Business Vlog #2: Why I Deleted My Provider Accounts On All Freelance Websites

In this video I explain why I deleted my provider accounts on all freelance websites. These accounts include Upwork.com (Elance and Odesk), Guru.com, Freelancer.com and Zintro. There is more to the gig economy that you should consider before jumping in.

Three Reasons Groupon Is Still In Trouble Even After Firing Its CEO

Can Google+ Do To Facebook What Facebook Did To Myspace?

What did Facebook do to MySpace? They crushed them in the social networking wars, and, yes, Google can do the same to Facebook, but they have a lot of work to do. Google has entered the social media “game” extremely late. Facebook is extremely large and still growing. Facebook now has over 600 million users. …

Access to My Customers Is Off Limits

In business, your customer list and the protection of your customers from the internal workings of your company are important. This is why a sly move by Intuit has me steaming. I recently upgraded my QuickBooks software from QuickBooks 2008 to QuickBooks 2010. Normally, I upgrade every two years because of two reasons. First, based …

How a Government Shutdown Can Hurt Some Unsuspecting Tax Payers.

If you have not heard yet, unless Republicans and Democrats of Congress come to some compromise, the United States Federal government will shutdown.  What does that mean?  Well the government will only provide essential services.  All other services will be halted until both sides can agree on a budget for the United States Federal Government.  …