For retailers, the jingle of the cash register bell is merry and bright during the holiday season. This is the time of year when many businesses make the majority of their sales, and shoppers flood local shops and malls to find the perfect gift. A joyful and eye-catching window display encourages shoppers to enter the…
Some entrepreneurs prefer to open a franchise rather than their own business because it seems easier. The benefits of a franchise include operational/marketing support, brand equity, and a proven track record. However, even franchisees need time for research and the proper due diligence. To help, we’ll walk you through the process of opening a franchise.…
Direct mail service companies help you to deliver your promotional campaign via postal mail. The basic service is to print, stamp and mail all of your postcards, brochures or flyers. However, the best will also help you to create a list of mailing addresses and even provide design templates to help you create your direct…
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Companies use radio advertising to promote products or services over the radio, typically in 30 or 60 second spots. Radio can be more expensive than some newer advertising methods, but it is a very strong medium, reaching 93% of American adults weekly according to Nielsen data. With an adequate marketing budget, you can use radio…
In order to become great agents, good agents need great real estate software. In order to become top producers, great agents need the best real estate software. To put it another way, if you only have a hammer, you might start seeing every problem as a nail. Too often today I meet agents and even…
Amazon inventory management helps Amazon sellers keep their products in stock and sales flowing. But it involves more than simply counting products and listing quantities in Seller Central. Order volume, cash flow, and sales forecasting all play a role, and sellers must master the entire process to stay on the top of Amazon’s search listings…
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An unlimited paid time off (PTO) policy differs from traditional PTO by allowing employees to take as much vacation time as they want with virtually no limits. Some companies are experimenting with unlimited PTO to improve work culture, give exempt employees more work/life balance, and allow senior staff more vacation and travel time. A recent…
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Finding a small business loan is often a necessity at some point during the growth of your business, but it can be difficult if you don’t know where to look to find a loan you qualify for. Getting a small business loan involves first evaluating your options, second determining your eligibility, and third applying for…
Consider this: Over coffee break, you blurted out a plumber’s phone number to a colleague after they complained of plumbing problems at home. How did you even manage to recall the digits when you’ve never even used their services? Then, as you drive home that day, you come across a billboard for the plumbing company,…
A business partnership agreement is a contract between business partners that defines how partners will manage the business together, what they must invest in the business, and how they will be paid. It also defines how changes, such as adding new partners or partners leaving, will be handled. According to Noam Wasserman, author of The…
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