I have just recently got involved with SCORE here in the Detroit area. SCORE is sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration. I will be doing counseling for small businesses who need help or those that are thinking of starting a business. This is an amazing resource that is staffed by Detroit area business experts that volunteer their time to help. Continue reading
The Internet now is very different than it was just 5 years ago. 5 years ago things looked bleak. The Internet was like walking into a crowd of used car salesman each trying to get a hand in your pocket. Ads with jumping frogs and dancing babies were everywhere. What happened? The people spoke…and other people listened. The Internet has become what it was designed for; a vehicle to exchange information. Now we talk to our friends on Facebook and our followers on Twitter. We write business reviews on Yelp. We write blogs and subscribe only to the ones we find useful to us. I’m not saying that ads and commercialism to the web is gone. It is however more how we like it as opposed to how the commerce companies wanted it. Thank goodness.
I just recently returned from a brief trip to Cancun, Mexico with my wife and our best friends, Cancun veterans. It was my first time and it was great fun. It seems Cancun is the hot spot to go right now. Everyone I talk to has been there. One thing that I started thinking about is; why Cancun? I remember being a kid and watching game shows, people would win trips to Acapulco or Puerto Vallarta. I haven’t heard about those places in years. I guess nobody wants to go there anymore. I think I know why. They reached their Point of Saturation. Continue reading