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In the latest big release of TeamLab, the ability to send mass emails has been introduced in beta to the Customer Relationship Management (CRM)teamlab email module of the application.

So, how does this new feature work?

Firstly, the user will need to have portal administrator access to work with mass emails.  Secondly, your internal SMTP server needs to be configured to work with your TeamLab portal (see below for simple instructions).

A distribution list for a mass email is created within the CRM module. From within the Contacts tab, choose the list of recipients you want to send the email to by simply checking the box next to their name.  At this point, you can use filters to find groups of people quickly without having to work through each individually.  Once the filtered list is displayed, use the check box at the top of the list to add all the displayed contacts in the filtered results to your distribution list.  It really is so simple! Using your created distribution list, you can mail up to a total of 1000 people for each email.

Next, prepare the email by clicking Send Email and choose the Internal SMTP option.  On the Compose Mail page, you’ll see the email template teamlab email 2ready for you to complete.  The list of recipients will be populated with your selected contacts.  Fill in the email content, add any required attachments and your ready to send!  Don’t forget, you can add variables to your email to help personalize it when sending to many different people, using the drop-down tags list.

For audit information, you can add the email to the history for each customer, too.

Configuring your SMTP server to work with TeamLab

When you choose the Internal SMTP option the ‘Configure the SMTP’ window will display if your server is not yet set up correctly.  To configure your server, enter the following information in the window, as requested:

  • Host – specify your domain name.
  • Port – enter the port for your email (standard SMTP port is 25).
  • Authentication – check the box to ensure that only the authorized users can use the server.
  • Host Login/Password – enter your login details
  • Sender Display Name – enter the text to be displayed in the ‘From’ field when people receive your email
  • Sender Email Address – enter the email address of the sender.
  • Enable SSL – check this box to enable encryption in client-server communications

Don’t forget to save your changes.  At a later time, if you want to update the SMTP settings, this can be done through the General Settings within the CRM module.

For more information on TeamLab, please visit: www.teamlab.com.

 

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Harry Casimir

Harry is co-founder of Atilus and President and CEO of Dixivox, an international VAS (Value Added Service) telecommunication company. Harry is a programmer by trade and enjoys watching NBA basketball games and spending time with his family. In his spare time… who are we kidding here… with two young kids at home, he has none!

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Hot! Central Desktop – Managing Your Project Risks

Central Desktop is a comprehensive project management tool, available over the internet, on demand, supporting team collaboration and sharing of information – essential components in the delivery of any successful project.  What’s often missing , cd1though, from online project management tools is dedicated risks & issues management functionality that is built into the product – yet risk and issue management is as critical as strong planning & tracking  and communication.

The last thing a busy project manager needs  is to have to use one tool for the majority of their project management tasks and another for their risks and issues!

So, as a project manager using a tool like Central Desktop, you then need to be a little creative to accurately and effectively manage your project risks and issues, within that central environment, to ensure that the team and other stakeholders are kept riskmanagementinformed, as needed.  Options that could work well are:

  • Create your risk and issue register in another application, such as, Microsoft Excel.  Then, using the document upload feature in Central Desktop, upload the register  to the central storage space for your project.  Storing your register in this way will automatically apply Central Desktop’s version control.
  • Create a ‘corporate database’, which is a type of Central Desktop workspace that works like a database in that it can hold a flat file of information made up of individual fields.  You can even use an existing spreadsheet or database export as the basis for creating this so you don’t have to enter the items you already have individually.

It’s vital the risk and issue registers for a project are available to the team and are maintained in real-time.  Engaging the project team in the identification, mitigation of risks and resolution of issues will help ensure all possible problems are captured and handled. Each risk and issue should have a clear owner.  That owner is responsible for ensuring that the:

  • Risk is continually monitored and that mitigating actions are defined that will reduce or minimize the effect of the risk should it materialize
  • Appropriate actions are taken to resolve the issue

There are many components to a successful project including, strong planning, accurate monitoring and clear communication, to name but a few. Right up there amongst the key components is risk & issue management and,e ven where your online doesn’t directly support risk & issue management, you need to ensure it is adequately covered.

To find out more about Central Desktop, its features, pricing and to sign up for a free product trial, please go to: www.centraldesktop.com.

 

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Jan holds a PhD in computing and started out in software development and IT training. She built a strong career as a project and program manager focusing on IT in the Health Service sector. Jan specializes in taking greenfield and immature services/departments to effective business-as-usual operation and is currently responsible for the delivery of clinical assessment forms into a high profile clinical system. Jan has authored 100′s of articles on project-management related topics.

