The Economy

Small Business “Bailout” for 1 Million Entrepreneurs

After waiting for President Obama to do more to help bail out small business, I’m officially fed up with waiting and have decided to do something about it. In the spirit of the upcoming Fourth of July Holiday, I’m announcing an Independence Day “Bailout” Program for small business owners. As a part of this small […]

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When Will The Recession End? – More Profits TV Episode 7

  In today’s episode of More Profits TV, I talk about one way you can tell if this recession is about to end. It’s the concept of the sales pipeline forecast.   Here’s how it works. Consumer spending drives business profits. Business profits drive business spending. Business spending drives employment. Employment drives economic booms and […]

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The Hand-out vs. Hand-up Approach to Bailouts

A few months ago, I discovered Kiva.org the microlending website where you can lend money to entrepreneurs (usually in the 3rd world) to help them expand their businesses. At the time, I made what I thought was a donation to this very worthwhile cause–after all there is nothing that inspires me more than someone who […]

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Does the Media Make the Recession Worse?

When it comes to get the latest information about the recession, is the media a friend or the enemy? More and more so I think the media does more harm to small business owners than it does good. In a world of hyper competition amongst media outlets, there is enormous financial pressure to get your […]

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A Recession Proof Service Business: Hosting Weddings? (More Profits TV – Episode #3)

  Even in a recession, life goes on. Babies are still being born. Couples still fall in love. And they still have weddings.   Is the business of hosting weddings recession proof?  Or is it not? Watch today’s episode of More Profits TV and find out for yourself. And discover the lesson behind today’s case […]

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