If your small business is set to give out some raises (or cut hours) after the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)'s overtime rule changes take effect in December 2016, you may be investigating other ways you can cut costs and remain competitive without having to eat into profits or downsize valuable employees. In many cases, the majority of your cost-cutting measures may involve employee benefits like health insurance, paid time off, and retirement contributions.
19 July 2016
As a business owner with a store located on a busy road, you know how much the road can affect your business. Whenever there is the slightest problem on the street, your business suffers. This is why a road construction project can be devastating to a store owner. Not only does it make it difficult for shoppers to get to your store because of road work obstacles, but any potential customers won't want to go through the hassle of road construction delays in order to get to your store.
15 July 2016
As a clothing shop owner, you have a duty to protect your customers while they're on your premises. With 1-2 people per every thousand being allergic or hypersensitive to bee or wasp stings, part of this protection includes doing your best to make sure none of your customers get stung while browsing your goods. Below you'll find 4 ways you can prevent facing a bee sting liability suit by limiting the chances of bees taking up shelter around your store.
16 June 2016
The ability to have customers worldwide is the hallmark of a flourishing business, but the transition is not always easy. When you are ready to take the next step and market to international customers, there are several factors you should consider to improve your success. Redesign Your Website You should redesign your website so each customer can view the appropriate version in their language. This is usually accomplished by having several versions of the same website stored on your server, just in different languages.
14 June 2016
As more and more people become aware of the negative impact society's current mode of living has on the planet, the demand for Earth-friendly alternatives to products and services that contribute to the problem increases. If you're looking for a way to make extra money while also doing your part to help save the planet, consider starting a green demolition company. Here's more information about this business opportunity and what you need to get started.
13 June 2016
Running a business takes time and money. But as a business owner, you know how critical it is to maintain all the elements of your property from top to bottom. If you've experienced a leaky roof in the past, you know how disruptive it can be to the day-to-day operations of your business. That's why you should be doing whatever you can to safeguard your roof from damage. Here are three essential elements to maintaining a leak-proof roof for your business.
13 June 2016
Selling goods on eBay makes it possible to manage a small business and maintain low overhead so you can generate optimal profits as time goes on. The system's sales platform is easy to use and provides the opportunity to tap into literally millions of potential customers throughout the world. But no matter what you plan to sell on eBay, you can expect plenty of competition to contend with. Here are a few things you can do to set your new eBay business apart from that competition and maximize your online sales success:
10 June 2016
If you have weak wrists due to overuse, an injury or illness, or genetics, then you may wonder if you can still use a nail gun to complete DIY projects at home. In many ways, a nail gun can allow you to complete projects you would not be able to complete due to continued hammering motions that would otherwise be required. However, if you decide to use a nail gun when you have weak wrists, it is important that you take appropriate precautions.
9 June 2016
A self-storage solution is ideal for just about any type of item. However, some items can use a little more protection than others. If you plan on storing fine china, glassware, valuable porcelain and crystal or just about any other type of delicate item, you'll want to know these simple tips for protecting these and other valuables during storage at a facility like National Self Storage - Denver. The Right Box Can Make a Difference
6 June 2016
There are now various materials available to you when you need to choose a gravestone or marker. Bronze, stainless steel, marble and sandstone are all possible choices, but granite remains one of the most popular gravestone materials on the market. If you need to choose a suitable material for a gravestone or marker, find out why so many people continue to select granite. Durability Granite is one of the most durable materials you can choose for a gravestone or marker.
6 June 2016