In this post we want to cover some brief ideas that can give you some ideas for you and your business. Here you will find some ideas that can help you with your taxes, retirement, and give you a brief economic outlook. At Bay Area Mastermind our members always benefit from these insights and you […]
All of us are aware of changes that are occurring to business landscape. Some are thriving out there while others are simply being forced to close their doors. The interesting thing is that business failure is not specific to one type of business or based on the time that business has been in business. These […]
In our previous post we discussed the importance of finding a large starving crowd. The second important element goes hand in hand with the first. This is fully understanding the buying power and buying habits of the market . When you break down all the variables of consumer behavior we find that people buy what they buy […]
A recent article from The Financial Times reports that Levi Strauss & Co will begin offering its jeans on an installment plan to Indian consumers. The idea of having to use a lay-away plan to pay for jeans may seem a bit unreal to people in the United States. However, as the article shows the Indian […]
I was flipping through the latest edition of the Robb Report earlier today and saw an advertisement from British Airways on their upcoming new level of pond-hopping service on custom-built Airbus A318s starting at $12,290 before taxes and fees. The new direct route is 100% business class service flying twice a day, 6 days a week […]
By Robert Estupinian The Wall Street Journal reported on three economists from Brown University that have come up with an alternative method of determining economic growth. They are suggesting that night time satellite pictures may prove to give us some insight on whether their is an increase or decrease in economic growth.
Despite the fact that all of us are a lot more savvy these days, and we are inundated with information,email marketing continues to be a viable vehicle that is driving some real results.
Those who know me can attest to the fact that I have said , one way to gauge what is happening in your local economy is to look at the traffic in your community. Want to know if jobs are being lost? look to see how much traffic is on the roads at rush hour. […]
As part of the Bay Area Mastermind membership we provide our members with an assortment of economic information to help them be able to make sound decisions for their business as well as their personal finances. Today, we’d like to give a quick overview of where we are according to a series of sources that […]
By Robert Estupinian Not a day goes by that we don’t hear about a business owner who is complaining about a competitor lowering their prices and causing them customers. It is always tempting to follow suit and match the lower prices. However recent business history has clearly shown that reacting by meeting or lowering your […]