How I Power My Business: La Carmina, TV Host, Traveler, Blogger, Journalist, Author, and Designer

July 31, 2013 7:43 am1 comment
How I Power My Business: La Carmina, TV Host, Traveler, Blogger, Journalist, Author, and Designer

I grew up in Vancouver, Canada, and graduated from Columbia University and Yale Law School. I wasn’t passionate about studying law, so I started my La Carmina blog in 2007 as a hobby where I wrote mainly about Japan fashion and underground culture. The site took off and led to the full-time work I do today.

Read more ›

I’m Liza Kindred, Founder of Third Wave Fashion, and This is How I Power My Business

July 16, 2013 12:00 pm1 comment
I’m Liza Kindred, Founder of Third Wave Fashion, and This is How I Power My Business

I’m the founder and CEO of Third Wave Fashion, the top fashion tech company in New York City. We consult for startups, brands, and investors interested in fashion tech, and have recently launched the first in-depth fashion tech reports in the world, as well as the first-ever database of fashion tech companies.

Read more ›

I’m Keith Jenkins, Founder and Publisher of Velvet Escape, and This is How I Power My Business

July 2, 2013 10:00 am0 comments
I’m Keith Jenkins, Founder and Publisher of Velvet Escape, and This is How I Power My Business

I’m a travel blogger at Velvet Escape, a luxury travel blog, and the founder of iambassador, a blogging/social media consultant to tourism boards and travel brands. Before I ventured into travel blogging, I spent ten years in corporate and investment banking.

Read more ›

I’m John Konrad, Author, Ship Captain and Founder Of gCaptain, and This is How I Power My Business

June 18, 2013 1:30 pm1 comment
I’m John Konrad, Author, Ship Captain and Founder Of gCaptain, and This is How I Power My Business

Firmology’s How I Power My Business series profiles the technology business owners use to run and grow their business. Firmology Founder’s Note: I first read about John Konrad in a lengthy Bloomberg Businessweek cover story about the blame game battle between BP and Transocean over who’s at fault for the Deepwater Horizon Gulf Oil Spill. […]

Read more ›

I’m Jacquelyn Cyr, Co-Founder of R3VOLVED, and This is How I Power My Business

June 11, 2013 11:45 am0 comments
I’m Jacquelyn Cyr, Co-Founder of R3VOLVED, and This is How I Power My Business

Jacquelyn Cyr is another serial entrepreneur I find interesting. She’s run or founded businesses within a wide range of industries including entertainment, publishing, consulting, and advertising. Now, Jacquelyn is tackling the four billion pounds a year of plastic bottle pollution problem one plastic bottle at a time with the launch of R3VOLVED, a sustainable product development firm.

Read more ›

I’m Colin Wright, Co-Founder of Asymmetrical Press, and This is How I Power My Business

June 4, 2013 10:30 am1 comment
I’m Colin Wright, Co-Founder of Asymmetrical Press, and This is How I Power My Business

Firmology’s How I Power My Business series profiles the technology business owners use to run and grow their business. Firmology Founder’s Note: A couple of years ago, I woke up on my birthday and had the sudden urge to travel more. It dawned on me that I had spent the last 6 years after […]

Read more ›

I’m Marissa Evans, Founder of Go Try It On, and This is How I Power My Business

May 28, 2013 11:08 am2 comments
I’m Marissa Evans, Founder of Go Try It On, and This is How I Power My Business

Firmology’s How I Power My Business series profiles the technology business owners use to run and grow their business. Firmology Founder’s Note: Go Try It On, Send the Trend, Rent the Runway, Birchbox, Shoptiques, and BaubleBar. What do these startups have in common? They’re all fashion startups that were launched by ambitious and aspirational […]

Read more ›

I’m Rafi Ton, Founder and CEO of BannerPlay, and This is How I Power My Business

May 14, 2013 8:52 am0 comments
I’m Rafi Ton, Founder and CEO of BannerPlay, and This is How I Power My Business

Firmology’s How I Power My Business series profiles the technology business owners use to run and grow their business. Firmology Founder’s Note: I’m excited about this week’s How I Power My Business guest, Rafi Ton, for two main reasons. 1) He runs BannerPlay, a DIY banner advertising solution for SMBs, which is incredibly useful for […]

Read more ›

I’m Blagica Bottigliero, Founder of Zlato Digital, and This is How I Power My Business

May 7, 2013 9:23 am0 comments
I’m Blagica Bottigliero, Founder of Zlato Digital, and This is How I Power My Business

