Can You Afford to Become an Entrepreneur?

Can You Afford to Become an Entrepreneur? According to Megan Darmody of Siege Media: “As a busy entrepreneur who’s building your business from the ground up, you’re likely to face some ups and downs. And that’s regardless of what industry you’re in. There are hurdles in any aspect of business. But what’s most important is […]

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Small Businesses Are Charging Ahead

As we noted earlier this month, many small business trends are worth studying. Now, let’s consider how small businesses are charging ahead. According to Vangie Beal for Webopedia: “A small business is privately owned and operated. And it typically employs a small number of workers. In the United States, the the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) […]

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Watch Several Super Bowl LII Company Ads

As we reported yesterday, the Super Bowl remains the most viewed program in the United States. And Super Bowl Bowl LII was no exception. In this post. let us watch several Super Bowl LII company ads. Then, YOU decide which ones you like best. And tomorrow, we will look at what experts say about Super […]

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Deliverer Entering Person’s Home OK?

What do YOU think of this: A Deliverer Entering Person’s Home OK? Amazon believes many of its customers will love this practice. And that they will pay for it. But, critics say most people won’t want a stranger in their home if they are away. We know most shoppers want convenience and speed in having […]

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Happy Thanksgiving. Black Friday Shopping Next?

We wish you Happy Thanksgiving. Now, we ask you a question. Is Black Friday shopping next?     And remember to look at our holiday shopping tips.   Black Friday Shopping Next? Despite many shoppers avoiding Black Friday, millions are getting revved up. And they spend billions of dollars over Thanksgiving weekend. What about YOU? […]

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U.S. Consumers Start 2017 Holiday Shopping

It may be hard to believe. But many U.S. consumers have begun holiday shopping. And we are in October!! Let’s look at when some U.S. consumers start 2017 holiday shopping. Here are some related shopping posts from past holiday periods.   Shopping List: Part 1.   Shopping List: Part 2.   Do Retailers Offer What We Want During […]

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Can Mark Wahlberg Help AT&T?

The competition among TV service, Internet, and cellphone service providers is more intense than ever — especially with the discount cellphone service pricing from T-Mobile and Sprint. Both AT&T and Verizon have seen this competition hit their bottom lines. As a result, AT&T has just signed up celebrity Mark Wahlberg to headline video commercials that […]

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Amazing But True: Netflix More Popular Than DVR

For years, cable and satellite TV service providers have used the DVR as a major competitive advantage. But, today, streaming services are changing the playing field. To the dismay of TV service providers, channels, and their advertisers, a huge number of customers are cutting the TV cord and turning to Amazon, Netflix, and other streaming […]

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McDonald’s Honest Self-Assessment – in Public!

McDonald’s is revamping its global strategy in hopes of stimulating sales and profits. Some of its planned changes are substantial. And, it has offered an honest self-assessment in a very public way. [Many firms do not even acknowledge their weaknesses outside of the company itself.] Just a few days ago, the fast-food giant issued a […]

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