Bogus

Facebook users are on the horns of a dilemma: Blindly give away their personal information to any third-party app that interests them, or hoard their personal information and steer clear of all third-party apps. Facebook either can’t or won’t tell users which apps are safe and which are scams, so it’s apparently a case of […]

Small Business Options… Credit & Microlending

Before the economic collapse, microfinance – the granting of very small loans, mostly to poor people – was a concept most closely associated with the developing world. Now increased demand for smaller loans in the United States, gives microlending a higher profile and broadens its appeal. More Information For more information go to: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/29/business/smallbusiness/29sbiz.html?_r=1&ref=smallbusiness

Feeling a Bit Overconnected? Join the Crowd…

Young people have done a good job of integrating technology into their lives, but they are also the ones who are most concerned about being over-connected. This finding is part a new report from the Pew Internet & American Life Project, The Mobile Difference, which discusses how different groups of American adults treat the latest […]

Cat Creatives, Silver Sponsor for the World Conference

Cat Creatives was Silver Level Sponsor for this year’s International Council for Small Business (ICSB) World Conference. ICSB is bridging global boundaries to promote the growth and development of small businesses worldwide. The 55th World Conference was June 24 – 27th in Cincinnati. More Information For more information go to: http://www.icsb2010.org

In Making Business Plan, Strategy

In this day and age, do you really need a business plan? After all, everyone’s in a hurry. In a world of 140-character tweets, can you really expect anyone to read a 30-page written business plan? Even if you’re courting investors, couldn’t you just to send them a few slides and financial projections? The concept […]

10 of The Most Brilliant Marketing Ideas

Every now and then, an idea comes along that changes the marketing game for good. Yes, the campaign generates huge, instantaneous buzz and moves plenty of product — but it also stands the test of time, infiltrating the culture in subtle ways for decades to come. More Information For more information go to: http://cp2test.msnbc.msn.com/id/35548850/?pg=1

Facebook

For website masters, visibility in Facebook pages about the declared subject is one inherent advantage of Open Graph, as is the ability to communicate with users, via Facebook, who have declared they like the site’s subject matter. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg presents his vision of a cross-site social platform whose developmental state may already be […]