Starting a business from scratch requires a huge amount of hard work, and entrepreneurship is certainly not for the fainthearted. Indeed, getting an idea off the ground calls for extreme dedication, meticulous planning and perseverance in the face of adversity. However, this doesn’t mean that taking certain shortcuts is out of the question; in fact, using your time and resources wisely and knowing when to cut corners is a business skill in itself. Here are some useful hacks that will make starting a business easier without compromising on results.
Think it takes a genius to be a hacker? Think again. Exploit kits, the viruses and malware that subvert computing devices, are sold by the millions to buyers all over the world. These highly sophisticated kits have the power to make anyone a cybercriminal, including your next door neighbor or babysitter. Think about that the next time you leave your PC unlocked and unattended.
YouTube has long been popular for watching cat videos and clips of people falling over. And it is still good for these things. However, since being bought by Google and introducing specific YouTube channels, it is now also an optimum forum upon which enterprises of any size can incorporate into their marketing campaigns. The work it takes to create a top-notch marketing video is naturally more substantial than writing a text or taking and editing a photograph, however the returns have the potential to be that much greater too.
Family-owned watchmaker Breitling has made its debut in the smartwatch market, presenting a timepiece that is smart in functionality yet classic in design. Launched in New York City in December last year, the Breitling Exospace B55 boasts a broad range of connective features, from smartphone compatibility to dual time zone display, whilst maintaining the brand’s iconic look.
Over at the Forevergeek Kickstarter Store they have two OUYA game consoles they are giving away in a Twitter competition:
We have two consoles to give away, to enter simply follow @fg_store on Twitter and make sure you Tweet the following also:
Win an OUYA from @FG_store and @PlayOUYA – RT and follow to enter http://bit.ly/1fmR9SY #OuyaForevergeek #win
Entry for this competition closes on Friday February 28th at 5pm EST and the winner will be announced the following Monday. Entry is also only open to residents of the US and Canada.