Author Archives: Raffy Pekson II

About Raffy Pekson II

Once a geek, always a geek. Industry exposure includes I.T., direct sales, media publishing, telecommunications, internet services, BPO and call centers, travel services, headhunting and recruitment, internet marketing and everything there is on the web.

Lessons from 5 Successful Entrepreneurs

Several highly successful entrepreneurs who spoke at the Iconic conference in Boston in September were asked to share some of their biggest business lessons. Continue reading

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How to Set Up a Home Office

Keeping your home-office or SOHO professional may sound simple. But if you are a freelance writer who needs just a laptop, the temptation of turning the bed or dining table into a work station is difficult to resist. Here are some useful tips to get a home-office up and running. Continue reading

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Small Businesses Embracing Cloud at Extremely Fast Rate

Small businesses are embracing the use of the cloud in an extremely fast rate, with studies revealing its increase to double or triple with the next few years. Continue reading

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Book List for Successful Entrepreneurship

Here are 26 books every budding entrepreneur should start reading on successfully making it, as compiled by Business Insider. It’s either the BI’s recommendation or coming from venture capitalists, CEOs and startup founders. Continue reading

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Support ANTI-SOPA Protest!

Nobody owns the internet – that is what’s so awesome about it and that’s why it grew at an astounding pace. The moment control and intolerance is instituted by men in power into a medium nobody really owned, say goodbye to our flat and open world; it’s like the Berlin Wall was reconstructed back up. Continue reading

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Small Businesses in the U.S. Turn to Clouds and Tablets

Small and mid-sized businesses in the U.S. are increasingly using more tablets, cloud computing, virtualization, spending more on IT and hiring more IT staff.
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Your Virtual Success in an Online World

Your Virtual Success is a book resource that shows any entrepreneur, sole proprietor, partnership, or existing business how to become more successful in the online world. Continue reading

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Obama Creates APEC Business Travel Card for Americans

U.S. President Barack Obama signed a bill Saturday creating the APEC Business Travel Card which allows pre-screened American business travelers easier entry to most of the 21 APEC member economies and other benefits involving visas or entry permits and immigration. Continue reading

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How to Tell a Good Company Name from Bad

A company name will go everywhere. It will stamp business cards, get plastered on the company website and quite possibly cover shirts and caps and flashlight keychains that always seem like a good idea but are never really used. Continue reading

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CRM Solutions for Small and Mid-Size Businesses

Download this white paper on best practices guide for effective CRM for small and mid-size business covering customer service, workforce optimization, mobile CRM, and customer engagement. Continue reading

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