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A great way to earn some side income is to monetize your hobbies by selling the things you make, helping others with a task you enjoy doing, or even teaching a skill to someone and charging a fee for the lessons. Do you make money from...Show More Summary
Too bad to put in a life's work and have something creepy that you did be the most #1 thing many or most people attach to your name when they see that you died. "The Selling of the President" was a great exposé of the what it takes to run for President. Show More Summary
[Martin Raynsford] sells lasers, and laser cuts stuff for a living — we’re kinda jealous. Anyway, laser cutters from China are great, but sometimes lack certain functionality, so he decided to add his own z-axis feature! The main laser...Show More Summary
Setting up an online selling operation is not a rocket science – but making a success of one is a much tougher challenge. If you are in the initial stages of your planning, the following top tips might prove to be useful: it is difficult to market something that either doesn’t exist or which has […]
Air rights—the ability to sell the invisible real estate hovering above your property—have become a big New York City issue in recent years as property values have skyrocketed. A new report recommends easing the city's archaic restrictions to spur positive growth—including building more affordable housing. Read more...
Summary: Want to sell your gun on Facebook? Showcasing your goods on Instagram? Well, you're now going to have to deal with new restrictions. Facebook is seeking to cut down on the amount it and Instagram are used by people engaging -- or seeing to engage -- in illegal activities.
Times are hard, but after reading about this, you might be thankful that you have a roof over your head, not to mention a job to go to in the morning. Apparently, struggling Britons have already placed an offer on Facebook to sell their kidneys. Show More Summary
Bundle a camera into your hardware offering, see a $100 price difference with your major competitor, a slower start, privacy concerns and general annoyance. Sell a camera as a peripheral, rule the world, apparently. The PlayStation 4 camera seems to be sold out at every major retailer. Show More Summary
As you prepare to sell your business, consider these key numbers as indicators of how financially successful your exit will be. Facebook recently made news when it acquired WhatsApp for $19 billion. That's a lot of money. It left many wondering how Facebook could justify spending that much for a messaging-app startup. Show More Summary
Reddditor Amzfx created a Putin butt-plug by way of commentary on Russia's invasion of Crimea, and he's selling them on Shapeways for €20.22.
Here are a few outside-the-box strategies for getting your home sold.
ThinkGeek is now selling an officially licensed plush Headcrab Hat. It sits on top of your head and doesn’t cover your face. Because that would just be silly. The hat has an adjustable baseball cap-style closure…
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Every business wants to get acquired (by a large multiple). From SXSW the session, ”5 Secrets to Getting Acquired” was insightful and panelists were Gabe Karp, Partner, Detroit Venture Partners and Matt Wise, CEO, ePrize. First, there are NO secrets. It often takes dumb luck and a great product. The 5 tips they DID share, [...]Show More Summary
The gaming industry is a huge one consisting of millions upon millions of players of different races, cultures, gender, preferences, age, location, and so on. In fact this is a pretty huge demographic that can be tapped into for allShow More Summary
The "unique" Mediterranean-style house owned by orotund-voiced metalhead Maynard James Keenan (frontman of Tool and A Perfect Circle, soundtracks to your post-grunge, late-nineties angst) was sent to us a by a tipster...
They sell $800 million dollars' worth of cookies every year, and not just to parents. Your company can learn a lot from them. In fact, so can you. The annual Girl Scout Cookie campaign is a big business, generating sales of more than 200 million boxes of Thin Mints, Samoas, Do-Si-Dos, and other delights. Show More Summary
Abraham Drimmer writes about moving from South Florida to Michigan in his Miata “You need to sell your car”, my father told me, when I informed him of my imminent departure. I got the call in mid-October, I’d be leaving Miami for Ann Arbor on short notice. “That thing is going to be absolutely worthless […]
Follow this five-step process for defining your root problem, breaking it down to its core components, prioritizing solutions, conducting your analysis, and selling your recommendation internally. Give me a problem, I solve it. That's how entrepreneurs work, right? We're problem solvers by nature. Show More Summary