Weekly CEO News from Richard Ingram
July 2014
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With the good comes the bad, and in business this means dealing with difficult customers every now and again. Often, this is due to things you cannot avoid, such as a shipping issue that a third party has immediate control over

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After a challenging job search, you finally received the call you’ve been waiting for! Your interviewers liked the potential they saw in you, and a few days after your final meeting, they picked up the phone to tell you the good

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Running a business online requires that you understand what is happening in terms of traffic to your website. Whether your business is entirely based online, or whether you have an offline storefront and a website to complement it, you need

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Many of today’s job seekers, especially those of Generation Y, like the idea of working in a startup environment. They want to be more than just a cog in a corporate machine — they want to be a part of

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With limited funding and resources, most startups have to stay results-focused while racing against rapidly changing market conditions, consumer demands and overnight competitors. Founders and other business leaders have plenty to do without  micromanaging employees — especially when they should have their

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The catch of co-branded cards Steer clear of retail credit cards, said Jason Steele at Credit.com. These days, “nearly every retailer wants you to sign up for its co-branded credit card,” incentivizing sign-ups by offering discounts or interest-free financing. While “these cards

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From the first time a prospect visits a website, the service-based small business has a limited window of time to make the right first impression. To do this, the website needs to build immediate trust, demonstrate expertise, and address the

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Demand for real estate is growing in many markets across the country. That’s great, but it creates competition in the form of all-cash offers, offers for thousands of dollars over list price, and a growing gap between affordability and prices

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Are you considering opening a gas station? First research the market, which can make all the difference. Congested cities, such as New York, San Francisco and Boston, are difficult places for gas station owners to operate. The temptation is to sell

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Money is nice, and plenty of techies are changing jobs to get more of it. But IT managers say the right “fit” is even more important. Dear Annie: My mom sent me your article about why Millennials aren’t accepting job offers, because I

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