Strategic Planning Tips

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By David Castlegrant All businesses need to establish a strategy to address its future viability. To just survive is never a good business strategy. And, the lack of strategic planning (and planning in general) will create nothing but a sense of being perpetually lost and unsure of what to do next. Companies set themselves up […]

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Your Website: Knowing the Basics

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You want your business to succeed. You should have a well-designed, functional website. But what exactly does that mean? Standards in web design have changed drastically over the past decade, and tastes and sensibilities have changed as the Internet has evolved. Now websites need to be compatible with computer screens of all sizes, with tablets, […]

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How to Choose a Good Bookkeeper

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Let’s face it, the day-to-day responsibilities of running any business can wear the best business owner down. Owners are constantly drumming up additional sales, returning emails, answering the phone or putting out multiple fires, just like an octopus with several arms. This can be very arduous at the best of times. Stressful as it is, […]

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Army Navy Military Expo: a Valuable Resource for all Retailers

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Independentretailer.com published an article about ANM Expo: If you’re looking for an intimate trade show with a wide variety of products, make sure to register for the Army Navy Military Expo. The ANME is an order-writing show for professionals only, offering men and women’s apparel, footwear, patriotic themed items, tactical gear, law enforcement supplies, outdoor […]

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Should There be an App for That?

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By J.D. Williams With the advent of Mobile technology and the widespread use of smartphones and tablets, the mobile app has become a vital part of our lives. Many established businesses have sought to use mobile apps as a tool for marketing and branding. However, just because a technology is available, that does not automatically […]

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The Essentials of a Fulfilling Life

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7 lessons from a teacher, author & stay-at-home father on living a fulfilling life By Daniel J. MacIntyre After years of contemplation and self reflection, I think I’ve discovered something remarkable. Most people are actually trying, even if unconsciously, to create a more fulfilling life for themselves. We approach our lives with the notion that […]

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Surplus Today Expands Readership for Summer 2013

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We would like to extend a warm “thank you” to all of our new Surplus Today readers. In the past six months, the publication’s readership has expanded by close to 1,000 new subscribers! With the influx of new readers including fans of military surplus, tactical equipment, guns & ammo and outdoor supplies, we are working […]

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Mega March for Animals

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Sara Lamb and Charles Lamb will be walking in the 2012 Mega March for Animals presented by the Michigan Humane Society on October 7th, 2012. They will be taking their two huskies, Jasmine and Natasha. You can donate by clicking on the following link. Thanks!

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Business for Sale! Army Navy Store in Cleveland, Ohio Area

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Business for Sale || Well established Ohio retailer specializing in army-navy surplus, workwear, and outdoor products. Company has clean financials and strong growth potential. || Price: $575K Terms: Cash. May consider partial owner finance over two years. Seller will stay on as consultant for 3 months. || Only pre-qualified buyers will be considered. dcainc@aol.com or call […]

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