Monthly Archives: June 2013

Better Business Bureau – a friend for a fee


Every American child has been threatened with the boogeyman or an empty-handed Santa Clause to prevent bad behavior. Small business owners live under the threat of the Better Business Bureau’s (BBB) wrath should they misbehave. Should you, the small business owner, believe in the BBB boogeyman?  The simple answer is “it’s complicated.”
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To be or not to be… outsourced

No disputing the facts, it’s a global economy. Our cars are from Germany, our kitchen ovens from Italy, our mobiles from China and our polo shirts from Peru. But as a business owner, you may want to think twice about outsourcing your product development, especially if the project requires a consultative or creative element.
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