Science in Action: Why Economists See The World As A Network But Misunderstand It

How to Choose the Right Business Model for Your Startup

Not all business models are created equal. Choosing the perfect model for your startup can be difficult and daunting, but it is vital to your success. A lot of time has been wasted on businesses that launched as a one-trick-pony until they saw the light and found a way to diversify; better to launch with more options than less. Here is a list of different types of business models and the advantages/disadvantages to each.

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#1 Reason Why People Choose to Purchase Their Favorite Products on Online Retailers

The OnLine Retailer business model is one of the most successful because it provides a service in an environment that customers have high expectations and considerable savings through reduced overhead costs. Unlike brick and mortar stores, the products don’t need to be physically carried around or need much space or design to be attractive, so inventory management is much easier. This type of retailer has a larger percentage of the ‘now’ revenue coming from purchases made at home rather than in-store consumption, which increases sustainability and reduces risk. The old school brick and mortar storefront will likely join the ranks of bankruptcies as people ‘cut their losses’ due to the rising costs of operating a physical retail space.
The online retail has been around for quite some time now but the bulk of the sales are still made in bricks and mortar stores. Even though technology has advanced to a point where a customer can buy almost anything online, we still prefer to go to a store so we can ‘touch, feel and show’ the product. There is something about purchasing clothing or other merchandise that you may have bought before in-store that makes us feel better. We prefer it that way because we know exactly what the product is from an unbiased source. If a product is not available in the store then we know where to buy it online and that is another option.

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A Brief History of Entrepreneurship and how to start an “Internet Company”

In the early 1980s, the Internet was developed by DARPA, a research and development agency of the United States Department of Defense. As the World Wide Web (WWW) slowly came into existence and more users joined, a new type of entrepreneur began appearing. According to Professor W Michael Hettinga, who wrote “The First Seven Million Is Always the Hardest”, the first successful Internet startup in terms of revenues was Qualcomm. Other companies soon followed, eventually leading to the dot com bubble burst and the recession of 2001. The companies that survived this period and were still profitable by 2008 are some of the giants that we see today: Microsoft, Google, Apple and Facebook are just a few of them.
The Internet and the WWW have been available for nearly 30 years now. Each successful company that has launched online has created jobs, become a power player in the industry of technology and even changed business practices as well as inventions. The Internet made it possible for entrepreneurs to launch new businesses at a fraction of the cost and even with little initial funding. There’s no telling how far they could go if they had access to previous generations’ technology. With computers, smartphones and the Internet, it became possible to launch an online business in just a few years.

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The 10 Best Tools for an Entrepreneur in 2016

There are thousands of tools out there for today’s entrepreneurs to use. Depending on what you’re trying to do in your startup, some will serve you better than others. Here is a list of 10 tools that have made the most difference in the lives of entrepreneurs big and small.
Slack
Slack is the ultimate collaboration tool for startups and small businesses. It’s a quick way for everyone to be on the same page about what needs to get done, who is doing it, and how well it’s going. All of your team communication flows into one handy place, so you can make sure everyone knows what they’re working on and how you’re working together. You can use Slack to collaborate with your team, run a customer support chat room and more.
HubSpot

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Why Businesses Should Use the Internet Instead of Traditional Advertising? ## This Topic Launched by me – Do You Have

The Internet has provided one of the most effective advertising tools in the history of marketing. All you need is a computer and a connection to the internet to reach millions of potential customers. The days of spending crazy amounts of money on traditional advertising are over, but it would take an entire book to cover all the incredible benefits that can be had through this medium. Internet advertising has been one of the major forces driving the current economic boom that we see today, and it’s only going to get bigger. One of the main reasons for this is because it has been shown that the people that use Internet advertising to promote their products or services are far more successful in selling than those who don’t.

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