Pokemon Go and Why Businesses Should Play

Wanna catch ‘em all? The new mobile game Pokemon Go is taking the world by storm. Less than a week old and the phenomenon is growing day-by-day. The game created in collaboration by former Google startup, Niantic, Inc & The Pokemon Company is a new twist on the TV show, card and video game series that was popular in the late 90s and early 2000s. While many people have downloaded the game (over 7.5 million in the United States) and rushed to streets and parks to get in on the action, there is a still some mystery to how the game is played and how it might evolve over time.

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How To Successfully Market Your Summer Camp

Marketing the allure of your summer camp is fundamental in maintaining and increasing attendance. Whether you’re operating an outdoor adventure camp, a bible camp, a coding camp, or an athletic camp, finding ways to grow the number of annual attendees is critical to turning a profit and staying in business for the long run! In a society that has gravitated away from outdoor activity towards social isolation due to social media, video games and technology in general, summer camps need to find ways to capture back the attention of the younger generation.

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Growing and Making the Jump To Salon Ownership

It’s time to turn your passion for the salon lifestyle into a successful business venture. Whether you’re into doing hair, painting nails, or offering spa treatments, the life of an aspiring salon owner can be difficult. Choosing how you start and build up your salon business is a crucial decision that can impact the success you see and the influence you have within your community. In most cases, there are two possible routes you can take in your salon career: operating a salon from your home, or purchasing an existing salon.

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A Guide To Small Business Hiring

One factor that ultimately determines whether a business succeeds or fails is its employees. This is especially true with a small business, where each employee has more influence on the success of the whole.

Businesses thoroughly rely on the execution of individual employee roles, as well as their skills and talents in relation to their specific role. You may have the best business strategy in the industry, but if your employees aren’t the right ones to execute that strategy, then strategy doesn’t matter. This is why hiring the right candidates for your business is crucial. (more…)

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Bleed Basics Signage 101

At Signs.com we offer an online design tool to help you create your custom sign. Our tool has advanced options to help make your sign the highest quality and most visually appealing product possible. Knowing how to utilize these advanced options will ensure that your sign is printed correctly to your specifications, avoiding any errors in the production process.

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5 Effective Ways to Market Your Tax Services

Taxes. It’s a dreaded word that nobody wants to hear. So here you are, someone who has embarked in the tax business to help people feel comfortable when hearing that word uttered. Instead of having people running in fear, how do you reach out and show them the safety your tax services provide and bring them to use your services? There’s plenty of competition from DIY tax services, larger franchises, and professional accountants which you need to know how to overcome to be effective locally.

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Handwashing Laws For All 50 States

 

The health and safety of your customers is the highest priority when operating a business. In order to protect their wellbeing, laws have been established to maintain a standard of cleanliness and prevent the spread of disease. One such regulation emphasizes hand-washing and the need to post signage in designated areas to indicate this law.

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Common Uses For Retractable Banners

Carrying around and using large banners and signs is not an easy task, especially when you’re on your own in a crowded venue. That’s why Signs.com offers a portable, retractable banner (commonly referred to as “pop up banners”) to solve your on-the-go presenting needs. These easy-to-carry marketing tools will give you an advantage in a variety of business environments.

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Small Business Tips: What We’ve Learned About Customer Service

Let’s be honest. No one really wants to have to call any sort of customer service representative. It’s always at the very bottom of my to-do list because, well, it’s usually not an enjoyable experience. We all remember what happened when a bad Comcast customer service call went viral… However, good customer service creates loyalty, word-of-mouth reviews, and, of course, revenue growth.

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Small Business Success Story – VeloPro

Featured today in our Small Business Success Story segment is VeloPro. VeloPro is an adaptive, intuitive bike training app curated by Adnan Kadir. The app provides online training services tailored to each riders unique personality and goals. Adnan saw a need for something he was passionate about and put his ideas to work with the help of his business partner, Robert.

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