GlobalBX Entrepreneur Business Articles - November 2012

Take Your Choice – Screens, Pipes, Content

“The wick is almost out, Felix. All I want is for the candle to glow one last time rather than curse the darkness.” – Oscar Madison, “The Odd Couple II,” Paramount, 1998 Our office system was recently used to watch three segments of Yahoo’s mini-series Cybergeddo (the nine segments total 95 minutes). Except for the [...]

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5 Simple & Free Motivators

Part of the role for the management level within a company is to show great leadership in the areas of motivation. However with the influx of cash incentives, early finishes and boring name on frames as rewards has resulted in motivation starting to slack. However if you’re a small company and can’t really afford the [...]

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What Makes A Good Entrepreneur

The Key Attributes of a Successful Business Entrepreneur It can be a rocky and arduous road to success but very little compares to the feeling of being a successful entrepreneur and watching new business ventures take off. There are a number of characteristics that are commonplace within the best entrepreneurs and business owners, regardless of [...]

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Is Your Business Ready for Cyber Monday?

After a long weekend of eating turkey leftovers and battling unruly crowds at shopping centers, Americans look forward to returning to work so they can spend time behind their computers, scoring online deals during Cyber Monday. In 2011, Americans spent $1.25 billion dollars on Cyber Monday, setting the record for the heaviest online sales in one [...]

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Internet, Web Writing Can Be Read Round-The-World, Forever

“IT’S A WEAPON. A weapon aimed right at the hearts and minds of the weak and the desperate. It will give us control of them. If we want to rule more than one small, town, we have to have it. People will come from all over, they’ll do exactly what I tell ‘em.” – Carnegie, [...]

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Smartphone Purchasing … It’s for More than Just Coffee

“We just robbed your safe.” – Dick Harper, “Fun with Dick and Jane,” Columbia Pictures, 1977 Have any of you looked at your bank account lately? Just curious, because we have no idea why half of the world seems to be hell-bent on getting us to take a giant leap into the mCommerce universe. You [...]

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Using Lower Level Business Valuations Effectively

Under the Statement of Standards for Valuation Services (SSVS) published by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) there are two types of valuation engagements – calculation and valuation. Certified Public Accountants (CPA’s) who are members of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and are engaged to estimate the value of a business [...]

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Top Sources of Passive Income

Who says you have to work hard just to earn some cash? In today’s online world, earning money even without doing anything is possible! Place your bet on passive income-generating ventures and you’ll see what it means to earn money without toiling so hard. According to the Internal Revenue Service, passive income is money earned [...]

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10 Tips on How to Sell Your Business

Having one’s own business is a great deal of work.  It could get overwhelming to the point that you want to let it go.  Selling a business is an important event where you have the opportunity to reap financial rewards for your hard work and sacrifice.  You need to put just as much preparation into [...]

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Are You Ready To Sell Your Company?

Selling your company after investing years of hard work and money is a difficult and long process.  David Lonsdale of Allegiance Capital in his article that appeared at Inc.com says you have to ask yourself some questions to find out if you are ready to let go – Who do you want to sell your [...]

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Why Family Businesses Fail

Many small businesses are family-owned or –controlled.  Nevertheless, most family businesses struggle and about only a quarter survive.  The Globe and Mail lists why most family businesses fail.  Writer Leah Golob decries the lack of professionals – lawyers, accountants, financial planners, etc. – who have thorough understanding of the intricacies of family businesses.  These usually [...]

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Small Business For Mit Romney

Entrepreneur.com shares the results of a survey conducted around the first week of August by Manta.com.  The respondents are about 2,000 small business owners who were asked what political issue affects their small businesses.  Twenty percent of the respondents answered health care and tax policy as having the most impact on their companies.  Other pressing [...]

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Small Business Bankruptcies Are Declining

A new Equifax’s Small Business Bankruptcy Report reveal that small business bankruptcies are down the second quarter of 2012 by 17% more  compared to the first quarter.  This is the fourth quarter in a row that showed decreasing small business bankruptcies.  Equifax’s chief economist, Amy Crews Cutts told Courtney Rubin of the American Express Open [...]

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Trade Show PR Mining – It’s Not Just the Fastest, Biggest Gun

“We don’t need no badges. I don’t have to show you any stinking badges.” – Gold Hat (Alfonso Bedoya), The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (Warner Bros – 1948) Conventions/conferences are events that challenge a man’s (and woman’s) stamina. They push you to the limits of creativity and performance. Companies spend hundreds of thousands, no [...]

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Which of these SEO Best Practices Do You Follow?

Search high and low for tips, tricks and secrets for SEO and you will be bombarded with information load. Do this, don’t do that, only do this when … it can be overwhelming. In today’s article we have compiled a number of “SEO Best Practices” as related to Website Design, Content and Linking. Can you [...]

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Evolution Within The Automotive Industry – How Entrepreneurs Have Sought Advantage

We live in undeniably strange and contrasting socio-economic times, as although technological advancement continues to empower aspiring entrepreneurs their dreams are often restricted by the threat of global recession. While many may give up on their goals, however, there are a select few that have sought out opportunity amid a barren economic wasteland. Take the [...]

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Marketing Millionaires: How These Coupon Moguls Made Money by Saving Consumers Cash

Most consumers know what a coupon is and the benefits associated with it. Traditionally, this is a document that allows a you to get a specified discount when you purchase a product or service from an outlet or a network of outlets. But that’s the concept of traditional coupons. Enter online coupons and big money [...]

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Holiday Season Looks Brighter … Tougher

“Make a buck, make a buck. Even in Brooklyn it’s the same – don’t care what Christmas stands for, just make a buck, make a buck.” – Alfred, Macy Janitor, “Miracle on 34th Street,” 20th Century Fox, 1947 Predicting holiday spending is never easy; but that sure doesn’t stop the analysts, researchers and retailers. They’re [...]

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