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Hot Trends in Franchising

Technology has radically altered interactions between companies and customers, and customers’ expectations resulting in hot new trends in franchising. In the education arena, franchises are looking bright this year. This sector is booming as people question the education their children are receiving at public schools and look to enhance the curriculum through online and offline tutoring services [...]

Hot Trends in Franchising2020-06-20T10:05:48-04:00

Patent Leaders from Across the Nation

Gone are the days where rapid innovation occurred solely in Silicon Valley. While California is still responsible for about 25% of new patents in the nation (the most of any state), many cities from coast to coast are industry leaders in innovation. Here are some cities that have been national leaders in a patent category for [...]

Patent Leaders from Across the Nation2020-06-20T10:05:48-04:00

How Net Neutrality can Affect your Business

The way the system has worked is we connect to the internet through a internet service provider (ISP) who gives us the information we want without allowing preferential treatment to some websites. Massive companies like ESPN or Netflix, are treated with equal internet speeds as your small business. However, there have been recent developments in [...]

How Net Neutrality can Affect your Business2014-06-13T12:25:41-04:00

Increase the Quality of the People You Hire

Every business owner obviously goes through the process of hiring new employees. Maybe you have a process that you have been using since starting your business, or maybe you don't really have a clue or have never thought about refining your process. One thing is clear, it is a waste of time (and money) when [...]

Increase the Quality of the People You Hire2014-06-12T13:52:07-04:00

Becoming Smartphone Friendly Will Increase Google Page Rank

In our increasingly mobile environment, many business owners, entrepreneurs now spend tens, if not hundreds, of thousands of dollars in the development and branding of a website to promote their business and/or sell their products over the internet.  Thus, for the majority of business owners, entrepreneurs it is critically important that the website to show [...]

Becoming Smartphone Friendly Will Increase Google Page Rank2020-06-20T10:05:48-04:00

Competing On More Than Taste, How Branding Can Help You Compete With Bigger Companies

What brand of ketchup is in your pantry? What brand of ketchup is at your favorite restaurant? Odds are it was probably Heinz ketchup. It seems everywhere you go, if you want some ketchup, its going to be Heinz. This begs the question, can anyone compete with the Pittsburgh based company? Former Brown University students [...]

Competing On More Than Taste, How Branding Can Help You Compete With Bigger Companies2020-06-20T10:05:48-04:00

Keys for an Innovative Company

What could be a surprise to some, Nike was seen as the most innovative companies in the last year. Normally one may think that the term “innovative company” would be reserved for the Apples and Microsofts of the world, however, the elite athletic company was seen as the king of innovation. Nike has a way [...]

Keys for an Innovative Company2014-04-14T14:50:35-04:00