Best Card Machines For Small Businesses

You may be thinking to yourself that because your business is only a small, starting one, you do not need a credit card machine. But no, this is false. Whether you are operating a small or big business, it is always to your advantage if you will have a credit card machine readily available. More and more buyers are drawn towards using credit cards, also primarily due to the convenience that it brings, where you no longer have to carry with you so many chunks of money. Here are some of the top c...
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Google CEO Sundar Pichai will reportedly meet with a top US military official in Washington to discuss the company's AI efforts in China (GOOG, GOOGL)

Google CEO Sundar Pichai will meet with a top US military official in Washington, DC, on Wednesday to discuss the tech giant's business and technology efforts in China, according to a Bloomberg report.  The meeting comes after Gen. Dunford's remarks during a Senate hearing earlier in March, where he said Google's artificial intelligence work in China "indirectly benefits the Chinese military." Google has said that it's "not working with the Chinese military" and that its AI activities i...
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Why Do You Need Helpdesk Software For Your Startup?

On hearing the word ‘customer helpdesk’ we tend to visualize a person addressing customer queries via emails. But things have actually changed now. Most people would rather prefer going via self-help software or instant messaging to resolve their queries. Of course, there are more ways than one in this regard. If you run your own startup then scoring high on customer support will help you stay ahead amidst tough competition. Installing a helpdesk software can best facilitate this. The most comm...
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Simple Tips on Transforming Employees Into Powerful Brand Advocates

A key part of the marketing process is getting  the word out about your brand, and your best brand advocate is your staff. What’s the best way to encourage employees to talk up your company ?  To find out, we asked members of YEC this question: Q. Getting employees to help with company branding can be a huge boost for your business, so what is the best way to encourage employee participation without being demanding? 1. Take an organic approach Create a culture where...
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Liam Dann: Good news in Reserve Bank gloom as mortgage rates fall and shares soar

COMMENT: The Reserve Bank's darker tone today is clearly worrying but - in the short term at least - it is likely to be good news for KiwiSavers, mortgage holders and exporters.KiwiBank has already said it will cut its five year... [Author: [email protected]]
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New Zealand central bank flags rate cut as likely next move, kiwi tumbles

New Zealand's central bank unexpectedly said its next move in interest rates was more likely to be a cut, abandoning its neutral stance at a policy review on Wednesday and knocking the currency down sharply to two-week lows.
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Oil prices edge higher, but future demand concerns cap gains

Oil prices crept up on Wednesday, extending the previous session's rise, but gains were kept in check amid growing fears over the impact of a global economic slowdown on demand.
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Global Markets: Asian shares lose steam on U.S. recession fears; kiwi dives on RBNZ signal

Asian shares slipped on Wednesday, giving up small gains made the previous day as investors tried to come to terms with a sharp shift in U.S. bond markets and the implications for the world's top economy.
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Supercharge Your Sales With the Help of Sales Enablement Technology

It’s no secret that sales funnels and content marketing strategies are becoming more automated than ever. As they do, the potential for misalignment between sales and marketing grows as well, potentially costing your company time, morale, and, most important, revenue. But using sales enablement solutions with the support of smart technology puts the power back in your hands, improving the effectiveness of your sales team and process, and positively affecting your bottom line. Sales enablement is...
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Shoe Carnival Inc (SCVL) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript

SCVL earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2018.
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7 Smart Reasons Why Your Company Should Be Hiring Veterans

By Adae Fonseca The sheer rate at which new products, services, and updates are launched means that the already-competitive job market is struggling to keep up, creating a skills gap that widens with each new development and release that is announced. Any business looking to not only stay relevant, but truly compete in today’s tech-driven climate must tap into some of the best—yet often overlooked—tech talent in the country: our military veterans. The United States has one of the largest militar...
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Cathay Pacific to buy budget airline Hong Kong Express

The airline will pay $628m for Hong Kong Express, a low-cost carrier which operates flights across Asia.
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From street to surreal, meet 14 often overlooked women who shaped photography

Photography's long history is often dominated by men -- but women played a large role in shaping what photography is today. Meet 14 historic women in photography, from the first female war photojournalists to the first woman to pick up a camera. The post From street to surreal, meet 14 often overlooked women who shaped photography appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Small Business Finances: Costs to Consider When Hiring a Bookkeeper

