October 27, 2016


Professional cartoonist Mark Anderson, owner of Andertoons, brings readers a new business cartoon each week. He also adds the “backstory” about how he came up with the creative idea behind the cartoon.

For a selection of cartoons you are free to download for use in blogs, presentations and newsletters, go to our Business Cartoons Gallery.

Starbucks Nomenclature Business Cartoon

A Rose by Any Other Name …

Putting a spin on the ordinary is a gutsy move. And it works for so few but when it does, it could help identify your brand.


The Picture of Prosperity?

It's a bit of a caption contest. Have you any idea the message portrayed in this cartoon?

Reiterate Business Cartoon

A Good Idea Bears Repeating

Iteration is the buzz word in entrepreneurship circles these days. Experts say that what is needed most is the next idea. But sometimes to realize you've got a good one, you need to hear it more than once.


The Invisible Hand of the Market Revealed!

When Adam Smith proposed his Invisible Hand of the Market in 1759, the father of free market economics probably couldn't have imagined his creation so neurotic that it wound up on the couch contemplating the meaning of it all.

Managing Automation Business Cartoon

Are There Any Redundancies in Your Organizational Chart?

Automation is great. And so is delegation. Both can help your business and help you focus on more important things. Just be sure to keep an eye out for redundancies -- situations where layers of supervision and automation have created inefficiencies by keeping a piece that just isn't needed anymore.

Looking for templates, checklists or guides? The Small Business Resource Center has them!