What To Wear When Your Workplace Suggests “Casual Wear”

If you were just hired on at a business that encourages casual wear daily, please keep in mind that it is just an option.  You can still wear professional clothing!  It actually looks better if you do. Say you were hired at a liquidation outlet where jeans, shorts, workout clothes, etc., are allowed as “work uniforms.”  The only thing they ask is that you wear their store t-shirt, but even that is not a requirement.  At first, you may think, … [Read more...]

Setting Up An Office Takes Time

Sitting up an office building for several employees definitely takes time.  We were given the keys to our new office suite this past weekend.  The office was cleaned for us and it was ready for us to move into.  Since then, we have moved furniture into all the offices, met with our internet provider and scheduled to meet with the IT guy later in the week. Today I came into the office to meet with the security company so they could get our … [Read more...]

Opening An Office Requires Time & Patience

Our GFY Express Car wash project is now underway.  The trees have been cleared on the lot and the building and equipment are being planned out.  Even though the car wash building isn't constructed yet, there is tons of paperwork and planning still ahead. We are opening an office for employees so that we can have a meeting place and office space for those who will be working in the office on payroll, etc.  We have found the office space and … [Read more...]

I’m Back In Candle Sales Again

Well, here I am again - candle salesman for the third time around!  Fifteen years ago I made my own gel candles in my kitchen home business which we sold online and at local craft shows.  Our home business was called Munsey's Creative Candles.  Once our son began walking, it became more of a task attending craft shows with him.  One minute he was right beside you and the next he was leaning over the top of the candle jars holding out candles for … [Read more...]

Affordable Internet Security for Small Businesses

Digital security breaches are one the biggest growing threats to any small business. The large corporations that are in the news for data breaches are able to survive due to their sheer size. Nonetheless, they still lose millions of dollars and a large amount of the public goodwill toward them from those incidents. Your business cannot afford a loss of that magnitude, or even a moderate loss, from a tiny breach. If you aren’t taking the proper … [Read more...]

Floor Mats, Premises Liability, and Protecting Guests from Accidents

Have you given this any thought?  A quick primer on premises liability can convince any homeowner of the importance of entrance mats and runners.  These simple yet effective products perform at least 3 critical tasks to make the home a more comfortable and enjoyable place.  First, mats provide moisture, debris, and bacteria control, often serving as the first line of defense against incoming precipitation and pollutants that might otherwise ruin … [Read more...]

Try Your Hand At Direct Sales – FREE

How often do you find yourself online?  Would you like to try your hand at direct sales?  Did you know that some direct sales companies offer free sign ups?  I never knew that it was possible to join a company as a consultant or rep for free until I began looking into this myself.  Why not sign up as a rep to a company if you could grab your own personal discounts and have a chance at making money with online sales and a downline? Here are two … [Read more...]

DreamItReel Video Editing Service

Taking video is fun and capturing high quality footage is easier than ever. Whether using a GoPro, other HD camera, or just your cell phone, chances are you’ve taken plenty of video. But then what do you do with it? This is why DreamItReel was created. We’re a video editing service that makes it easy to get your video footage crafted by a professional. We believe that your videos contain a story worth telling and our pro editors are ready to … [Read more...]

6 At-Home Businesses for Stay-at-Home Moms

While many stay-at-home moms love their ability to be at home with their children, many find that staying at home means a big financial hit to their income.  While many families are able to survive off of one income, many stay-at-home moms are interested in finding at-home entrepreneurial ventures that are flexible enough to work their busy schedule. Because at-home businesses are growing in popularity, there are plenty of opportunities for … [Read more...]

Tips: Taking Care Of Your Computer

Taking care of your computer is similar to taking care of your car; if you want it to last longer, you need to maintain it!  Since school is back in session, odds are your child may be spending more time behind the keys, so taking care of your computer is a must! There are many payoffs to taking care of your computer: Confidence: If we do not know a single thing about how our computers work, we are ultimately at their mercy! Transferable … [Read more...]

Business Owners Need To Know

I received a fruit arrangement in August for my birthday from my dda and step mom.  They know that this is one of my favorite treats.  They've narrowed the fruit down to where he sends everyone's favorites.  My husband is a pineapple guy, my youngest loves the grapes, my favorite is the chocolate covered apples and we all love the chocolate covered strawberries. It was Friday night about 7 pm and my family and I were eating supper out that … [Read more...]

Make Money With or Without Owning A Blog

Most of us have figured out the different ways to save money, but how about finding ways to make some extra money?  Earning some extra cash is always nice, and many people have turned to using the Internet in order to make some extra dough.  One popular way involves blogging.  There are a lot of different ways to make money blogging, but money can also be made online if you don't currently own or manage a blog. However, sometimes that just … [Read more...]

Want To Start A Pizza Delivery Business?

If you are looking to make money and do something you love, a pizza delivery business may be just what you are looking for if you enjoy making Italian dishes.  A pizza delivery business may cost a little money to start up, but you could possibly make your money back within the first year if you run your business properly.  When starting any new business you have to be willing to put in the work and time to make it successful. Starting a Pizza … [Read more...]

There Are Options To Sitting On Hold

Sitting on hold for great periods of time is not my idea of a fun afternoon.  When you take time to contact a company for an appointment or for needed information, the last thing you need is to be placed on hold for what seems to be "forever."  Yesterday I spent at least four hours of my day waiting on hold.  Thank goodness for speaker phones, I was able to place my cell phone on the charger in the kitchen with me, enjoy the elevator music and … [Read more...]

Ace Your Interview With These Tips

Interviews can be very scary and hectic but also very exciting at the same time.  I have a few tips that will help you in the process of trying to land your dream job! Prepare ahead of time.  You need to do your company research and create your online profile.  The more you know about a company the better.  Your online profile should be a professional reflection of yourself.  If you have any pictures up of you partying or doing anything … [Read more...]