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    7 Time Management Tips for Small Businesses

    There aren’t enough hours in the day for small business owners. Arriving at your metal building early and staying late is your life, sometimes seven days a week. Don’t you wish you could hit the “pause” button on your day? We can help you master the technique of time management. The following are all practices… Full Article

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    Quit Your Day Job: Turn Your Garage Into Your Office

    Do you have an idea for a product that you know would blow competition out of the water? Are you working for a company and know you can do it better yourself? That’s what happened to me, so I started my business in my garage and now we’re one of INC’s top 500 growing companies.… Full Article

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    Increase Your Restaurant’s Profits During Football Season

    Fantasy teams are drafted. Preseason cuts are gone. Football season is upon us. In big cities as well as small towns, crowds leave their steel workshops on Sunday afternoons to flock to restaurants and bars to enjoy the big game with friends and family. The question for restaurant business owners is, how do you keep… Full Article

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    The Importance of A Work/Life Balance

    It’s so easy for me to get caught up in tasks at work that I end up staying late at the office. By the time the weekend rolls around, I am ready to get on a jet plane to Riviera Maya and never come back. Most days of the month I keep a pretty good… Full Article

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    5 Reasons To Get Serious About a CRM Solution…Right Now!

    When you first start a business one of the biggest challenges you’re going to face is how you actually do things. In the beginning, you might be forgiven by vendors, customers, and counterparts for lacking processes. There’s something so natural about enterprise to Americans that, almost at the DNA level, we understand that businesses need to… Full Article

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    6 Reasons Your Small Business Should Be Blogging

    Having trouble making your business stand out from the crowd? What can you do that will help customers notice you among the sea of competitors and decide to choose your product? Set up your business in a high traffic area? Good. Invest a lot of money in a big fancy sign? OK. Set up your… Full Article

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    Hiring the Right Employee – Why You Should Get Emotional About It

    You’ve got a problem! It’s a good problem, but still a problem. You’ve grown and you need to start hiring some help. This is a process that is considerably more important to a small business owner than it might appear. New employees cost time and money to train. Insurance, payroll, business cards, additional equipment, these… Full Article