Most people take a lot of pride in their homes and are always looking for ways to improve their surroundings. Whether that’s a bit of DIY, ensuring it is spick-and-span, or tending to a lovely herb garden, it’s the little things that make a house a home. And subscription boxes can be just the ingredient […]
The astute entrepreneur works at reducing the driving forces of his business to replicatable systems so his business can run profitably without him and then often finds ways to leverage the work he’s done in perfecting those systems for himself into yet another business: selling the systems to others.
Subscription model with rights to use ads and marketing materials. Territories — one per geographic area (e.g., postal codes) for added scarcity. Dan S. Kennedy
No matter where you’re from or what you do for a living, thanks to the conveniences afforded to us by the internet, making money is no longer a constant and never-ending struggle. With the proverbial world at our fingertips, as long as you know how to tap into the vast amount of opportunities found in the digital ether of […]
For business purposes, focus on ‘practical creativity’, i.e., re-arranging the old (tested and proven) in a new way, or ‘plus-ing’ what already works.
Either way, you’re not starting with a blank page. Walt Disney didn’t start Disneyland with a blank page; he started with already proven, profitable amusement parks, and began subtracting things he disliked, adding things he thought could be done better, further plus-ing new ideas on top of the re-arranged old ones. Dan S. Kennedy
Once you have an idea of the consumer marketplace in your town, you can lay the groundwork for different small town business ideas—ultimately deciding on the one that you think will work best. Once you find out more about the resources available and other businesses in your area, you can talk to other business owners, […]
Julia Collins, co-CEO of Zume Pizza, has put some thought into this beyond my closed-minded New York worldview. On Thursday, Zume announced what it says, in a press release, is the world’s first “food delivery vehicle that cooks en route.” The truck utilizes 56 ovens to deliver food that doesn’t spend too much time in a […]
What made you interested in becoming a franchisee? I’m into health and fitness, and sometimes preparing my lunch at home is just not an option. During my day when I’m at work, I pass a lot of fast-food restaurants. Subway has always been the most nutritious choice for me. And one day I was sitting […]