This Week in Infographics #42: Start Your Engines!

Most people think that starting a business in a bad economy is a bad idea, but that’s actually not the case. There is less competition, a head start for gains once the economy turns around, and lower wages and office space prices. This first infographic highlights why now, more than ever, is the best time to start your own business.

The next infographic we’ll look at compares the actual Ford Fusion and the Greenlight Collectibles car. Can you tell the difference? Toy makers have gotten very good at making toy car replicas look almost identical. This infographic provides a deeper look into how the collectible car is made.

Lastly, did you know that 1/3 of CEOs fail to consider their company’s social media reputation when making business decisions? Social media has become an integral part of most businesses, but there are still some that aren’t taking it seriously. This last infographic highlights how CEOs may not be using social media like they should be.

1. It’s Startup Time in America


Courtesy of ProfitBricks

2. Can You Tell the Difference?


Courtesy of Ford

3. Social Media: Blind Spot for Executives?



Courtesy of Zeno Group