Firmology’s How I Power My Business series profiles the technology business owners use to run and grow their business. Firmology Founder’s Note: When I transitioned out of the commercial real estate game in early 2009 after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, I parlayed my passion for emerging technology and social media into a new […]

Read more ›

I’m David Brier, Chief Gravity Defyer of DBD International, and This is How I Power My Business

April 16, 2013 9:00 am18 comments
I’m David Brier, Chief Gravity Defyer of DBD International, and This is How I Power My Business

Firmology’s How I Power My Business series profiles the technology business owners use to run and grow their business. Firmology Founder’s Note: Pretty much every native New Yorker I’ve ever met online or in-person has a larger than life personality, ESPECIALLY those that were born and raised in Brooklyn or Queens. Having grown up […]

Read more ›

I’m Joe Reyes, Founder of ActionBooth, and This is How I Power My Business

April 5, 2013 7:54 am1 comment
I’m Joe Reyes, Founder of ActionBooth, and This is How I Power My Business

Firmology’s How I Power My Business series profiles the technology business owners use to run and grow their business. Having a photo booth at a wedding, party or other event is pretty standard fare now-a-days and the novelty of putting on a funny hat and oversized glasses can get monotonous. Not if you’re Joe […]

Read more ›

I’m John Lawson, CEO of ColderICE Media and 3rd Power Outlet, and This is How I Power My Business

March 28, 2013 8:35 am8 comments
I’m John Lawson, CEO of ColderICE Media and 3rd Power Outlet, and This is How I Power My Business

Firmology’s How I Power My Business series profiles the technology business owners use to run and grow their business. The first thing you notice about John Lawson when watching one of his conference sessions or YouTube videos is his brash larger than life personality, powerful stage presence, and passion for ecommerce. Rightfully so as he […]

Read more ›

I’m Ivana Taylor, Founder of DIYMarketers & Third Force, and This is How I Power My Business

March 20, 2013 8:55 am0 comments
I’m Ivana Taylor, Founder of DIYMarketers & Third Force, and This is How I Power My Business

Firmology’s How I Power My Business series profiles the technology business owners use to run and grow their business. When it comes to small business marketing, Ivana Taylor is a force, fitting considering her marketing firm is aptly named, Third Force. Ivana’s small business marketing body of work includes: Founder of DIYMarketers and Strategy Stew, […]

Read more ›

I’m Tom Keekley, Co-Founder and Partner of Olive & Company, and This is How I Power My Business

March 12, 2013 8:55 am1 comment
I’m Tom Keekley, Co-Founder and Partner of Olive & Company, and This is How I Power My Business

Firmology’s How I Power My Business series profiles the technology business owners use to run and grow their business. Longtime friends, Tom Keekley and Rob Haskin, founded Olive & Company in 2003 after uninspiring jobs left them with a desire to start their own creative design agency. Looking to create a collaborative anti-corporate work environment […]

Read more ›

I’m Lauren McCabe Herpich, Founder of Why Not Girl!, and This is How I Power My Business

March 5, 2013 10:55 am3 comments
I’m Lauren McCabe Herpich, Founder of Why Not Girl!, and This is How I Power My Business

Firmology’s How I Power My Business series profiles the technology business owners use to run and grow their business. Founder’s Note: I met Lauren when we worked together within the eCommerce division of a Fortune 100 retailer. We shared many conversations about work and fun personal life happenings during our commute and she always struck […]

Read more ›

I’m Ian Richardson, Founder of Doberman Technologies, and This is How I Power My Business

February 26, 2013 8:29 am0 comments
I’m Ian Richardson, Founder of Doberman Technologies, and This is How I Power My Business

Firmology’s How I Power My Business series profiles the technology business owners use to run and grow their business. Name: Ian Richardson Title: Founder Business: Doberman Technologies LLC Location: Lansing-Metro, Okemos Based Smartphone: Droids, iPhone 4, iPhone 5 Computer: Windows 7 Pro 64bit Other Gadgets: Servers count? We’re not really a gadget-based firm, but we’ve […]

Read more ›

Welcome to Firmology

Firmology is a technology news site focused on helping small businesses and online startups.

Firmology has a variety of helpful resources including the latest information on new companies, products, services and innovative business strategy.

Firmology defined: the study of business
Firm [noun] a company or business
Ology [suffix] the study of (a particular subject)

Subscribe by Email

Sign Up for Free Email Updates

Join other small business owners who get free and fresh content delivered each time we publish.

Connect with Firmology!

 Subscribe in a reader