This Week in Startups
Entrepreneurs, get ready to reset your homepage. Google for Entrepreneurs is here. Google’s new site, which was released Monday, provides tools for entrepreneurs including global and local, events, resources and programs.
Google for Entrepreneurs offers programs on both a global and local level. The new site gives entrepreneurs the opportunity to connect with other entrepreneurs by joining, or creating, a Google Business Group in their area, joining Google + for Business or attending an event in their area. Google has also launched Google for Entrepreneurs Week, a series of local entrepreneurial events held around the globe. Check it out, maybe they’ll be an event in your neighborhood!
Looking for a helping hand? Google for Entrepreneurs has your back.The new site provides resources for developers, Google Apps and tips for increasing search engine optimization (SEO), among many other entrepreneurial resources.
Advertisements are coming to life! Blippar , a firm run out of London, is giving QR codes a run for its money. The firm has created a revolutionary app that brings advertisements and packaging “to life!” Unlike QR code readers, which can only read a QR code, this app reads the whole package or advertisement as a response mechanism. Once the user scans the advertisement, they will be directed to an interactive site to learn more information about the product or, in some cases, fun uses or games related to the advertisement.
Interested in seeing how it works? Check out what they did for the Obama campaign! Download, scan, and give our president a high five!
Let’s be honest, who has the time to scrapbook anymore? I know I don’t. While scrapbooking may seem like such an insignificant part of our day-to-day lives, in the long run we risk loosing our precious memories and having nothing to show our future children or grandchildren. Luckily for us, Irrive is the solution. Irrive, a social media scrapbooking app, offers users a quick and easy was to scrapbook and share their precious memories.
In simple terms, the app weaves all your favorite social media sites into one online scrapbook. Users can outline a timeline for their scrapbook and choose the sites from which their pictures updates and other information can be pulled from. Once the scrapbook is created, users can safely and easily share with family members and friends.