• This is the Time of Year for Small Business Customer Information Capture

    4 monthes ago - By Business 2 Community

    With increased demand, traffic, customer interaction and sales this holiday season comes a cascade of opportunity for invaluable customer information capture.
    This is a truly special time of year-and that holiday magic certainly extends to the small business world. Starting with Black Friday all the way back in November, then moving into Small Business Saturday , and continuing straight through the entirety of the holiday shopping season, today's small businesses count heavily on the holidays-and the month of December specifically-for a successful year overall.
    Whether your product or...
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  • It's All About the Reps - 5 Steps to get Your Online Reputation Fighting Fit in 2018

    It's All About the Reps - 5 Steps to get Your Online Reputation Fighting Fit in 2018

    4 monthes ago - By Business 2 Community

    What's Your New Year's Resolution?
    If it isn't to improve your business's reputation, then you'll join the 43% of executives who believe their online rep is important, but still don't do anything about it.
    Stop making excuses!
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    Following our full online reputation management guide may be a marathon , but these five simple steps will boost your brand fitness and get you ready for more.
    1. Take Measurements
    Before you can take action, you need to know where you stand now. And that falls down to the three As:
    Analyze
    Analyze
    Analyze
    Take a look at all aspects of your...
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  • Cautious Texas among last states to OK medical marijuana

    Cautious Texas among last states to OK medical marijuana

    4 monthes ago - By Philly

    MANCHACA, Texas - When California rings in the new year with the sale of recreational pot for the first time, Texas will be tiptoeing into its own marijuana milestone: a medical cannabis program so restrictive that doubts swirl over who will even use it.
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  • 25 products everyone will have in their home in 2018

    25 products everyone will have in their home in 2018

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    As you wrap up holiday shopping and begin drafting your New Year's resolutions , what better time than now to think about the changes you want to make in 2018?
    For many of us, that means starting with a clean slate at home. To save you some time, we put together a list of gadgets , cooking tools, decor pieces, and more that will make your life much easier.
    From a charging cable that will last you a lifetime to a foam pillow that's worth the investment, here are 25 products you'll see in everyone's home next year. Soft, crisp sheets
    These luxurious sheets will make it even harder to get out...
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  • Oil hovers below two-year highs with focus on U.S. output

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    NEW YORK - Oil prices were mixed on Friday, lingering below two-year highs as the continuing outage of a North Sea pipeline gave support, while climbing U.S. output and weak gasoline demand kept a lid on gains.
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  • Calendar quirk, Amazon, put pressure on retailers to deliver

    Calendar quirk, Amazon, put pressure on retailers to deliver

    4 monthes ago - By Stl Today

    NEW YORK - A calendar quirk this year and Amazon's seven-days-a-week delivery capability are building pressure on retailers to deliver.
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  • 18 reasons why New Year's Eve is the worst holiday of the year

    18 reasons why New Year's Eve is the worst holiday of the year

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    New Year's Eve sounds great on the surface : Sparkly outfits, lively parties, and new beginnings. But think back: When was the last time you actually had fun on the last major holiday of the year?
    From overcrowded and overpriced bars to hangovers and broken resolutions , here are the reasons why we think New Year's Eve is really just the worst. Let's all just stay in this year. Food and drinks are WAY overpriced.
    If you go out on New Year's Eve, expect cocktails to cost double their normal price, and food portions to be smaller and more expensive than usual. Don't even get us started on...
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