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Three Powerful Product Strategies That Can Improve Your Business

Ira Kalb | Posted 02.09.2015 | Business
Ira Kalb

As the Internet and mobile technologies have grown in importance, so has the concept of the business or product revenue model. Quite simply, a business, revenue, or product model delineates how a company will make money from its products.

Roadmap to Leaving Your Corporate Job & Starting a Creative Business: 6 months after launch (Part 6)

Sumeera Rasul | Posted 01.30.2015 | Small Business
Sumeera Rasul

I see so many designers launching their product on pure faith and often without any real feedback from their potential customers beyond their friends and family. The tendency is to think that the product will sell itself and somehow the business will reach continuous growth.

Before They Break: Biggest Crowdfunded Gadgets of 2015

Grace McClure | Posted 03.17.2015 | Technology
Grace McClure

We've scoured the web sifting through hundreds of unreleased products to uncover those with the 'coolest' crowdfunding potential for 2015.

Does My Company Have What It Needs to Be Expanded Internationally?

Darilyn Aquino | Posted 03.14.2015 | Business
Darilyn Aquino

For the export to be successful we should obtain a realistic response to the questions that will help us to assess the real situation of the company and whether if the company has a real export potential and capacity.

EarthTouch: Saving Our Planet by Green Smart Shopping Made Easy

Woodrow Clark | Posted 02.14.2015 | Green
Woodrow Clark

Earth Accounting is the effort of a dedicated but as yet small group to create this real world activity accounting system and present it to people in a form useful to consumers who are responsible for 70 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

Everything Wrong With Princesses In One Easy Image!

David Trumble | Posted 01.07.2015 | Women
David Trumble

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Why Millions Of Middle-Aged Women Are So Irritated

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 12.24.2014 | Fifty
Elaine Ambrose

Here is a clear plea, written in legible 12-point type, from middle-aged women to package designers. Increase the size of the print on your products because our eyesight is weaker, our patience is shorter, and our brand loyalty is volatile. Give us big type or skip the hype because we're not buying it anymore.

The Next Big (Small) Thing for #TheStitch...

Matt Pipkin | Posted 12.02.2014 | Impact
Matt Pipkin

While sharing about BLVR's investment in us, I shared my personal story of being sexually abused by a family friend when I was six, keeping it secret until after graduating college, and about the heavy toll it took on my life.

Big Isn't Always Better

Hans Hickler | Posted 11.07.2014 | Business
Hans Hickler

Expansion is an important element for a startup. The question is, when? All too often, in my experience, the desire to expand begins to rear its head well in advance of traction and readiness.

Is Your Business Challenging Conventional Thinking?

Scott MacFarland | Posted 09.24.2014 | Business
Scott MacFarland

Stop gambling with your business and start challenging conventional thinking. Look for and develop new ideas of doing business. Ask "why not," instead of "why." This will help to pave the way for new ideas to emerge.

The Best Hair Products for Men, Made Simple

AskMen.com | Posted 08.16.2014 | Style
AskMen.com

Just like the shoes and clothes you wear, the way you style your hair says a lot about your sense of fashion and personality. But before you decide on your next hair-spiration, read on to find out what these hair products can do for you.

New Testing Shows Toxic Chemicals in Walgreens' Products, Customers Respond

Lindsay Dahl | Posted 07.20.2014 | Impact
Lindsay Dahl

For many of us, our frustration around toxic chemicals is amplified when we go shopping. It's along those aisles that we turn over the products, in the slim chance that the labels will tell us something about the product's safety, only to be disappointed.

And The Best-Selling Product Of All Time Is...

24/7 Wall St. | Vince Calio, Thomas C. Frohlich and Alexander E.M. Hess | Posted 05.11.2014 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: Creating the most popular product of the year will make consumers and investors happy. But making an all-time bestseller can trans...

Finding Business Wisdom in a Box of Matzah

Alan Gregerman | Posted 06.16.2014 | Business
Alan Gregerman

Even if the heart of your 'offerings' is all about authenticity or a certain biblical requirement. The most enduring businesses, offerings and people are the ones that consistently figure this out.

Retail Chatter #6

June Haynes | Posted 04.28.2014 | Business
June Haynes

Luxury retailers should take note of the old saying, "Don't judge a book by its cover." If you want to attract this future generation of leaders, adapt to their beliefs that, luxury is not a symbol of achievement, rather a promise to self that "You Can Achieve."

A Smart Product of Social Innovation: SmartLife

Ayna Agarwal | Posted 03.23.2014 | Impact
Ayna Agarwal

For nascent innovators who aspire to creatively impress upon and uplift the lives of those less privileged, 'social innovation' can seem like an under...

he Beauty in NOT Keeping Up With the Joneses

Nancy Colier | Posted 03.10.2014 | Parents
Nancy Colier

Lately, I have been under fierce pressure from my daughter to keep up with her Joneses. Her keeping up, however, involves my wallet, and at the moment, something called an iPhone 5C.

Business Dreams Come True with Shopify!

Nova Lorraine | Posted 02.04.2014 | Small Business
Nova Lorraine

Ever thought about becoming an entrepreneur or creating a startup? If so you are in good company. Some the brightest have also opted to sacrifice everything to stand on a limb for a dream.

Saying Goodbye to CPSC With the Wind in Its Sails, Set On The Right Course

Inez Moore Tenenbaum | Posted 02.02.2014 | Politics
Inez Moore Tenenbaum

We even overcame a last minute attempt to delay the vote by Republican members of the Commission. We persevered, got the job done, and children can sleep safer in the cribs used in childcare center centers and for sale today.

Who's Running The Retail Industry? It's You

Jill Puleri | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Jill Puleri

As consumers, you've been enjoying a lot of power lately. Thanks to digital tools and an abundance of information, you can generally ask for and receive much more individualized service from your favorite service provider -- whether it be an insurance company, car dealer, a retailer or a bank. But this may only be the beginning.

Star Designers Flying Under the Radar

Soren Petersen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style
Soren Petersen

The creative economy has it's own highly publicized heroes and while most of us have heard about Sir Jonathan Ive, James Dyson, Giorgetto Giugiaro and...

6 Super Embarrassing Food Product Fails

The Daily Meal | Posted 08.20.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Hindsight's 20/20.

Starbucks' Biggest Drink And Product Flops

The Daily Meal | Posted 10.16.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

This mega chain isn't without its missteps and failures from time to time. So just what has and hasn't worked?

Coexist Campaign: Creating a Cycle of Peace

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 09.14.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

The Coexist Campaign holds the potential to change the way peace-building is done around the world. By working at the grassroots level, but connecting to global markets through the latest in digital technology, it can bring people together as never before.

Interviewing Users: An Interview with Steve Portigal

Phil Simon | Posted 08.26.2013 | Books
Phil Simon

I've done hundreds of interviews in my life. I've interviewed people as part of the recruiting process and a bunch as they walked out the door. I've i...