Google+ Basecamp Competitor? | Zincubate

Hot! Google+ Basecamp Competitor?

I just got done reading the well written (and long!) post over on The Next Web about how Google+ may be a great alternative to, or competitor, for Basecamp. The article entitled “How Google+ could become an essential business tool” suggests:

Google offers a great option for a new or small business that doesn’t want to spring for a paid project management suite. You can get as creative as you want with how you put Google+ to use…

Google PlusThe rest of the post illustrates ways to use Google plus to assign tasks, share/spread files, etc. It is definitely a unique take on Google+ and it does accurately, provide a guide on just how to use it in the suggested capacity.

However, in this author’s (and user of basecamp/project manager/business owner) opinion I have to disagree with Nancy Messieh (I love your photography), the posts author.

Even though it’s been months since the inital post and Google has released updates to their plus product, Google+ still does not offer a viable alternative to other paid project management tools – in particular basecamp.

Not only that, but Google apps has had, for sometime, project management type tools that integrate with Google docs, all of which are free. Having used them, as well as a host of other tools, including Google+ I think it’s a safe bet that Basecamp, and a few other notables really have the market cornered, and their free versions of products work great – or their paid versions save enough time to provide a huge ROI for the companies that use those tools.

Where Google COULD Excel

For some time there’s been talk about creating some kind of unified business dashboard for companies of all sizes. I think Google is UNIQUELY qualified to both build, and make successful – this kind of project. Facebook is a great platform for connecting people socially, but it leaves a lot of Internet activity out of the picture.

There’s the rest of the Internet – then there’s Facebook.

Google on the other hand – has a hand – in nearly every process on the net, is the undisputed master of search (in every category) for much of the world, and, with Google+, has a system for connecting people.

I think the time is right for this kind of central business tool.

Something that combines the administration of one’s marketing, with the ongoing day-to-day activities of assigning tasks to employees and personnel – in some kind of true project management application – all with integration in Google+ and Google’s other tools.

Not to mention this stream of internal business information would be perfect for contextual advertising – and I for one would welcome advertising in this capacity.

Say you were working on a project and someone asked a question like “what is the best email newsletter system?” A nicely placed Google ad, could help direct you and provide an ecosystem that helps business and furthers Google’s ever-expanding ad revenue.

One can dream…

For now, I don’t feel Google+ offers a real viable option for small business owners looking for a free way to manage their projects and internal communication. Stick with the free version of basecamp, or other free tools available on the web.

 

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Zach Katkin

Zach is the owner of a number of small businesses including Atilus. He has used many of the small business tools and tips featured on this site in order to help his company. Zach – who general doesn’t like speaking about himself in 3rd person – wants to help you – that’s right, now I’m talking to you – make your small business the best it can be using the Interweb.

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Hot! Store Your Manufacturing Data With Egnyte

The manufacturing industry calls for tons and tons of data and information to be stored. For every item you produce, you need to have a record of it for inventory, supplier, and vendor purposes. At one time, production facilities were lined with cabinets full of documents full of this information. When you switch to Egnyte, you can store all your information in the cloud for use at any time.

EgnyteSummon Old Records

Has there ever been a situation in which you need to dig up a record or inventory report from the past? With Egnyte, you can let their servers do the work for you. When you use Egnyte’s search function, you can find any document from any time. When you trash documents, they too can be found (within a certain timeframe). Record-keeping for the manufacturing industry is important – let Egnyte’s servers store the information for you.

Keep Suppliers/Vendors in Check

When you use Egnyte, you can allow your suppliers and vendors to have limited access to reports and invoices. Whether you grant them full permission is entirely up to you. When all parties involved are using Egnyte, everyone can have real-time access to the most up-to-date information available. There will be no excuses as to why your order of materials has not been delivered due to lack of communication – everyone will be kept in the loop using Egnyte.

More Value for your Budget

Purchasing and maintaining your own servers can become expensive. Along with that, you may also need to purchase and install your own virtual private network (VPN). With Egnyte, you can alleviate some of those expenses. There are plans and prices available for every kind of company (from 5-10,000 people). Stretch your IT budget a little further using Egnyte.

For more information, take a look at our Egnyte overview post or visit www.Egnyte.com.

