Monthly Archives: April 2009

Credit Card Warning

BusinessWeek had an informative article recently on some new policies that credit-card processors are beginning to implement due to the recession and increasing business bankruptcies. Some credit-card companies have begun to demand that business owners have a cash reserve with … Continue reading

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What’s Your Favorite Free Computer Download?

OK, I will give you my two — one for work and one for my free time. Google Desktop – This one is a wonderful time saver.  You download the free application from Google and you can then search everything … Continue reading

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E-mail Tips

This posting concerns an article that provided a lot of very helpful hints on revising an e-mail before sending it and also many tips on general e-mail communication. The main point of the article is that you increase the probability … Continue reading

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A Follow Up on Some News for Small Business

We did a posting on April 10th on some of the plans the Small Business Adminstration was considering to help with with some of the problems small businesses are facing during the current economic situation. We recently ran across an … Continue reading

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Made in the USA II

As promised, we have a follow up posting to the one last week on vacuums that are made in America by Tacony. The posting contains all of the original broadcast and a follow up segment featuring John Kaido, Sr. Vice … Continue reading

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Made in the USA

Tacony recently got some great press on our Riccar and Simplicity vacuum cleaners that are made in our St. James, MO facility. One very interesting point in the segment is that Tacony is planning to actually increase manufacturing in St. … Continue reading

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Some News for Small Business

There was an interesting article recently on some of the problems that small businesses are facing during the current recession and that the Small Business Administration has some plans to assist small businesses in the future. Karen Gordon Mills, the … Continue reading

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