As a high schooler, I had a part-time job at a dry-cleaning business. It wasn't the most glamorous or committing undertaking and I ran alone. Since there was a lot of quiet hour between patrons, I had the opportunity to daydream. I've ever had an entrepreneurial spirit, and I thought to myself :P TAGEND If I could begin my own business, what would … [Read more...] about How Bootstrapped Businesses Grow (and 5 That Did)
The US passport is losing the privilege it once held as countries censor American travelers due to the countries poor handling of the coronavirus pandemic. The US has the highest number of coronavirus the circumstances and demises compared to any other country and the outbreak is still surging. The European union countries omitted the US from a … [Read more...] about The American passport is losing its privilege as countries across the world look to ban travelers from countries with uncontrolled coronavirus outbreaks
Courtesy of Melissa Petro/ Instagram Melissa Petro is a freelance novelist, wife, and father living in New York City. Instead of returning to full-time work after she had a baby, she persuasion her husband to pay her to handle all the childcare, housework, and other familial responsibilities. She added up the hours she'd work each week and … [Read more...] about My husband paid me $15 an hour to be a stay-at-home mom. Here’s what I learned.
Posted by MiriamEllis Image credit: Kenneth Leung, Michael Coghlan “Dried beans determined a more than 230% increase in demand and rice sales spiked by 166% in that same time.” - ABC How should a business operate now? Where is there work to be done? Economists are stimulating stark predictions about the future of small businesses in the … [Read more...] about Mapping Local Essentials: Being the Business that Grows, Sells, or Markets the Beans
These are times of fast-changing news around COVID-1 9. It’s clear that what we are facing -- not just as marketers, as friends, and parents and colleagues -- is unprecedented. And we’re all in it together. In times like these, people look to each other, and to their communities to figure out how to respond. Over the past, 9 years, … [Read more...] about COVID-19: Social Media Management in Times of Crisis