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Online Business Listings – A Key To Connecting With Your Local Customers

Every business wants to connect with potential local customers but figuring out how to do that effectively can be a bit overwhelming.  Generally speaking online advertising efforts have been great at providing an excellent return on investment but there are numerous avenues in which to market your business with some of them working better than others.

Enter -  online business listings or citations as they are sometimes called.  These are listings of your business on…

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Posted by Daryl Schmucker on May 15, 2018 at 7:02pm

Vista Window Film: DIY & Professional Installation

While do-it-yourself (DIY) window film might be a good option for residential applications if a homeowner is particularly handy and patient.



Before they’re certified to install Vista window film on a home or commercial building, installers typically participate in education and training to learn how to properly prepare for and apply residential | commercial window film. A proper, long-lasting window film installation also requires special…

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Posted by Stefan M Nadwodny on April 20, 2016 at 6:09pm

Top 5 Reasons To Not Plan Your Estate

An unofficial tripute to David Letterman's top 10 lists, and my feeble attempt at humor.

Top 5 Reasons To Not Plan Your Estate

  1. 3% of everything I own sounds like a fair fee to pay a lawyer.
  2. I really want my family to understand the intricacies of probate law.
  3. Rather than have one lawyer plan my estate, I'd rather have two lawyers fight over it.
  4. Surely the state of Florida knows what's best for my family.
  5. What do I care, I'll be…
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Posted by Bart Scovill on October 4, 2012 at 9:06am

How to Double Your Estate Tax Exemption in 2011

In 2011, the Estate Tax is due to return with a 1 million dollar exemption (unified credit) and top tax rate of 55%. Without planning, this exemption is the same for both individuals and married couples. The following illustration explains how.

Married couples have an unlimited marital deduction to pass assets between each other1. Although useful during their lifetime, if their joint estate exceeds the unified credit, this…

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Posted by Bart Scovill on July 6, 2010 at 11:00am

Florida Office of Supplier Diversity

The state of Florida is holding a 2009 Matchmaker Conference and Trade Show Nov 18th - 20th in Orlando. The goal is to match up minority, women and disabled veteran-owned small businesses with Florida state purchasing departments and large business partners. This looks like a real opportunity for qualifying businesses. They have a fairly hefty certification process but I'm going to try to get certified before the conference.



If you're interested, look at… Continue

Posted by Carol Hartz on October 11, 2009 at 11:30am

 
 
 

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Online Business Listings – A Key To Connecting With Your Local Customers

Every business wants to connect with potential local customers but figuring out how to do that effectively can be a bit overwhelming.  Generally speaking online advertising efforts have been great at providing an excellent return on investment but there are numerous avenues in which to market your business with some of them working better than others.Enter -  online business listings or citations as they are sometimes called.  These are listings of your business on other websites that contain…See More
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