America has an interesting relationship with betting and other gambling. Placing bets and playing games of chance is perfectly legal in some states. However, in others it’s effectively outlawed. To understand the current state of play when it comes to the business of betting in America, it’s important to look to the past. Here’s an overview of how attitudes toward and acceptance of gambling have changed over time.
Building a successful affiliate site today is more competitive and more difficult than it has been in the past. However, these higher barriers to entry aren’t necessarily a bad thing. They just mean that if you’re willing to put in the effort, you can isolate yourself from new competition in the long term. Let’s have a look at some successful affiliate websites, and then let’s talk about traits they have in common. We’ll talk about some things that make them unique, and what makes them so successful.
Nearly 3.5 billion people watched the World Cup games this year. In terms of revenue, one of the biggest winners, of course, was FIFA. That organization came in with a $6.5 billion win in projected revenue for the 2015-2018 cycle. The soccer club Manchester United raked in $4.1 billion. There were other big winners, too, including television broadcasters. But did your small business win or lose as a result of this year’s World Cup games?
If you’re up against a wall in your business, consider going to the crowd and asking your customers for advice. In other words, if you know you need some outside inspiration, crowdsourcing could open up a whole new world for you and your business.
Lots of people dream about winning a big windfall. As a matter of fact, many entrepreneurs go into business with the idea of making lots of money. But what would you do if, say, you were to win big with the lottery? Would you retire early and live a life of luxury for the rest of your days? Take a trip around the world? Give money to family members? Donate to your favorite cause?
Are you creative, talented, and hardworking? Would you like to turn your website or blog into a reliable engine for passive income? You can do exactly that with affiliate marketing.
If you’ve ever dreamed of launching your own business, you’re not alone. In the United States there are more than 28 million small businesses. What’s more, just consider this: Most large businesses started out as small ventures. However, statisticians report that only about two-thirds of businesses with employees continue after 2 years. And only about 50% survive after 5 years. All the same, if you follow a few basic guidelines, you may well find yourself among the 50% of small business that will still be going after 5 years.
It’s tough being an entrepreneur. You deal with stress on an everyday basis. So now and then, you need to step back and take a mental health holiday. Here, we offer some suggestions for some quick and easy getaways that will leave your spirit refreshed.
The term “white label” refers to a product that is made by one company and sold to other companies for them to sell as if they had made it themselves. The phrase can be traced back to the days of vinyl records. Back then, artists would distribute their new music to DJs and nightclubs inside a plain white sleeve ahead of the record’s official distribution. The purpose in those days was to gauge the level of interest in the artist’s new music and, hopefully, to generate buzz. These days, though, if you’ve been struggling as an entrepreneur, a white label product could be your doorway to success.
For almost as long as humans have existed, there has been evidence of gambling in some form. Thousands of years ago the Ancient Romans rolled dice made from bone while in China the game of Keno was just being invented; the popular modern game of Backgammon was first played in Persia over 3,000 years ago. Here is a little bit of gambling history.