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6 Tips on Using Social Media for Hiring at Your Small Business

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship / November 12, 2019

Social media is useful for more than reconnecting with a high school sweetheart or sharing political memes. It’s also an effective way to hire candidates, particularly in a tight job market. Consider this: According to a 2018 survey by CareerBuilder, 70% of companies use social media as a tool in the hiring process. And it’s not just to make sure candidates have a clean online presence. It is…

Dream Jumper – Interview with ONE’s Michael Callahan

by / ⠀Blog Entrepreneur Interviews Entrepreneurship / April 13, 2015

 Hiscox Courageous Entrepreneur Interview Series This is part ten of the ten part series. Follow the Hiscox Courageous Entrepreneur interview series on Under30CEO.com. Interview Series Sponsored by Hiscox Small Business Insurance.  Hiscox specializes in protecting IT/technology, marketing, consulting, health and beauty, photography and many other professional services businesses, tailoring coverage to the specific risks in your industry. “If you have a dream, you have to follow it. There is a number of…

Young Entrepreneur Interview with COSIGN’s Esosa Ighodaro

by / ⠀Blog Entrepreneur Interviews Entrepreneurship / April 6, 2015

The viral world we live in allows us to have nearly anything we want at our fingertips. Want to find out who starred in that movie you watched last night? Check IMDB. Who won the game last night? Check ESPN. What shoes is she wearing? This is where COSIGN hopes to be your go-to answer. Inspired by trying to find the product information of a pair of shoes…

Entrepreneurship in Real-time: Interview with Travis Huff

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / December 22, 2014

Hiscox Courageous Entrepreneur Interview Series This is part two of the ten part series. Follow the Hiscox Courageous Entrepreneur interview series on Under30CEO.com. Interview Series Sponsored by Hiscox Small Business Insurance.  Hiscox specializes in protecting IT/technology, marketing, consulting, health and beauty, photography and many other professional services businesses, tailoring coverage to the specific risks in your industry. How does a former employee at Comcast, Morgan Stanley and Disney end up starting a…

3 Ways to Keep Your Humanity in the Age of Technology

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / June 12, 2014

Many say the first few waking hours can have a profound effect on the success of your day. I have read articles about eating the right breakfast, exercising, meditating, even staying clear of your electronics. But what happens when the world demands you to be connected 24-7.We’ve created a culture that makes you feel left out if you’re not up to speed on the latest and the greatest.…

Why Facebook Unlikes Mean You’re on the Right Track

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / May 5, 2014

  When I first started my business, I would take anything I could get. I wanted any customers that would work with me, I wanted plenty of speaking opportunities, and I wanted a lot of social media attention. But a funny thing happened. The further along I went in my business, the more I actually repelled people, rather than attracted them. People would tell me within two minutes…

9 Things Professionals Under 30 Do Best

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / May 2, 2014

When it comes to us 20-somethings, the general consensus is that we suck. That seems to be how the older generation views us in a nutshell. We get called lazy, told we feel over-entitled, and are constantly berated for our love of texting and Facebook. But the truth is, young professionals have an insane amount of skills to offer the workforce and world. While I’ll be the first…

How Pinterest can benefit your IT Business?

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / May 1, 2014

Pinterest possesses a huge potential to be one of the best social media platforms this year. With an increased 125% in their overall traffic in 2013, people have started giving Pinterest the upper edge over all other channels, as predicted earlier by Rand Fishkin here. Yet, many people are still unaware of the real value of Pinterest. A major percentage of them argue over the fact that Pinterest…

Why “Cool” Social Media Turns into Mind Numbing TV (and Why It’s Great for Entrepreneurs)

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / May 1, 2014

Do you remember Facebook when they first launched? You had to have a .edu address to join. So only cool hip college (or at least alumni) were allowed to join. I used it a lot because I could see what people I was interested in were doing. As with anything social, people compete… compete to get more likes, compete to get more fans, compete to get more friends,…

5 Biggest Social Media Lead Generation Mistakes

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / April 14, 2014

Lots of companies are trying to use social media for lead generation, but too often, they get mediocre results because they’re going about it the wrong way. Social media lead generation is a different medium than traditional advertising, and you can’t expect the same types of “sales pitches” to work. Here are a few of the biggest mistakes that companies make with their social media lead generation, and…

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