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Keep It Safe and Secure: 5 Physical Security Tips for Small Business Establishments

If you think that physical security procedures are only for large business establishments, think again! Small businesses also need to create a security plan to protect and secure its physical assets from outside intruders and their employees. It’s also a must to keep the workers inside the business establishment safe. If you want to make your small business establishment safe and secure, you should begin by doing an assessment... [Continue Reading]

The 3 C’s of an Effective Business Slogan

OUTLINE Introduction What is a Business Slogan? 3 C’s of Effective Business Slogans Connect Communicate Convert Conclusion Choosing a good company name and business slogan are key decisions entrepreneurs and business owners must make, whether they operate in Nicaragua or Nigeria. Sadly, many make a mess of this all important business decision. With so many brands scrambling for customer attention, a good business... [Continue Reading]

Four Ways the Right Bank Can Boost Your Business

There are a lot of things you probably already know about banking services. They provide checking accounts, debit cards, and you probably even know that you can purchase a safety deposit box. However, what the bank has to offer, especially business owners, doesn’t stop there. If you own your own business, there are a few services you may not be taking advantage of fully. Here are four ways a good bank can boost your business. ... [Continue Reading]

Meeting Madness—How to Avoid Common Meeting Mistakes

The lights are dimmed, and you are just about to nod off. At this point, you have been waiting half an hour and you are just plain tired. As you quietly slumber, you are consciously aware of not snoring through one of the most important events you have had to attend at work—another office meeting. However, as your supervisor bleats on about the importance of customer service, you are in full REM. Regardless of the import, many... [Continue Reading]

Essential rules for achieving a successful career

Everyone has a dream that they strive to achieve during their career. Some reach their goal and succeed, others don’t. There are and always will be many factors that cannot be controlled in your career path. Still, there is that one person you should always rely on -  on yourself. However, listening to your intuition and promoting your exquisite skills won’t always be enough to achieve a goal. In other words, you will... [Continue Reading]

Starting a New Contracting Business Affordably

Contracting businesses took a big hit when the housing bubble burst, slowing construction way down. However, construction has been in steady comeback mode in recent years, so it isn’t surprising that we see a number of new organizations looking to get in – or back in – on the action. Naturally, if you’re one of these people, starting a new contracting business affordably is what’s on your mind. However,... [Continue Reading]

Is Your Company’s Website Firing on All Cylinders?

No matter the industry you're in, it is important that you have a first-rate website to promote your brand. That said when was the last time you gave your website a thorough review? If it has been a while now since having done that, make it a priority moving forward. With your website firing on all cylinders, you have the ability to grow your business. Seal the Deal with a Top-Notch Site In the event your website has been a little... [Continue Reading]