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Starting A Business Made 50% Easier

Welcome to my blog! My name is Douglas Bernanke. I have always wanted to start a business and have had the finances and knowledge to do so. But something has always occurred in my life that has interfered, whether it be my sick mom or a brother who desperately needed help getting back on his feet. But I have kept the entrepreneurial flames burning and have continued to research and prepare for the day when I will finally take the plunge and start my business. If you are like me and want to be highly prepared and informed before jumping into the world of business, this is the blog for you!

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    5 Decoration Tips For Your Mardi Gras Office Party

    Throwing an office party with a Mardi Gras theme is a great way to let your employees relax and encourage team bonding. To help set the tone for your party and make sure your employees get into the spirit, it is important to carefully choose your decorations. Follow these five tips for a positive Mardi Gras office party experience.  Consider the Tone You Want to Set When you first think about Mardi Gras, you will likely think of the outdoor events such as concerts and parades.

    Why You Should Consider Getting Qualified For Information Assurance Jobs

    Are you interested in finding a career that is rewarding and has a competitive salary? You have likely been told that careers in the information technology sector are in-demand and that need is expected to continue to grow. Perhaps you have been exploring various career paths in this industry. If so, it is worth your time to consider information assurance jobs. Regardless of whether you are a recent high-school graduate or an individual who is transitioning into a different industry, this position in the IT field could be right for you.

    Why Ink Fingerprinting Services Are Ideal For Families

    Many modern-day families do not understand how ink fingerprinting services can help them. Even if you have not started having children, this type of service can be beneficial. Perhaps you do not have plans of having children but have aging parents. Fingerprinting services can also be beneficial to you in that case. The following points will help you to better understand how this service can give your family peace of mind and preserve its integrity.

    Creative Ways To Reuse Used Colored Shipping Tubes

    Whether you use colored shipping tubes in your home or business, you probably already know that they come with many advantages. For instance, a brightly colored mailing tube gets the attention of recipients much more quickly than their drab counterparts, and they may also serve to capture and retain the attention of postal personnel, ensuring careful and timely handling. However, simply throwing away the tubes after they've served their purpose seems somewhat of a waste of good material.

    How To Replace A Car Battery

    Car batteries are one of the most essential parts of your vehicle. Without a properly functioning battery, your car's electronics, lights, and even ignition system won't work, effectively leaving your car a massive waste of space in your driveway. If your battery has been performing poorly and no longer holds a charge, it may be time for you to replace it. Thankfully, this is a relatively simple process that you can complete in just a couple of minutes with the right tools.

    Custom Stickers For Your Business: What Works, What Doesn't

    A big box store hands out yellow smiley-face stickers to children as you walk in the door. Another retail chain offers red bull's eye stickers to kids in checkout lanes. Why would these stores create custom stickers and then hand them out for free? The answer is simple: symbolic, subliminal advertising. Not only do the parents understand exactly what the symbolic stickers mean, but kids readily remember where they got free stickers and request to go to the same stores again, thereby ensuring future generations of customers.

    Photo ID Cards: Security Features You Can Add For Optimum Security

    Most businesses these days utilize photo ID cards. However, they are not always secure because basic ID cards can be reproduced fraudulently. If you want to make absolutely certain that every person entering your building is an actual employee, you should add some security features to your company badges. Bar Codes and Scanners This is the next step up from basic ID badges. Every employee gets a unique bar code that contains their information.

    How Skilled Do Your IT Professionals Need To Be?

    Getting the best of the best is a great goal, but it's not always viable when it comes to budget. The best often know how much they're worth for specific tasks, and prefer to work either at their skill level or for higher compensation if they need to reach back into rookie tasks. To understand what your project, staffing positions, or contract goals need to be when looking for temporary or agency-supplied professionals, here's a look into some of the IT roles you may need to consider.