Small Business Lessons From Disney

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Learning from the "Big Boys" simply makes sense. Companies that claw their way to the Fortune 500 ranks obviously are doing something right and though few start-up companies will end up in the billion-plus class, there are some attitudes and actions … [Read more...]

Small Business Lessons From Coca-Cola

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Innovation Never Ends When does a successful company come to the point at which it can rest on its laurels and coast? Never, according to Muhtar Kent, CEO of the Coca-Cola Co. When he took over the reins of the soft drink giant four years ago, it … [Read more...]

Social Networks Can Boost Business Start-Ups


Getting the word out about a new e-business can be a considerable challenge for a beginning entrepreneur. Social networking on such sites as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn can be an inexpensive and effective way to promote, but there are some things … [Read more...]

Big Break For Small Business Suppliers

An exciting new opportunity has been created for small business owners. The ability to offer their products or services to large corporations is a big boost to businesses that would otherwise not be able to even put their foot in the doors of big … [Read more...]

How To Woo The Media

The competition among small business to get their stories into the media is fierce. Getting onto the pages of the local newspaper or on radio or television, however, is basically free advertising and trying to get there is worth the effort. … [Read more...]

The Future Of Apple Without Steve Jobs

Apple Stock Prices from 1984 - 2011

What does the future of Apple look like without Steve Jobs? Analysts are predicting a very bright future. Today, Apple is worth $377.83 billion dollars. Share prices are fluctuating between $401 - $409.  It is the largest company in the world and … [Read more...]

Quickbooks Merchant Services Developer Earns Reward

Quickbooks Merchant Services Inventor

On August 31, 2011, Hugh Molotsi received the "Founders Innovation Award," for his role in the development of Quickbooks Merchant Services. An employee of Intuit for many years, Hugh discovered a business problem by talking to business owners about … [Read more...]

Bringing Bright Minds Together

Collaboration—with a capital C. In today’s business environment, what’s not to like about the concept of sharing information, asking questions, bouncing around bits of nascent, not-quite-formed ideas? Whether it’s formal, sit-down-at-a-table … [Read more...]