Posts Tagged: virtual

How-To: Become a Proactive Business Owner

A proactive business owner understands that communication and problem solving is key to having a growing and thriving business. These three tips will help you to continue in your trek towards entrepreneurship. Invest Time in Problem Solving (and Prevention) The best way to solve a problem is to get to the root of the problem.Read… Read more »

Virtual Cemeteries

Managing a public cemetery is just one of the many tasks handled by a public works department. Typically we take care of cutting grass, repairing monuments, paving/plowing roads, removing leaves, burying people, selling lots, and handling the documentation and requests for grave locations. Little has changed over the years in how these duties are administered.Read… Read more »

Event: Real-Life Government in Virtual Worlds

Dr. Paulette Robinson, leader of the Federal Consortium for Virtual Worlds, will describe how VWs are now being used in government — and discuss the benefits and challenges faced by users, developers and decision makers in applying this new medium. She will also describe a new vGov (Virtual Government) project that will provide a secureRead… Read more »

How to Become a Proactive Business Owner

A proactive business owner understands that communication and problem solving is key to having a growing and thriving business. These three tips will help you to continue in your trek towards entrepreneurship. Invest Time in Problem Solving (and Prevention) The best way to solve a problem is to get to the root of the problem.Read… Read more »

One more try re: Social Media being the prominent feature on new Defense Department’s home page, launched week of 8/17/2009;

I just accesed this article on the Federal Computer Week site, and pasted it here; if this active link does not work, I guess the old fashioned cut & paste is the last option; http://fcw.com/articles/2009/08/17/new-dod-home-page.aspx Sorry for the duplication! Nick

How to Build a Bigger and Better Referral Business

Commit to Your Clients Committing to your clients shows them that they are #1. Assure them that their needs are paramount. This will take care of the majority of the referral work. Explain Your Business Explain to your clients what your business entails. Let them know that you are own a referral-based business, and thatRead… Read more »

Survive and Thrive: Adjust Pricing

Pricing adjustment is key to having a successful sale in a recession. It is a best practice to continuously monitor your prices of goods and/or services in your industry. Competitive Pricing The first step in competitive pricing is to check your competitors’ prices in person or online. If you cannot beat your competitor, offer somethingRead… Read more »

Survive and Thrive: Contact Your Creditors

I have listed five key ways to help you pay off your creditors. Who to Pay First The first step is to decide who to pay off first. Some top priorities to consider paying off would be: lenders, past due taxes, vendors, etc. Project Cash Flow The simplest method is to have a spreadsheet thatRead… Read more »

Survive & Thrive: How to Get Quick Cash from Your Customers

In this recession, all businesses could you use more money in their accounts. Here are some tips for increasing your cash flow in a tight credit market. Bill Customers ASAP Require your customers/clients to make deposits; try to obtain your cash payments at the time of service. You can also include discounts if the customerRead… Read more »

Survive and Thrive: How to Solve any Cash Crisis

Surviving in a recession can be taxing. This blog is intended to help you thrive, even in this economic state. Make a list of financial problem areas in your business Nuff said.. Putting your problems on paper helps to de-clutter the information from your brain. This will make you a more efficient business owner. OrganizeRead… Read more »