As countless small and home-based business owners struggle to maintain a healthy cash flow amidst poor sales and rising costs on everything from commodities to health care, retirement planning often falls by the wayside. The following tips can help you save for retirement while on a tight budget.
Nobody wants the deal seeker, those customers who incessantly scope out the lowest prices and deepest discounts. They swoop in, take the deal, then leave, never to be heard from again. But should you give up entirely on this segment of consumers?
Though it may be hard to put a monetary value on it, your business’ reputation and brand image are vital assets. As such, when it comes to maintaining your online presence, paranoia should strike deep. We better stop, hey, what’s that sound Everybody look what’s going down… -Buffalo Springfield Everywhere we turn these days, there continues to be a seemingly never-ending stream of business and marketing experts extolling the great virtues of social media and as well as the platforms, tools, and devices built around them. While it’s true that the Internet and social media coupled with the advances in mobile technology can be a welcomed boon to smaller companies looking for low-cost ways to market their products and services, … read more…
Imagine walking into a store to purchase a particular item. As you pass through the door, you receive a promotional ad from the retailer on your cellphone, but the discount is for another, unrelated product that you happen to be actively searching for. Did they read your mind?