Want to become a full blown lead broker? Here is your opportunity. Still buying leads? Stop!
Leads, leads, we need more leads, that’s what my business partner used to say. Isn’t it true? No matter what kind of business you happen to be in, it’s a never ending, ongoing search, the lifeblood of our business or businesses. The concept isn’t rocket science, but finding and maintaining that steady supply is tireless and can become very expensive and tiresome. These are the simple facts..There are more ways to find them and generate leads than I care to even mention here.
O.K. Enough about what you already know. What’s a once and for all, get it done, not have to worry about again solution? This has been a project under development for several years, from the research, legal work, consulting etc. What I will be teaching is how to take a large … Read More
When filing a trademark, the USPTO gives you two options: Standard Characters or Specialized Form (Stylized and/or Design). Let’s look at each one in detail and that should help you decide the best way to file for your mark.
As with any discussion about filing for a trademark, it is always assumed that you’ve done your due diligence and had comprehensive research conducted. That being said…
This option is selected to register “word(s), letter(s), number(s), or any combination thereof, with no design element and when you are not claiming any particular font, style, size, or color, and absent any stylization or design element.” In essence the USPTO is talking about plain text.
To qualify for this claim, the mark entered must fit within the standard character set. This includes letters and numbers but also some symbols, such as the ampersand (&), the dollar sign ($), the asterisk (*), … Read More
Some owners have a figure in mind of what their business is worth; often it’s inflated because of their emotional attachment. On the other hand, many owners undervalue their business because they do not understand the technicalities of the various valuation methodologies and which of these is most appropriate for their specific business type.
Experience has shown that there is also a large percentage of business owners who do not know what their business is worth, nor how to go about establishing its true market value. Link uses many of the established valuation methodologies, often using a range of different options in combination to establish the most accurate figure. This figure is then further scrutinised by comparing the theoretical value with current and historical sales information from the Link database. This ensures that the valuation appraisal accurately represents what a purchaser will pay in the current market.
Profitability and Risk… Read More
There are numerous factors are usually responsible for the choice of business people make. These factors may be known as:
1. Viability and profitability. A viable and profitable business venture arouses the interests of operators. The moment a business venture displays profit potentials people will have the mind in investing in it.
2. Law of the land. What the law of any society defines as the scope of business helps to determine the choice of business. For example, the economic phenomenon adopted by any country invariably becomes a factor in the choice of business of her citizens. Many a times, the law of the land makes the operations of a particular business more lucrative than others. Situations like this make it possible for entrepreneurs to prefer the sitting of such business.
3. Techniques: the techniques one has, go a long way influencing the choice of business he goes into.
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The United States fast food market has seen a healthy rise in growth within the last three years which forecasts can be sustained. The fast food market is forecast to maintain its current growth expectations, with an anticipated Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 2.3% for the five-year period 2005-2010. This is expected to drive the market to a value of $57.6 billion by the end of 2010. Drivers of growth include increasing numbers of Americans in the workplace, which reduces the amount of time spent on preparing meals at home. In 2010, the United States fast food market is forecast to have a value of $57.6 billion, an increase of 12.1% since 2005.
In 2010, the United States fast food market is forecast to have a volume of 37 billion transactions (Figure 1). This represents an increase of 5.3% since 2005. The CAGR of the market volume … Read More