Moving the Free Line Since 1923

You’ve probably heard the phrase “moving the free line” over the past few years. This refers to the fact that some things which used to be paid are now free.   For example, Google is one of the kings of this. They provide a dozen plus free applications which you would have had to pay…

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Are You Sabotaging Your Business?

Most new entrepreneurs I meet are sabotaging their own business. In fact, sometimes it seems  they do EVERYTHING they can to make sure their business fails. They go after whatever new object appears in their way.  Today it may be a new social media site.  Tomorrow it could be a whiz-bang new way to drive…

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The Truth About Marketing Hype

The truth about marketing hype is that it works. That’s why you see so much of it.  A “boring” sales presentation won’t get very many takers.  There has to be excitement.  There has to be some promise to the listeners.  There has to be something in it for me…the potential buyer! And you have to…

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5 Keys to Your Own Information Empire

As you probably know, I love the information business. When you can provide customers with products which help them solve their problems and reach their goals, they are willing to pay for them. Yes, that’s true even today…with the internet. It’s funny, but it’s next to impossible now to talk about any form of information…

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What Is a Happy Retirement?

I read several blogs about early retirement and low cost retirement. And it always gets me to thinking…I don’t want to retire again…ever.  Sure I may cut back on how much I do sometime or I might change my business models at times to keep the fun and excitement going, but I have no desire…

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