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Which Strategies Will Make My Company More Competitive?

Although many corporate leaders are frightened by the idea and reality of competition, it’s important to note that this is a concept you’ll be dealing with throughout your career in business. As such, learning how to make your company more competitive so you can emerge as the industry leader is an important and advantageous course of action to take. Below ... Read More »

FedEx Won’t Add Holiday Surcharges on Regular Sized Shipments

Appoaching the Christmas holiday season, FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) has announced it will not apply residential holiday season surcharges on regular sized shipments. Big Changes in FedEx Holiday Surcharges in 2017 “To support our millions of loyal small business customers and consumers shipping holiday gifts at FedEx Office and FedEx Onsite locations, FedEx will not apply holiday season surcharges except for packages ... Read More »

Residents of This State Want to Work from Home More than Anyone Else in the US

A not-so-surprising trend is gathering steam across the U.S. The trend, which is indicative of what is happening in other markets around the world, is that more and more workers want to work from home. To better understanding how this trend is taking shape in the U.S, a New York-startup called AND CO set out to identify the states that have the most ... Read More »

Leading Your Business to Growth

Many businesses make mistakes and fail to make the investments needed to obtain consistent growth. While taking risks can be overwhelming, business leaders cannot effectively lead and be afraid to move forward. It is critical to understand that success requires risk in order to gain rewards. Here are some tips for taking your business to the next level. Invest in ... Read More »

Top Offline Marketing Techniques That Work

For most businesses new and old, marketing online and through social media is the trend. However, there are still many valuable offline marketing techniques that are still very effective. In many ways, a truly effective marketing campaign for any business will be a combination of different types of marketing methods. For those that haven’t marketed much offline, below are some ... Read More »

How to Improve Your Credit Before Applying for a Loan

When you apply for a loan to buy a new car, get a home or even pay for some dental treatments that you need, the creditor will almost always do a credit check on you. This check goes back multiple years and shows any negative reports on your credit like judgments against you, those times you made a payment late ... Read More »

Services in New York to Help Your Business Run More Smoothly

Running a business in New York can be tough, especially if you’ve just started building your own small business from the ground up. Luckily, there are plenty of professional services out there that provide affordable solutions for many of the most common startup problems. If you’re interested in starting a business in New York, or are simply interested in getting ... Read More »

What to Include on Your Contractor’s Website

Working as a contractor lets you work with your hands, set your own schedule and really be your own boss. When clients call you, you can go to their job sites to see what they need and create estimates that tell them how much you would charge for the job. While you can rely on word of mouth to get ... Read More »

Getting Your Business’s Website Established and Branded

The success of your business today relies greatly on what kind of website you establish for it. You want a website that your loyal customers will find easy to navigate as well as one that will attract new customers to your company. One of the biggest challenges you may face as a business owner, however, could involve finding a suitable ... Read More »

Kenya election: Uhuru Kenyatta defeats Raila Odinga

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has been re-elected following Tuesday’s vote, election officials say. Mr Kenyatta, in office since 2013, took 54.3% of votes, ahead of his rival Raila Odinga, with 44.7%. After the announcement, Mr Kenyatta called for unity, telling opposition supporters: “I reach out to you… We are all citizens of the same republic”. But the opposition rejected the ... Read More »