Business

Anything from starting a business to working in a corporate environment.

I got results from writing to Apple CEO Tim Cook!

Episode 1072

Michael from Los Angeles, CA
Tim Cook

Michael called in to say that he had an issue with Apple, so he took Leo's advice and wrote to Apple CEO Tim Cook. He bought a new MacBook Pro from Apple, and was in the Apple store every week because of issues he was having with it. After sending a letter to Tim Cook, he got a call from Cook's office. They assigned him a tech, and followed up with him every day on the different things they had tried. After working with them for 10 days, his drive failed completely. He sent the computer into Apple, and they sent it back working perfectly.

Twitter IPO Gets Dress Rehearsal

Episode 1026

Twitter IPO

The New York Stock Exchange has decided to learn from NASDAQs Facebook disaster and simulated a Twitter IPO to make sure that the NYSE could handle the traffic when Twitter's Stock goes live. Twitter's stock is expected to fetch around $17 a share, making the company worth about $10 Billion. Leo says it's very interesting that a company that hasn't really made any money should be worth so much.

What do you think the future is for Microsoft after its recent changes?

Matt from Portland, OR

Episode 1020

Leo thinks the future of Microsoft is dim, and that the Microsoft acquisition of Nokia was a hail mary play. Microsoft's profits are still high, revenue is still billions of dollars a quarter, so the company isn't going away anytime soon. However, he doesn't think its a company to watch in the 21st century.

What's the best e-commerce solution for my business?

Episode 1002

Jerry from Big Bear Lake, CA
Squarespace.com

Jerry is rebuilding his business website with video and tips and wants to know what the best e-commerce option is. Leo recommends SquareSpace. They've just recently added an e-commerce platform that Leo says is excellent.

Another is BigCommerce.com, which is solely focused on e-commerce and will be a bit more expensive.

(Disclaimer: SquareSpace is a sponsor).