Panorama City Local Business Forum

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What Is the Best Way to Attract Clients for Fitness Training?
Asked by Rasaun, Charlotte, NC on Jul 25, 2017 • Tagged in Sales & Promotions

What is the best way to attract clients for fitness training

    Reggie "PinHi" Pinuelas from PinHi Golf
    Panorama City Area • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Thursday, July 27, 2017

    I've seen a lot of coaches move to boot camp at the park or somewhere outdoors. It will grow when people see people in your class that they can just walk up to an... (more)

What Is the Most Useable/Efficient Storage Spot in Your Home?
Asked by Craig, Long Beach, CA on Jul 20, 2017 • Tagged in General Discussion

garage , closet , pull-outs , every area can have its own like minded organization place !!

    Jessica Lesko from Smooth Transitions
    Panorama City Area • 1 Local Recommends Them • Answered on Friday, July 21, 2017

    moat of my stuff is stored in the garage. I am a fan of bins, though I have learned the clear ones become brittle over time. Invest in good Rubbermaid bins and they... (more)

Is There an Overhead Formula for Bakeries to Add to Recipe Costs to Determine the True Cost of Goods?
Asked by Leslie, Southern Pines, NC on Jun 24, 2017 • Tagged in General Discussion

I have a small bakery and cafe, 2500 square feet. I'm trying to come up with an overhead formula to add to my recipe costs to determine true cost of goods. Any... (more)

    Marianne Hudz from Red Carpet Cookies
    Panorama City Area • 7 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Monday, June 26, 2017

    Here's another way to approach it. It really depends on the volume of business you are doing. The standard is you sell for at least 3x your ingredient costs. Some of... (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)

    Diana Lundin from Diana Lundin Photography
    Panorama City Area • 1 Local Recommends Them • Answered on Monday, June 19, 2017

    I used DriveSavers when my Drobo failed and I got all the original file and folder names. However, it's not inexpensive. I've never tried DIY hard drive recovery... (more)

How Do You Deal With Competition In Your Industry?
Asked by Mike, Sanford, FL on Mar 26, 2017 • Tagged in Research
    Hezi Korn from Critical Dynamix
    Panorama City Area • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Saturday, June 17, 2017

    You don't need to deal with competition, you need to create a real DECISIVE competitive edge (fulfill a significant need of your customers that no other competitor... (more)

    Paul J Needleman from Green House Nurseries Inc
    Panorama City Area • 1 Local Recommends Them • Answered on Tuesday, April 4, 2017

    I am with Lenny. Trust and admitting when you have made a mistake and make it right even if you lose $ once in a while. Sell your knowledge. We supply hotels like... (more)

What Do You Like The Most And The Least About One-On-One Networking Meetings?
Asked by Michael, Albuquerque, NM on Jun 09, 2017 • Tagged in Word-of-Mouth

When you set up a one-on-one meeting with a new connection, how do you see the meeting going? Do you like hour-long meetings where you can really get to know them?... (more)

    Paul J Needleman from Green House Nurseries Inc
    Panorama City Area • 1 Local Recommends Them • Answered on Monday, June 12, 2017

    I'm with Robin. I have owned two successful businesses and a large part of those successes was in one on one meetings. I am very comfortable in those meetings as I... (more)

What Are Some Good Marketing Tips To Attract More Customers For An Alcohol Infused Cupcake Bakery?
Asked by Jennifer, Phoenix, AZ on Feb 01, 2017 • Tagged in Customer Acquisition
    Marianne Hudz from Red Carpet Cookies
    Panorama City Area • 7 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Wednesday, May 17, 2017

    To a great extent, marketing is marketing. Think about where you might buy such an item, and go to town making your list of that type of business. If you haven't... (more)

How Can I Increase My Number of Insurance Clients?
Asked by Zohreh, West Babylon, NY on May 10, 2017 • Tagged in Selling
    Edgar Edo Gabrielyan from 1 & Only Insurance Services
    Panorama City Area • 1 Local Recommends Them • Answered on Monday, May 15, 2017

    Work hard, Be yourself & Commit to what your doing and indeed must do it with Passion. It has to come within you, Can't build an Emperor if you don't believe in... (more)

Square Ratings and Reviews
Posted on May 01, 2015 • Tagged in Operations
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    Sardia Skin Care from Sardia Skincare
    Panorama City Area • 2 Locals Recommend Them • Reviewed on Wednesday, March 29, 2017

    Since I started my small business Sardia I've been using Square. It's easy, accurate and save me a lot of time. I love it.