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  • The numbers are compelling.Depending on which study you read (and there are literally dozens), anywhere from 51 percent to 90 percent of consumers read and trust online reviews.Even if we take the smallest number, that’s still over half of consumers paying attention to online reviews.That...
    Industry Word - June 22, 2016 - 0 comments
  • Tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, and fires destroy homes and business every year. The homes and businesses affected need to be cleaned up and restored back to their original condition. Did you know that there are franchise businesses that specialize in disaster cleanup and restoration?Opportunities...
    Industry Word - June 16, 2016 - 0 comments
  • One of the key responsibilities for many new businesses or businesses that are restructuring is obtaining an Employer Identification Number, or EIN, from the IRS.An EIN is a unique nine-digit number that identifies your business for tax purposes. It’s similar to a Social Security number but...
    Starting a Business - June 15, 2016 - 2 comments
  • A creditworthy business is defined as a company that is considered suitable to receive credit because of a positive history of paying money back. For business owners it’s essential to not only maintain a favorable personal credit rating; it’s equally important in building and...
    Industry Word - June 09, 2016 - 1 comments
  • Father’s Day is less than two weeks away and Americans say they will spend more than ever this year according to the National Retail Federation's annual survey conducted by Prosper Insights and Analytics. The National Retail Federation also reports that consumers are...
    Managing a Business - June 09, 2016 - 4 comments
  • In business, entrepreneurs experience peaks and valleys but for small business owners who operate seasonal businesses those ups and downs intensify. The majority of their revenue is dependent on a specific time period.Seasonal businesses are all around – from a bed and breakfast to...
    Managing a Business - June 08, 2016 - 4 comments
  • You started a small business knowing you’d make most of your revenue by selling your products or services. But you say to friends, “I hate selling. I’m not a good salesperson.”So, what are you doing in small business?Actually, your apprehension about selling is common, even...
    Industry Word - June 07, 2016 - 3 comments
  • With email marketing, social media marketing and online marketing grabbing most of the attention in recent years, you might think direct mail marketing is an outdated concept. Think again: Direct mail is enjoying something of a renaissance in both the B2B and B2C worlds, thanks in part to (surprise...
    Industry Word - June 02, 2016 - 0 comments
  • Small businesses facing poor or uncertain financial circumstances may be forced to consider drastic employment decisions including layoffs and benefit reductions. If your business faces such decisions, it important to understand your legal rights and obligations concerning employment law.Layoffs,...
    Managing a Business - May 25, 2016 - 0 comments
  • When small business owners think about marketing, they usually think about attracting new customers. But existing customers are equally, if not more, important. A survey last year found that marketers spend on average just 21 percent of their marketing budgets on existing customers—even...
    Industry Word - May 24, 2016 - 5 comments

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