Small Business Trends Radio

Conversation: Web 2.0 – What Is It and Why Should You Care?

Charles Jolley, CEO of In this Small Business Trends Radio broadcast, host Anita Campbell interviews Charles Jolley, CEO of SproutIt, a Web 2.0 company.

In this engaging radio interview, Charles defines in plain English what Web 2.0 means. More than simply defining it, he explains why any small business owner, executive or entrepreneur should care about Web 2.0.

Web 2.0 means faster and better websites and web applications, sometimes at a fraction of the cost of other websites. He also points out how you have probably used some of the new Web 2.0 applications, whether you realized it or not. At the end of this interview you are likely to be thinking of ways to gain a competitive advantage by using Web 2.0 applications for your business.

As an added benefit for listeners, Charles has created an online information page of Web 2.0 resources for small businesses.’s Web 2.0 Resources page can be found at SproutIt Resources.

About Charles Jolley:

Charles Jolley is the President and CEO of technology company SproutIt. Charles has been working in the computer industry for over 10 years. He has started two companies and sold one. Prior to starting, he was the managing director of Nisus Software in Solana Beach, California, USA, where for the last three years, he led the transition of their award winning word processor from Mac OS Classic to Mac OS X.

He hails from Lawrence, Kansas, USA, but is currently living and working in Prague, the Czech Republic, (which he calls the “new garage”) and managing a global organization.

Other highlights of this show:

Anita Campbell’s latest Today’s Trend segment. The topic this week is: Top Ten Business Opportunities for 2006.

If you’d like to listen to the conversation between Anita and Charles, please do so now by clicking the red and yellow player below:

Date: December 20, 2005

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