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Start-up Failure Rates Vary — Choosing the Right Industry Matters

I’m following up my posting of a few weeks ago on new business failure rates where I said that there are considerable differences across industry sectors in business failure rates. Below is Figure 7.1 (p.113) from my book Illusions of Entrepreneurship: The Costly Myths that Entrepreneurs, Investors, and Policy Makers Live By. The data come from an article by Amy ... Read More »

29 Places to Market Craft Tutorial Videos to Attract Buyers

Let’s face it, there are a lot of people selling crafts online. It’s hard to break through all that noise, but it can be done by pouring some of your amazing creativity into marketing handmade crafts online. How? By discovering the best places to market craft tutorial videos. DIY (Do-It-Yourself) crafting is a hot topic. According to Google’s Keyword Planner, the ... Read More »

HubSpot Files for IPO, Hopes to Raise $100 Million

HubSpot, the inbound marketing company founded by Brian Halligan and Dharmesh Shah in 2006, has filed its intentions for an Initial Public Offering. The company says it hopes to raise $100 million from sales of public stock, according to its S-1 filing with the Security Exchange Commission. Hubspot says it plans to list shares on the New York Stock Exchange ... Read More »

Book Review: 365 Personal Brand Marketing Thumb-Rules

In Vikram Rajan’s “365 Personal Brand Marketing Thumb-Rules: Daily Reminders for Rainmakers: Lawyers, Accountants, Financial Planners, Real Estate and Health & Wellness Professionals”, you get to actually be the author of your own business’ destiny. In my copy, there is a handwritten note from Vikram that says “This book is not meant to be ‘read’ as much as it is ... Read More »

Does Your Business Need a DBA?

0 Fictitious Business Name: An Overview Sometimes called a Fictitious Business Name, Doing Business As (DBA), assumed business name, or trade name, these filings let the public know the true owner of a business. Note that I’ll be using DBA and Fictitious Business Name interchangeably throughout this article. The DBA or Fictitious Business Name designation was created as a form ... Read More »

Internet Plays Key Role in Real Estate Industry

The Internet increasingly plays a key role in the real estate sales industry, and this trend is expected to grow. According to a recent article by real estate professional John Mudd, more and more homebuyers are using the Internet in some portion of their buying process, either to locate property for sale or to educate themselves. By the same token, ... Read More »

PowerBlog Review: Inside Real Estate Journal

Editor’s note: This is the thirteenth in our popular weekly series of PowerBlog Reviews of other weblogs… Inside Real Estate Journal is published by John Mudd. John is a realtor located in beautiful Tampa Bay, Florida, USA. He also goes by the name “Mr. Real Estate.” As his blog’s name suggests, he publishes a real estate blog. OK, so you ... Read More »

Zillow and Changes to the Real Estate Industry

Real estate site Zillow.com launched last week. Some are predicting that Zillow.com is going to hurt realtors. But wipe away those tears, realtors. Zillow.com is not going to have as big a negative impact on realtors as predicted. Zillow.com is a website where you can go to find an instant online valuation of over 60 million homes in the United ... Read More »

Is Bigger Better? Office Politics and Working Real Estate Space

“What are you doing in Frank’s office,” I ask Bob who is staring at the overhead light fixture. Startled, he quickly looks down. I continue to tease him, “What is this? A meditation room? What are you doing?” Bob mumbles, “Counting.” “Counting what?” I ask. Bob takes a second, takes a breath and confesses, “ceiling tiles.” It takes me almost ... Read More »

Real Estate Content Strategy: SEO And Your Blog

I’m imagining an argument about SEO (search engine optimization) developing.  The fact is, there are some copywriters who want to stuff their blog posts and static website pages with every keyword imaginable, over, and over, and over.  Then, there are others who will use a keyword twice, and pat themselves on the back for writing an essay worthy of Montaigne. ... Read More »