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Kristen Bachmeier

Kristen is a graduate of Florida Gulf Coast University and holds a BS in Marketing with a minor in Advertising. Kristen started as an intern for Atilus and spent two months getting caught up in all things tech. When not immersing herself in blogging and social media marketing, she likes to spend her time drinking coffee, kayaking, shopping, and going to theme parks (preferably Disney).

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Hot! Using Online Project Management Applications to Support Effective Project Communications

Communication is probably the single most important activity contributing to successful CommsTalkWindowproject management and a good project manager can realistically expect to spend around 85% to 90% of the time engaged in communications of one sort or another.  Of course, effective planning, setting milestones, managing risks and issues all have to be carried out and managed well, too, but without adequate communications, a project is set up to fail.

Communications within projects is all about getting a message across to the team, or contractors or, in fact, any other stakeholders, such that they either understand the status of any given activity or stage of the project, or that they understand what they are expected to do.  Of course, different recipients will need different information and it’s the project manager’s role to ensure that the right information goes to the right people, so s/he needs to understand who needs to know what and when do they need to know it?  Using a simple matrix can help keep a track of the team’s and other stakeholder’s information needs and this communications matrix is an important tool in the project manager’s toolbox.

Successful communications within projects takes many different forms and can include, emails, documents, face to face meetings, conference calls, web meetings, instant messages, to name but a few and today’s breed of online project management tools, like,5pm updates 5pm, WORKetc and TeamLab can help to keep project teams and other interested parties in touch throughout the lifecycle of a project.  Offering built-in facility for messaging, adding comments to documents and activities, automatic notifications for changes, amongst others, these cloud-based tools help to keep everyone connected and informed.  For example, 5pm offers a wiki knowledge base, both internal and externally-available blogs, centralized sharing of files and documents, along with user correspondence that is held centrally within the project space.

Accessed over the internet, these online project management tools provide a centralized location for all project information and related documents, so everyone can have a single view of activities & progress.  Centralized storage of documentation means the latest versions of project documents are available when they need to be and where additional project tools, such as, communications matrix, is created by the project manager, they can be uploaded and added to the other project artefacts, such as, the plan.

For more information about on demand, online, collaborative project management applications, please see:

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Harry Casimir

Harry is co-founder of Atilus and President and CEO of Dixivox, an international VAS (Value Added Service) telecommunication company. Harry is a programmer by trade and enjoys watching NBA basketball games and spending time with his family. In his spare time… who are we kidding here… with two young kids at home, he has none!

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What is Cloud Storage | Zincubate

Hot! What is Cloud Storage

Egnyte is an exciting company and product, and it’s one we use here at Zincubate/Atilus. We have plans to provide full reviews for Egnyte in the future. Egnyte is simply “business cloud storage” or “enterprise cloud storage.” But, this preliminary article will start with a few basics namely – what is “the Cloud” and what is “Cloud Storage?”

What is “The Cloud?”

As a small business you’ve probably heard this phrase a lot lately. It’s actually a very old concept, in some ways as old as computers/networks themselves. For the purposes of this review, and for your own understanding “the Cloud” refers to where the actual stuff you’re storing (in this case your business’ files) and how it’s being stored.

The Cloud is a combination of any number of servers and networks, all connected, on the web. You are not storing your files locally – on your computer, or on a sever in your office – you’re storing it on a services (Egnyte) servers. As your needs for file storage increase – scaling is a simple matter – the service simply opens up more space to you.

What is Cloud Storage?

Cloud storage means storing your files on a server that is not in your office – a server that can be accessed from anywhere in the world (depending on how you set things up).

Why Cloud Storage?

This is my favorite part – in part Zincubate was set up because of this change in particular in computing. Cloud computing/SAAS (software as a service) is revolutionizing our ability as business owners to maximize every dollar, allowing us to do more – with less. Previously to setup a server in your office, it would cost thousands (if not tens of thousands) to setup (and make sure it was backed up!).

You’d need a computer (ideally an actual server meant to handle multiple requests/constant uptime), a server operating system, a network, and then of course storage and an IT person to set it all up (and maintain it!).

A lot…

With cloud storage services like egnyte, you can now be set up with a HUGE amount of storage, accessible to everyone at your company (no matter where in the world they are) within a matter of minutes. All for about $1/day (in some cases less – in some cases more – depending on features and storage space).

