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Balancing the Budget: Outsourcing Business Services

My company is now over a decade old and I still outsource several key functions. It isn't that I can't afford to keep them in house. It is just that outsourcing is the most financially responsible decision I can make. I outsource all sorts of support services. One company manages my IT needs. Another partner takes care of the payroll and remitting taxes. I even have a cleaning service that comes in at night, does the windows, and in general keeps everything spotless. If you think outsourcing might benefit your business, let's talk. I'll tell you what I outsource and why. From there, you can decide if my strategy would also work for you.

4 Tips For Buying A Domain Name That Someone Already Owns

If you are lucky, the domain name you want to use for your website will be open. However, that is not always the case. Sometimes someone else will already own the domain name that you are interested in. That doesn't mean that you can get the domain name. You can use a domain broker to help you purchase a domain name from somebody who already owns it. 1. Research the Value of the Domain Read More 

Places In Your Office To Set Up A Tabletop Water Cooler

If you're shopping for a water cooler for your place of work, you'll want to consider what type you want to use. While a water cooler that stands on the floor is common in many work environments, another option to consider is a tabletop water cooler. This device has the same functionality as a floor-standing model, but it's small enough to sit on a table or another elevated surface. It can be a good choice if your office is a little short on space and you don't want to clutter your available floor space with a cooler. Read More 

Custom Signs To Order For Your Garden Center

If you're about to open a new garden center or you own an existing center and are doing some rebranding, signage will be an important topic to think about. A garden center can use several different signs in a variety of ways, so you'll want to partner with a custom sign business that can produce the signs that you'll use in various locations around your property. Here are some custom signs to order for your garden center. Read More 

Important Facets To Include In Your Gas Station Feasibility Study

When you plan on opening a convenience store, you want to know that it will serve the community well and make a profit each day. Rather than opening this kind of business on a whim, however, you can plan ahead and find out exactly how profitable and successful it will be. Part of your planning can include hiring a service to conduct a study to determine if a service store like yours would fare well in the community. Read More 

Ready To Get Out Of The City? 4 Reasons You Should Buy A Hay Farm

If you're ready to start running a farm but don't know that much about growing crops, don't let your inexperience stop you from realizing your dreams. You can still enjoy the benefits of owning a farm, even if you don't have experience. Hay farming is a great way to live off the land and reap the benefits that come from owning your own farm. Here are four reasons you should invest in a hay farm. Read More