Think you’re at a place with your business accounting where you might want to hire a bookkeeper? That’s fantastic—you’re taking a huge step toward getting your business as financially healthy as possible. Bookkeepers can do a lot of things that you may not be able to do with general financial knowledge. Even if you consider yourself very financially literate, bookkeepers are trained to save you money by spotting inefficiencies and redundancies, making sure your affairs are in order for t...
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TPG to buy Entertainment Partners

TPG has agreed to buy Entertainment Partners. Financial terms weren’t announced. Entertainment Partners, of Burbank, California, provides production workforce management and automated production software and services to the entertainment industry. American Discovery Capital provided financial advice to Entertainment Partners, while  Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP acted as M&A counsel. PRESS RELEASE Entertainment Partners Announces Investment From TPG New resources enhance capacity to r...
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7 Ideas for Starting Your Transportation Business

Whether it’s pizzas or parcels, families or groups of schoolkids: there’s always something or someone that needs to be somewhere else, and someone somewhere willing to pay for this to get the job done.
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All Blacks Beauden Barrett and Damian McKenzie broke advertising code in Instagram posts

Instagram photos showing All Blacks Beauden Barrett and Damian McKenzie pouring champagne have been found to be a breach of alcohol advertising rules.The photos, posted on the All Blacks' Instagram accounts during the ASB Tennis... [Author: [email protected]]
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Australian retailer Coco Republic opening first NZ store in Newmarket

Australian furniture and designer chain Coco Republic will open its first New Zealand store this year in the revamped and expanded $790 million Westfield Newmarket, now under construction in Auckland.Anthony Spon-Smith, a director... [Author: [email protected]]
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HBRC approves protections before proposed Napier Port float

The Hawke's Bay Regional Council has voted to adopt additional protections for its majority ownership position in any future initial public offer (IPO) of shares in Napier Port.The council also voted to establish a new council controlled... [Author: [email protected]]
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Bunnings rule about dogs wearing muzzles causes fury among pet owners

A Perth dog owner has lashed out at Bunnings after she was told about a controversial rule at the store when she tried to take her pet inside.The woman took to Facebook to complain about the "pathetic" rule after she was told she... [Author: [email protected]]
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3 Reasons Hydrogen Fuels Won't Live Up to the Hype

On paper, hydrogen fuels are the ultimate clean energy source. In reality, things are a little more complicated.
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McDonald’s to use A.I. to tempt you into extra purchases at the drive-thru

The drive-thru menu boards at McDonald’s are going high-tech. The new displays incorporate artificial intelligence and will offer up extra items based on your current choices, and even take the current weather into account. The post McDonald’s to use A.I. to tempt you into extra purchases at the drive-thru appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Massive Genome Editing Could Lead to Human Immunity to All Viruses

Base editing with reduced DNA nicking allows for the simultaneous editing of over 10,000 loci (13,000) in human cells. Performing this feat in the human genome will require the modification of 4438... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Prison and home detention for financial directors guilty of multi-million dollar GFC crimes

Three businessmen have been sentenced to prison and home detention for their roles in multi-million-dollar crimes committed during the global financial crisis after the collapse of two finance companies.Paul Bublitz, Bruce McKay... [Author: [email protected]]
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[Infographic] Taking The Reins Of Your Business Career

Being in charge of your business career means knowing the path to your final goal. If an MBA is in your future, there are several concentrations to consider. Which one leads you to the finish line the fastest? Let’s catch the race. Lane 1 – Marketing Careers. Public Relations Specialist Median salary $55,680 Requires A.A. degree Market Research Analyst Median salary $61,290 Requires B.A. degree Marketing Director Median salary $152,800 Requires B.A. degree Chief Marketing Officer M...
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Carnival of Space 604 – Boeing Working Overtime on SLS and Skylon Spaceplane Progresses

The Carnival of Space 604 is up at Universe Today. Universe Today – Progress for the Skylon. Europe agrees to continue working on the air-breathing SABRE engine ESA, together with the UK Space... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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If your values and your ideal clients values don’t align – look out.

A question I ask often is “how well do you really know your customers?”. Surprisingly most business owners only have a vague understanding of who their existing customers and clients Read More …
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Forget General Electric, United Technologies is a Better Buy

Comparing the investment case for the two industrial conglomerates.
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China Agrees to Buy a Boatload of Airbus Planes

But the recently announced deal for 300 aircraft may not be as significant as it seems at first glance.
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