Closest Beer iPhone & Android Application: Collaboration Opportunity

Love beer, love technology, love entrepreneurship - but need a strategy partner? Look no further as Closest Apps. 

I'm Andrew Ford, founder of Closest Apps and I'm looking for a young, motivated developer to help me build this business.

To MLM or not to MLM that seems to be EVERYONE's question!

This week I was lucky to be flown up to Sydney for a nice night out with a company I am an ambassador for. It was a great night with some awesome people, but more on that in my next blog. This blog is about before the event and what one little conversation set off in my brain.

Apple Vs Lenovo/Microsoft Laptop - Can You Go Back After Going Mac? Results!!

Apple Vs Lenovo/Microsoft Laptop - Can You Go Back After Going Mac? Results!!

Just over 21 days ago I started testing out the Lenovo YOGA 2 compared to my trusty Apple MacBook Air. In that blog I mentioned that Lenovo had contacted me and asked me to be an ambassador, they don't pay me but provide me a free laptop to test and flew me to London for the global launch of their new range. 

Apple Vs Lenovo/Microsoft laptop - Can You go back after going Mac?

Apple Vs Lenovo/Microsoft laptop - Can You go back after going Mac?

How much do you love your computer?

As Founder and Personal Brand Consultant  at Social Star which specialises in crafting peoples online brands, my computer IS my business. I am pretty much always on my computer. It's where I wrote my book, blogs, look at pictures of my kids and work with my clients.  Even when asleep it is next to me whilst I dream of writing biographies and building websites - sad but true! Those of you who are digital professionals will understand...

Philosophy No.3 - What I have learnt about Leadership from a Bulldog

Philosophy No.3 - What I have learnt about Leadership from a Bulldog

Think about the leaders that you admire and respect for a moment. Think about their lives and what draws you to follow them. Is it their strength, honesty, integrity, how much money they made or the perceptive decisions that seemed wrong at the time but turned out right.

Business Tips No.3 - Top 15 LinkedIn tips for Employees

Business Tips No.3 - Top 15 LinkedIn tips for Employees

LinkedIn has 300 million members, 6 million in Australia and is the biggest and best social media channel for business. Not convinced? Did you know that 65% of companies acquired B2B leads through LinkedIn or that it drives more traffic to B2B blogs and sites than Twitter, Facebook and Google plus combined! Still need more? 

Life Lesson No.2 - Education is Vital but University or Entrepreneurship?

Life Lesson No.2 - Education is Vital but University or Entrepreneurship?

here is a debate amongst entrepreneurs and business people whether a University education is relevant in today's super-fast moving information economy. So I pose a question - Do you support traditional University Degrees as the best start to a career or entrepreneurial courses and work experience?