Posts tagged "business"

More Taxes on Taxis

More Taxes on Taxis
Did you know I used to drive a cab? I spent 6 months driving tourists to and from their downtown hotels. It may sound easy, but driving strangers around is a hard job, and with gas prices the way they are it doesn’t pay as well as it used to… Did you know that the... Read more »

Social Media Report Card: Orbitz sends the competition packing

Social Media Report Card: Orbitz sends the competition packing
If your business revolves around sending people on vacation, your work is half done in the social media world. No company attracts the online fans like  travel: give away enough trips and you’ll see your fan and follower numbers increase with minimal effort. But what makes Orbitz, the Chicago-based all-in-one travel site stand out  from... Read more »

Sex Sells: No home for Playboy?

Sex Sells: No home for Playboy?
A few weeks ago we covered the return of Playboy to Chicago. Now it seems that the return has hit a snag… Crain’s Chicago reports that local businesses in the area of the proposed new mansion were not happy about neighboring with Playboy. “We had a lease that was done earlier this month, and I... Read more »
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How to find a job in Chicago

How to find a job in Chicago
As a young professional in Chicago working in both a big corporation, through Nestle Nespresso, and small business consulting on the indie music scene, I have acquired a pretty diverse social circle. Within that circle there is a common thread: everyone is looking for work. The problem is very few are finding what they are... Read more »
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