When you think of Dallas, what are the first things that come to mind? Some people think of the Dallas Cowboys, the popular TV show “Dallas,” or the airport that is on track to become America’s second-largest by 2022. But who thinks of Dallas as a thriving entrepreneurial hub? I’m happy to say that thanks to TheDec.co, one of our awesome partners, we do… and you should too.
People don’t consider the fact that Dallas is home to 18 Fortune 500 companies. 10,000 businesses have corporate headquarters there, and organizations such as Microsoft, PepsiCo, Samsung, and Ericsson have a major presence in the region. Close to 50 major restaurants are based in Dallas-Fort Worth, and there is an abundance of local high-tech talent too. What about the fact that Dallas is the fifth-largest market for self-employed workers and home to more than 25 billionaires who have chosen to reside and build companies there? Read More >
Alyse Speyer has successfully created and maintained sustainable brands through traditional, online, and mobile marketing channels, utilizing web content, social media, advertising, search, lead nurturing, and integrated strategies. She currently works at Yola, a free website builder that helps small businesses and individuals get online without hassle, cost or fear.
It’s no surprise that Twitter poses a huge opportunity for small businesses. Its recent IPO valued the company at $24.9 billion. The company has also showed explosive growth since it started with 231.7 million active users. As a small business owner, looking to take a step into the world of social media, you should take advantage of what this channel has to offer your company, and expand your business’s reach one 120-character message at a time.
Continue reading, we have a variety of tips to getting your business Twitter account on the right track! Read More >
Just recently we stopped by the new HQ of our friends at Rokk3r Labs. In case you haven’t heard of them, Rokk3r Labs is a technology portfolio company that partners with entrepreneurs to launch their ideas into the market. Rokk3r launched their headquarters in Miami nearly two years ago and recently made a major investment into building their own team of developers in Bogotá, Colombia. Read More >
We’re excited to announce that we’ll be supporting the Global Startup Battle (GSB) this year. Entrepreneurs participating in GSB will have access to build their ideas on .CO domains for free, as well as the opportunity to win a trip to LeWeb Paris or Lean Startup Conference! Read More >
On the eve of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), the world’s largest celebration of innovation and entrepreneurship, we are thrilled to welcome the newest member of the .CO family: GEW.co.
We feel very lucky to have been able to work with our friends at Global Entrepreneurship Week to find a new online home at GEW.co – an upgrade from unleashingideas.org. A full 13 characters shorter, GEW.co will be the go-to place for all news, activities, and events supporting entrepreneurship around the world. Join us in welcoming GEW.co to the .COmmunity! Read More >