On May 19th, the American Academy of Environmental Medicine called on “Physicians to educate their patients, the medical community, and the public to avoid GM (genetically modified) foods when possible and provide educational materials concerning GM foods and health risks.
Read the entire article by GMO expert Jeffrey Smith in the PPNF Journal. Join the Price-Pottenger Nutrition Foundation at http://www.ppnf.org .
For a business to be in the favor of different lenders and to obtain the necessary funding for its future capital needs, having a favorable credit score is very vital. But a good credit rating does not come in an instant, and for any business owner, there are certain steps to follow. These steps will help improve a business’ credit rating as well as maintain a favorable reputation to lenders and investors.
1. Make sure that your business has a legal entity
Your business will not be able to build business credit if it does not have an entity unto itself. And thus, it is necessary for you to be incorporated or to form an LLC (Limited Liability Company). No lender will be willing to give a business loan to a sole proprietor because this might end up as a personal loan in disguise. Continue reading →
Remember about a year or two back, Google bought a small online telephone company called GrandCentral… Google Voice is the matured version of it, and stress-tested for large scale usage (hopefully).
Google Voice is an interesting service, very much in the territory of Telecom domain, so we will have to see how it impacts/ complements/ competes with the Telecoms of today.
Just FYI, Telecoms like AT&T, Verizon, Orange, etc are among the largest online advertisers, because they have a lot of money at stake in the face of VOIP, etc, and they are taking anything lightly today, though in the long-run, solutions with better economics will prevail, like we have seen with other technologies in the previous decades.
How does Google Voice work? You get a new Google assigned phone number. Then, you route all of your other phone numbers through that number. So, your office phone, your work phone, your home phone – whatever. Google voice will allow your calls to selectively ring to any of the destination phones you choose. It is a practical and useful concept, which is will be liked by many.
In addition, Google Voice offers bonus features like:
– You can selectively ring calls to multiple destinations.
– You can selectively block and screen calls
– You can send, receive forward and store SMS text messages
– Check your voicemail online, read it via email or text (you can even forward it)
– You can create personalized voicemail messages per contact
– You can group your contacts and manage their preferences on a group level
– Conference calling, call recording, call switching, 411 info
Hello Folks. In this post, we will understand how to use your website as an effective Sales & Marketing tool. The points covered here have been asked by various clients and partners in the last few months, and a post to summarize them should help everyone.
What we have seen in our experience of advising over 100 businesses is that almost 95% of them do not use their website an effective Sales & Marketing tool, and that’s why they are unknowingly leaving a lot of money on the table.
For example, today, many prospects come to our websites when they hear about our services or products, and our website has to be ready to engage any visitor, and also provide answers to all the common questions that any visitor/prospect would be expecting, to increase the interest in the products and services that you are offering. Now this may look very logical, but the fact is that 95% of the websites that we have come across are not able to do this, and so chances are high that your own business website may be lagging in this aspect.
Some of the things that you should really consider to check if your website is really interesting and effective in Sales & Marketing are the following: Continue reading →