Businesses can see a return on Tweets, they just need to be using the social media platform properly. Last week, Twitter released a guide to getting direct responses from customers on Twitter–”Drive results with Twitter“– which is worth a read, but Inc.’s Abigail Tracy also spoke with Russ Laraway, head of SMB at Twitter, about how small businesses can create a successful presence on Twitter. Read full article at Inc
It took people in rich countries several years to crawl from slow dial-up connections (remember those?) to ISDN lines, to true broadband. It is by now conventional wisdom that the next billion (or two billion or five billion) people to come online will do so using smartphones and mobile broadband. Read full article here
Perhaps nothing can prepare first-time business owners for the wild ride ahead. But you don’t have to fly blind. Here’s advice from a founder living it.