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Are You Aware Of This Brand-New Way To Make Money On Facebook?

Gene Marks | Posted 01.19.2017 | Business
Gene Marks

Did you know that Facebook users watch 100 million hours of video every day? It's true. My household accounts for about 30 percent of that number. We ...

Top 14 Record Breaking Pay-Per-View Sporting Events (Infographic)

Jonathan Long | Posted 12.20.2016 | Business
Jonathan Long

The UFC, professional wrestling and professional boxing are extremely popular right now, and while events are selling out, the audience at the live ev...

Twitter Cuts 9 Percent Of Workforce As Revenue Growth Slows

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 10.27.2016 | Business

Oct 27 (Reuters) - Twitter Inc reported a sharp slowdown in quarterly revenue growth on Thursday and said it would cut 9 percent of its global workfor...

How to Manage Your Profitability in Your Small Business

Melinda Emerson | Posted 10.20.2016 | Business
Melinda Emerson

A profitable small business is rarely an accident; you have to constantly work for new revenue. Projecting profits on a financial statement in a bu...

Waiting in Line is Bad Business

Rana Florida | Posted 10.17.2016 | Business
Rana Florida

Like many type A people with too many things to do and too many things I want to accomplish, I detest lines. Whether it's a line at the airport, a go...

How to Increase Your Sales on Slow Days

Tiffany Largie | Posted 05.13.2016 | Business
Tiffany Largie

I went to eat at the Cheese Cake Factory the other day and like always I had a great experience. Funny enough to me for like the first time, they were not full?

3 Must Use Tools For Entrepreneurs Doing Under Six-Figures

Tiffany Largie | Posted 04.28.2017 | Business
Tiffany Largie

If you read that article that I did called Entrepreneur, don't make this hard. You'll totally get this quick insight I am going to share with you abou...

5 Differences Between Old and New Media

Sachin Kamdar | Posted 04.14.2017 | Media
Sachin Kamdar

There are a ton of differences between old-media practices and new-media strategies. Here, I examine five differences between how legacy media companies and newer entities operate.

How to Handle Your Books When Your Money Is Off the Books: Financial Planning in a Freelance World

Michael Most | Posted 03.02.2017 | Business
Michael Most

Freelancing and being self-employed are the new frontier in the American economy. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of self-empl...

There's a New-Old Sheriff in Town: Royalty Financing for Young Ventures

Victoria Silchenko | Posted 02.22.2017 | Business
Victoria Silchenko

Do you remember that story from the early '90s when Arthur Fox pioneered royalty financing as a new form of venture capital? No, me neither. But the fact is that's when we got the first revenue based financing model operating here in the U.S.

Self-Management Trumps Passion in Design-Driven Startup Performance

Soren Petersen | Posted 02.09.2017 | Business
Soren Petersen

Although all startup founders of design driven startups are passionate - still ninety-two percent of them will fail within three years, according to a...

Build Once, Sell Twice, Make Money Three Times

Dr. Sean Wise | Posted 10.14.2016 | Business
Dr. Sean Wise

Dear Professor, recently one of my advisers asked me to explore additional revenue streams for my startup. I think she is afraid our primary source o...

An Idea So Old It's New Again

Taylor Lincoln | Posted 10.14.2016 | Politics
Taylor Lincoln

The next time industry officials forward hysterical predictions over the would-be effects of an FTT, ask yourself this: Are they crying for us or for themselves?

9 Easy Ways to Boost Revenue Using Yelp

Richard Lorenzen | Posted 10.08.2016 | Business
Richard Lorenzen

Every small business has heard of the power of Yelp. It continues to be one of the major online customer review sites. What does its influence really translate into in terms of dollars and cents? If Yelp is so important, what can you do to get your money's worth out of it?

"Revenue Insecurity" and the Freemium Death Spiral

Brian de Haaff | Posted 09.15.2016 | Technology
Brian de Haaff

A funny thing happens on the way to building a successful business. At a certain point you actually need customers who can pay you for the product or service that you offer.

Navigating Risk and Design in Startups

Soren Petersen | Posted 08.10.2016 | Business
Soren Petersen

Startups still remain one of the best vehicles for future progress, however it is important not to be blind to the market, technology and execution risk and to establish the most important connections between capabilities and user needs (job yet to be done.)

These Internal Documents Prove Uber Is A Money Loser

Gawker | Jenny Che | Posted 08.05.2015 | Business

Uber, Silicon Valley’s prized amoral unicorn, is presumed to be a financial titan and a sure-thing IPO in the near future. Which may be true. But on...

Past, Present... Future

Amanda Spencer | Posted 07.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Amanda Spencer

I recently stumbled upon a past incarnation of myself. How? Since last year, I've been a volunteer and advocate for a neuro charity. It's given me, si...

From a Shelter Worker: Reflections on Doing Good and Earning Profit

Liz Powers | Posted 07.21.2016 | Impact
Liz Powers

I have worked with non-profits for 8 years and with homeless individuals for the past 9. During that time, I did a lot of reflecting. I thought about how frustrating it was to feel stifled - how I wanted to make an enormous impact. And move fast.

As Communication Improves, Culture Improves, as Does the Bottom Line -- 4 Tools That Make a Difference

Amy Rees Anderson | Posted 06.30.2016 | Business
Amy Rees Anderson

In order to be a successful company you must create an environment that encourages the contribution and open sharing of information.

By 2 Key Metrics, Big Private Firms Outpace Public Companies

Mary Ellen Biery | Posted 05.28.2016 | Business
Mary Ellen Biery

Large privately held companies are more profitable and are growing revenues faster than publicly traded companies in the United States, according to Sageworks, a financial information company.

Warning Spa Managers: Mother's Day Ahead

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 05.08.2016 | Money
Linda Harding-Bond

Clearly many people turn to the spa industry in hopes of providing their loved ones with a memorable experience. But in the past several years many high-end spas have been plagued with reports of service that is less than stellar.

Why Aren't Spas on TripAdvisor?

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 05.31.2015 | Travel
Linda Harding-Bond

If TripAdvisor had a spa category, it would allow the public to zoom in on which spas provide the type of service they need. Specialists could be identified for resolving targeted beauty issues for fast growing market segments including ethnic women and men.

"Be Different" for Increased Performance, Productivity, and Profitability

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 04.06.2015 | Business
Dr. Jim Taylor

I'm asked regularly by companies to help them find ways to increase their individual and organizational performance, productivity, and profitability. In these situations, two old adages come to mind.

Sales Goals Will Help Boost Your Small Business to the Next Level

Melinda Emerson | Posted 01.03.2015 | Small Business
Melinda Emerson

You can't expect to see your sales improve if you're not prioritizing your time in the right areas of your business. The core of your organization's g...