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Infographic: Third Wave Technology

Infographic: Third Wave Technology

The way in which we buy things online is changing. People are increasingly making purchases through interactive televisions and smart devices such as online connected fridges that let you order the groceries you will need. There is also a trend towards being able to make purchases within an actual store by using in-store technologies such…

Top 5 Tips for Explaining Your Business

Top 5 Tips for Explaining Your Business

When you are a small business, it can be difficult to make people pay attention to your products even if you are selling something familiar. The job is made even harder when you are selling cutting edge technology and having to explain terms like “cloud computing” just so that people understand the things you do.…

Infographic: Brain Drain

Infographic: Brain Drain

Silicon Valley is the place where the majority of the tech talent from the United States congregates to create businesses. In fact, the Valley accounts for an astonishing 21% of the total US GDP and 11% of private sector employment. But why exactly is the area such a hub for entrepreneurial activity? To decipher the…

Infographic: Disruption

Infographic: Disruption

In business, you usually don’t get very far by following the status quo. People who step outside of the norm are often affectionately known as being “disruptive”, either through their ideas or the technology that they use within their business. Today’s infographic focuses on a number of entrepreneurs who are making waves in their industry…

15 years of revolution

15 years of revolution

I was talking with some friends last week and we were asking; just how long is it since the internet started to really impact on our professional lives? After a bit of toing and froing we decided about 15 years, most of us pinpointed 1998 as the year we started to notice it. As none…

UK losing tech businesses to the US

UK losing tech businesses to the US

The lack of tech knowledge among UK venture capitalists is costing the country dearly, according to a report by RealBusiness. Insufficient tech knowledge means venture capitalists in the UK are far more risk adverse and not prepared to offer money to tech businesses that they perceive to be risky, just because they don’t really understand…

Infographic: Movers and Shakers of Silicon Valley

Infographic: Movers and Shakers of Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley in San Francisco is still one of the most exciting places in the world in terms of new and emerging tech businesses. Since the 1970s, the area has incubated many of the world’s most famous technology startups as they grew into giant corporations. Huge companies like Apple, Nvidia, eBay and Google all have…

What does the future hold for small business technology?

What does the future hold for small business technology?

At The Small Business Blog we always try to keep up-to-date with the latest technology, especially if it involves tech that could leverage an advantage for small businesses. Five years ago you probably would not have expected the smartphone to have an impact on your business, but now many small business owners work from home…

Top 5 Tips for Disrupting the Market

The weekly top 5 tips post is always full of helpful hints and advice for small, home and micro business owners. 1. A lot of people have great ideas, but the ones that are truly able to disrupt the market are those who follow through and turn an idea into reality. Try to have confidence…

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