Month: April 2017

Philadelphia Soda Tax Blamed for Reduced Sales and Layoffs

Philadelphia Soda Tax Blamed for Reduced Sales and Layoffs

Could a soda pop tax impact your business?  In January, 2017, Philadelphia’s controversial sweetened beverage tax, commonly referred to as the soda tax, went into effect.   The beverage distributors are charged a 1.5% per ounce tax on sweetened drinks.  The drinks include soda pop, […]

Outsourcing IT and Web Development Services: The Pros and Cons

Outsourcing IT and Web Development Services: The Pros and Cons

To put it bluntly, a company can not grow without hiring employees and/or outsourcing some of the required services.   For example, I own a small company.  I am currently the CEO, the CPA, the chief sales person plus the lead janitor.  My company is […]

The Key to Success in Both Life and Business

The Key to Success in Both Life and Business

The secret to life is very simple.  The secret is also the key to success in both life and business.  Before I say what it is, I want you to   take a few moments and consider what the most successful people that you admire […]

Getting Fired Can Lead To The Start Of  A Successful Business

Getting Fired Can Lead To The Start Of A Successful Business

Did your boss fire you or lay you off?   Is there a possibility that getting fired was actually a good thing?     Do you want another boss?  Would your rather spend your day working on something that you are  passionate about?  Melissa Ben-Ishay, […]

Prayer to Nourish a Business Idea

Prayer to Nourish a Business Idea

Has the Lord put a business idea into your heart?  Are the details  of what this business idea still kind of hazy?  Are you unsure of what you should be doing next?  If you are, please know that you are not alone.   I’m currently at […]

5 Things to Avoid Doing When Networking on Social Media

5 Things to Avoid Doing When Networking on Social Media

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock somewhere, you know that social media provides small business owners amazing networking opportunities. However, if you don’t spend a lot of time on different social media sites you may be unaware of things that you should avoid doing. […]