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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