Month: May 2018

Bottom Line Boost — 6 Ways Your Hospitality Business Can Save Money

Running a food establishment to turn a profit can be a tricky combination of creativity pitted against hard-nosed dollar smarts. Positioning a business in a high visibility location with plenty of passing foot traffic, parking and a steady stream of customers, is still no guarantee of success if its outgoings and overheads are hemorrhaging money. …

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IOU Financial Inc. Releases Financial Results for the Three-Month Period Ended March 31, 2018

Net earnings on an IFRS basis and adjusted net earnings amounted to $0.8 million in Q1 2018, the second consecutive quarter with positive earnings for the Company. Loan originations increased 11.2% to $24.5 million compared to the same period in 2017. Provision for loan losses decreased 50.6% to $0.9 million in Q1 2018 driven by measures taken to reduce defaults. Opex …

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How My Business Can Give Back (While Still Being Financially Responsible)

Giving back to the community is a wonderful thing, just on the face of it. It’s also a way for a small business to show its ties to the community, attract new customers and increase networking opportunities. Your marketing should see a boost when you enhance your reputation and brand recognition by publicizing your social …

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Why Your Company Needs a Freelance Contract and What it Should Include

Thirty percent of companies hire freelancers. Hiring a freelancer allows you to hire an individual to help you with anything from graphic design or social media management to creating videos or accounting services. You, too, may utilize independent contractors to meet deadlines, handle staff shortages and fill in talent gaps. Before you hire freelancers, though, …

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Should Your Body Shop Offer an Independent Lifetime Warranty?

As an owner of an auto body shop, you may be wondering how you can give your business a competitive advantage. Every city across the USA has a multitude of body shops, so what can you do to set your business apart from others? A proven strategy for many owners has been offering clients an …

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How to Make The Most out of Your Direct Mail Marketing

Many people have dismissed direct mail since the introduction of online advertisement tools. While online tools are vital for small businesses, it is a mistake to assume direct mail is not as helpful; for one, it can be highly targeted. A small business owner has to purchase a mailing list with the addresses of people …

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Bad Restaurant Review? How to Remedy!

All restaurant owners know the value of customer recommendations and feedback in attracting new customers. Savvy restaurateurs ask customers to leave reviews on their websites and social media accounts to speed up business growth. However, sometimes, the reviews left are not positive, and can present the business in a bad light. What do you do …

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Best Accounting Software for Small Businesses

Accounting is not the most fun aspect of the business, but it’s surely one of the most important. That’s why, no matter whether what kind of products or services you sell, you’ll need a reliable accounting software as the backbone of your business’ finances. But if you’re a small or growing company, you probably don’t need …

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How to Help Your Audience Connect with your Brand Through Compelling Images

A famous saying states that a picture is worth a thousand words. This couldn’t be more true when it comes to increasing brand recognition and improving customer loyalty. Did you know that 67% of consumers pay more attention to images, and often find them more important than written content, such as descriptions and even customer …

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