Julie Stanford

11 Flips | 2 Magazines | 4 Following | 2 Followers | @JulieStanford | 30 years running my own businesses, in graphic design and publishing. Ten years ago, created and founded the Essential Business series of books and workbooks -- now owned by Cobweb Information, a leading UK business information publisher. Host of Essential Business Radio and always on the side of the business owner. It's not easy to run a business and I applaud anyone who does it.

Connect my house! A first look at the SmartThings hub and sensor platform

Advertisement<p>13 Comments<p>Credit: Stacey Higginbotham<p>This weekend I unpacked a SmartThings hub and sensor package as part of my quest to really …

Gigaom | Why the startup Wibbitz could wipe out some publishers’ video businesses

Advertisement<p>Every so often you stumble upon a concept or service that makes it clear that major change is afoot. In this case, if you’re a …

From The Team Behind Branch, Potluck Is A New Link-Sharing Service For The Internet’s “Lurkers” Who Don’t Tweet Or Blog

The team behind the social conversation platform Branch is today launching a new venture with Potluck, a service which seems almost the complete inverse of the company’s earlier efforts at inspiring thoughtful, quality discussions on the web. If, according to the Internet’s 1 percent rule, only a …

Announcing Microsoft Ventures for startups to build, innovate and grow

<i>The following is a post from Rahul Sood, general manager of Microsoft Startups.</i><p>Entrepreneurship is an increasingly global phenomenon. We know that …

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18Apr/18<p>As the owner of a retail business, you’ve probably dreamed about getting some extra help. Advertising a retail job for your store(s) can …

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Keep all of your log-ins secure with PasswordBox

A couple of months ago we reviewed the beta version of the surprisingly convenient online password manager from PasswordBox.com. On Tuesday, Dan Robichaud, CEO of PasswordBox, has just announced the official release of PasswordBox and introduced some new features as well as the mobile app releases …

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The Great Business Book Purge | Inc.com

Two weeks ago, I dumped more than 300 business books.<p>“Dumped” sounds harsh. The purge wasn’t as bloody as all that. Many were unbound galleys stamped with dire warnings not to quote, reproduce, or distribute. I’m very cautious about such matters (in accordance with the FBI’s no-exhibition rule I …

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