Legal Documents And Other Resources For Startup Founders

Founders workbenchIn order to start a successful company, owners have to overcome a lot of legal hurdles. Basically, they have to choose the legal structure that will best fit the business goals. At the beginning, start-up businesses have to deal with three main issues. This includes taxes, ownership or management and the owner’s limited liability.

Many business owners prefer entities like LLCs because of the protection they can get. The government does not impose a separate level of taxation for LLCs. However, the organization documents can be very challenging. This is why Founder’s Workbench was created that provides people everything they need to start a business. It features Document Driver and Founder’s Toolbox that provide online legal document generation and related information about starting up a new business.

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Free Business Model Generation Tool For Entrepreneurs

Business modelThe Business Model Canvas is an essential tool for entrepreneurs. The application captures an entire business model on one single page. Its concrete infrastructure helps you better pivot your business model with the help of nine core business segments that impress venture capitalists, clients or anyone else interested in seeing your business concept.  (more…)

10 Reasons To Use Cloud Computing For Businesses

Cloud computing for businessCloud computing has become the latest buzzword that has caught the fancy of businesses and IT professionals alike. As a result, there is a rush to implement cloud computing in enterprises to stay updated with the latest technological trend. Unfortunately quite a significant number of cloud computing projects fail to deliver intended results – mostly because those are unplanned, ad hoc and lack clear vision. Cloud implementation can certainly benefit your business if you know what to look for.

What is cloud?

To a layman the definition of cloud is obscure. It becomes fuzzier and vague with the complexities and varieties of services available through cloud.  But to keep it simple we can say that cloud computing refers to a bunch of services, hosted in one or more remote servers and available via internet. Depending on their features clouds can be –private; which is basically a proprietary cloud, and public; services offered by a third-party hosting company. There is another type which is becoming increasingly popular. It’s called hybrid cloud and as the name suggests it has the best of both public and private cloud.  (more…)

Onepager : Create Simple Website Very Easily

Onepager Logo Onepager is a awesome new web 2.0 app to create simple website for small businesses very quickly. It gives you everything you need and nothing more. Though all the fat is cut out of creation process, the resulting website design is elegant and professional. Onepager’s simple graphical interface is without much fluff to get in the way of creating a website. The process of creating website is exceedingly simple, so much so that even a child could do it. (more…)

Zendesk Review : Help Desk Support Web 2.0 Style

Zendesk Buddha Zendesk is a SaaS (Software as a Service) based help desk support company that contracts its services to any small, medium or enterprise businesses, freelancers, service providers and anybody who is in need of a help desk for efficient customer support, whether they have only one agent handling problems or a large staff. It helps agents answer questions, track issues and streamline interactions. Zendesk’s simplicity of operation, its extensibility and potential for customization and the variety of tools it offers to manage the customer relationship makes it one uniquely proportioned help desk offering in the cloud. (more…)

Highrise : Small Business CRM With Simplicity

Highrise LogoCustomer relationship management (CRM) software helps businesses organize all of their interactions with customers into one tool. With CRM software, businesses may track sales leads, issues product quotes or keep track of any product sold. Any conversations or correspondence mailed to the customer will be included in the customer and prospect contact details and history. CRM is an exceptional tool because anyone in the organization can view the file and determine where the sales person is in the process. The person that fields the call can address the issue according to the correspondence. The process will seem seamless to the customer.

Highrise – from Chicago based 37 Signals, specifically, can help small businesses organize email conversations and notes for up to 30,000 customers. The software may also keep track of all the proposals and deals. Sales people will also receive reminders to follow up with messages. This software is recommended for all businesses that want to increase productivity and provide seamless customer service. This article will explore the benefits of this software by examining how CRM and Highrise help businesses retain customers and convert sales.

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Zoho BugTracker : Issue Management and Bug Tracking For Small Business

Zoho BugTracker - Bug tracking softwareBugTracker is California-based development firm ZOHO Software’s web-based bug and issue management system. It seems to have been designed specifically to reduce the unproductive down-time that often seems to be part and parcel of being on the managing and coding ends of software development projects. BugTracker’s raison d’être consists in increasing productivity by easing the functional workload of bug tracking and issue management by way of implementing easy-to-use, intuitive management tools that give the whole development team a clear sense of where their project stands at any given point in time. The tools BugTracker uses were clearly designed with ease of use in mind. They work in concert to streamline the whole trajectory of a project, focusing strongly on facilitating communication between users themselves and between managers and users.

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How To Turn A Hobby Into A Profitable Online Business

Hobby BusinessHobby based businesses are one of the most lucrative and financially explosive types of businesses you can launch. A personal interest in hobbies opens an incredible insight and opportunity to develop a business around something you love. Find the existing market and its players and you’ve got yourself a profitable online business; this is how you do it.

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How To Evolve And Stay Edgy In Online Business

Girl with laptop and colleguesThe web is an ever evolving platform which means you, the online business owner, must keep up with the current trends and future paths of where the web will take your business else be faced with a slow, diminishing demise to the sands of time.

An online business that fails to evolve will, in time, lose favor with its customers because it’s what they want and demand that dictates how successful your online business can truly be. A business that avoids adapting to how its customers shop, their interests and even their lifestyle will become dated at which time new, agile businesses will rise to take your market share.

In this article, you will learn how to continually evolve your business and stay on the edge of technology so you can continue to reach your customers for many years to come.

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Get Noticed On Facebook : Stratagies To Get More Fans, Likes And Comments

Get Noticed On FacebookWhen it comes to promoting your blog posts or branding your product or services, then perhaps online social media services like Facebook, Twitter, Digg, My Space etc play a vital role in this regard. Facebook with its mammoth number of users tops the list of social networks, with more than 700 million users till date (and still counting!!), promoting your product, services, blog posts etc can actually give you a much desired kick start to your business.

But the question is, how to do it? How to get noticed on Facebook, while there are several others trying the same. Well this article is all about this. In this article I would be giving you some insights of Facebook, with the help of some surveys conducted by BuddyMedia. So lets begin.

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