SPONSORED CONTENT: After nearly 40 years of work, I decided to retire two months ago. After a few weeks, I realized that there is just so much golf and sleeping a man (or woman) can handle. I also must support my daughter’s last year in law school; not to mention that my first grandson was born in April. The need to keep busy, stimulate my mind and generate money above … [Read more...] about Are You Prepared For Retirement?
If you are selling tangible products, you may start storing them in your garage or extra room in your house. As the business grows, your employees now handle the inventory and manage the space for storing your products and supplies. Then you start thinking of warehouse management for your small business. Managing inventory in a product supply chain can be a headache. Your … [Read more...] about What is Warehouse Management? A Primer for Small Businesses
If your home cannot accommodate your business, or your home business has grown sufficiently that it now warrants its own space, then it's time to consider leasing an office space. Here are the factors that you need to consider when leasing an office space for your business: Location of Vendors The location of vendors and various third parties can be important in selecting the … [Read more...] about Leasing Office Space for Your Small Business
If you have no product of your own, you can earn money by selling other people's products at your web site. Many merchants, like Amazon.com, IBM, AOL, Dell, hp, and others make use of small and home based business websites by offering to pay commissions through affiliate programs. Affiliate programs offer a variety of commission structures. Some of these may be based on viewer … [Read more...] about Making Money with Affiliate Programs: What to Watch Out For
For small businesses on Main Street, Park Avenue, 42nd Street, etc (real businesses) - it's VERY EASY to have great customer service and interaction. You really can't help it! As long as you've got a ready smile, firm hand shake and can resolve customer problems satisfactorily - you'll probably do just fine. However, online - you are dealing with nameless and faceless … [Read more...] about How to Provide Online Customer Service