7 Tips From Successful Small Business Owners

Many long-time small business owners would agree with the line from the 1970s song by the band Faces: “I wish that I knew what I know now.” Over years of running a small business, owners inevitably gather many lessons about how to grow and run a business more effectively. Thankfully, many

8 expert online marketing tips for small businesses

Today, businesses have more ways — and places — than ever to market themselves. But deciding on a marketing method, particularly when you are a small or even a mid-sized business with a small budget and limited resources, can be difficult. While social media marketing is generally free, it can

How to create the most value for the next technology wave

Major technology platforms shift every 10-15 years, with new platforms building on the ones they preceded. The PC was the platform of the early-1980s, then the internet came in the mid-1990s to improve the functionality and connectedness of PCs, then the smartphone emerged in the mid-2000s to put an internet-connected


An app created in Nigeria has been named the Most Innovative Mobile App at the Global Mobile World awards. The App introduces an interesting and disruptive technology as its main functions are to provide users with an easy way to earn free airtime and then discover new content as well. The app is named Sliide and it is preparing to launch into the markets of South Africa and Pakistan soon.


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