Livingston Local Business Forum

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What Is Your Favorite Social Media Platform?
Asked by Judith, Clifton Park, NY on Sep 19, 2017 • Tagged in Asking for Advice
    Ruth Brons from Things 4 Strings LLC
    Livingston, NJ • 2 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    A robust presence on FaceBook, LinkedIn, Twitter & YouTube have been invaluable in terms of connecting with my vertically integrated market.

What Do You Think Most People Fear or Do Not Like About Dealing With Realtors®?
Asked by Jerry, Calgary, AB on Sep 07, 2017 • Tagged in Research
    Thomas Abella from Keller Williams Suburban Realty
    Livingston, NJ • 14 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Friday, September 8, 2017

    They are afraid of the generalization about realtors' aggressiveness. My partner and play this down a bit but it hurts us at times I guess because people think we... (more)

When Hiring, Which Jobs Site Do You Use? What Do You Do to Find the Best Talent?
Posted on Aug 30, 2017 • Tagged in Social Media

There are various options - LinkedIn, Indeed, Monster, Facebook Jobs, Craigslist, and ZipRecruiter, just to name a few.

Which hiring sites do you use? What have you... (more)

    Allen Beatty from www.allen-beatty-artistswebsites.com
    Livingston, NJ • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Thursday, August 31, 2017

    I'm a one person operation so I'm not using those sites. But if I did want to hire someone I would do it through networking.

Is Facebook Advertising Cost Effective for Service Related Businesses?
Asked by Robert, Portland, OR on Jul 23, 2017 • Tagged in Social Media
    Lauren Markon from Career Connections New Jersey
    Livingston, NJ • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Friday, July 28, 2017

    I run free ads on appropriate Facebook sites every Monday. It's marketing Monday for me and all the responses I get from the ad I run on Monday I follow up on... (more)

How Do You Deal With Competition In Your Industry?
Asked by Mike, Sanford, FL on Mar 26, 2017 • Tagged in Research
    Howard Silverberg from Insure with Howard
    Livingston, NJ • 2 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Tuesday, April 4, 2017

    "I have only four competitors: Death, Disability, Illness and Old Age. My job is to get to my clients before my competition does." This quote is attributed to... (more)

Does Anyone Else Still Believe In Face To Face Networking?
Asked by Mary Ann, Ontario, CA on Jan 12, 2017 • Tagged in Word-of-Mouth

If so, what are you looking for in a networking group?

    David R. Hambleton from Kore Insurance Holdings, LLC
    Livingston, NJ • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Tuesday, January 17, 2017

    I think face to face meetings are the best for building and keeping the relationship strong. Perhaps most, if not all, of the day to day servicing can be done... (more)

Do Any Small Businesses Here Use Behalf for Quick Financing And Payments?
Asked by Michael, Berea, KY on Jan 09, 2017 • Tagged in Social Media

If you aren't you may want to check them out. They can make life easy for small business when you see a great deal but don't have cash on hand to help or have your... (more)

    Sean Wittner from Tough- Guard.com
    Livingston, NJ • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Tuesday, January 10, 2017

    Our company offers behalf to customers so they can place larger orders when they are tight on cash. So far great experince with them.