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Smart Strategies to Select a Successor for Your Family Business

Admit it or not, family-run businesses constitute the majority of the enterprise pie. Most of these businesses start small and has expanded dramatically over the years. Now the problem is, the heads of the companies, be it the patriarch or similar to that does not live forever. Sooner or later, they are bound to choose [...]

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Selling a Business to a Soldier

I am a Business Broker based in the Jacksonville Florida area. Most of the business I represent to Sell are in the state of Florida and many businesses I represent for Sale are in the Jacksonville Florida area. Buyers of businesses come from everywhere.  Prospective business buyers    come from right down the street and  from [...]

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When the Dust Settles OTT TV Could be Good for Everyone

“We’re more like treasure protectors.” – Ben Gates, “National Treasure,” 2004, Disney While cable, telco, wireless, even social sites fight over the “ownership” of the choke points of the internet (infrastructure/spectrum), the M&E industry is running hard to learn exactly how they monetize the stuff they put on your screen. The one thing they all [...]

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Customers Are Lost When They Think You Don’t Care

“Well, when you guys tell her, she’s not just finding out about the accident. She’s finding out that her life is basically a setup.” – Henry, “50 First Dates,” 2004, Columbia Pictures Despite what Amazon, Google, Yahoo and Facebook do to convince companies that they represent the pathway to the future; the success/failure of a [...]

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The Perfect Place to Work With Irritate Customers

“I had this guy leave me a voicemail at work, so I called him at home, and then he emailed me to my BlackBerry, and so I texted to his cell, and now you just have to go around checking all these different portals just to get rejected by seven different technologies.” – Mary, He’s [...]

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A Lot of Factors Go into Male, Female Pay Disparity

“You’re the first woman I’ve seen at one of these things that dresses like a woman, not like a woman thinks a man would dress if he was a woman.” – Jack Trainer, “Working Girl,” 20th Century Fox, 1988 A few months back, enough U.S. Senators pooled their votes and defeated the equal pay bill [...]

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World Cup is the Global Test of 4K Streaming

Two things drive OTT/IPTV (Over the Top/Internet Protocol TV) streaming content and the demand for bigger, better TV screens. Sports is one of them. To emphasize that fact, Cisco reexamined some of their numbers in their annual Visual Networking Index Global Forecast. The FIFA World Cup runs through July 13 and millions of people around [...]

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Every New Idea Has its Foundation Somewhere in the Past

“I don’t know. Just trying to understand why we keep making the same mistakes … over and over.” – Luisa Ray, “Cloud Atlas,” Cloud Atlas Productions, 2012 The more the IT (information technology) industry advances, the more it treads over old ground. It wasn’t quite back in Lady Lovelace’s day, but there was a time [...]

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12 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Buy a Business

Going into business has so many advantages over being employed. It is challenging, that’s no doubt, but the benefits are worth every challenge. You experience financial freedom like never before, you become your own boss and most importantly, your life becomes one of learning and experiencing new things every day. You may decide to start [...]

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Advice to Business Owners: Think Before You Speak

In American Express Open Forum Rieva Lesonsky wrote about Chick-fil-A president’s view on same sex unions.  Dan Cathy first spoke of his anti-gay union in The Baptist Press and again, over radio where he reiterated his position.  Although his comments are his personal opinion, gay rights groups and some customers sought to boycott his company, [...]

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Video Pros Struggle to Deliver their Content Everywhere

“Before you opened your pocketbook, you tried to make this a personal enterprise. This project was started by real humanitarians. They gave me their money with no strings attached.” – Dr. Cole Hendron, “When Worlds Collide,” Paramount, 1951 You probably never thought much about why Google bought YouTube or why they’re building out fiber in [...]

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With All the Sharing, You Don’t Have a Ghost of a Chance

“Ditto” — Sam Wheat, “Ghost,” Paramount, 1990 The Internet – the network of networks – was formed in the early ’50s to enable people to share information – initially scientists, engineers and then it was opened to commercial use and regular people who wanted to share. The Facebook, Twitter and the social media scenes came [...]

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Social Media Marketing Works When The Consumer Comes First

“Trouble with you is you don’t enjoy the game for its own rewards: stimulation, relaxation, pleasant association, and interesting conversation.” – Paul Regret, “The Commancheros,” 20th Century Fox, 1961 The biggest thing that’s wrong with social media marketing is consumers. They simply don’t understand that marketing is a fairly one-sided effort. – You decide what [...]

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Trust Us … We’re Not That Into Her, Him, Them

“If I don’t have a personality of my own, so what? I’m an actress! I can put on as many personalities as I want!” – Doris Finsecker, “Fame,” (1980) MGM Do it Everywhere – If you read a lot of the news, you’d swear people are dancing in the street and everyone everywhere is Tweeting [...]

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On-The-Go Video Viewing is Still in Front of the TV

“You think the more demons you kill the more human you become don’t you?” – Onigen, “Blood: The Last Vampire,” EastWing Productions, 2009 I don’t bother watching vampire, werewolf or zombie TV shows because they’re myths, folklore passed down for generations. I do watch alien shows because everyone knows those suckas are real! And I [...]

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Net Neutrality – A New Way to Hold Ideas, Innovation Ransom

“Think about how stupid the average person is, and then realize that half of ‘em are stupider than that.” – George Carlin I love the power of words. They shape, reshape your view, ideas of what’s real/unreal, true/false, bad/good. Remember Digital Rights Management? What a wholesome way to ensure you owned the video content you [...]

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Cheap, Free Cloud Storage Works for Your Device, Your Stuff, You

Holy Grail – We all know the story – virtually unlimited storage for all of your important stuff that you can use/access at anytime from anywhere. Cloud storage is so popular but some folks still prefer their personal/home cloud to make the content less easy for bad guys/gals to rummage around in for really good [...]

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The More Intense the Content, the More Important the Storage

“This will decimate all, after you put about fifteen grand in it or more. If we have to, overnight parts from Japan.” – Jesse, “The Fast and the Furious,” Universal Pictures, 2001 Content was king at this year’s NAB (National Association of Broadcasters), especially 4K content. While all the servants of the king jockeyed around [...]

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Breaking Content Barriers Can Be Good, Then Again …

“Whether you end up in Heaven or Hell isn’t God’s plan, it’s your own. You just have to remember what it is.” – Meacham, “Cowboys & Aliens,” Universal, 2011 “You have this incredible confluence of a medium coming into its own just as the technology for that medium is drastically shifting. Studios and networks who [...]

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Entertainment Flexibility … Viewing Becomes Personal

“I come from this musical family. My mother is a piano teacher and my father was a conductor.” – Sugar (Marilyn Monroe), “Some Like It Hot,” United Artists -1959 Broadcast and M&E (Media and Entertainment) tradeshows and events used to be all about the behemoths of the industry. Big, sexy, expensive cameras and big, gorgeous, [...]

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