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If you suspect your website could work harder to help your business grow, you’re probably right. Most sites I’ve looked at during nearly 20 years as a website developer need a bit of work. Here are my recommendations to help your site reach its full potential as a powerful tool in your marketing efforts. more
In today’s hyper-competitive business climate, companies need to continuously refine their marketing strategies to ensure that internal resources are optimized and new business-development efforts are finely tuned. While business owners are usually on top of every detail of their new business efforts (i.e. how much are we spending to bring in new business this year), often the examination of the proper use of internal resources is lacking. more
We have retooled Rhode Island's Manufacturing Extension Partnership center this year. Polaris MEP is poised and ready to better support smaller manufacturing companies in the state. Ninety-five percent of the state's 1,600 manufacturers have fewer … more
The most important piece of news on the energy front isn't the plunge in oil prices, but the progress being made in battery technology. A new study in Nature Climate Change, by Bjorn Nykvist and Mans Nilsson of the Stockholm Environment Institute, … more
As a history major, I am intrigued by the origins of our great country. George Washington is a logical place to start. Last week, we celebrated his and Abraham Lincoln's birthday on … more
I NEVER LIKED FACEBOOK. I never cared what someone was having for lunch, who they were dating, where they just had their nails done or how cute they think their kid looks in a bunny suit. People tell … more
Like most businesspeople, you make a sincere attempt to pay your taxes accurately. However, sometimes your best efforts are not enough, especially with state and local taxes. Although it may be an innocent mistake, filing noncompliance can be very costly if it is first discovered by the state or local taxing jurisdiction. The taxpayer will not only be subject to tax and interest but also harsh penalties. more
TWO FRIENDS WERE WALKING down a busy street one evening when one paused and said, "Listen to those crickets chirping.""What crickets?" said the other person. "I don't hear any crickets. Hey, you!" He … more
How's it going? I mean this year so far? Accomplishing what you thought you would? On the path of amazing achievement? Or are you stuck in neutral, or worse, reverse? I am AGAINST "having … more
As a homebuyer or seller, do you really understand real estate commissions? Do you know how much a real estate agent who lists a house for sale typically gets? Equally important, how much the agent … more
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