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Starting our First Email Marketing Campaign

For the last eight months we have been building an email list of both the people that have stopped in at our brick-and-mortar store as well as our company website.  We had heard so many times that it was important to “build a list”, and that is what we did. The problem was that up …

Learning About Flipping Homes

For years I have considered dabbling in real estate investing.  As many of you know, I do have some rental properties, but I had always dreamed of taking my real estate business to the big leagues.  This would mean changing my thinking as it comes to these properties as investment vehicles, and I have been …

A Little Present for my Cousin

For the last five years my cousin has been operating a hair salon here in the city.  While it started off slow, her clientele has grown steadily and she has a thriving business.  It has been a joy watching her grow from a one woman show to employing six stylists. It has been quite the …

Distributing Our Latest Press Release

We have been very active with the business this year launching new products and educating the public about the services we offer.  This active campaign of marketing our company to the people in our community and our world has been very lucrative for our bottom line and we will be continuing our marketing campaign from …

Scheduling Random Drug Tests

For the last three years, our organization has done drug testing on our employees.  Due to the nature of the work that we do, it is important that none of our employees are under the influence of drugs as every member on our team helps to ensure the safety of their coworkers. It has helped …

Making Our Packages Customer Friendly

Customer services is important for both online and offline clients.  For years, we have been listening to our customers in our brick-and-mortar store and tweaking our services and products to better meet their needs.  This has not only increased our sales, but has really helped us to maintain high levels of customer satisfaction. So when …

Heading to Montros Midweek

I should be in bed. I’m working late to get my itinerary for the week completed.  I am known for procrastination, and today is no different.  I had the whole weekend to get everything lined up, but I decided to live my life and push back my work responsibilities.  I suppose that is the problem …

Renovating Another Rental Property

I have had a pretty good year picking up some good rental properties, and only two weeks ago I was able to buy my third of the year.  I have been looking for good value and locations when it comes to these properties, and I don’t mind if I need to do some renovations before …

Separating Business and Social Messaging

When our employees are at work, I expect them to answer any texts and messages related to the business.  During their work hours we count on them to be prompt when it comes to answering business related questions both from their fellow employees, management and customers.  In fact, it is in every staff member’s responsibilities …

Finally Found a Good WordPress Developer

One of the earliest things that I learned as an entrepreneur was that I couldn’t be an expert at everything.  It is best to focus on your strengths and hire experts to cover your weaknesses.  In my case, business building was my strength, but creating websites were my weakness.  Back then, I contracted out our …