Here’s a bulleted list of why cloud storage is so great:

  • Less Expensive
  • Accessible Everywhere (anywhere with a computer)
  • No Constant Management
  • Synched Between Computers
  • Constantly Backed-Up
  • No IT Costs, No Recurring Maintenance Costs
  • Security
  • Sophisticated (Yet Simple) User Controls

 

Author

Zach Katkin

Zach is the owner of a number of small businesses including Atilus. He has used many of the small business tools and tips featured on this site in order to help his company. Zach – who general doesn’t like speaking about himself in 3rd person – wants to help you – that’s right, now I’m talking to you – make your small business the best it can be using the Interweb.

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Hot! Business Web Design Guide

Atilus CEO and Florida Gulf Coast University Alumni of Distinction Zach Katkin will be offering a FREE webinar on Tuesday, August 7. Zach is an internet expert and sought out speaker on tech trends. All registered attendees will receive a free copy of his newest book, Business Web Design Guide: Everything a Business Owner Must Know To Navigate the World of Web Design.

This book covers everything you need to know to develop a website as a business owner or entrepreneur. It is the first installment of a two part series covering Web Development and Internet Marketing. The webinar is free and open to the public. Register today!

Webinar Series: Business and the Web-everything you need to build your brand (business and personal) on the web
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Learn practical tools for establishing a cost effective online presence that any business can implement from president and CEO of Atilus, Zach Katkin. Become familiar with different processes such as domain registration, website development, e-commerce, hosting, search engines, advertising, and social media.

Click here to register for this FREE presentation. You will also receive an advanced copy of Katkin’s book, Business Web Design Guide.

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Matt Visaggio

Matt is a go-getter and night-owl. Married with a little girl, he enjoys spending time with his family and sleeping in (or at least remembering what it was like….) Matt formerly worked in the public sector and earned his Master’s degree in Public Administration. He is an avid reader and spends his time pouring over technology trends and marketing solutions for small business. He is a geek at heart and lives to learn and teach.

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Hot! Egnyte: Your Bookkeeping Data Storage Solution

You may have seen our recent posts about Egnyte and cloud storage here on Zincubate. Cloud storage is becoming increasingly popular among businesses and Egnyte is our online storage solution. In the bookkeeping/accounting/CPA industries, data storage is significantly important and so is the choosing of a data storage company. If you’re looking outside your own servers, Egnyte is a perfect solution for your data storage needs.

EgnyteShare Financial Information Securely

When it comes to accounting, nothing is more sacred than financial statements and documents. With Egnyte, you don’t need to worry about any breaches of security. Egnyte knows the importance of your customers’ and company’s financial information and it protects your information through five awesome layers of security (check out our Egnyte security overview post here).

When you rely on sharing files over email or USB drive, you run the risk of that information falling into the wrong hands. With Egnyte, you can upload and share files with your company and be sure that the information is getting to only the person that needs it. Another added bonus is that you can set file expiration dates – this is great for time-sensitive financial data.

Hold Information – Even After It’s Gone

In accounting and bookkeeping, accidents can happen: someone shreds and important tax return accidently or an income statement is lost in records. With Egnyte, you don’t need to worry about data recovery. Administrators have the option to access files even after they’re trashed (within a certain timeframe).

Control File Access

With Egnyte, you can grant permission for certain users to have access to certain documents. Are there documents within a subfolder that you don’t need your junior accountant to see? By adding permissions and controls to folders, you can be positive that your employees are viewing what they need to view.

More Value for your Budget

Purchasing and maintaining your own servers can become expensive. Along with that, you may also need to purchase and install your own virtual private network (VPN). With Egnyte, you can alleviate some of those expenses. There are plans and prices available for every kind of company (from 5-10,000 people). Stretch your IT budget a little further using Egnyte.

For more information, take a look at our Egnyte overview post or visit www.Egnyte.com.

Author

Kristen Bachmeier

Kristen is a graduate of Florida Gulf Coast University and holds a BS in Marketing with a minor in Advertising. Kristen started as an intern for Atilus and spent two months getting caught up in all things tech. When not immersing herself in blogging and social media marketing, she likes to spend her time drinking coffee, kayaking, shopping, and going to theme parks (preferably Disney).

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Hot! Weebly Web Builder Tool

Weebly is a web development tool for businesses of all sizes. The benefit of this particular FREE online tool is that you do not need much more technological proficiency than you would for Microsoft Word. It’s fast, easy, and secure.

