The Age of The Customer®

Advice, information and training in the field of economics, business operations and business management.

THE AGE OF THE CUSTOMER® is a fundamental belief system originating with Jim Blasingame.

THE AGE OF THE CUSTOMER® is a line of products and services offered by Jim including a series of books, written articles and publications, and educational materials; advisory services; and consulting/training all in the field of Economics, Business Operations and Business Management.

THE AGE OF THE CUSTOMER® brand of written publications has been painstakingly developed by Jim Blasingame outlining his beliefs regarding the new economy. Jim is currently working on a series of THE AGE OF THE CUSTOMER® brand books summarizing his research, writings, interviews, teaching, and coaching in the fields of small business economics and business operations. Please browse the following publications to learn more about Jim's unique way of looking at the marketplace.

Jim Blasingame
Freedom is a state of mind anyone can assume. But liberty is a contract we bestow upon and expect from each other. And from that contract, American entrepreneurship was born as the child of liberty. » More
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Jim Blasingame on whether elaborate or simple, a written business plan is an assembly of facts, ideas, assumptions, and projections about the future. » More
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This marketplace transition is, by definition, a Biblical proportion paradigm shift from the original, 10,000-year-old Age of the Seller, to the new Age of the Customer. » More
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When the courage and convictions of one group of individuals converged with the humanity of two others, something special happened: A critical part of the foundation of the most benevolent nation i... » More
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Just as Jeff got rich delivering this comedic routine, you can benefit from his cause-and-effect logic by applying it to your small business. Except unlike Foxworthy, it won't be funny if you resem... » More
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Fear and greed, it has been said, are the two primal emotions that have propelled human civilization. Of course, both have their dark side, too. » More
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Naisbitt's Razor - high tech AND high touch - makes it imperative that you blend the sexy digital power of mobile computing, with the compelling humanity of a handshake. » More
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While striving mightily to make a profit, the following facts cause small business owners to regularly ask the proverbial question: “What’s wrong with this picture?” » More
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I’ve covered the direct ownership issues and advantages quite a bit recently, but let me remind you of a few key reasons I consider it to be the stealth benefit of business ownership. » More
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A qualified prospect has answered enough questions – directly or through research – to allow you to determine that they will likely purchase what you sell from someone in the forecastable future. » More