I’m all about going past the norm when it comes to small business and entrepreneurship, especially when it involves technology. So this is going to be quite the edgy review! And one many might enjoy: it’s about the mega-giant of videos, YouTube.
You like science fiction? Star Wars. Star Trek. My Little Pony. He-Man, Masters of the Universe. It’s all fun and games and appeals to our sense of fantasy with some healthy dashes of speculative technology, stuff that can make us dream of how it could be in the future.
We love to make fun of that presenter with the clicker or laser pointer, waiting for the moment when he turns around so we can spitball him and laugh. Presentations always get a bad rep, especially when using that archaic dinosaur of a slide projector.
Synchronization. That’s honestly become the middle name (and first and last name, really) of truly good business practice. Everything needs to be synchronized, working harmoniously in a business. Like a well-oiled machine. But can you imagine that working with social media?
As in, Angie’s List — a premier contractor review site. Okay, so it’s not really like Craigslist, but it provides the same kind of service — looking for someone who can work for you — only with some handy extras.
Not all is peachy keen, though, with this snazzy site from one Angie Hicks, resident of Columbus, Ohio. There are some limits:
Once again, Google’s on the news here in the small business arena. What do you expect? You’re looking at the multi-media cyberspace ultra-giant mega-monster of the internet. Google. And now guess what? They’ve gotten so big, so powerful, that they have their own entrepreneur word-of-mouth advertising service called….
Normally, it would be customary to do a review on a revolutionary new service, site, or product out there — but today’s not normal. These days, nothing is normal! Just look at the small business market out there. It’s like shark-infested waters. And all you’ve got is your wet suit and a harpoon gun.
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