Monthly Archives: April 2010

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Business Planning Chapter IV: Website Meeting

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Today we met with internationally renowned web developer Stefan Hartman from Wide Open Communications. Stefan is a man of many talents and is perhaps best known for his stellar work on the popular comedy website BangBoomCrash.com. He is also known … Continue reading

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Business Planning Chapter III: Capital and Feasibility Report

In today’s planning session, Rich and I drilled down to determine the capital requirements of opening our brick and mortar store by August 1st, 2010. As you may know, many Comic Stores have made the dangerous and irresponsible move to … Continue reading

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Free Giveaways at Grand Opening!

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That’s right, I said FREE!First up for grabs is this unique “Zombie Survival Guide- Recorded Attacks” one- shot, personally autographed by world- renowned author Max Brooks. This book is actually autographed in blood! Well, maybe not blood, but it really … Continue reading

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Business Planning: Chapter II: Web Strategy

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Today we held a focus meeting on the future Web Strategy of Planet X Comics and Collectibles. After much discussion, we both decided that the internet was most likely a fad, so we decided to just ignore it.Kidding!So…. Rich and … Continue reading

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KICK- ASS: The Premiere!

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One of the great things about being one of the C2E2 guests was our sneak peek at the movie “Kick- Ass”. Being the totally awesome VIPs that we are, we were permitted to view the movie two days early. It … Continue reading

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The Lessons of C2E2- The Retailers

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The second most important thing that we gained from our Chicago trip was the ability to interact with hundreds of retailers from all around the United States and Canada. We interviewed as many attendees as possible. This experience greatly reassured … Continue reading

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The Lessons of C2E2- The Focus Groups

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Our visit to Chicago actually consisted of a great deal more than just attending the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo. The primary focus, at least for us, was the education available at the Diamond Retailer Summit: Focus on Retailing.This helpful … Continue reading