Day: July 6, 2012
“Inaudible Frequencies, InConcert Amp’d, And More – 5 Apps That Are Changing Live Music” – Billboard.biz takes a look at apps changing the live music experience, naming the InConcert Amp’d app as one of the best it’s seen.
“The investor …Read More
With sweltering summer heat gripping the Midwest, the SPN meteorology team advises denizens of the Prairie to spend only sparing time outdoors. Instead, we recommend curling up in the cool of a climate-controlled environment in front of the web-enabled screen of your choice and enjoying our Big Omaha 2012 video playlist.
Earlier this week, we published the final couple videos in …Read More
Often, startups are fueled by passion. For Deb Gore Ohrn, the decision to end her 18-year career at Meredith Corporation for an 18-month old startup was in following her heart.
“It was just like, ‘Oh my God, I need to be working with (Goodsmiths),’ ” Gore Ohrn said in a phone interview Tuesday.
That feeling was mutual. On top of her expertise and relationships in the world of crafters and makers – her resume includes six years as editor in chief/marketing director of the Better Homes and Gardens Crafts Group – Goodsmiths CEO James Eliason said her enthusiasm …Read More
Bawte, a social media application for sharing purchases, is getting some major marketing fuel this summer through a promotion run by Kum & Go, the nation’s fifth largest privately held, company-operated convenience store chain. Through the end of August, the West Des Moines-based chain is giving away a gift card weekly to someone who shares a fountain drink purchase on Bawte (left).
“For us to work with Kum & Go has been invaluable,” John Jackovin, co-founder …Read More
We’re excited to bring you our 109th Opportunities on The Prairie today from all over the region. If you have an opportunity to add, please register your positions using our Job Board …Read More
(Guest post by Matt Watson.) Software developers are usually very good problem solvers. So are entrepreneurs. I think a lot of software developers want to start their own business, but they struggle to find the right business idea and problem to solve. I have always loved the challenge of a big problem and I am a third generation entrepreneur. So I would say it was in my blood. But like other developers, I always struggled with what kind of business to start. Lucky for me, one day the opportunity presented itself.
While I was in college I sold computers at Sears. On one random day a car dealer came in to buy a computer. He also needed some help with some software he had. Next thing you know, I was …Read More