August 23, 2019

Difference

Good Morning   I write this well before attending the HEB Chamber networking breakfast (Good Morning HEB), which is being hosted by my friends David and Michael who own Forest Ridge Funeral Home.  I hope to see a lot of people there. There might be a couple of bankers, a few … [Read more...]

More People

Good Morning  My friend David who owns Forest Ridge Funeral Home is having an HEB Chamber networking breakfast (Good Morning HEB) next week. Getting lots of people to an early morning networking event is hard enough, but to get them to come to a funeral home? David knows this, and like the great … [Read more...]

Sales Tax Free Weekend

Good Morning   This weekend August 9-11 is the back-to-school tax-free weekend here in Texas. That means a number of items related to back to school is for sale tax free. The state will not charge (in my area) 8.25% sale tax on a long list of items. If you're a store owner or work in retail you … [Read more...]

Hitting Your Target!

Good Morning  Welcome to the second half of 2019! Yes, the year is half over; you should be halfway to your yearly goals. To help you keep on track, you need to look at how your advertising/marketing program is coming along. Are your advertising/marketing messages really reaching your customer … [Read more...]

Phones Calls?

Good Morning  My business is a brick and mortar business, and as such, I have a business landline phone. I've had the same business phone number for over 20 years.  I've had clients who have called to use my services with many years in between uses. Because of this and my training in retail, … [Read more...]

Recession and Your Business

Good Morning A friend/client told me that he heard that a recession could happen in 2020 and was wondering if I saw any early signs from my business perspective. I told him, and now you, that from what I read in newspapers, watched and heard on the news, the signs are beginning to appear … [Read more...]

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