What a rush.Finding the secrets of business success
What does it take to launch a successful Internet Internet
Publicly accessible computer network connecting many smaller networks from around the world. It grew out of a U.S. Defense Department program called ARPANET (Advanced Research Projects Agency Network), established in 1969 with connections between computers at the business? That's a question more and more failing dotcoms are asking these days. With venture capital quickly drying up, it's becoming clear that substance and a solid business plan--more than style and flashy graphics--are the key ingredients for success. But is that all? In Digital Rush: Nine Internet Start-ups in the Race for Dot-coin Riches (AMACOM AMACOM American Management Association , $25), Jonathan R. Aspatore and Alicia Abell take a different approach to discovering what it takes to make a start-up Start-up
The earliest stage of a new business venture. soar SOAR - 1. State, Operator And Result. A general problem-solving production system architecture, intended as a model of human intelligence. Developed by A. Newell in the early 1980s. SOAR was originally implemented in Lisp and OPS5 and is currently implemented in Common Lisp. ; they interviewed the heads of nine ventures, who discuss their smartest moves, biggest mistakes, and greatest obstacles to success. Conversations with Donna Jensen of Startups.com, Jonas Lee of Giftcertificates.com, and Geoffrey M. Tudisco of BuyandHold.com reveal that the secrets, which seem elusive to some, are really the basics of any good business model: test an idea before launching; attract, motivate, and keep the right people; deliver outstanding customer service; keep pace with technology; and stay ahead of changes in the industry. Packed with advice from those who've been there, Digital Rush is a must-read for any cyber-entrepreneur.
FIND 101 WAYS
The desire for personal growth and development shouldn't stop once you've reached the top of the corporate ladder. For businesspeople who want to stay ahead of the game, The 101 Best Web Sites for Business Executives and More! by Mike Johnson (Soundview Executive Book Summaries, $24.95) is a handy guide to sites that can help with everything from recruitment and time management to market research and ergonomics ergonomics, the engineering science concerned with the physical and psychological relationship between machines and the people who use them. The ergonomicist takes an empirical approach to the study of human-machine interactions. . Despite the title, the book features more than 200 additional runner-up sites to complement the list. Need to find a good attorney? Head to lawinfo.com, where you'll find not only a lawyer, but also links to private investigators, court reporters, and trial consultants. Need to polish your dotcom See dot-com. business plan? Log on to Bplans.com for dozens of sample plans for a variety of businesses: start-ups, service companies, and retail companies. Whether you're a Web newbie A first-time user. A newbie may be a novice in anything; using a computer, a video game, a particular operating system, the Internet, etc. Also called a "newb," "noob" or "nub."
(jargon) newbie or a seasoned surfer, 101 Best Web Sites will help you on the way to greater personal and professional success.