Month: June 2012

BRANDING

On June 28, 2012 Ms. Mueller of the New York Times wrote an interesting article about how to brand your product without the need of an advertising agency. June 28, 2012, 7:00 am Building a Brand When You Can’t Afford an Ad Agency By MP MUELLER Courtesy of Tito’s Handmade VodkaTito Beveridge: “I think there’s… Read more »

EXCESS INVENTORY

The following verarticle was published in the New York Times on June  6, 2012 by Adrina Gardella. Comparing Notes on Excess Inventory (and Other Small-Business Problems) By ADRIANA GARDELLA Suzanne DeChillo/The New York TimesFrom left, Susan Parker, Deirdre Lord, Alexandra Mayzler Jessica Johnson and Beth Shaw. She Owns It Portraits of women entrepreneurs.   During… Read more »

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-06-24

Re-tweet blog archive … : 401(k) – Fees & Some changes you should be aware http://t.co/ngOJSbIa Re-tweet blog archive … : Facebook’s IPO Compared to Those of Other Tech Giants http://t.co/srdUqqnw Re-tweet blog archive … : Finding the Exit® … we all do eventually, some more successfully… http://t.co/HY6XeIUU

Poor Wellbeing Is Killing Your Business

Employees who are thriving in their overall wellbeing have 41% lower health-related costs compared with those who are struggling and 62% lower costs compared with those who are suffering. Overall wellbeing relates to illness, which is associated with lower employee productivity and missed work. People who have thriving wellbeing have a 35% lower turnover rate… Read more »

Using Your 401(k) to Buy a Small Business

On June 13, 2012 Barbara Taylor of the New York Times writes about another way to finance the purchase of a small business when all the traditional ways of financing are still frozen. How many small businesses today are still unable to grow or expand?   Putting a price on business.   Courtesy of Aluminum… Read more »