
Often we’re motivated by causes, some local and others global. Whether it’s bringing life-saving mosquito nets to Ghana or helping someone rebuild their life after a fire, when you’re motivated by something you want to make a difference.
05 Dec 2012
We all know how hard it is to coordinate schedules with a person who is so busy he just seems to never sleep. But it can be just as challenging to try to get a group of, say, three or four people together at the same place, on the same date, at the same time – even if these people are your close family. Now consider trying to coordinate a corporate sized get-together involving hundreds of people. All of these situations call for a common tool that can help you coordinate schedules. LetsMeetAtJoes (LMAJ) from eoMediaGroup is going to be that tool.
There are plenty of software engineers with great ideas and platforms to sell to customers who would use them. But that means the stakes are high for startup SaaS (Software as a Service) companies. Here are some tips for success.
1. Hold Leaders Accountable.It’s important for a leader to understand the SaaS as a relationship-building business rather than simply a piece of software. The leader then needs to understand what the life cycle of the business will look like. How the company’s metrics will evolve and how he or she can instill responsibility along the way for those metrics.2. Know What Your Customer Want. To be successful, the SaaS needs to really understand what their customer wants. As a product that’s quickly developed and delivered to the customer, it also has high competition with other startups and brand names like Amazon.com or Google.