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Building Your Small Business Website: DIY Builder Vs. Web Designer

If you are launching your business on a shoestring budget, you may think the cost of a web designer doesn’t fit into your plan. Even if HTML and CSS look like alphabet soup to you, drag and drop website-building interfaces make it possible for non-coders to build

What is CRM Software and How Can it Help My Business?

As small businesses begin to prosper and thrive, sustainability is bound to be an issue — particularly where customer satisfaction is concerned. After all, as your company grows, priorities and processes tend to change. If left unsupported, those changes could ultimately fracture your company’s relationship with its

Chavez Web Design expands business to Lindsay

LINDSAY — In a society that is technology driven, it can be difficult for business owners who are not tech savvy, to establish an online presence. That is when you can turn to a specialist such as Chavez Web Design for help. Beginning their business in 2008,

Amazon’s Meal Kits Go on Sale as It Looks to Expand Groceries Business

Amazon has begun selling ready-to-cook meal packages for busy households in a bid to expand its groceries business. Amazon-branded meal kits come with raw ingredients needed to prepare such meals as chicken tikka masala and falafel patties. They can help households save time; a kit for salmon with

Risk-Based Thinking in Planning (6.0): Using the Business Operating System Approach

In the 1990s, Omnex worked with Ford Motor Co. to develop the Ford quality operating system methodology, which with maturity and broad experience has evolved into Omnex’s business operating system (BOS) process. The quality operating system promised and has delivered the following: • Cross-functional management • Visual management

How to Start and Run a Successful Web Design Business?

While listening to the stories of great web designers it seems that starting a web design business is much easy. But the process of starting your own business is not that easy as it seems; you not only need to have designing skills but along with that,

The Trump bump – when a diss from Donald is good for business

When Donald Trump tweets, PR departments tremble in their designer footwear. “Pretty much everybody is dreading being the subject of a tweet,” said Kristin Dziczek of the Michigan-based Center for Automotive Research. “Getting hauled out into the court of public opinion with virtually no warning is not

US music business in rare growth as streaming doubles

The US music industry Tuesday posted its strongest growth in more than a decade in the first six months as streaming subscriptions doubled, but weakness reigned in other formats. Consumers in the world’s biggest music market had 18.3 million subscriptions to paid services such as Spotify, Apple

The Business Blogging Plan: 50 Best Practices

  I must admit: I’m a latecomer to business blogging. I joined the party in 2011 and got off to a rocky start. Nearly all bloggers do. Five years later, I know much more about what works, and I’m working those strategies to great effect – on my website, for

Windows 10 means business with impressive growth spurt

As ever, as a new month begins, new figures emerge on the market share of the various versions of Windows, and another dollop of stats has been revealed which shows how Microsoft’s latest OS is progressing. These figures are drawn from visitors to US government websites –