Category Archives for "Entrepreneurship"

Information Professionals and the Entrepreneurial Spirit

Dreaming of going out on your own? Becoming a solopreneur? Launching your own business?   Library professionals, info pros, knowledge managers, research analysts, competitive intelligence specialists, information analysts, business/pharmaceutical/scientific research experts – I’m  talking to all of you! Have you ever thought about consulting or starting a research business or info-centric firm of your own? […]

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SLA Info Consulting as a Career Workshop

Join Me at a Workshop for Info Consulting as a Career

Hot times? Maybe you should try a cool new career in Info Consulting!  What IS information consulting? Well, if you come to Trevose, PA on July 30th OR sign up for the webcast, you may find out! You may hear about competitive intelligence, market research, marketing consulting for libraries and info pros, research to help […]

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AIIP14 – Lessons Learned from Info Pros

So many great learning opportunities throughout AIIP14 that there were many lessons learned from info pros – veterans and newcomers! The Inner Harbor hosted the 28th Annual AIIP Conference in Baltimore, MD for info pros, info entrepreneurs, librarians, data visualizers, knowledge managers, super searchers and whatever we (or our clients) like to call us! So […]

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Learning to love change

Changes, tweaks and adjustments coming soon! A bit of remodeling and upgrading coming here to the home of The InfoHound. I’ve been watching videos & webinars; reading books, articles, blog posts, emails, trade press,  and magazines; attending events and conferences, ‘going to class’ and generally learning so much good stuff lately that my head might […]

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Small Business Week – Running a business is harder now

“59% of small business owners say it’s harder to run a small business now than it was just five years ago” Continuing our theme of Small Business Week 2013 – that data comes from a survey of 900+ small business owners by Constant Contact (the email marketing provider/service).  And it produced this lovely infographic:

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AIIP 2013 Conference – Networking and the Elevator Pitch

AIIP 2013 Conference – Networking Opportunities & the Elusive Elevator Pitch The first week in April The InfoHound will be traveling for business to the mountains of the wild west – Denver, ho! This is a big trip and great opportunity as it is the annual conference of AIIP (Association of Independent Information Professionals). This […]

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