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  • No matter how big or small, your company is exposed to risk on the internet. It’s up to you to safeguard your data as much as possible.

    Because of the relatively small size of your business, you may assume that you’re totally safe online. Unfortunately, size has nothing to do wi

  • Small business owners and home service professionals often face a significant challenge in keeping their enterprises sustainable: financial stability. Without stability in your revenue and expenses, it becomes much more difficult to manage your forecasts and expectations, harder

  • In today's financial marketplace, a well-maintained portfolio is vital to any investor's success. As an individual investor, you need to know how to determine an asset allocation that best conforms to your personal investment goals and risk tolerance.

    In other words, your portfo

  • Fill me in: The Trump Administration on Friday formally announced plans to impose a 25% tariff on billions of dollars’ worth of Chinese imports, following through on proposals and sparking an immediate threat of retaliation from Chinese officials. The tariffs are coming in at lea

  • Promoting your expertise and publicize your small business? 

    One of the biggest challenges of starting a business is getting it off the ground and growing a client base. Unfortunately, you cannot just sit and wait for customers to come.

    I learned this lesson the hard way when I

  • Buying local is more important than ever to consumers. Online listings can help you rank higher in local search results.

    As you strive to improve your business’ search engine rankings, ask yourself how much of your business is driven by out-of-state sales and how much is driven

  • Buying local is more important than ever to consumers. Online listings can help you rank higher in local search results.

    As you strive to improve your business’ search engine rankings, ask yourself how much of your business is driven by out-of-state sales and how much is driven

  • The U.S. economy added 313,000 jobs in February and the unemployment rate remained at a historically low level of 4.1 percent for the fifth consecutive month, the U.S. Department of Labor reported.

    The gains easily beat the expectations of economists, who were expecting roughly

  • The right paid search ad can generate sales overnight. But a poorly executed campaign will result in wasted ad spend and zero results.

    PART 2- Use Ad Extensions

    AdWords released ad extensions years ago, but many brands still fail to use them, causing them to miss out on click-t

  • The right paid search ad can generate sales overnight. But a poorly executed campaign will result in wasted ad spend and zero results.

    One of the quickest and most effective ways to drive qualified buyers to your website is by using Google’s pay-per-click (PPC) platform, AdWords

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    Email marketing remains one of the most effective means of engaging potential clients and retaining current customers. 

    In a word: Trust. Subscription-based emails are one of the top-three most trusted forms of digital advertising, along with branded websites and online consu

  • A good accounting program will help streamline your finances, so you can dedicate more time to your customers. Learn how to find the software that’s best for your business.

    If you’re a small business owner, you’re no stranger to long hours of grueling work. You’re up against cor

  • “Buy term and invest the difference.” This advice is based on the idea that term life insurance is the best choice for most individuals because it is the least expensive type of life insurance and leaves money free for other investments. Permanent life insurance, the other major

  • These tips will you make little changes that can add up to more capital. So, you’ve landed on an idea to start your own business. You’re feeling passionate and your mind is overflowing with plans, ready to take on the world. But what if your bank account isn’t exactly bursting at

  • Choosing the right loan for a nonbankable commercial borrower

    A hard money loan helps borrowers with credit or seasoning issues;

    Hard money also comes with higher interest rates and closing costs; 

    The quick-close characteristics of hard money may be worth the extra costs;

    No

  • Freedom from the corporate grind? Consider turning your part-time home business into full-time self-employment.

    Side Jobs are the big thing for young professionals and experienced workers alike. 

    While you can only budget so much, your earning potential is unlimited. 

  • 9. How are Facebook Ads Determined?

    When you create an ad campaign on Facebook, you “enter into what is essentially a worldwide auction. You compete for space with hundreds of thousands of other advertisers.

    Facebook can’t always fulfill every advertising request; therefore, th

  • Your small business can reach beyond likes and shares to turn your social media following into leads and sales.

    Many small business owners use Facebook Business Pages to connect directly with customers. 

