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[ 0 ] Jun. 5, 2013

When Legendary Mail Order Catalogs First Published

Here’s a list of well-known mail order catalogs and when they first published: Hammacher Schlemmer: 1848 Spiegel Inc. : 1865 Montgomery Ward: 1872 Eaton’s: 1884 Sears & Roebuck: 1893 L.L. Bean: 1912 Eddie Bauer: 1920 Miles Kimball: 1935 Vermont Country Store: 1945 Walter Drake: 1947 Cohasset Colonials: 1948 Lillian Vernon: 1951 Taylor Gifts: 1952 Harriet […]

[ 0 ] Jun. 5, 2013

Have You Done A SWOT Analysis?

It’s a good idea to access your small business with a SWOT analysis every quarter. Take a sheet of paper and begin: Strengths: Jot down the ways your small business goes above and beyond your competition. What do you do better than all the rest? Weaknesses: Now write down the things you are not providing […]

[ 0 ] Jun. 5, 2013

Renegades Write The Rules

In Renegades Write The Rules: How the Digital Royalty Use Social Media to Innovate (Wiley, $26.95) author Amy Jo Martin, founder and CEO of social media agency, Digital Royalty and Digital Royalty University, reveals the innovative strategies behind the social media success of today’s top celebrities and brands, and how to follow their lead in […]

[ 0 ] Jun. 5, 2013

Upscale-Resale Fashion Chain: Clothes Mentor

Clothes Mentor aims to help women be fashionable and frugal.  With 40 better brands like Talbot’s, Chico’s, Ann Taylor and Coldwater Creek and designer brands like Coach, Dooney & Burke, Kaspar and Tahari.  And $13 average prices.   And cash-on-the spot for selling name-brand, quality-condition fashions here. The Clothes Mentor national franchise has 80 stores open, […]

[ 0 ] Jun. 4, 2013

How To Be A Mail Order Millionaire

Fred Broitman, a well known mail order authority and principal at Sunman Direct, Chicago’s largest independently owned Direct Response Advertising Agency, has completely revised and updated his book “How To Become A Mail Order Millionaire.” This comprehensive manual to help you start, run and manage your own mail order business includes all new section on […]

[ 0 ] Jun. 4, 2013

Breakthrough Branding: Creating A Winning Brand

If you can jot your breakthrough idea on the back of your business card, you’re on to something! Coach and founder of SelfBrand, Catherine Kuputa, says, “Forget the big idea, go for the small idea. That’s the fundamental paradox of business: big ideas are small, simple, focused and specific so they can occupy a specific […]

[ 0 ] Jun. 4, 2013

Start A Recession Proof Cleanout Foreclosure Business

Turn a truck, some cleaning supplies and lawn tools into a moneymaking opportunity. You can make money cleaning out foreclosed properties and maintaining them. Foreclosures are everywhere! With our roller-coaster economy, the sub-prime meltdown, continuing recession fears, and jobs crisis there have never been more foreclosures in history than there are right now! According to most news reports this […]

[ 0 ] Jun. 4, 2013

Barefoot Wines Launched With Little Money & No Experience

Michael Houlihan, along with partner Bonnie Harvey, started Barefoot Wines in the laundry room of a rented farmhouse. They had no money, no industry experience, and no clue what they were doing. As a result, they broke all the rules—and ended up creating the #1 wine brand in America. Through innovative ideas, universal business practices, […]

[ 0 ] Jun. 4, 2013

Goldgenie Offers Golden Opportunity For Entrepreneurs

Many first-time entrepreneurs find it easier to launch their own business with a little help by buying a Business Opportunity. GoldGenie is such an option. One man to take up the luxury gold plating company’s Business Opportunity was 30-year-old Kristian Poliszckuk from the UK who was looking for a change in career. A former estate […]

[ 0 ] Jun. 3, 2013

Women’s Business Enterprise National Council Conference in Minneapolis

The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) will convene over 3,000 decision makers from the nation’s leading corporations, government entities and women’s business enterprises (WBEs) to generate business together and stimulate economic growth at the 2013 WBENC National Conference & Business Fair in Minneapolis, MN, June 25-27, 2013. Successful business leaders, from senior executives at […]

[ 0 ] Jun. 3, 2013

6 Ways To Hang On To The Up-And-Down Market Rollercoaster

By: Rick Rodgers, CFP The stock market’s drop in April, after the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed in March at its first new high since the Great Panic of 2008, has prompted a lot of conflicting predictions from analysts. Some say it marks the end of an impressive bull market, while others say it’s just […]

[ 0 ] Jun. 3, 2013

Mobile App vs Mobile Website

By Robert Patrick The question I’m getting asked more and more is, “should we build a mobile app or a mobile website, and what the heck is the difference?” We all know the mobile era is here, and more consumers are turning to their mobile devices to research and locate products and stores, but how […]

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