LinkedIn – a lesson on internet security for your business.

When commenting on the issue of  the hacking of  millions passwords of LinkedIns  users John Sileo in the Washington Post shares a

LinkedIn - a lesson on internet security for your business.

LinkedIn - a lesson on internet security for your business.

personal story of how his on line identity was stolen and  used  (in my mind) a horrific way. It’s ‘there by the grace of God go I’ sort of stuff. John also gives some great tips on what to do after the hack as well as  more general advice about on-line security.

Increasingly as both individuals and small businesses owners our web footprint gets larger and larger every day. So my advice is to read this article and act, ignore this to your peril.

LinkedIn – a lesson on internet security for your business.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/on-small-business/how-small-businesses-can-avoid-a-data-security-disaster-like-linkedins/2012/06/08/gJQAALjwNV_story.html

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Planning to start up a business – try the business model canvas (video)

Are you in the process planning to start up a business or are you wanting ideas to grow your business to the next level. While some businesses start up and grow organically without a  formal business blueprint or strategy, most start up business owners have a spent many hours constructing a business plan. So, if you are wanting to know where and how to start planning to start up a business the business model canvas may be for you. What is does is to force you to think about you business strategy and work on  rather then in your business. I  call it a conceptual framework for business.

The Business Model Canvas, is a strategic management and entrepreneurial tool. It allows you to describe, design, challenge, invent, and pivot your business model.source

So grab a coffee, tea or water and watch these 2 videos.

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