Archive for October, 2013

Facebook marketing? Don't bother, says report

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Facebook is doing more to disconnect than connect brands to their customers, according to a damning new report on the social media site.

How to avoid a corporate Twitter disaster

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

In an effort to boost their relationship with customers, a growing number of companies are putting their executives up for Q&As. All too often, however, they backfire.

Tying the knot with investors was the easy part, says Arabia Weddings founder

Sunday, October 20th, 2013

Samar Shawareb had an MBA and a successful event-planning company when she began a boot camp for aspiring entrepreneurs at Oasis500 in Amman, Jordan, so she went into the intensive session with low expectations.

4 things you must know when building a tech startup in Myanmar

Friday, October 18th, 2013

Investors believe Myanmar is a risky place to conduct business because unlike developing countries, Myanmar still hasn’t demonstrated its growth potential.

Government Shutdown Deals and Freebies Around Washington, D.C.

Saturday, October 12th, 2013

Federal employees in the Washington, D.C., area have been bracing for the worst since rumors of the government shutdown continued to move closer to reality. Now, with the shutdown official and an uncertain timetable for the future, many are preparing f…