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Measuring business success

How many people spend their money with you and how much they spend—that’s the true indicator of business success.

What is the purpose of business?

The historically most accepted view is that the purpose of business is to make maximum profits for its owners. I believe it should be to make the world a better place.

What is business?

For a business to even exist, a trade of goods or services must take place. If you want to trade, you must be able to sell. If you cannot sell, you don’t have a business.

Average annual expenditures in 2012 (USA)

How much money are we spending per year and what are we spending it on? Latest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Top 100 occupations in 2012 (USA)

Here’s a list of top 100 occupations in the U.S. by number of employees, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

How to genuinely fix the economy?

Our economy is sick. If we’re to survive as a species, the current economic system must change. What should our priorities be?

What’s wrong with our economy?

Something is not right with our economy. But, is that something just a temporary glitch that will straighten itself out over time? Or, are we talking about an inherent flaw in the system that will ultimately bring about its own downfall?

Thoughts on unemployment

If work can be done cheaper without human involvement, it will be done. It’s only a matter of time before all humans in the production process will become redundant. Business owners around the world are inadvertently making the 100% unemployment rate a reality.

Social icons – what, where and how?

What social media icons should you use on your site? Where should they be displayed and what kind of design should you use for the buttons? I look for the answers.

Blog comments – YES or NO?

Should you allow comments on your blog? If yes, should you use the default Wordpress system or a 3rd party comment hosting service? Anonymous or logged-in users? Social logins or native account? Answers here.