October 22, 2019

Who Are You Selling To

Good Morning  Selling. That's is the most important job that you have as the owner of your business. If you don't sell, you don't have a business. I've know owners who have told me, "I don't have to sell; I have salespeople." My answer was, "Yes, you do, but when a big customer calls, do you help … [Read more...]

Signs

Good Morning  Last Sunday my wife and I stopped by a Subway to pick up sandwiches for a late dinner. It was almost dark and we were able to see their lighted sign from a distance so we could turn in the correct parking lot. We weren't sure they were still open but saw the lights were still on and … [Read more...]

Facebook, Google & Your Business

Good Morning  On Monday it was announced that attorneys general from 48 states plus Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia were starting an investigation into Google and a number of attorneys general along with the Department of Justice were also looking into Facebook and how the companies have … [Read more...]

Happy Labor Day, But

Good Morning   First off: Just wanted to let you know Forest Ridge Funeral Home had a great turnout for hosting the HEB Chamber's networking breakfast "Good Morning HEB." Now on to other things: Happy Labor Day!This coming Monday is Labor Day, the day that we celebrate the working … [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...]