Small Business Owners Networka part of the Armstrong Steel Network

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    Is Your Feed Store Running Out of Room?

    Expansion is often equated with success. You hear it everywhere. Expansion could be called the American dream, and many singers and entertainers even emphasize they started from “the bottom.” Owning just one property isn’t enough to win Monopoly, is it? Start small, and with hard work, you’ll hopefully achieve your dream of being successful. Whether… Full Article

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    Put Your Business Expansion Plans on Autopilot

    In your time as a small business owner, I’m sure you’ve worn your fair share of hats. You were the first official employee and now you probably manage a whole team of employees. As your business and number of employees continue to grow, so should your building. That could come with its fair share of… Full Article

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    It’s Time to Build Your Dream Steel Motocross Garage!

    Motocross is one sport that’s steadily gaining traction all over the country. Combine action-packed motorcycle races with a rabid fan base, and you’ve got one wild competition. According to the history books, off-road motorcycle racing started in the U.K. in the early 1900’s. Motocross, and now Supercross in the U.S. has completely evolved throughout the years.… Full Article

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    4 Reasons Why You Need a Steel Practice Facility

    If you walk into my office, it’s impossible not to notice all of my sports memorabilia. Flags, team calendars, autographed baseballs and even rare ‘Wheaties’ boxes adorn my desk and occupy my personal space. Honestly, I’ll surround myself with anything Minnesota sports related – banners, jerseys and photos. I’m sure a lot of you are… Full Article

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    Want to Build Your Own “Shed-quarters?”

    In 2015, more and more people aren’t going into an office to work. Telecommuting is clearly on the rise. You might think most people that work from home are millennials, or even just stay-at-home moms. But according to the U.S Census Bureau, now the typical telecommuter is a 49-year old man or woman – who… Full Article

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    5 Ways You Might Be Sabotaging Your Small Business

    Let me guess…you took one look at the title, and said to yourself, “There is no way I’m doing that!” No entrepreneur, CEO, manager or small business owner would ever knowingly do anything to sabotage his or her own company. But there is some reason why your business isn’t growing. Unfortunately, you can only tread… Full Article

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    Transform Your Business with a Commercial Metal Building

    Over the years, you’ve undergone many changes to improve your company. Did you create the success you’d hoped for yourself? If not, you’re not alone. In fact, even if you have tasted victory in some aspects of your business model, there’s always room for improvement. That comes with a certain level of stress. First, examine… Full Article

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    7 Things to Consider While Building Your Own Art & Photography Studio

    Whether you’re an established artist with photos or paintings on display in a museum, or you haven’t created your first masterpiece yet, you’ll need a place to hunker down and get the creative juices flowing. Are you a parent with an artistic side? There’s no way you’ll be able to get inspired with a house… Full Article

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    4 Ways a Metal Building Will Help Your Company Retain Profits

    If you’re an entrepreneur, you always have money on your mind. How much can you save, and how much can you spend? The trick is managing your costs, keeping your profits, and making the best investments. Short of going on Shark Tank and trying to solicit capital from Mark Cuban, how do you get the… Full Article

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    Ready to Start Your Own Self-Storage Business?

    Do you have the next great idea? At one time or another, I believe that everyone thinks of starting his or her own business. One of the most attractive models out there is a self-storage or mini-storage business. According to the Self Storage Association, the self-storage industry generated more than $24 billion in annual U.S.… Full Article