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Planwise: We Give You the Tool, You Make the Best Financial Decision

Planwise: We Give You the Tool, You Make the Best Financial Decision

What is your product or service? Planwise is a free tool to help users project how their current finances impact future decisions. Why did you start your company? After 10 years developing software for banks in Australia there was a desire to be directly solving the problem that the consumer was having. Once we started [...]

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Barn Lost its Charm

Barn Lost its Charm

In 1996, I was injured in a horseback riding accident. I knew then that my blissful days of being a 72-hour a week horse wrangler and trail-ride guide would have to end. As I recovered from a full suite of injuries, I had time to consider my next move. I had been exposed to computers [...]

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Jelly Pong Pong Cosmetics – My journey from $700 to a million in 5 years

Jelly Pong Pong Cosmetics – My journey from $700 to a million in 5 years

Jelly Pong Pong (www.jellypongpong.com) is the cosmetics company I founded in 2001, when I was still in college, my target audience being girls like myself : Young & fun at heart, with a playful sense of adventure when it comes to trying out new brands. Cosmetics then were intimidating and too serious, many ranges only [...]

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A Venture on a Shoestring Budget, Helping Consumers on a Shoestring Budget

A Venture on a Shoestring Budget, Helping Consumers on a Shoestring Budget

I’m David Magier, co-founder and general counsel of Couptivate.com (www.Couptivate.com). I wanted to share my story about a web startup I built on a shoestring budget that is aimed at helping consumers live well on a shoestring budget. Couptivate provides an online wallet for consumers to track, organize, redeem and get the most out of [...]

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THREE FOR THREE!

Three For Three

I am in the unique and hectic position of having three (yes three!) companies in launch mode. They are G’Day Café pavlovas (www.gdaypavlovas.com), Henny Penny Soaps (www.hennypennysoaps.com), and Find My Treasures (www.findmytreasures.com). And for “fun” I’m completing my final six credits this Fall for my Master degree in management and administrative science! I conceived of [...]

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The Company that is Changing the World of Finance

The Company that is Changing the World of Finance

Today, we interviewed Tony Aguilar, the Gen-Y Finance Guy, to discuss his business, Amiti Advising. Tony, tell us a little bit about Amiti Advising. Well, Amiti Advising is the first affordable financial planning firm that is focused on young professionals, young families, and college students. We launched this May, but have worked on the business [...]

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Horror Served Up On A Cold Budget And A Military Paycheck

Horror Served Up On A Cold Budget And A Military Paycheck

Sinister Press, a new player in the horror entertainment industry is the product of horror writer Michael Schuhler and was created on virtually no budget. In the late months of 2010, Michael Schuhler decided to take a step further than just writing horror. He began work on creating what is now known today as Sinister [...]

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Promotions: Marketing and Sales 8.6. Search Advertising/Paid Placement

Promotions: Marketing and Sales 8.6. Search Advertising/Paid Placement

Over 70% of your site visitors will arrive from search engine results pages (SERPs); done right, the lion’s share of these visitors will be coming from paid placement ads. When you pay for placement (PFP) or utilize a search engine’s advertising service, your ads are placed in a distinct advertiser section when users search on [...]

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