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Who Can Tell Me About Bitcoin?
Asked by Patric, Cleveland, OH on Aug 06, 2017 • Tagged in General Discussion
    Jeremy L Kahn from JLK Business Consulting
    Los Angeles, CA • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Friday, August 18, 2017

    Answer to date: Best performing asset and it was a great buy.


    Future answer: Biggest Ponzi scheme in history, along with all other cryptocurrencies.

As a Small Business Owner, How Do You Keep Track of Your Expenses and Revenue? What Do You Use as a Bookkeeping Method?
Asked by Nicole, MANTECA, CA on Jun 09, 2017 • Tagged in General Discussion
    Maurice Berdugo from Ledger Sync LLC
    Los Angeles, CA • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Friday, August 18, 2017

    Hello.. I use Ledgersync and share this with my Accountant/bookkeeper.

    All the financial info is there. From there, they see all my bank feed info and import into... (more)

Can Anyone Recommend a POS System For A Small Business With 2 Locations?
Asked by Bryan, Fredericksburg, VA on Dec 08, 2016 • Tagged in Word-of-Mouth
    Kelly E Nelson from Emerald World ET, Inc.
    Los Angeles, CA • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Friday, August 18, 2017

    Not really because there are a jillion of them, but here's what to look out for when shopping this, from a payments persective:

    1) Make sure the payment processing... (more)

What's the Best Way to Market an Insurance Business on a Small Budget?
Asked by Keith, Mesa, AZ on Aug 17, 2017 • Tagged in Offline

I'm new to the Small Business Insurance industry and I'm looking for tips on marketing on a small budget. How do I not sound like a small voice yelling into a... (more)

    Gerry Foster from Gerry Foster Branding
    Los Angeles, CA • 3 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Thursday, August 17, 2017

    Strategic design your business to be a stand alone brand. If not, you will be forced to compete on price. Branding yourself the right way will help you avoid that,... (more)

What Marketing Do You Recommend for a Computer Repair Business?
Asked by John, Gilbert, AZ on Aug 16, 2017 • Tagged in General Discussion

I have gone through more marketing companies then I can count. What type marketing do you use/ practice and get the best result from?

    Paul Ruffin from ECI Networks
    Los Angeles, CA • 1 Local Recommends Them • Answered on Thursday, August 17, 2017

    My best marketing has always been thru the recommendations and referrals from my customers. Continual engagement thru email newsletters with tips and scripts for use... (more)

    Robert Portillo from Nimbus Marketing
    Los Angeles, CA • 1 Local Recommends Them • Answered on Wednesday, August 16, 2017
    Tech studio referral report 8.14.17

    local pack optimization. I own a marketing company AND two computer repair companies. We track all of our new customers and get 2/3rds of them through Google Local.... (more)

    George McKinney from 907K Marketing
    Los Angeles, CA • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Wednesday, August 16, 2017

    Its all about getting your goals together and coming up with a marketing strategy to achieve them. If not we can just give you a cookie cutter solution which is like... (more)

What Should a Small Business Consultant Charge a Client to Set Up a Business From Scratch for the Owner?
Asked by Mike, Gilbert, AZ on Aug 15, 2017 • Tagged in General Discussion

This would include the facility, employees, marketing, licensing, processes and proceedures, payment systems, training, etc. I'm looking for a flat fee amount.

    Troy Lair from Lair, Troy CEO - the Compliance Doctor
    Los Angeles, CA • 1 Local Recommends Them • Answered on Thursday, August 17, 2017

    For a small health care business owner, we charge $12,500 to do just as you have stated. In 12 years I have been doing this work, never have I had anyone find issue... (more)

What Are the Most Effective Channels I Can Use as a Nonprofit to Get in Front of My Target Market?
Asked by Aneeca, Columbus, OH on Aug 16, 2017 • Tagged in General Discussion
    Coach Ron from Fun Zone Reading Club for Homeless Kids
    Los Angeles, CA • 7 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Wednesday, August 16, 2017

    (:Amen. Good Morning!!!!!!!!!!! Aneeca , how are you? do some 21+ mixes and go provide slice oranges & Gatorade to youth football leagues (:

    4 more info call... (more)