Emma Hostetter’s business generated $100,000 in revenue in its first year—without an actual website. She has one now, and it’s about to get an e-commerce component.
The fast-growing social media analytics company has opened a downtown office and chosen two locals to lead its product and sales divisions.
More small businesses are turning to technology to connect with clients. Nationwide, over half of firms with fewer than 100 employees use social media, according to a 2012 survey from research firm SMB Group Inc.
After a year of escalating hype, Facebook’s May 18 initial public offering failed to come anywhere near Wall Street’s glorified expectations.
Facebook sold 421million shares to raise $16 billion, giving the company a $104 billion market value. After the debut, underwriters bought the stock to keep it from falling below the IPO price.
At the top end of the predicted range of $28 to $35 per share, Facebook would raise up to $13.6 billion and sport a market value just shy of $100 billion.
Traditional retailers are trying to connect with customers, however and whenever they want to do business.
The for-profit school formerly known as the Indiana Business College has overhauled its online interface.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway landmarks and the cars of 13 open-wheel drivers are being featured in a game with 8 million nationwide players.