Franchise or Independent?

This is a question I’ve pondered over for about a week now. It is the question of dependence or independence. Taking that big step into the world of business or take a much smaller step and merely get your feet wet. In the next couple hundred words we’ll dive into the advantages and disadvantages of…

Three Fundamental Parts of a Business

When someone says that an establishment is a “business”, what type of business comes to mind. Used cars, plastic molding, pharmacy, mining, electronics. Or maybe it’s a cell phone company like Apple. All of these business have three things in common, marketing, operations, and administration. Each one must have these three to sustain itself for…

The Ideal Apprenticeship Job

What is an apprentice? An apprentice is a young high schooler, typically late teens to early twenties, who wants to learn a trade by getting on the job experience in a prominent business. This training is usually very personal, with special attention drawn to making the apprentice a better leader, worker, and budgeter of finances….

Affiliate Marketing

There are people all over the world designing and selling digital products online. From digital books to spam programs, you can buy just about anything you want without even getting out of your office chair. The companies selling these goods are probably having a bit of trouble getting buyers to find their website. This is a common…

Start A Business or Be Mentored

Starting a business is a great learning experience for anyone, no matter what age you are. It can teach you how to budget your time and money efficiently, deal with nice and nasty people, and most importantly, see how what you do today will affect what kind of life you live tomorrow. You also learn the…