We get an idea. We come up with a concept, a business plan, and maybe even a marketing plan. We look for funding, find partners, and hire employees. We prepare to launch a new business and everything is looking great. At this point, the one step that many fail at is often the easiest yet most important. What’s in a name? Almost everything.
All of the Money in the World Spent on Advertising Cannot Replace Customer Experience in 2011 and Beyond
The headline might be long, but the message is pure. It’s that simple. In the past, a company could get around negative buzz or public perception simply by advertising more. Public relations firms and spin doctors were able to patch up a potential disaster by throwing money at it.
It just doesn’t work like that anymore.
There are certain advantages to being born to celebrities such as Sylvester Stallone or Nicholas Cage. The money, the fame, the privilege – coming into this world with an instant leg up can make life Read On »
Countries have come and gone over the centuries, but it’s not something that you see very often anymore. The borders as they are currently set in the world are the way things are going to be in the foreseeable future. Sudan splitting in half earlier this month is something that we won’t witness very often.
When it becomes the 193rd member of the United Nations, they will be the 3rd addition in the last decade. The country is loaded with natural resources but decades of war have made the country a challenging place for its people to prosper.
You can see by looking at this thing that it would be hard to make work. Most zombies move slowly, but getting the toilet seat over their head can be challenging to say the least. If you miss, you’re toast. It does, however, appear to be able to deliver a very appealing result if you are able to get them collared.
The economy has been in a state of flux for years now. We get good news and bad news every day. Sides point fingers at each other. Corporations and banks get bailed out. Tax payers pay. It seems like an endless cycle in these uncertain times.
Well, not for everyone.
Months have gone by and he still isn’t sure what that strange feeling is. He knows they’re just boxes and trash, but something always nags at him, haunts him late at night in dreams that fade as soon as he wakes before he’s able to remember what it was about the garbage that gives him an odd feeling of… guilt.
Freelancing is a challenging profession. There are such amazing benefits to being your own boss. There’s also a ton of risk.
This mini-guide is designed to help those considering jumping into the game. Our friends at Freshbooks breaks it down for us in a nice, concise infographic that shows you how to start, where to go, and what challenges await.
The Doctor’s “companions” have numbered across the decades in the dozens. As we now have double-digit Doctors, it makes sense that he has them in all different shapes, sizes, and even races. This infographic breaks it down for us.
The politically correct answer, at least in America, is that “you have to go to college if you can.” We all hear from our parents and guidance councilors that the road to being successful in life starts with college and that we are doomed to failure and drive-thru jobs if we don’t go.
Most who go to college say that it was a good investment. Most also say that it’s not affordable and that the system does not end up “paying for itself” even in the long run. Which is right? In essence, the different opinions contradict each other.
He doesn’t always drink alone, but when he does…