West Palm Beach Local Business Forum

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How Can I Inexpensively Print Cards From the Pictures and Prints That I Produce?
Asked by Lisanne, Wells, ME on Aug 21, 2017 • Tagged in Offline

Looking for a way to print (inexpensively) cards from pictures and prints that I produce. Any ideas?

    Marc Goldfarb from Max Davis Associate
    West Palm Beach, FL • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Friday, September 22, 2017

    I'm your Sales Rep for the West Palm Area and I am with Max Davis Associates. We offer a wide range of copiers and printers that can do card and much more. I would... (more)

Restaurant Owners, How Often Do You Do Employee Performance Reviews?
Asked by Cecilia Hae-Jin, Los Angeles, CA on Jun 21, 2017 • Tagged in Hiring

I just started a restaurant a few months ago, and I'm having some issues with one of my staff members. Instead of singling her out, I'd like to do a performance... (more)

    Diana Tsakiris from The Back Office LLC
    West Palm Beach, FL • 4 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Thursday, September 21, 2017

    Great question I am sure there are more restaurant owners wondering or experiencing the same thing. Let me first appologize for such a late response.

    The Back... (more)

    Diana Tsakiris from The Back Office LLC
    West Palm Beach, FL • 4 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Thursday, September 21, 2017

    I would love to talk with you more about your restaurant ideas. Please contact me directly. This is something that The Back Office, LLC has a lot of experience in as... (more)

I'm Looking for Possible Ways to Fund a Bar?
Asked by Jason, Denver, CO on Sep 14, 2017 • Tagged in Asking for Advice

I am looking to combine multiple resources for funding a themed bar. I know most bars are self funded, but I am interested in what other options I can combine to... (more)

    Diana Tsakiris from The Back Office LLC
    West Palm Beach, FL • 4 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Thursday, September 21, 2017

    Good Morning please contact me directly so that we can discuss your needs in more details and see how I can help you. The Back Office, LLC has many options.

    Diana... (more)

What Do You Do to Give Back to the Communities You Do Business In?
Asked by Keith, Richmond Hill, NY on Sep 17, 2017 • Tagged in General Discussion

Since community is very important, I was curious as to what others do to give back to the communities in which they operate. I've adopted a private school and try to... (more)

    Frank Rivera from We Go Entertainment, Inc.
    West Palm Beach, FL • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    I donate my time and equipment to a not-for-profit lost & found pet organization that picks up lost pets and reunites them with their owners. They run a... (more)

Pros and Cons of Using Instagram and Facebook to Promote Your Business?
Asked by Grace, Kapolei, HI on Sep 17, 2017 • Tagged in Word-of-Mouth
    Tonya Hicks from Bluehawk LLC
    West Palm Beach, FL • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    Pros is if you keep it strictly business than you should not have a problem. Tell your people to text you if they need to reach you for personal things. Do not use... (more)

Is Tweeting Dead?
Asked by Robin, Oxnard, CA on Sep 19, 2017 • Tagged in General Discussion

To be honest, I've never gotten the hang of Twitter... don't know hashtags from hashbrowns! (Guess with a name "Robin" I've been tweeting pretty much all my life.)... (more)

    Linda Ashley from Linda Ashley Interiors
    West Palm Beach, FL • 1 Local Recommends Them • Answered on Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    I use Pinterest, Instagram and Linked in for business purposes. I don't use Twitter at all or even follow it. I also still speak with people. I feel like people like... (more)

What Are Some Non Monetary Methodologies to Let a Customer Know That You Appreciate Their Business?
Asked by Victor, Doral, FL on Sep 17, 2017 • Tagged in General Discussion

What are some non-monetary methodologies to let a customer know that you appreciate their business?

    Katie Corum from KC Consulting
    West Palm Beach, FL • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Monday, September 18, 2017

    Victor- Sometimes it comes down to the simple ways of letting customers know that you appreciate them....such as writing a thank you note, bringing them breakfast... (more)

    David DePaul from The Law Office of Paul A. Krasker, P.A.
    West Palm Beach, FL • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Monday, September 18, 2017

    Careful with the responses you'll get, a lot of lead generation companies are on sites like Alignable ready to respond using fake accounts ... to recommendation... (more)

Xero Ratings and Reviews
Asked by Xero on Oct 02, 2015 • Tagged in General Discussion
Alignable members are weighing in with their opinions on Xero. Have you rated Xero yet? Add your rating and then check out other member's opinions and share your... (more)
    Paul Owen from Atlantic Business Advisers
    West Palm Beach, FL • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Reviewed on Monday, September 18, 2017

    After using many different systems over the years I found that the single-ledger concept introduced by Xero was revolutionary. Since then, I've built my practice... (more)