Welcome to BlogNotions' Small Business Blog

The BlogNotions Small Business Blog delivers a diverse series of perspectives provided by thought leaders in the world of small to medium sized business. Presented by NetLine, this forum delivers compelling updates on the technologies being used by successful and growing small businesses, discussions of common problems and solutions faced by small businesses, best practices for scaling your business, tips and tricks for successful marketing, and much more. Here you can find helpful information, ask questions, and collaborate freely.

Fear is the Only Thing Holding You Back

“May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.”- Nelson Mandala While traveling in South Africa this past year, I came across this quote from Nelson Mandela. It struck me that in my life, I make a lot of my choices out of fear. Unfortunately, as Jeremy Cage, author of “All Dream On Deck” says, […]

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Taking Outlook Off My Desktop and Into the Cloud

Taking Outlook Off My Desktop and Into the Cloud I have been using Microsoft Outlook since 1997 on my desktop computer. Since my main personal email was always on Yahoo!, I would download my mail daily to Outlook. This caused several problems: I could not look at my old email or associated folders when I […]

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8 Insights For Millennials To Excel As Entrepreneurs

As an advisor to startups and an angel investor, I encounter many Millennials as entrepreneurs who are leaders and great role-models for the rest of us in business. Unfortunately there are still others who have great ideas and passion, but seem to have a very naïve understanding or acceptance of what it takes to get […]

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10 Principles For Sustainable Innovation In Business

As a startup investor in this age of the entrepreneur, I see many more startups, but innovation is still hard to find. The most common proposals I hear are for yet another social networking site (over 200 active), or another dating site (over 2500 in the US alone). Startups which display real innovation, such as […]

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