Archive for the 'Business' Category


Have a look at one of your business cards with a critical eye. What does it say to you? It’s quite likely that you had your business cards printed up on a budget when you started your business, and haven’t done anything to change them since. Don’t you think it’s time you upgraded? It doesn’t matter how much we network online, a business card will never go out of use as it’s the best way by far of giving someone your contact details when you are out and about. A smart, modern business card says that you value yourself and your business, and that you are all about the quality.

It’s time to find some money in the budget to get a new design done for your card. Read the rest of this entry »


December 1, 2013

When many people think of stocks and shares and trading they will think of hundreds of people in a room all trying to outbid each other and a scene of organized chaos. The reality is that anyone can deal in stocks and shares, and while many will choose to work in conjunction with a professional, it is perfectly safe to do it independently. In a lot of cases there will be a few shares that have been handed down through the family and some traders will buy some of the recently floated shares as a way of saving for the future, but there are few that will sit down and set up their own portfolio. Read the rest of this entry »


In a Pinch? Try a PayDay Loan.

Author: Mark Montoya
May 24, 2013

Sometimes Friday, or payday, can’t come around fast enough. While there are many options to consider to get a cash infusion, like pawning, car and title loans, quick sales, and family loans, those all have some cons that you might want to avoid.

Another options to consider if you find yourself needing money for a short-term infusion, consider a PayDay Cash advance. Especially if you are in the Austin, TX area where payday loans Austin TX will provide you with the option you desire, the PayDay Loan option can provide you with the much needed assistance you require in your time of need. Read the rest of this entry »


February 13, 2013

If you are thinking about hiring a salesperson, you need to be careful so as to find the right candidates. Sales is the most important part of any business and thus you cannot afford to compromise with the quality of people working in this department.

Let us discuss the different qualities to look for when hiring a salesperson. Read the rest of this entry »


America’s Most Miserable Cities

Author: Mark Montoya
January 6, 2013

Arnold Schwarzenegger was sworn in as the governor of California at the end of 2003 amid a wave of optimism that his independent thinking and fresh ideas would revive a state stumbling after the recall of Gov. Gray Davis. Read the rest of this entry »


All about Starbucks

Author: Mark Montoya
January 4, 2013

In 1971, Starbucks opened its first store in Seattle’s Pikes Place Market. For about twenty years, it remained a small-scale operation until 1991 when it became the first privately-owned US company to extend stock option programs to its part-time employees. Just a year later, Starbucks IPO’d at $17 per share and closed trading on its first day at $21.50 per share. Read the rest of this entry »