A two-year old horse galloped along the track at Los Alamitos Race Course, jockey Cesar De Alba (sponsored by Overnite Capital) riding the young Off Beat to a respectable fifth place. The race was aptly named Kindergarten Futurity, a competition for two-year old horses. It was Off Beat’s third race, and while it was a […]
Before, this blog has covered it’s sponsored rider, Cesar de Alba and the fact that he trains at the same track as then-Kentucky Derby competitor California Chrome. Since then, California Chrome has galloped toward greater heights, winning both the Kentucky Derby and today, the Preakness Stakes.
California Chrome is now on track to win the […]
As discussed on this blog before, utilizing SEO and pay-per-click marketing are both important methods toward drawing customers to a business’ website. Once customers begin heading to a website however, it’s important for a business owner to ensure that they’ve invested enough in their web presence to seal the deal.
Business owners should be aware […]
National Small Business Week kicked off this week as Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, The White House, and Small Business Administration Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet all commented on this week dedicated toward highlighting the efforts of entrepreneurs.
For the skeptical individual, it’s easy to point to this week and ask: is it all for show?
For small business owners, quarterly payments may be seen as a painful, joyless endeavor. While many individuals have the opportunity to pay their personal taxes on April 15 and then relax until the next year, business owners aren’t provided the same luxury.
With that being said, there are several reasons why small business owners should […]
Market research is deeply rooted in the history of modern business institutions. Charles Coolidge Parling, considered the “father of marketing and commercial research”, first pioneered market research in the early 1920’s.
In the modern day however, a simple question emerges for the business owner and entrepreneur: how does one distill market research information into digestible and […]
Beyond the optimistic predictions of the Federal Reserve or Keynesian economists, there has been skepticism among small businesses and start ups about the health of the economy. This seems to have changed however, as recent polls conducted by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and LegalZoom show a greater degree of confidence among start ups.
For the aspiring young entrepreneur, there is no greater bane to his or her personal dreams and aspirations than student debt.
Already, there are clear signs that student debt have significant impacts on personal spending habits. The Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Research and Statistics Group reports for example, that “homeownership rates between 2003 and […]
For the aspiring entrepreneur, one of the hardest questions that must be tackled is finding a source of capital. The previous posts have covered methods such as crowd-funding and bank loans. There is however, one obvious option that has not been covered: asking friends and family members for financing.
The first and most important aspect of asking […]
Racing down the track over a quarter of a mile on a horse galloping at break-neck speeds. For many, this endeavor would seem like a formidable challenge in its own right. Knowing that a $200,000 purse awaits at the finish line takes that challenge and elevates it to a whole new level.
To Cesar De […]