Think you have a great idea for a new product that is the next million-dollar idea? Go for it. Conduct your own due diligence search to find out if anyone is working on something similar to your idea. If not, consider doing it yourself. There are dozens of books out there and guides to help […]
The International Franchise Association (www.franchise.org) is the world’s oldest and largest organization representing franchising worldwide. The IFA promotes the nearly 18 million jobs and $2.1 trillion of economic activity generated by franchising. IFA members include franchise companies in more than 90 different business format categories. Visit their site for a wide variety of resources on […]
Despite our roller-coaster economy, there has never been a better time to start your own business. Your job might have been rendered obsolete by outsourcing and you might never be able to penetrate the current job market with any degree of success. Why not start your own business? Make a list of things you love […]
CTR means “Click-Through Rate” and that is a way to measure the impact of your ad campaign. Here’s how it is derived: divide the number of users who click on an ad by the number of times an ad was served up to view.
Sony announced the launch of the lightest touch screen 6″ eReader device ever, Reader Wi-Fi (PRS-T1), providing the most natural and immersive reading experience yet for book lovers. The new Reader Wi-Fi builds on the popularity of last year’s line, while reducing size and weight and incorporating new and enhanced features. At under 6 ounces […]
The cost per thousand impressions: this means that for every 1000 page views your banner ad receives you will receive the dollar value earned. Average CPMs range from $2 to $4 and more lucrative ad networks earn their partners up to $5-$8 per 1000 page views and sometimes even more.
In the calculated game of frozen yogurt sales, Menchie’s latest move may be the checkmate, says CEO Amit Kleinberger. “Today’s guest really expects to have a multidimensional experience that involves not only the food, but the environment and experience as well,” Kleinberger says. To that effect, the frozen yogurt brand overhauled its business strategy with […]
McDonald’s U.K. has tapped fashion designer Wayne Hemingway to conceive a 100-percent recycled uniform for its 85,000 staff members in time for the 2012 Olympic Games, which will be held in London. According to the Guardian, the uniforms will be part of Hemingway’s Worn Again label, which “upcycles” clothes; meaning clothes are collected in store, reprocessed […]
PiggyMojo will help you come up with easy ways to bank extra money. How to save money, spend less, reach savings goals and create easy budgets are topics covered on their website: www.piggymojo.comIt is easy to get the whole family involved with their motivating tricks.
Magnolia Bakery, the New York City purveyor of cupcakes once prized by the gals on “Sex in the City” recently received state approval to sell franchises and is eyeing overseas markets as diverse as Sao Paulo, Tokyo and Doha, Qatar. The new franchises will only be sold abroad, according to the store’s co-owner, Steve Abrams. […]
Troop Transition International, the country’s only active duty and veteran vocational training organization, who also provides job placement, is pleased to announce its newest course offering in the form of an online training product called, “GIThrive.com.” GI Thrive is a 48 hour online roughneck training course for those veterans who would like to hit reset […]
The Bull Smoke brand aims to help consumers find an alternative to smoking tobacco cigarettes that leaves no lingering effects such as odor, ash, and other environmental waste. Electronic cigarettes have become popular in the last two years as many public and private establishments have banned cigarette smoking in the USA and other countries. The […]