Q: Much has been written recently about identity theft and hacking of individual email accounts. As a small business owner should I be concerned about my business being compromised by these cyber criminals?
Q: I am a relative newcomer to Richmond and do not have many contacts here. I need guidance in selecting the right insurance for my small business. Any suggestions you can offer will be appreciated.
A: The first step is to select a qualified insurance agent. If you are new to the area, you should solicit recommendations from other business owners. Local trade associations and the Chamber of Commerce are a good source for references.
If I asked 10 people what the definition of Success is, I bet I would get 8 to 10 different answers. We each have our own viewpoint of success. Whether it be money, power, position, family, community status or many other items, we have all hit roadblocks and encountered detours along the way to our personal success.
I recently came across a note in my files that was titled the 7 C’s of Success from Harvey McKay. The note just had the 7 C’s with no explanation, so here is my viewpoint of each C to help you achieve the 7 C’s of success.
Retail is a complex and challenging business, posing problems ranging from inventory management to theft prevention. Read the core principles and techniques you should apply to manage a store successfully.
Description: This workshop provides basic training in the use of QuickBooks accounting software in the cloud. Through a lecture and demonstration format, you’ll get an overview of how to effectively use QuickBooks from the perspective of a small business owner. We will approach the subject as a sales process, including how to track customers, sales, income, expenses, deposits, payments, etc.
Description: About 60% of people prefer to buy new products from brands familiar to them. Is branding only important to large business? Is branding the responsibility of the Marketing Department? What are the key characteristics that affect a brand?