Brothers Jim and Jeff Freedman have been business owners for more than a decade. They’ve stayed in business because they know what the people of Seattle want – great products, exceptional prices, and a personalized service experience.
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Bowers Gnann, Jr. opened Gnann’s Fix-It Shop in Springfield, Ga. in 1964. For years, it was the go-to repair shop for small appliances. More than 45 years later, Gnann’s is still in business and thriving.
Online networking is a quick and easy way for small businesses to expand their brand, get expert tips and advice and attract more customers. But with an overly-saturated market, which site is the best fit for your business?
Social networking began as a personal communication tool. Friendster, MySpace and Facebook were all about friendships and dating. Today of course, social media has also become another arm of marketing. Increasingly, businesses are actively promoting their brands and products, and sharing thought leadership content through Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+.
Randy Philpott knows how much time it takes companies to do basic business functions like gathering, entering and calculating data for payroll and managing benefits and human resources. He sees how much time these redundant tasks take away from efforts focused on building a business and helping clients, which is why he opened Time & Pay in December of 2010.
Don’t be afraid to spend money on your business; just be sure you’re spending on stuff that will help your business grow.
“Buy local!” We hear it so often and it seems like such a nice warm fuzzy idea that who could possibly disagree with it?
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Here is a great presentation from our friends at Sonoma County GoLocal that shows how the money you spend at locally-owned businesses recirculates within your local economy.