links for 2006-02-15
By Dane Carlson on February 15, 2006 in Ideas
Dell is a company that built its reputation in part by driving prices down, so it would be easy to assume that when you buy a Dell you are automatically getting the best deal. However, there is a fair amount of variability built into their merchandising m
“More than 80% of workers who feel they’re underpaid actually are not, according to a new survey of 13,592 people released by Salary.com. Instead, they are either overpaid, fairly paid or holding job titles that don’t match the work they do.
There are only 3,744 hours of free time each year where you can do whatever you want…
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business and start-ups focus on the strategies and tasks required to get a business up and running. Experts rush in to tell the entrepreneur how to avoid disaster. But sometimes the struggling entrepreneur needs to be boosted — and
Supposedly: Only 5% of couples can make all-in partnership work.
By all appearances, the blog boom is the most democratized revolution in media ever. Starting a blog is ridiculously cheap; indeed, blogging software and hosting can be had for free online. There are also easy-to-use ad services that, for a small fee, wil
Easy on the Adverbs, Exclamation Points and Especially Hooptedoodle
So often I see people ask, “What skills do I have,” and then use that laundry list to identify the potential careers they can pursue. I would suggest that that approach is backwards. A career that you technically have the skills to do may or may not be a
Many sales experts imply that unless we’re always working toward the close, we’re just one step away from professional meltdown. With most clients, though, you’ll have far more success if you let them buy from you, instead of trying to sell them som
“More than 4% of the population (U.S.) annually starts a new business – that’s more than the number of people getting married each year!*” -
Just as online dating has revolutionized the way singles connect, very similar technologies are revolutionizing the way that businesspeople close deals. We wrote The Virtual Handshake to show you how to sign new customers, meet new business partners, recr
The premise of the article is that the rich keep getting richer, and in the blog world this translates to blogs with the highest traffic keep gaining more traffic, separating themselves from the B- & C-list blogs who fight tooth and nail to move out of th
In the late 80′s Your Business Blogger was part of a medical device start-up. With no money. We were launching new products, with new technology, teaching new surgical techniques, new medicine
Business Opportunities Weblog editor and publisher Dane Carlson
lives in the Sierra Nevada mountains of California, just 15 miles from Yosemite National Park. He accidentally became a professional blogger in 2001
. He has added 12,198 posts to the site.