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Is Ebay losing it’s influence to google?

I just read an article in Newsweek magazine about Ebay’s CEO Meg Whitman’s attempts to try and stifle the competition that the company is facing from the goliath google. Here is one entrepreneur’s account: “eBay sellers like Alexander Zacke, who also advertises his antiques store on Google’s search engine says that, overall, his business on eBay’s U.S. marketplace this year…

When should you form an LLC for your business?

I know of a number of people who are thinking about starting various businesses. Generally, these people fall into two different groups. The first group of people, I’ll call the “launchers”. The second group of people I’ll call the “prognosticators”. The “launchers (& I greatly admire them) come up with a business idea and immediately work on executing it. They…

Why is the budget speech so important to Kenyans?

Every year in Kenya, the finance minister prepares an annual budget speech which he reads in front of a live parliamentary session. Why do Kenyans go gaga over this annual ritual that has failed to deliver any real world tangible solutions to their daily economic struggles? The speeches are dreadfully boring. I’m sure a majority of Kenyans do not understand…