Mark Pittman

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What Does B2B, B2C & B2G Mean?

07th January 2011
One of the many definitions of business is "the buying and selling of commodities and services." Whether that business is conducted directly to another business, to a consumer or to the government, the basis of the transaction starts from a business. I... Read >

Performing Due Diligence in Daily Life

14th December 2010
The more formal definition of due diligence is "research and analysis of a company or organization done in preparation for a business transaction." In simpler terms, due diligence is nothing more than "doing your homework" and diligence itself means "pers... Read >

The Complex Psychological Behavior of Procrastination

25th October 2010
Whether you realize it or not, procrastination affects everyone to some degree. Some experience only minor problems associated with the complex psychological behavior of procrastination, while others battle considerable anxiety, stress and guilt. Fear of ... Read >

Customer Service: Problems & Solutions

09th August 2010
"It takes months to earn a customer. It only takes seconds to lose one."¯You've probably heard that customer service retention quote many times, but how many businesses adhere to its warnings? Very few when you learn that companies are willing to spend fi... Read >

Help or Hindrance? Smart Phones in the Workplace

19th July 2010
Whether you're an eBay seller working out of a basement or a small business owner moving into your first brick and mortar building, chances are there is a smart phone within arm's reach. Even if you originally bought your smart phone for "business use onl... Read >