Posted by Adam Singer
24 October - PayPal co-founder and early Facebook investor Peter Thiel is offering an interesting proposition to young, driven innovators: $100,000 to drop out of college and launch start-ups. This is really a win-win situation to those selected. If they launch a company that starts to experience rapid growth, they win.
If they fail, they still win ...
LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAP
Posted by Katy Cowan
24 October - With social media continuing to dominate our lives, it is no wonder so many businesses are keen to launch a Twitter account. But what amazes me is that a lot of firms will jump into the deep end of social media before they have considered their SEO. Search engine marketing has been around a lot longer than social media optimization - SEO gives businesses a fighting chance of being found by potential customers online ...
LARGE NET GAINS
Posted by Neville Hobson
23 October - There were only 361 million internet users in 2000, in the entire world. Putting this into perspective, that is barely two-thirds of the size of Facebook today. There are more than five times as many web users now as there were in 2000. The number of users in the world is now close to passing two billion and may do so before the end of this year. The internet has not just become larger, it is also becoming more global.