September 2016 Target Pricing, Circumventing Ads and The Immigrant Factor

You Get What You Pay For

September 2016 Corporate, Product

One of the strongest arguments against advertising as the primary method of monetization is that you pay with your time and attention, which is a resource both finite and irreplaceable. Services like Spotify aggregate hundreds of labels on one easily accessible interface and payment system.

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Immigrants Fueling American Entrepreneurial Successes

September 2016 Communication, Corporate

In “Immigration and Entrepreneurship” in the New York Times (July 1, 2013), author Catherine Rampell writes: “One of the key economic arguments underpinning the immigration overhaul is that immigrants create jobs — not only because they spend money, but because they tend to be unusually entrepreneurial and innovative and so create job opportunities for the people around them.”

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U.S. businesses added a solid 177,000 jobs in August, according to a private survey, suggesting that hiring remains healthy after two months of strong gains. – Business Insider, Associated Press

  1. So what’s all the fuss over the economy about?
  2. Who’s actually up for and gaining jobs?
  3. Where does immigration fall into this?
  4. This covers private business, so what about the rest?
  5. Let’s see if this summer surge makes for a better winter and spring.
  6. Cause for celebration or more speculation?
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B2B and B2C Ecommerce Trends Witnessed at Internet Retailer 2016

» May 2016

Middlemen In the New Economy

Immigrants Fueling American Entrepreneurial Successes

» July 2016

How to Stop Discounting Practices of Salespeople from Destroying Your Profits

» February 2016

Incentives Aren’t Everything