Tag Archives: Build

What It Takes to Build a Startup in 2017

Thinking about building a startup in 2017? You’re going to be up against a huge challenge this year. It’s a lot different building a startup today than it was a couple of years ago. It is far more competitive, the advertising costs are much higher and you have to do a much better job in acquiring customers. It’s great that ... Read More »

How to Build Your Own App Using Bizness Apps

If you think that mobile apps are solely for the big brands like Bank of America or Walmart, you are wrong. Nowadays, both small and medium-sized businesses are following the app trend, understanding that an effective online selling strategy involves more than just having a website. And no, you don’t have to be a developer to own an app. A ... Read More »

You Can Use Microsoft Bot Framework to Build Small Business Bots

You have heard of bots, so by now you probably know they are applications that perform automated tasks. So how can the new Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) Bot Framework help you build one for your small business? Microsoft wants to help you build a chatbot that the company says will, “Interact with your users naturally wherever they are.” It wants the bots to ... Read More »

How Creative Entrepreneurs are Using Patreon to Build Their Businesses

For creators and artists, being able to work on what you love for a living is the ultimate dream. One tool is making it a bit easier to connect these creators and artists with the fans who love their content, while making the dream a more attainable reality. Founded in 2013 by artist Jack Conte, Patreon has spent the last three ... Read More »

Julia Kurnia of Zidisha: How Non-Profit Used Tech Startup Tactics to Build a Microlending Marketplace

Small Business Trends: Tell us a little bit of your personal background. Julia Kurnia: I’ve always been interested in using technology to bring better opportunities, better access to capital to the world’s poorest places. When Kiva got started in 2005, I was very excited by the idea and I got a job working with one of Kiva’s first intermediary banks ... Read More »

Retailbound Wants to Build a Retail Platform for Gadget Entrepreneurs

So you have a successful crowdfunding campaign. Your product has been funded, manufactured, and shipped. The question is, now what? According to Retailbound, Inc. only one in fifty crowdfunded gadget entrepreneurs manage to get their product on the shelves of major retailers. The team behind Retailbound wants to improve these odds. The Chicago based company has been around since 2008, ... Read More »

Retailbound Wants to Build a Retail Platform for Gadget Entrepreneurs

So you have a successful crowdfunding campaign. Your product has been funded, manufactured, and shipped. The question is, now what? According to Retailbound, Inc. only one in fifty crowdfunded gadget entrepreneurs manage to get their product on the shelves of major retailers. The team behind Retailbound wants to improve these odds. The Chicago based company has been around since 2008, ... Read More »

Google to Build a ‘Primary’ Mobile Index for Search Results in the Next Few Months

Google to Build a ‘Primary’ Mobile Index for Search Results in the Next Few Months HIGHLIGHTS Garry Illyes said that the mobile index should arrive in a few months The new mobile index will be updated more often than desktop It will be considered as the primary index by Google Google is going to create a new mobile index for ... Read More »

Windows 10 Preview Build 14936 Brings the Ability to Uninstall Preloaded Apps

HIGHLIGHTS The feature is active only for a few apps You still cannot uninstall Alarm & Clock, and Cortana The feature is still in preview, and is expected to hit all users in 2017 Windows 10 comes with many preloaded apps that users may not be too keen on utilising. Now, Microsoft has introduced the ability to uninstall these apps ... Read More »