If you do not know what pickleball is by now, you might be living under a rock. Easily explained as a toned-down combination of badminton and tennis, the game with the funny-sounding name is now being taken quite seriously. It is growing at an impressive rate. As the popularity of pickleball surges ahead faster than most people can fathom. Articles from top online sources … [Read more...] about Have You Heard of Pickleball?
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Fab.com is an all too common story about a startup that raised hundreds of millions, apparently $310 million as of November of 2014. It was rumored that it may sell and it did. Fab.com Sold for $15 Million According to re/code Fab officially sold for $15 million, partially cash and partially stock. You may be thinking, wow $15 million is not bad. But consider they raised … [Read more...] about Fab.com Loses Almost a Billion
The internet has revolutionized the way you have to think about marketing. Whether you like it or not, marketing online is now one of the major areas you have to think about as an entrepreneur. And in order to do online marketing effectively, you have to go back to the basics and understand how it works, and understand what your options are. Marketing as a concept means to … [Read more...] about What Are My Options For Marketing Online?
Venture capital is money provided by an investor to small businesses and startups that have good growth potential. This is an essential funding source for many new businesses, including any online business, since most of them do not have access to capital markets. Even though it is an immense risk for the investor, it also represents good potential for highly profitable … [Read more...] about Should I raise venture capital for my online business?
It is often said that the entertainment industry paves the way for new technologies. I was blown away by how the Disney Magic Bands worked on my recent trip to DisneyWorld. I like, not love, the idea of making payments with my mobile phone much like the new Apple Pay. However I am not loving that idea as my phone will run out of battery or often does not work properly … [Read more...] about Disneys Magic Bands Leap Frog Mobile Payments and Obsoletes Apple Pay