Several years ago I worked in direct sales job and our lives revolved around our commissions. We were determined to make every sales lead count, so we worked diligently to close every deal. Sometimes we were lucky and things were easy. We’d show the product, explain the prices, ask for the sale and actually get… [Read More]
Happy 2011 everyone! I guess now would be a good time to do a quick recap of what I consider to be the best films released in 2010. Keep in mind, I’m not a film critic, just someone who likes good films. Also, since I haven’t even come close to watching all the films released… [Read More]
All our lives we’ve been told that in order to succeed in business we need to be the first to market. We need to innovate faster than anyone else, so that we can deliver our product or service to a potential customer before our competition is even born. Being first is placed in such high… [Read More]
Have you heard of Groupon? You know, the deal-a-day website where you can get a discount on anything from dinner and a movie to custom framing and tons of stuff in between. Currently available in only 300 markets worldwide and rapidly expanding, Groupon has been leading the pack of coupon-based web services since they started… [Read More]
Believe it or not, Google and Facebook are very similar. Both give away their products for free. Both make the majority of their money from advertising. Both focus specifically on targeted advertising based on user data. However, the way they gather that data is as different as can be.