Pivot to Profit

Pivot to Profit

A word that all of us need to learn and remember is pivot. “Pivot” simply means to “turn.” Many people in our industry need to learn to pivot or turn. To pivot to new types of companies that may now be wide open for our products. To pivot to new types of products that consumers … Read more

Be Like Henry – April Update

  Let’s start by learning more about WHAT we do and next month I’ll dive into how you can HELP. Be Like Henry is a 501c3 whose mission is “healing dogs and their people.”  Since we are not a rescue or shelter, we partner with other non-profit groups across the country to send them “things” … Read more

A Gift to help you gain an unfair advantage in your business!

Gift Business Success Magazine

Did you know that the SBA reports that In 2019, the failure rate of startups was around 90%. Research shows that  30% fail  in the second year, 50% in the fifth year, and 70% in their 10th year.  If your business has outlived these averages, pat yourself on the back.  You deserve it! You must be doing … Read more

Can You Make Money with Gift Basket Business

I’ve been asked several times to spill the beans and tell everyone the secret to making money with a gift/gift basket business.  They  ask if it is really possible to make good money with your own gift basket business or is that just a sales pitch to sell you magazines, books, conventions, and other products?. … Read more

Customers Are Your Business

Most businesses accept loss of customers as a fact of life — a cost of doing business. But it costs much more to obtain a new customer than to keep an existing one. If you can increase your customer-keeping rate by as little as 10%, you can increase your long-term revenues by more than 50%. … Read more