Just for Fun Blog Posts

Business-related posts that will bring a smile to your face, and might even help you put a few extra dollars into your account.

The Luck of the Business Owner

We all know about the luck of the Irish, but judging by the way small-business news is going this month, it might more accurately be the luck of  the British or the Dominicans. Either way, it’s certainly been a month of good fortune in the entrepreneurial and small-business landscape.

Want the 12 Days of Christmas? It’ll Cost More Than $100k

So you put swans, lords, and calling birds on your Christmas list. Who wouldn’t? If you’re hoping your true love gives you all of the items of the 12 Days of Christmas, you’ll be asking them to dole out more than $107,000 – a 6 percent hike since last year, according to PNC Wealth Management’s… Read the full article.

Business Promotion Ideas from Left to Right for Election Day

Unless the end of Daylight Saving Time completely threw you, your clocks, and your calendar for a loop, you’re well aware that today is an important day here in the U.S. Small businesses have been at the forefront of many debates, political discussions, and all-around election conversations, so it’s important to cast your ballot. On a… Read the full article.

$10,000 Business Plan Contest from Palo Alto Software

On September 10, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. PDT (1:00 p.m. EDT), BuildMyBiz® partner Palo Alto Software will give away $10,000 to the LivePlan user with the best business plan. Think you have what it takes? You’d better hurry and enter. The deadline for entries is Friday, August 24, 2012 at 12 p.m. PDT (3:00 p.m. EDT)

Mars Curiosity Brings Business Satisfaction

NASA’s newest Mars rover, Curiosity, survived a harrowing seven minutes of terror to touch down on the Red Planet late Sunday night, at 10:32 p.m. Pacific Time. Half robot, half SUV, Curiosity sports six wheels for feet, a belly-full of scientific instruments, and a set of high-def eyes made possible by a business 150,000,000 miles away in Rochester, New York.