Author: Manfred Jones

Top Reasons Why You Need a Budget

Top Reasons Why You Need a Budget You must have heard it from your friends, a loved one or from your parents: “You need to budget your money.” Financial experts and advisors have been shouting this phrase for years now. This is just one of the top financial lessons that cannot be taught enough, especially in this unstable economy. Here are some good reasons why you should create and stick to your budget. A budget helps you figure out your long-term goals and work towards them to achieve it. A budget forces you to stick to your goals, save...

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Are You Charging Enough?

One common mistake most business owners make is failing to accurately determine the appropriate amount they should charge their customers for products or services. In their attempt to draw in more clients or buyers, they could lower the prices for what they offer. It can be challenging to find a sweet spot for product prices, but with proper planning and a good guideline to follow, you can ensure that you are neither overcharging your clients or undercharging them to your detriment. Know your worth Finding that balance between charging too much and charging too little for your product or...

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We Will Stand Strong

Just barely 2 weeks after her dream performance turned into a horrendous event, POP princess Ariana Grande was bold enough to make a defiant return back on stage in Manchester. Singing her songs – “Be Alright” and “Breakfree” – Halfway through the concert, the singer appeared on stage in a One Love Manchester jumper. Seeing pink streamers flooding the crowd and hearing their cheering ringing through Manchester, brave Ariana could hardly hide her emotions. Grande has obviously come to make an emotional return to Manchester. Her eyes were filled with tears during the heart-rending performance and most of the...

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Making Money in Laser Engraving

Making money in laser engraving couldn’t be easier. There is probably no one sure-fire method that works for everybody, by working hard and perhaps with a little bit of luck, you’ll be successful in the laser engraving business. Your first machine If you’re purchasing your first laser etching machine, get one with at a minimum of 25 watts of power and make sure it has air assist. Most everything past that is just additional bells and whistles, at least when you’re starting off. But the heart of the business in the amount of power that your laser can produce,...

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Is Print Advertising Still Worth It?

With the advent of online marketing and the popularity of social media, traditional styles of marketing seem to have fallen by the wayside. The question needs to be asked; is print marketing still a worthwhile investment? All recent recommendations suggest extensive use of the internet as a advertising outlet. Even though social media and internet advertising is obviously effective, it is certainly not the only option for advertising. Print is still alive and kicking and a viable option for advertising for many reasons. Every time a new idea appears, the world assumes it will be the death of previous...

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