Macedonia Local Business Forum

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Are There Any Printing/manufacturing Companies on Here That Would Like to Network Together?
Asked by Joseph, Ramsey, MN on Aug 08, 2017 • Tagged in Word-of-Mouth
    Rick Yanito from Rayway Marketing, Inc
    Macedonia Area • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Thursday, August 10, 2017

    I'm your connection for ALL screenprinting needs; Banners & large format are my specialty. Give me a try!-RICK, RAYway Marketing, Inc.

What Is an Inexpensive Way to Build a Website and Get It Out There on Search Engines?
Asked by Linda, Fort Lauderdale, FL on Aug 03, 2017 • Tagged in General Discussion
    Brandon Fisher from Okinawa Karate Of Twinsburg
    Macedonia Area • 5 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Sunday, August 6, 2017

    I use weebly and it's internal SEO functions and googles tools. I have looked at Wordpress but haven't had time to play with it a learn it.

Where Would I Start to Make My Own Website as a Pet Care Professional?
Asked by Aggie, Winnipeg, MB on Aug 01, 2017 • Tagged in Business Website

It is something I have wanted to do for awhile. I do have a Facebook page and kijiji ads, but have no direction to go with making a website. How much should I be... (more)

    Karen Ollis from Ollis Photo
    Macedonia Area • 1 Local Recommends Them • Answered on Thursday, August 3, 2017

    Hi.. I used Wix.com and found it easy to design and up keep on a regular basis. I have a design background so worked with formats available. My business is... (more)

What Is the Best Marketing Tool A Photographer Can Use to Network and Build a Clientele?
Asked by Johnny, San Antonio, TX on Jul 25, 2017 • Tagged in Word-of-Mouth

What are some of the marketing tools or resources you use to network or build your clientel??

    Karen Ollis from Ollis Photo
    Macedonia Area • 1 Local Recommends Them • Answered on Wednesday, July 26, 2017

    All the advice given by previous photographers are great.

    Identify your target audience and most frequented platforms for your audience. If you offer multiple... (more)

Nursing Homes Are Entering The Insurance Industry
Posted on Jul 14, 2017 • Tagged in Insurance

FierceHealthcare reports the nursing homes around the country are selling their own private medicare coverage. Read more here.

Insurance Agents, What do you think of... (more)
    Lee Eizenberg from LTC Solutions Group, Inc.
    Macedonia Area • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Saturday, July 15, 2017

    A closed loop system will never benefit the patient. To me it seems like a scam. There are many financial instruments available to help mitigate the cost of care... (more)

If You Had $300 K $400 K to Spend on a New Home Would You Build or Buy a Home to Renovate?
Asked by Ivy, Kansas City, MO on Jun 23, 2017 • Tagged in General Discussion

If you had $300K-$400K to spend on a new home. Would you build or buy a home to renovate? Please discuss why on either. I love reading all of the responses and... (more)

    Brandon Fisher from Precision Defensive Solutions
    Macedonia Area • 5 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Saturday, June 24, 2017

    If we had that kind of money we would purchase property large enough to live on, have our karate school located on and have enough property that we could shoot on so... (more)

Photographers, When Posting to Social Media What Time of Day Gets the Most Response From Your Followers?
Asked by Michael, Jupiter, FL on Jun 20, 2017 • Tagged in Online Marketing

When posting to social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc. What time of day do you find gets the most response from your followers? All other things... (more)

    Karen Ollis from Ollis Photo
    Macedonia Area • 1 Local Recommends Them • Answered on Wednesday, June 21, 2017

    Interesting article on Linked In about best time.... each platform seemed best afternoon early evening, weekdays. Never midnight to 7am.

Has Anyone Implemented Microsoft E5 at Their Organization?
Asked by Ashley, Boston, MA on Jun 19, 2017 • Tagged in General Discussion

I'd like to know if anyone has implemented Microsoft Office 365 plan E5 with Polycom IP handsets and conference phones, and if you have found it successful. It seems... (more)

    Carlton Guc from Inline Technology Services, LLC.
    Macedonia Area • 18 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Monday, June 19, 2017

    I wouldn't. It's good for small offices w/ low volume. Like others responded, if you want a real phone system, you'll want something in the cloud that isn't embedded... (more)

Photographers, Has Anyone Had a Hard Drive Crash and Then Found a Good Recovery Program?
Asked by Mike, Gainesville, FL on Jun 19, 2017 • Tagged in Software

Had a hard drive crash and have run a recovery program. It found thousands and thousands of file, but no corresponding names and folders. Anyone know a recovery... (more)

    Karen Ollis from Ollis Photo
    Macedonia Area • 1 Local Recommends Them • Answered on Monday, June 19, 2017

    If you are on MAC, then called QuadStar in Broadview Heights... best Mac repair and if it can be recovered, they can do it. If you are on PC I have no idea.

Best Way To Protect Business Owners Wealth From An Unintended Health Event?
Asked by Lee, Northfield, OH on Apr 27, 2017 • Tagged in General Discussion

Most people fail to plan for changes in their health as they get older. How would you target local business owners?

    Dan Tripp from Dan H. Tripp & Associates
    2 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Monday, May 8, 2017

    One of the best ways to help a business owner keep his doors open is through a disability overhead expense policy. Because this coverage targets a business's... (more)