10252021

Returning Customers Spend 67% More Than New Customers – Keep Your Customers Coming Back with a Recurring Revenue Sales Model

It’s common business knowledge that it’s cheaper to retain a current customer than it is to attract a new one. Acquiring new customers costs 5 to 10 times more than selling to a current customer — and current customers [...]

Rare security lapse results in man slapping Iranian governor

An angry man slapped the new governor of an Iranian province in an unusual security lapse.  Authorities have not yet determined a motive for the attack on Brig. Gen. Abedin Khorram. The new governor has taken the post in Iran’s Eastern [...]

The Pros and Cons of Working in a Shared Business Space

Sharing a business space with another startup can be great for a collaborative entrepreneur. Once viewed as a new way of running a business, operating out of a shared workspace has become increasingly common every year. Research shows that [...]

The Game of Pricing: How The Number 9 Affects Purchase Behavior

Everyday, we see countless “charm” prices (prices that end in the number nine). There might not be any consensus on how this came to be (a few different apocryphal stories exist) but there is little disagreement with the idea [...]

77% of People Read Online Reviews Before Buying: Are They Finding You?

Did you know that 77 percent of people take the time to read product reviews before they make any purchases online? It’s amazing how most marketers are keen on running all sorts of online marketing campaigns, yet they don’t take the [...]

Rural Canadian pastor spends extra night in jail after refusing condition keeping him from church

EXCLUSIVE: A pastor from Manitoba, Canada, who was arrested earlier this week tells Fox News he spent an extra night in prison after refusing a release condition that effectively required him to stop preaching at his church services. Pastor [...]

WHO's Tedros looks like shoo-in for second term despite handling of COVID-19, closeness to China

The Ethiopian head of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, looks set to serve a second term as director-general following reports that no nation will challenge him despite his controversial handling of the COVID-19 [...]

5 Statistics That Prove Gamification is the Future of the Workplace

What motivates employees at work? Recognition, rewards and a sense of competition are all strong motivators. Gamification works because it taps into each of these motivators to keep employees engaged. This convergence of technology and productivity [...]

A Strong Foundation: 10 Books to Read Before Starting Your Business

Are you planning on starting a business anytime soon? Do you have the best ideas, but you can’t find a way to settle on a profitable strategy? Turning a concept into a multimillion-dollar enterprise may seem like an impossible goal, [...]

Boss of Haitian gang threatens to kill kidnapped missionaries

The boss of a notorious Haitian gang accused of kidnapping 17 members of a U.S.-based missionary group last weekend is warning that the hostages will be killed if his demands aren’t met.  “I swear by thunder that if I don’t [...]