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3 Tips For Creating A Viral Video

3 Tips For Creating A Viral Video

Rod Kurtz  04. 9.2012
No one has ever accused the Method guys of taking themselves too seriously. Sure, the San Francisco-based company has become a household...
The Jamaica Summit: 'An Outstanding Experience'

The Jamaica Summit: 'An Outstanding Experience'

Rod Kurtz  03.30.2012
During a TV interview a few years back, I was asked why I like entrepreneurs. My response was something to the effect of, "Well, how can...
Ask Rod: How Can We Take On Big Competitors?

Ask Rod: How Can We Take On Big Competitors?

Rod Kurtz  02.15.2012
No matter your industry, you'll eventually find yourself going head-to-head with a bigger competitor. So what's the best way to take them...
What Advice Do You Have For Job Searchers?

What Advice Do You Have For Job Searchers?

Rod Kurtz  01. 4.2012
Despite a slight dip in the unemployment rate recently, the hiring picture in the United States remains shaky at best -- with millions...
Ask Rod: Should We Outsource Our Manufacturing?

Ask Rod: Should We Outsource Our Manufacturing?

Rod Kurtz  12.21.2011
Moving your company's manufacturing overseas can be a tempting way to trim your budget. But what about the hidden costs? And attracting...
Ask Rod: How Do We Set Up A Twitter Account?

Ask Rod: How Do We Set Up A Twitter Account?

Rod Kurtz  12. 7.2011
With tens of millions of users, Twitter has become fertile ground for finding new customers. But how do you get started? And adding new...
Ask Rod: How Can We Get Our Product Into Stores?

Ask Rod: How Can We Get Our Product Into Stores?

Rod Kurtz  11.30.2011
Every designer or inventor dreams of seeing their products on store shelves. But how do you get them there? And what can you do get customers...
Ask Rod: How Can We Take On Big-Box Retailers?

Ask Rod: How Can We Take On Big-Box Retailers?

Rod Kurtz  11.23.2011
A small business is never going to beat Walmart, Target and other big-box retailers on price. So how can they convince customers to stick...
How Is The European Debt Crisis Affecting Your Business?

How Is The European Debt Crisis Affecting Your Business?

Rod Kurtz  11.10.2011
Main Street can feel pretty far away from, say, the piazzas of Rome and the platias of Athens. But the recent political and economic turmoil...
Ask Rod: Can Twitter Help My Business?

Ask Rod: Can Twitter Help My Business?

Rod Kurtz  11. 9.2011
With all the responsibilities a business owner has, who's get time for social media? As it turns out, Facebook and Twitter can be a cheap...
Confessions Of A New York Street Hustler

Confessions Of A New York Street Hustler

Rod Kurtz  11. 2.2011
Behind the bar at Niagara, a no-frills watering hole in New York's East Village that still feels like it actually belongs there, there's...
Ask Rod: How Can We Reach New Customers?

Ask Rod: How Can We Reach New Customers?

Rod Kurtz  11. 2.2011
Sure, you've got some loyal customers. But how do you get them to spread the word to new ones? And there's no better advertising than...
Ask Rod: What's The Best Way To Find Good Employees?

Ask Rod: What's The Best Way To Find Good Employees?

Rod Kurtz  10.26.2011
Hiring employees is perhaps the most important decision a business owner has to make. After all, the wrong player can prove incredibly...