GlobalBX Entrepreneur Business Articles - March 2013

GDC is one of the few events we go to where people should be having loads of fun…it’s gaming for gosh sake! Instead it’s a bunch of young men/women wanting to scrape very bit of knowledge and insight from the speakers they can so they can make the next big hit. It just started so we aren’t certain what is going to come out of the conference but we’ll summarize all of that at the end.

For an industry that’s built around fun and games, GDC (Game Developers Conference) is anything but. As GDC begins, all the troops – exhibitors – are on the ground ready to one-up the others–not to win over consumer players, but the guys/gals who will design, develop, create the stuff we play and watch. After all, [...]

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Sometimes Course Correction Requires Rocking the Boat

Being boss means making the tough decisions. Being the boss of a “recovering” company is even tougher. Being a female boss of a recovering company is tougher than tough when everyone wants you to succeed but also can’t look away in the hopes of the company foundering on the rocks. We’re not sure about Marissa [...]

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Types of Mobile Websites for Online Businesses

As ownership of smartphones and tablet devices continues to boom, the market share of users accessing the web from these devices has also rapidly grown. From January 2012 to 2013, worldwide web usage on mobile devices grew over six per cent in comparison to desktop. Therefore, it should come as no surprise that most search [...]

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There’s Just Something About Your Storage You Can See, Touch

“Something came out of the fog and tried to destroy us. In one moment, it vanished.” – Stevie Wayne – “The Fog,” AVCO Embassy Pictures, 1980 We recently switched back to posting some of our documents from Google’s Gdrive (not as catchy as iDrive but…). Gdrive had “issues” and if the work didn’t fit into [...]

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Building a Sellable Business – How Sellable Is Your Business?

Do you know how much your business is worth when it is time to sell? According to Intuit Small Business Blog, angel investor John Warrillow answers this question. He determines how much a company is valued at using a Sellability Score. He developed this method based on eight influencers. To know how much your company is worth is as important [...]

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Why Baby Boomers Are Buying Franchises

If you want to venture into business with less risk, franchising is the way to go. When you buy a franchise, you get all the kits, training and the likes, so as a franchisee you don’t have to worry about strategic planning or brand marketing.  According to FinancialPost.com, it has been observed that more and more [...]

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Cinnabon Franchises Expanding Globally

Who would not be enticed by the sweet smell of cinnamon rolls wafting through the air in the morning? Perhaps one of the sweetest successes a business can have is to penetrate the global market and sell its products and services across the world. This is what Cinnabon has been doing despite the downfall of [...]

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Digital Signage – They Tell, Sell, See, Will Do More

There are two aspects of the digital signage industry – what it is today (pretty darn rosy) and what it will be in just a few years (mind boggling). To most folks, digital signage is all of those gawdy signs they see in NYC’s Times Square, Vegas or the static and video signs you see [...]

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When Should a New Business Invest in a CRM System?

When should a new business invest in a CRM system? Some would say that it is never too soon, and others would bide their time to see how it goes. But all would agree that a CRM system is essential if a business is to succeed, and so the ‘When?’ question is one that every [...]

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Social Networking For Your Home Based Business

When you have a home based business, you want to get your name and business out there for the world to see. Luckily, there are many avenues in the world of social networks to help you create and sell your image. Which social networking platforms you use depends on your comfort zone and willingness to [...]

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