Coffee With Jen Gotch, Founder Of Ban.do Gotch with her coffee mug, during our conversation at the "Ban.do Penthouse," the company's light-filled creative headquarters in L.A. (Photo courtesy of Julie Sygiel) "Coffee With..." is an ongoing series that features stories and advice from female founders. The interviews are conversations weactually had over [...]
Tuesday 8.30.16 Music Business News From Around The Web $13B Tax Bill, Slowing iPhone and iPad sales, Spotify... We'll find out next Wednesday is Apple has a strong Next Chapter. Updated continuously under our More News tab
If you are a small business owner like me, increasing cash flow is practically the center of our professional lives. Although it is crucial for any business, it is especially important for small business owners because we are in business for, and depend on ourselves, as well as our loyal customers. Show More Summary
Who is responsible for our results? I spent some time recently, with the former owner of a local high street store. He explained that the reason his business flopped, was that the economy was too weak. I know a number of the people whose...Show More Summary
An excerpt from the essay by Omid Safi at On Being : What happened to a world in which we can sit with the people we love so much and have slow conversations about the state of our heart and soul, conversations that slowly unfold, conversations with pregnant pauses and silences that we are in no rush to fill?
We should not be in the business of pledging to send our brave soldiers to risk that last full measure of devotion to defend Estonia, Latvia, or Lithuania from Russian aggression, or Croatia or Albania from Serbian attack. Their sole...Show More Summary
Our client, a leading bridal boutique, is hiring a Bridal Sales Manager for its location in NYC. This person will be responsible for supporting the business through hands-on support in order to meet and exceed sales projections.Job Responsibilities:Employ a deep understanding of the boutique’s... Continue reading
Monday 8.29.16 Music Business News From Around The Web Streaming 2.0: The debate over exclusives is the best thing that's happened to music fans so far this year. Updated continuously under our More News tab
Part of the fun of my job is that I legitimately have a business case for installing games on my PC. And on Friday, that’s what I wanted to do: I wanted to play Star Citizen. But not long after opening the launcher and waiting for the game to patch, everything ground to a halt. Show More Summary
Few business practices better illustrate the illegitimacy of our current system of rentier-capitalism than the pharmaceutical giant Mylan jacking up the price of Epipens. It's the outcome of a rigged system that would be prohibited in...Show More Summary
It was a lovely weekend. All seemed quiet, but for a strange rustling in the trees on the side of our balcony: …
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This week in our scroll back through a busy week of music industry news, we look at 2016's wealthiest DJs, SpinMedia's arrival on the auction block, the death of disgraced hitmaker Lou Pearlman, and more. Top 10 Earning DJs 2016: Calvin Harris, Tiesto, Zedd, More [FORBES] Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa,...
Businesses are losing $62 billion per year through poor customer service. That’s up $20 billion since 2013, just three years ago! This shocking, even frightening, statistic comes to us from our friends at NewVoiceMedia, and they should know. They work with the customer support departments of companies in more than 128 [...]
Think selling a business is a transaction between two strangers? It could be, but according to one of the most prolific dealmakers of our time, you’re more likely to sell your business to a partner you already know.
Tempted by a friend's talk of a London retreat away from the busy centre, our hotel inspector made his way to The Windmill on Clapham Comon. Said friend is now off the Christmas card list.
Oh, my -- it's been nearly a month and that is the longest I have ever gone without posting on Shrink Rap in 10+ years. Just busy, to the point of being a little overwhelmed at moments. And the nice part is that some of busy is time with family and time down the ocean, hon (as they say in B'More). Show More Summary
We launched the Surface Enterprise Initiative last year to help the world’s biggest businesses take advantage of Surface and the best enterprise solutions. Our largest global customers told us they wanted Surface, but needed the enterprise class services and support to let them easily purchase and deploy to their employees all over the world. So […]
"During our global growth phase, Grundfos chose Office 365 as the foundation for a modern, connected workplace used by more than 18,652 employees around the world. Today, we all use Office 365 applications to connect with each other…."...Show More Summary