52businesses is in it’s twenties! We hope you have been enjoying following us on our trip so far, and we can’t wait to share more with you. This week, we are working with New Orleans entrepreneur, Patrick Quirk, to start Paeity. Paeity is based on the Airbnb model – but it’s for parking spots instead of rooms. Read more about Week 20: Paeity[…]
Yet another great read from Megan Hargroder. More from Megan here. —— HOW TO INFLUENCE INFLUENCERS Part 1: Your Network and Potential Reach Sure, we’d all love access to an attentive audience of millions upon launch of our new product, but let’s face it: we are confined by limitations: Limitation 1: Your network and potential reach Limitation Read more about Social Media Sunday School: How to Influence Influencers[…]
For Week 19, We’ve been working hard with the Revelry team all week to launch a new e-commerce platform that will change the way people can sell products online. Check it out OnePageSale.com – The e-commerce site allows users to start selling a product in less than 5 minutes (we really mean that – the Read more about Week 19: One Page Sale[…]
Here is this week’s Social Media Sunday School article by Megan Hargroder of Week 4 (Our Social Tribune). More information on Megan and what she does here. —— Why Social Stalking Your Competitors is Good for Business Admit it: at some point, you’ve used the internet to stalk someone – whether it was a recent ex, someone you were interested Read more about Social Media Sunday School: Why Stalking Your Competitors is Good for Business[…]
In case you missed this back when it was released, check out this awesome resource on everyone involved in the startup scene in New Orleans. Thanks to Silicon Bayou News , LaunchPad, Chris Schultz, and Julia Ballard.
Online Optimism is a digital marketing agency in New Orleans, founded in 2012 by Tulane grad, Flynn Zaiger. This week, 52businesses is working with Flynn and his team to launch a new project that provides useful resources to people considering launching a startup in New Orleans. Flynn has a vision to aggregate relevant information that Read more about Week 18: Online Business Digest[…]
Here is this week’s Social Media Sunday School article by Megan Hargroder of Week 4 (Our Social Tribune). More information on Megan and what she does here. —— Mistakes Were Made (by everyone. so relax.) When it comes to managing your social presence online, nobody’s perfect. Even the military experiences email marketing glitches, like this week when they accidentally sent out Read more about Social Media Sunday School: Mistakes Were Made[…]
On this week’s installment of the 52businesses radio show, Max hosts members of two of our previous businesses. First, Max catches up with Dennis Lomonaco of Story Block Media (Week 4). Next, he follows up with Leigh Davis-Turner of Kiss Your Grits (Week 16) who just finished her week with 52businesses. Listen below.
Sweetly Say “Screw You” to Salty Online Reviews I know many service-based business owners, especially restaurants, who live and die by each and every online review. Maybe it’s Yelp, TripAdvisor, or on Facebook. A positive review means they are walking on air. A negative review has them heading to their own happy hour. Just like any Read more about Week 16: Social Media with Kiss Your Grits[…]
Colin and Jason had the opportunity to discuss 52businesses on MSNBC’s NewsNation with Tamron Hall as part of the week-long “Born in the USA” series.
Another great Social Media Sunday School article by Megan Hargroder of Week 4 (Our Social Tribune). More information on Megan and what she does here. ——– Working with startups, the #1 question I get is: “How do I build a giant, loyal, responsive audience in one month and with zero dollars and very little time/management/upkeep?” To which my initial response is as Read more about Social Media Sunday School: Want more followers?[…]
52businesses is working with Elizabeth Townsend Gard and Ron Gard to develop the Law/Culture/Innovation Initiative (LCI) at Tulane University. LCI is part of the Social Innovation & Social Entrepreneurship program. The Gards’ goal is to connect undergraduates and law students to community needs while simultaneously studying the operations and workings of the initiative in order Read more about Week 17: LCI[…]