GlobalBX Entrepreneur Business Articles - July 2014

Marketing Just Got Turned Upside Down

“For the last six months, he’s gone to Harvard and Berkeley. I’m betting he can get a passport.” Carl Hanratty, “Catch Me If You Can,” Dreamworks, 20002 Years ago, the CEO of a very successful client announced he was going to spend a week with the sales people and visit customers, prospects. After the third [...]

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Big Data Can Help, But Never Underestimate The Individual

“Man who catch fly with chopstick accomplish anything.” – Miyagi, “The Karate Kid,” Columbia Pictures, 1984 I really like the word innovation it sounds so … progressive. And with all of the data Facebook and Google gather and sell about you, you’d think we’d really see some innovative products emerge. You know, really different, really [...]

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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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