All posts by Matthew Toren
6 Ways to Keep Yourself (and Your Employees) Motivated All Year
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Microsoft Office for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Don’t we just love fresh starts? We all make a ton of resolutions at the start of...
- Posted January 29, 2016
How To Bootstrap your Startup with Your Paycheck
Paycheck Financing: A Great Way To Bootstrap Your Startup by Sramana Mitra Entrepreneurs looking to launch their startups are often faced with myriad difficult decisions, chief among them being the question of seed financing. If you’ve ever...
- Posted December 15, 2014
Rethinking the Way You Plan Events, Weddings, Corporate Meetings, and Parties
What is Greenvelope? Greenvelope.com is a Seattle based start-up rethinking event planning. Our event planning services allow people to custom design and send digital invitations and easily manage events with integrated tools such as RSVP and plus...
- Posted December 8, 2014
Get Your Customers to Fund Your Business – NakedWines Did It!
Many companies, particularly tech startups, get funding from venture capital groups or angel investors – individuals who fund a startup in exchange for a stake in the business or return on the investment. Crowdfunding is a less...
- Posted November 21, 2014
Here’s the Perfect Starting Point for New Online Businesses
People start new businesses online every day, so it can’t be that hard right? No, it’s not. In fact, it’s maybe too easy to start a business online. To start a business that does well and lasts...
- Posted November 9, 2014
Two Skateboarding Dads Invent Award-Winning Kids Products Now in Major Retail Stores
Two California brother in-laws, Jason Arriola and Will Regan, teamed up to start a business and now these two Skateboarding dads are living the dream of entrepreneurism. So how did they do it? Tired of always seeing...
- Posted October 31, 2014
What Can a Homeless Guy Learn From Sir Richard Branson?
“Wear a condom” Actually, that’s what Richard Branson says is the best advice his father gave him. The world’s favourite billionaire’s dad was obviously a wise man too. So what can a homeless guy really learn from...
- Posted October 24, 2014
Two Parents Turn $700 Savings Into a Million Dollar Business
When you think of a new baby, immediately we think “sleep deprivation.” Most parents have experienced sleep issues with babies or toddlers, but one Texas couple took matters into their own hands and invented a solution to...
- Posted October 12, 2014
An Honest Look at Startup Health From U.S. Business Owners [Visual Survey]
The American Dream is alive and well with entrepreneurs starting their own business ventures left and right. While many aspiring entrepreneurs might be discouraged by the dismal survival rates of startups, others might be surprised that the...
- Posted October 3, 2014
3 Tips To Avoid Scheduled Social Media Disaster
You may think that programming all your social media messages for the weeks at a time is a good thing, but there are some serious mistakes to that strategy alone. Like any good marketing plan, a balanced...
- Posted September 5, 2014