Should my company have an app?

Mobile App Business Web Needs

One would think creating an app would be a no-brainer, but is it? What thoughts and considerations should be given before making this decision? How can the soon to be created app be properly utilized to fulfill business goals and objectives? People like Nick D’Aloisio selling their app to Yahoo for $30 … Continue reading

What not to share with your spouse about your business

Communicating with a Spouse Business Web Needs

If communication is a key component of a successful relationship, secrets create complications, and divorce requires full disclosure, should we tell our spouse everything? Are we required to immediately notify our loved one of new information, or is delayed relay allowed? Relationships can be hard work, or an interesting journey shared … Continue reading

What to do if you keep interviewing and not getting hired

Interview Help Business Web Needs

Interviewing can be stressful. Walking into the building, rolling the dice hoping to avoid a first time interviewer cruelly expressing their new power. Hoping the people given temporary influence over potential future employment see instant value, and on the spot, issue an informal letter of intent to hire. But interview after interview, the offer … Continue reading

If you don’t know what business to start

John Chow Business Web Needs

Here is a great video if you have no idea where to start. John Chow have proven that it is possible to be successful even if you have no special connections, or money. Something as simple as blogging and developing your own market can be the first step. This video … Continue reading

Working with difficult people can be hard but it doesn’t have to be

Ever work on a project with a difficult person. Someone who pushes their way around trying to make everyone else on the team look bad. If their tasks are not finished, it’s everyone else’s fault. “This tool wasn’t finished”, or ” They didn’t give me what I needed”, and my … Continue reading

Find your real costs, an Ebay example

Accounting Business Web Needs

Looking in the company bank account can be a humbling experience.  How can the balance be so low when sales were in the hundreds of thousands this month? Understanding your costs are a vital part of your business.  The costs that you don’t see are the ones that create confusion … Continue reading

Nope, they don’t suck! They’re good, but you should buy from us!!

Strategic Alliances Business Web Needs

Take a couple minutes and think of every negative thing you can say about the people down the street selling the same products.  Call them everything you heart desires.  Make obscene gestures and rant the way George Carlin use to.  Once it’s out of your system, come out of the … Continue reading

Learn from the competition

Competitor Alliances Business Web Needs

“Never hate your enemies, it affects your judgement”.  Words of wisdom Michael Corleone gave his hot blooded nephew in the Godfather 3 apply as much to us as to Vincent.  Emotion and human nature influence us to develop competition.  A more beneficial approach is to look at other companies as mentors. … Continue reading

Protect yourself against bad people and products

Owning a business should not be a  horror story used to give future grandchildren nightmares.  Put the cell phone down, unless you’re using it to read this, and take notes as people tell their victim story.  Why they, with the clouds parting and the angels gazing at them with awe, were … Continue reading