2010, The Year of Short Term Loan Comeback?

2010, the year of short term loan comeback?

Or did the short term loan really go away with all this turbulence? I’m just amazed how such a business model can work in the long run. It’s obvious that it works very good, the companies are making tons of money and as far as I know, not many has gone bankrupt. All the bigger […]

The Zumbox Will Get to You Soon

The Zumbox will get to you soon

I’ve always wondered when the snail mail traditional post office will end in the age of the internet and emails. Perhaps not very soon as there is the dreaded paper trail that needs to get placed from time to time. But if upstart Zumbox can have its way, that too will end. Zumbox is making […]

Credit card transactions for free?

Credit card transactions for free?

Credit Card companies can earn more if they didn’t require small business to pay credit card fees for every charge transaction from their customers. The problem is that most fees eat whatever profits small retailers have on some products. And the effort having to pay at certain cutoff days on the month just doesn’t add […]

4 Things I Hate About a Retailer’s Website

4 Things I Hate About a Retailer’s Website

You may or may not agree with me on this, but some websites do get on my nerves.  Perhaps you’re not as busy as I am and take time as leisurely as you can.  But in the information age, it’s always heaven-sent to get what you need as efficiently as possible.  That means fast.  Here […]

Is advertising’s days numbered?

Is advertising’s days numbered?

A research study conducted by computer giant IBM taken from 2,400 respondents reveals a stark trend that may soon drastically alter the way businesses get their products advertised. The forecast hinges on three major trends. First is the fact that consumers are increasingly gaining more control with marketing messages they come across, interacting and filtering […]

Obama’s TARP to rescue small businesses in trouble?

Obama’s TARP to rescue small businesses in trouble?

The big honchos got their billions in bail out loan money from President Obama’s Troubled Asset Relief Program or TARP over the last 12 months. It looks like the President is now setting his sights to doing the same for small businesses in trouble. Hopefully, his proposal gets congressional nod soon enough. The initiative would […]