Drag and Drop

The best feature of Weebly is that it offers you the ability to drag and drop content, images, and many other multimedia features onto the web page without knowing the ins and outs of HTML and CSS. There are hundreds of templates to choose from – once you select one, you can customize the site to suit your company’s color scheme.

Websites built with Weebly.com enable you to add a blog easily. Once the appearance of the site has been established with a template and color scheme you like, adding the blog (through clicking on the “Settings” tab and adding a new page – then selecting the blog template) is easy.  The reason that the blog is so important is because search engines crawl or catalog)websites based on the addition of new, original content. Not only that, but  search engines also catalog information based on the frequency with which it is published. The bottom line is that good, frequent additions of content are very important for you to rank for keywords in Google search results.

Cloud Hosting – Fast, Secure, Reliable

Another benefit of choosing Weebly as your web development tool is the powerful hosting that is offered to you – again, for FREE. Cloud servers ensure that your website is not down when others may be. Traditional location-based servers can be much less reliable and are more susceptible to damage and downtown when the physical location is affected (such as during a thunderstorm or natural disaster that forces an electrical outage). If you prefer to use another cloud based hosting (for use with a WordPress or Joomla website), we recommend Liquid Web. (We will discuss more some of the benefits of LiquidWeb.com in a future article, but for now it is good just to mention it for you to check it out).

Multimedia Features and the iPhone App

There are multimedia features that offer you the ability to publish videos and edit pictures. If you have some technical proficiency, you can even embed YouTube videos on your site with some simple coding. Recent developments from Weebly include an iPhone app for use when you are not in front of your computer. This feature was designed to help keep up with business world on the go.

What’s the Rub

The only downside to Weebly is that the cost for registering a domain name (you are offered a domain such as www.sample.weebly.com at no cost) through Weebly.com can be more expensive than purchasing one through www.GoDaddy.com. There is a work around in that you are able to purchase your domain name and point the DNS records to Weebly’s hosting, which allows you to save money and still enjoy all of the benefits of the simplicity that Weebly offers. Weebly is a perfect option for businesses with a smaller online marketing budget or for those entrepreneurs who would like to do it themselves. Check them out at Weebly.com.

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Matt Visaggio

Matt is a go-getter and night-owl. Married with a little girl, he enjoys spending time with his family and sleeping in (or at least remembering what it was like….) Matt formerly worked in the public sector and earned his Master’s degree in Public Administration. He is an avid reader and spends his time pouring over technology trends and marketing solutions for small business. He is a geek at heart and lives to learn and teach.

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Revolutionary New Coworking Office Space | Zincubate

Hot! Venture X Coworking Offices

Brett Diamond recently gave our Zincubate Editorial Board an exclusive behind the scenes look at Venture X, a revolutionary new coworking facility in Naples, FL.

Venture X will be opening early October 2012 in the Mercato Shopping Center. This revolutionary and state of the art facility is built on the model described as “coworking,” where symbiotic member strengths are shared in a business “incubator” paradigm. What better office space could we feature on Zincubate?

David Diamond and Brett Diamond began traveling to Silicon Valley, Seattle, and New York City investing in tech startups. A few of the Startup Angels’ (the David Diamond and John DeAngelis investment firm) investments began working out of coworking spaces because they didn’t want to be trapped in a private office.
The Dream, The Innovation“We started to ask them why they did this. Soon we discovered that they were looking to enhance collaboration and a positive work environment,” explained Brett Diamond, son and co-founder of Venture X. Brett was born and raised in Naples, and his father David of Deangelis Diamond Construction has been here for more than twenty years. “After seeing a few of the cowork spaces, we knew we had to launch one back home in Naples.”

Their dream is simple and succinct: build Venture X into the central hub of entrepreneurship in all of SWFL. Already successful in business, this duo realizes that this dream will take heavy lifting.

“The most surprising thing is also the most obvious thing: the historic delay in innovation in Florida,” explained Brett, recent graduate of Florida Gulf Coast University. “Silicon Valley seems always to be way ahead of Florida when it comes to the newest technology or newest innovations. One of the most surprising things is when we try to explain the idea of coworking to people and describe Venture X – Many people have never even heard of the concept. But, after about five minutes of explaining it to them, they are excited and can’t wait for the opening. It’s surprising to see how far behind Naples and most of Florida really is with regard to technological innovation. Venture X brings that needed change to the front page of southwest Florida.”

For Zincubate’s tech-trendy readers, Brett shared some of the state of the art technology.

