This sales chart of Kodak says it all. While camera phones and digital photography in general took off and were climbing endlessly, Kodak’s business continually degraded. The company who used to stand for a whole generation of photographers, consumers and artists is dead.
Creating a business plan for a new internet business can be tricky. In many cases, the businesses struggle, unprofitably, at first–so it’s important to keep the operation simple–at least in the beginning. However, while Internet businesses often start off slow, they can (thankfully) explode with revenues and profits, which means that suddenly the web-based entrepreneur has all sorts of good problems and puzzles to solve.
Sexuality is considered one of the most powerful tools of marketing and particularly advertising whereby the ads can be higly overt or extremely subtle. For men, it (mostly) works all the time. Here are a couple of sexual advertisements I like.
Steve Ballmer selling Windows 1.0 After watching this video it is clear he hasn’t changed his attitude or technique of selling. 🙂