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Business Owners: Is it Time to Stop Renting and Buy?

Business Owners: Is it Time to Stop Renting and Buy?

As a business owner, location can be a key to success. Unless you are working out of your home or garage, you probably didn’t start your business in a building that you own. Most likely, you leased the location.   Renting a Building for your Business Rent is a variable expense. While low rent is [...]

You Can’t Usually Predict a Disaster but You Can Be Prepared

You Can’t Usually Predict a Disaster but You Can Be Prepared

I was visiting my son in Boston on the night an electrical transformer exploded in the Back Bay area, knocking out power. It was strange to look down Boylston Street and not see any lights! A recent article in the Boston Business Journal described the impact this freak occurrence had on local businesses, and it [...]

Finding the Next Client

Finding the Next Client

Seeing your name in lights on Broadway is one way to let people know you “have arrived.”  Same thing in business.  Top of mind awareness is critical to gain maximum exposure and help ensure long term survival. A business will need to have a never ending stream of new clients and repeat customers to fuel [...]

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