“We are working with US Metro and Fiber Solutions to bring in fiber optics for the fastest possible Wi-Fi with no down time. We will have six televisions installed at Venture X with different channels playing on each throughout the day (all depending on what the members want). We will have news, Venture X event information, displays for featured members, and maybe even cartoons for folks on Saturday mornings (since we’ll be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week).”

In the first year, the Diamond team hopes to have Venture X at full force. “We see Venture X being the place for entrepreneurship and innovation in southwest Florida, added Brett.

“After Naples launches, we plan to expand with locations throughout Florida, such as Tampa or Orlando.”

“We would like to see entrepreneurs throughout the entire state of Florida prosper. Technology resource hubs such as Venture X will make that increasingly possible. We want to keep business in Florida and stop encouraging startups to flee to Silicon Valley.”

Plans and Design: Behind the Scenes

Designing Venture X was one of the most important tasks for the Diamonds. They spent months researching and meeting with owners of different coworking spaces across the nation from San Francisco to New York City. They talked to these owners of similar cowork offices and asked them about the challenges they faced.

“This helped us decide what we should implement in Venture X,” shared Diamond. “More importantly, it helped show us what we needed to avoid.”

One of the things they were happy to have learned was that many people are concerned with the large open space of a “Venture X” coworking environment. “Because privacy is important, we designed an area of Venture X dedicated specifically for phone users. We are using special tall couches from Steelcase that literally trap the noise so people outside of the area can’t hear your conversation”

Comfortable Design, Productivity BoosterBrett added, “What’s equally important is that you won’t be able to hear outside conversations either.” This hearkens back to a former era where phone booths provided technology. The stuffy, dank “booths” of yesterday have become the comfortable, ergonomic “couches” of today.

“Superman would never have been able to make it off these couches,” Brett remarked. “We will have plenty of them for anyone who needs to make a call.” The Diamonds are confident that comfort and productivity can blend together effectively.

Venture X will provide a full kitchen for members to use as well as a coffee bar area to offer clients a more relaxed venue.

“At Venture X, we are more than just an office space,” explains Brett. “We are a community of like-minded entrepreneurs and individual thinkers. We are a members-only workspace and we are selective about who becomes a member. There will be classes and events after hours and on weekends to help grow our member community. Events will be offered to the public and for members’ clients to help grow their businesses. Typical offices are usually just office space, and that’s it. Traditional offices and executive suites are isolated and are designed in effect to dissuade collaboration. There is no doubt that entrepreneurs need silence to focus on work. However, studies have shown that sitting down in a closed office defeats ingenuity. It doesn’t allow for creativity and innovation.”

The Value

The cost of this type of membership is exceedingly reasonable. Venture X offers day passes for $35 a day and part-time membership for $300 a month. For entrepreneurs who need more regular attendance, they can purchase a desk membership for $500 a month. For the enlightened local firm, office memberships start at $1,450 a month. According to Brett, most traditional office spaces in Naples Florida start at around $1,100 and go as high as $2,200.

So what’s in it for our Zincubate readers? As they are a member’s only space, we love getting new applications from local entrepreneurs, businesses, and startups. They are also giving out tours and day passes to those who want a sneak peek before they open. Our friends at Venture X have even offered any Zincubate reader a FREE 24/7 Access Card, if you sign up for a desk membership before October 1st, 2012 – and it’s good for the life of your membership. That’s a $50 savings each month!

Venture X is bringing together tech entrepreneurs from all over SWFL into one location for the inaugural “Startup Battle” on October 19th-21st. Startup Battle will be 48 hours packed full of innovation, creation and fun! Each Startup Battle event begins Friday night at 6:30PM and goes until Sunday at 6:30PM. Hackers, developers, designers and entrepreneurs of all kinds have the chance to network, collaborate, and innovate while they build their new concept. Many great teams will come out of this event, but only one team wins.

“Teams, choose wisely, and let the Battle begin!”

For More information:

Email Venture X for details about Startup Battle or for tour information: contact@venturex.co. You can find them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/theventurex.

Author

Matt Visaggio

Matt is a go-getter and night-owl. Married with a little girl, he enjoys spending time with his family and sleeping in (or at least remembering what it was like….) Matt formerly worked in the public sector and earned his Master’s degree in Public Administration. He is an avid reader and spends his time pouring over technology trends and marketing solutions for small business. He is a geek at heart and lives to learn and teach.

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