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Really easy being green

Really easy being green

Richmond BizSense April 11, 2008 0

Virginia Business Magazine goes green for the April issue. (No, the paper doesn’t feel recycled, but the stories are all about the greening of businesses around the Commonwealth.) Like every piece ever written about

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Fudge the time card

Fudge the time card

Aaron Kremer April 3, 2008 0

I recently paid a contractor for a job very well done. And as always happens when I pay invoices, I’m mystified by the pay-by-the-hour billing system. Does it include water breaks or web surfing?

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Feel-Good Marketing

Feel-Good Marketing

Aaron Kremer March 27, 2008 0

Cause-related marketing, as the marketing technique is known, owes its origins to an American Express program from the 1980s, when the credit card company donated funds to help restore the Statue of Liberty. In

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Make Your Own Web Commercial…just don’t fall of a ladder

Make Your Own Web Commercial…just don’t fall of a ladder

Richmond BizSense March 16, 2008 0

A number of startups think there’s a market for helping businesses make videos of their products – sort of a QVC for the masses. In Tuesday’s New York Times, Bob Tedeschi describes the nascent

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A brothel is a small biz, right?

A brothel is a small biz, right?

Richmond BizSense March 11, 2008 0

A few keys to operating a profitable brothel include having a website and selling advertising. Josh Levin in Slate writes about how Eliot Spitzer’s favorite escort services diversified beyond just whoring. Richmond brothels don’t

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Ads land at airport security

Ads land at airport security

Richmond BizSense March 10, 2008 0

Perhaps you’ve noticed them, too. At first your trip starts out normally. You approach airport security fiddling with your boarding pass. You take a laptop out of its protective sleeve and check your Ziploc

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