It has been said that you never have a second chance to make a first impression, and that certainly holds true with first-time visitors to your business. Your storefront says a lot about what you do as a company, as well as your business practices and the pride you take in your work. With that …

Traditional business cards aren’t worthless. In this hyped-up, logged-in, always-on society, some people think that old-fashioned dead-tree business cards are about as useful as a slide rule. That would be nearly accurate if you think of business cards only as a way to give people your contact information. However, modern business cards can and should …

If you’re looking to lift the creativity factor at your business, inspire great ideas among your staff or just boost office morale, an office decor update is a great place to start. Whether you’re thinking of doing a major overhaul or just making a few tweaks, changing the look and feel of your professional workspace …

Planning a business trip is not for the weak, let alone planning one that takes place in another country. There are considerably more worries than regular travel – getting to meetings on time, remembering to pack necessary business items and coordinating transportation, to name a few. Here are some tips for planning a smooth business …

In the share-crazy, real-time culture of the digital age, printing services for traditional business collateral like business cards can seem obsolete. But modern networking still includes face-to-face conversations and accommodates classic communication manners that serious people convey — no matter how they meet someone — with things like a firm handshake, handwritten notes and business …

Finding a qualified web designer to ensure your business website attracts your target customers and converts traffic to sales can feel like a Herculean task. How does a business owner sort through all the options to get the right web design team — for the right price? To start, make sure you have a good …

For small businesses, competing against Goliath national chains on search results pages can seem like a losing proposition. Granted, Google and its competitors are now giving more weight to local results, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t load your sling and aim high. Focus on these local SEO efforts to reach your local customers when …

Driver turnover, known as churning in the trucking industry, is a very expensive and time-consuming issue for trucking companies, mainly because recruiting and training new commercial drivers is a huge undertaking. But churning also impacts safety and employee morale. That is, safety data reveals that truckers who change jobs frequently have more crashes than those …

Etiquette is important in business relationships. A proper handshake, a friendly phone demeanor and exemplary table manners can go a long way in developing important connections. Even something as simple as exchanging business cards comes with a set of social expectations – some of which may not be obvious. Be Respectful The first rule of …

There are many benefits to relocating to the Sunshine State. In addition to enjoying fabulous weather throughout the year, residents are able to take advantage of local discounts and immediate access to popular attractions. Regardless of what some may think, there is more to the Orlando than Mickey Mouse. Orlando is centrally located in Florida …

When you were younger, vacationing with the parents meant that they took care of everything for you. But once you reach middle-age, the dynamic has switched and your parents might need a little more help from you. Traveling with seniors comes with a few additional concerns that might not come up with other age groups, …