John Shinal

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How Social Media Startup Wildfire Was Bought By Google for $250 Million
Social Media

How Social Media Startup Wildfire Was Bought By Google for $250 Million

The acquisition is the latest in a string of social media marketing companies being bought by large tech giants.
With a Dazzling Display, the New iPad Will Be Attractive for Many Business Owners
Office Tech

With a Dazzling Display, the New iPad Will Be Attractive for Many Business Owners

The latest iteration of Apple's popular tablet comes with a swath of new features that can be handy for business.
How Gowalla, Still in Startup Mode, Changed Direction -- Fast
Startup Basics

How Gowalla, Still in Startup Mode, Changed Direction -- Fast

With Foursquare fast gaining ground, the location-service startup made difficult changes to its business model. What entrepreneurs can learn from the young company's pivot.
Apple's iPhone 4S Announcement Disappoints
Mobile

Apple's iPhone 4S Announcement Disappoints

The unveiling of its newest iPhone on Tuesday disappointed some who were looking for a major technology upgrade for the device.
Facebook Offers Newbies a Step-by-Step Guide
Social Media

Facebook Offers Newbies a Step-by-Step Guide

New guide is a big help for business owners new to the popular social network, but trial and error will still be required.
Startup Strives to Make Customer Service a More 'Zen' Experience
Profiles

Startup Strives to Make Customer Service a More 'Zen' Experience

How three immigrant entrepreneurs found U.S. success in launching Zendesk.
The Spark That Fuels Wildfire Interactive
Social Media

The Spark That Fuels Wildfire Interactive

The adventurous couple looking to shake up the social-media marketing industry.
What Apple's New Lion Means for Small-Business Users
Apps & Software

What Apple's New Lion Means for Small-Business Users

Major upgrades to the Mac operating system could be a help to entrepreneurs looking to save money with remote workers.

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