Have you ever asked yourself why you would go to one Coney Island restaurant vs another? Aren’t they all the same? Or is there something that sets each coney apart? Well do not fret! For our media and entrepreneurship class we set out to answer those exact questions — and in the process learn more about… Continue reading Looking for the Best Coney in Lansing?
When in Rome, do as the Romans do. When in Michigan, eat like Michiganders do. Michigan, while not a culinary metropolis, takes a lot of pride in its coney dogs. We visited four coney island restaurants — that’s a coney to you and me — in the Lansing area: Sparty’s Coney Island Restaurant, T &… Continue reading And the Best Coney Island in East Lansing is…
It’s the great Coney Quest! Before starting our own Coney Island that puts all other Coney Island restaurants out of business, we toured three different Coneys in East Lansing to get a feel for competitive analysis. We’re not really going to start a Coney Island restaurant. However, in learning about the process of entrepreneurship and… Continue reading The Great Coney Quest: Discovering How a Coney Survives in a Crowded Market
Recode Media | How Bleacher Report Evolved was my favorite podcast out of the two this week. Not because I like sports but because of the information about them growing on Instagram from Facebook. They also hit some similar points I think about all the time. This was a learning experience for me mostly but… Continue reading There’s More to Sports Media than ESPN
Growing up, I remember the best days of summer being the days where my little brother and I would scrape together the limited materials we had and set up our very own lemonade stand at the end of our never ending driveway. We would post up in mini camping chairs our dad bought for us… Continue reading How my childhood lemonade stand taught me about competition
Most businesses take years to establish themselves in an industry — if they ever even manage it. A few inspiring cases of companies going from dream to reality in six months are out there, and those generally have a few things in common. The classic why-didn’t-I-think-of-that cliche of creative problem solving certainly exists, but a… Continue reading Planning Your Business: Thoughts on Competitive Analysis