If you are a minority who owns your own business, you might have never thought about going through the steps to get your minority owned certification. Even though it might not seem like a big deal, however, it can be worth it. These are a few of the top benefits of doing so. 1. Become a Part of a Community One big benefit to getting your minority owned certification is the fact that it can help you become a part of a community.
16 May 2017
Ordering custom stickers with your business logo on them can be a great marketing move, but even better is if you know how to leverage your shiny new stickers to increase your customer base, improve customer loyalty, and encourage repeat sales. Whether you're a small, on-location shop or whether you operate an online store, it can be difficult to get brand recognition, but using fun stickers can help you stand out.
23 March 2017
Going to a remote cabin in the woods is rustic and fun, but staying there for any extended period of time poses certain challenges. One of the biggest challenges when staying in a cabin that's off the grid is getting potable drinking water. Bringing in bottled water is often the only option, but it can be expensive. If you're spending any amount of time at a remote cabin this summer, here are three ways to save on bottled water.
28 July 2016
Putting your items in storage requires a bit of planning and preparation to ensure everything is still in perfect condition when you are ready to retrieve. The small appliances from your kitchen, such as the toaster, microwave, and blender, are no different. The following tips will help you prepare and store these items properly, whether if it's for a few weeks or a few years. Tip #1: Remove all food residue
30 June 2016
If you feel like your concrete is starting to look a little old and weathered, you don't need to replace it. More than likely, all you need to do is give your concrete patio a really good cleaning with a pressure washer. Dirt & Your Concrete Patio If your concrete patio is located somewhere where it gets a lot of shade, mold and/or algae may start to grow on your concrete.
23 June 2016
From using heat to dry grain in grain bins to keeping greenhouses at the adequate temperature to grow starting crops at the beginning of the growing season, as an agricultural business owner, heating will be an important topic. While you could always rely on oil, electricity, or natural gas for the heating applications that your business requires, propane is perhaps one of the more logical choices. However, a lot of agricultural business owners never give propane much consideration.
24 May 2016