Every year investors and tech insiders look to Silicon Valley, Cupertino and other areas of innovation in order to identify the hottest startups that are sure to make waves in the coming year. If you have money to invest, if you want to model your own company after a new hot startup or even if you’re just curious and you want to watch the latest shining stars rise through the ranks from obscurity to center stage, click through to read about the newest 2014 startups to watch this year.
Even though Facebook struggles with attracting the younger demographic it still reins king for social networking. Recent statistics have shown that 73% of American adults are using social networks to communicate. Facebook alone holds 71% of that statistic coming in right under 1.2 billion users. Do you have any theories on which social networks might break out this year and why?
For aspiring business owners, becoming a successful e-commerce entrepreneur is fairly easy due to all the new sales platforms and web design tools. It still takes dedication for any sales person to succeed even though almost anyone can launch an online business. Do you have your own opinion about what will be trending for the eCommerce of physical products this year?
In 2014 we will begin to see even more services for distribution and self publishing for e-books. These “services” can be split up into two main categories; single channel (Amazon) or multiple channel (Smashwords). After reading this article on Job Crusher you will be equipped with the 10 most important questions before deciding on who to use to e-publish your e-book.
Thanks to constantly improving technology, search engine optimization is no longer a tedious process that takes years to perfect. Using the WordPress content management system and a few strategic plugins, you can put SEO on the backburner while you run your business, field customer service calls and steadily expand on your success well into the future. Click through to check out the most recently updated 2014 SEO plugins to ensure that you dominate the search listings in the New Year.