7 Ways to “Wow” Clients on LinkedIn in 2014

Image by: Coletivo Mambembe By Dexter Lunde LinkedIn is a great website and service that can connect you to employers, clients, and freelancers & contractors from every market. However, in the sea of people on LinkedIn, how can you get noticed? How can you make yourself stand out from the crowd? How can you draw…

5 Misconceptions About Your First Year of Business

Image by: Aaron Pruzaniec By Dexter Lunde You’ve got the start-up money. You’ve got a fantastic idea for a business. You’re sure that it’ll make you millions and if not millions, then at least you can live comfortably and happy. You’re a realist. You’ve got investors lined up to help you get your genius idea…

5 Ways to Optimize Your Website for Sales

Image by: fosforix By Dexter Lunde Did you know that (according to a poll done in January of this year by NRF Index. Forrester Research), the top selling products are software, books, music, and flowers which generated approximately $37.05 billion last year. They estimate that the American “online retail industry will be worth $279 billion…

6 Tips for Managing Your Start-Up Team

Image by: PublicDomanPictures By Dexter Lunde When we are placed in management type situations, our actions are instantly under scrutinization. We have to be an effective boss and be friendly enough for our team to turn to us if they have a concern. If you’ve never been in a management position, it can be hard…

6 Virtual Presentation Tips From TED Talks for 2014

Image by: geralt By Dexter Lunde TED is a global nonprofit community that spreads ideas by giving 18-minute powerful talks since 1984. Speakers at TED Talk conventions range from psychologists and biologists to food experts, movie directors, politicians, and bloggers. Bono (the lead singer of U2 and rights activist) and Bill Clinton (former president) have…

Words of Inspiration from Successful Businessmen for 2014

Image by: Gail By Dexter Lunde Where would we be without the pioneers of business who were before us? Not only did they lay the groundwork for us to become successful, they are also available to lend us a hand – even if it’s only in the form of some wonderful advice. Below are some…