All posts by Robert Paolucci

How to Get a Business Phone Number to Build a Fundable Business

Why Do You Need a Business Phone Number to Be Fundable? When you start a new business, it is vitally important for that business to have separate contact information from yourself.  This includes a dedicated business address, phone number, and email address.  When you first tell a new business owner this, there are a ton … Continue reading How to Get a Business Phone Number to Build a Fundable Business

New Gear Alert: UAD Software v9.11.0, MOTU’s M2 + M4 Interfaces, 30th Anniversary SansAmp by Tech 21 & More

Introducing UAD Software v9.11.0. Universal Audio is proud to announce the release of UAD Software v9.11.0. Alongside the UA-developed Avalon VT-737 Tube Channel Strip, the latest software release features plugin titles from UA’s direct developer partners, Brainworx and Sonnox. The Avalon VT-737 is a precisely-modeled plugin emulation of Read more… The post New Gear Alert: … Continue reading New Gear Alert: UAD Software v9.11.0, MOTU’s M2 + M4 Interfaces, 30th Anniversary SansAmp by Tech 21 & More

Spend This Veteran’s Day Building Strong Business Credit and Finding Resources to Help You Build the Business of Your Dreams

As a veteran, your country owes you a debt of gratitude.  Unfortunately, it can be difficult to reacclimate to normal life after the trauma of service. Starting a business can be a great way to get back on your feet, and there are a ton of resources that can help.  These resources, coupled with opportunities … Continue reading Spend This Veteran’s Day Building Strong Business Credit and Finding Resources to Help You Build the Business of Your Dreams

Are There More Than 3 Business Credit Reporting Agencies?

There Are More than 3 Business Credit Reporting Agencies, but it All Comes Back to the Big Three When most people think of business credit reporting agencies, they think if Dun & Bradstreet.  It’s true, the Dun & Bradstreet PAYDEX is one of the scores most commonly used by lenders.  In addition to D&B however, … Continue reading Are There More Than 3 Business Credit Reporting Agencies?

Etsy buys Reverb.com for $275 mil, signaling growing used music gear market

DIY marketplace Etsy has announced plans for a massive $275 million acquisition of used music instrument market Reverb.com. That’s likely to turn heads both in online retail and musical instruments. As reported by VentureBeat, the deal has an approximate $275 million value, in cash, as the NYC-based Etsy buys out Chicago’s Reverb.com. It’s a massive … Continue reading Etsy buys Reverb.com for $275 mil, signaling growing used music gear market

Gibson’s Collaboration Policy Might Be The Future For Other Manufacturers Too

Gibson has certainly been through a rough few years but it seems that the ship is now righted, with the introduction of new throwback instruments at lower prices and better dealer relationships. That said, it seems to have gone over the top protecting its brand with a rather public lawsuit against Dean Guitars and a … Continue reading Gibson’s Collaboration Policy Might Be The Future For Other Manufacturers Too

How to Build an Asset Creation and Promotion Strategy to Set up Steady Traffic Sources

I’ve written a lot on how businesses need to embrace a new online growth strategy without depending on any *single* tactic (like search traffic, for example). There’s a popular belief that search engine traffic is the most reliable (and steady) source of web traffic – that’s something I don’t agree with. I’ve founded startups that… … Continue reading How to Build an Asset Creation and Promotion Strategy to Set up Steady Traffic Sources