The Startup Visa Movement

The Startup Visa Movement

This blog post previously appeared in the Old Office Divvy Blog Startup Visa (aka Founder Visa or Founders Visa) is in the headlines again, after a critical milestone… An interesting movement has been gaining momentum in the United States, which now reached a critical milestone for bright, entrepreneurial individuals from other countries to gain access to a special immigrant visa status to enter, reside, and work in the United States […]

Seth Godin: Appreciating The Value of Small Failures

This blog post previously appeared in the Old Office Divvy Blog In the following short video Andrew Keen of TechCrunch interviews blogger and best-selling author Seth Godin. Godin calls the times we live in, “times that anybody or anywhere now has the ability to make something that matters.” He answers the question what should people do, with “They should fail!” According to Godin, people should fail small, and they should […]

Membership Benefits and Fringe Benefits at Office Divvy

Membership Benefits and Fringe Benefits at Office Divvy

This blog post previously appeared in the Old Office Divvy Blog What we do at Office Divvy ™ is hard sometimes for people to process, and it’s even hard for us to define in a nutshell. The range of services we provide to Small Business and Entrepreneurs is wide, very wide. For the typical business-person, the idea of running your business from a base of a nurturing, collaborative, cooperative model […]

25 “P”s of Social Media and New Media Marketing…

25 “P”s of Social Media and New Media Marketing…

This blog post previously appeared in the Old Office Divvy Blog You probably heard about the 5 “P“s of Marketing: Product: The products or services offered to your customers/clients. Price: The pricing strategy for the desired profit margin. Place: Distribution –getting your product/service to your target market. Promotion: Communicating with your customers. People: The value of your people and people at large (i.e. influencers) New Media the same list has […]

Mail Never Stops! Feel frustrated over your email inbox?

This blog post previously appeared in the Old Office Divvy Blog Remember the famous scene from Seinfeld? George Costanza: Why do the Postal Workers go “postal” and shoot everybody? Newman: Because the mail never stops! It just keeps coming and coming and coming… There’s never a let up, it’s relentless! Do you feel this way about your email inbox? We can give advice here on productivity and time management and how […]

This is why Twitter Direct Messages (DM) are a nuisance…

This is why Twitter Direct Messages (DM) are a nuisance…

This blog post previously appeared in the Old Office Divvy Blog In an earlier blog post titled “3 Biggest Problems with Twitter are…” I wrote an open letter to twitter (coincidentally on their 2nd birthday): Twitter, we know you are not perfect. You have your shortcomings. We all do. If you are picking some things to work on here’s number 2: Direct Message: Auto Respond We often times would have […]

How to Remove the Google Blogger Navigation Bar from Your Blog

This blog post previously appeared in the Old Office Divvy Blog Do you find the Blogspot navigation bar annoying? If you blog on Google’s Blogger platform, chances are, you have asked yourself how you could get rid of that. It’s actually as simple as dropping some short code to your style-sheets. Here’s a detailed video I put-together with step by step instructions to remove the navbar from Blogspot:

Office Divvy intern takes down Palm Coast Fire Chief!

This blog post previously appeared in the Old Office Divvy Blog Office Divvy ™ intern Alex took down the Palm Coast Fire Chief Mike Beadle, literally… Chief Beadle was one of the generous people who volunteered to be “dunked” at the Dunking Booth during the Arbor Day Festivities in Town Center, sponsored by the City of Palm Coast. Just before Alex got him, he was also dunked by Office Divvy […]

Why Colliding Worlds on Social Media is a “No No”

This blog post previously appeared in the Old Office Divvy Blog The Golden Rule, “Do Not Let Your Worlds Collide” is lost on some folks when it comes to taking advantage of application features that allow users to post from one social network to another. Using a single network to post to others, seems to make life easier perhaps, but does not necessarily consider those on the receiving end, and […]

It Takes Two to Tango: How to Start a Movement

This blog post previously appeared in the Old Office Divvy Blog We stumbled upon this excellent presentation by Derek Sivers at TED on How to Start a Movement. This video-presentation dissects what’s involved in starting a “movement.” In about three minutes, you will learn that starting a movement takes a leader who is not afraid to take risks, a second kind of leader (a peer, a lieutenant leader so to […]