    But Facebook isn’t just for posts, shares and likes. Facebook Ads give sma

  • Smaller, privately-held companies often have to operate with a close watch on their cash flows as they balance outstanding receivables and payables. The extra cash is needed to fund growth and new product innovations, among other things. This, coupled with the fact that smaller p

  • An effective way to build trust with prospects, strengthen relationships with customers, and boost sales for your small business.

    When it comes to marketing advice, it’s easy to get lost in all the shoulds, shouldn’ts, musts and must nots. 

  • Your company’s website is like your digital calling card—it could be the first interaction a new customer has with your small business. 

    That’s why it’s worth keeping your website up to date and ensuring it makes the best first impression on prospects.

    Even if you get some help

  • When it comes to hiring employees, there are some pretty big differences between hiring for a large corporation and hiring for a small business. In a larger business, even if someone isn’t pulling their weight, their load can be picked up by someone else. In a small business, wit

  • Just how important are online reviews for your business? Well, a Local Consumer Review Survey, they are extremely important. You probably know that customers rely on reviews to make purchase decisions. But did you those same reviews will help get more search traffic from Google?

  • As a financially prudent business owner, you might think that the longer you can put off borrowing money, the better 

    Borrowing money before you need it can help stabilize your company’s future and make it easier to get approved for financing.

  • Money from a friend for dinner shouldn’t be heading to the same place as an invoice payment from a client. Simply put, you need distinct personal and business bank accounts.

  • Your personal finances and your small business accounts. Regardless of the type of business you run, you should separate your personal and business expenses. 

  • If you get into an accident, commercial auto insurance can pay for the damage to the other driver’s vehicle and cover their medical expenses. It can even help pay for medical expenses for your vehicle’s occupants, like your employees, if they’re hurt in a crash. 

  • No matter in which state you live, you must take pre-licensing courses. However, state requirements differ greatly.

  • Henderson Park to snap up Metropole hotels for £500. Henderson Park is understood to be under offer to buy the Hilton London Metropole and Hilton Birmingham Metropole hotels from Tonstate for a price in excess of £500m, in one of the largest deals in the UK hotel market this year

  • Businesses with small advertising budgets should stick with boosting their posts or promoting their pages to increase the number of interactions, recommended Sykes.

  • Facebook has “advertisements that can appear in users’ News Feeds on both desktop and mobile and also in the right column of Facebook on desktop. Their content is targeted based on the users’ behavior on Facebook.

  • REITs as an exception, investing in real estate gives an investor one tool that is not available to stock market investors: leverage. 

  • We have looked at several types of real estate investment.

  • We have looked at several types of real estate investment.

  •  A real estate investment trust (REIT) is created when a corporation (or trust) uses investors' money to purchase and operate income properties.
    Real estate has been around since our cave-dwelling ancestors started chasing strangers out of their space.

  • Like the day traders who are leagues away from a buy-and-hold investor, the real estate traders are an entirely different breed from the buy-and-rent landlords. 

  • Real estate investment groups are sort of like small mutual funds for rental properties. If you want to own a rental property, but don't want the hassle of being a landlord, a real estate investment group may be the solution for you.

  • A person will buy a property and rent it out to a tenant. The owner, the landlord, is responsible for paying the mortgage, taxes and costs of maintaining the property.

  • Outbound investment activity by Asian investors remained robust with institutional investors continuing to lead investment activity, contributing to six of the top ten biggest outbound deals of the year.  

  • 2017 stronger economic growth and the availability of debt capital, a more positive outlook from investors is expected to drive global capital flows in 2017, with $1.7 trillion available for purchasing in real estate this year.

  • Invest is one of the largest independent institutional non-listed residential investment vehicle in the Netherlands with a client base of more than 50 institutional investors. 

  • The office sector remained the most-preferred asset class for Asian investors, accounting for half of overall investment. 

  • International Home Buyers for the Southeast Florida market account for 36 percent or $6.1 billion of total sales volume.

  • The vacancy rate in main Moscow high-street corridors dropped by 2.8 pp to 10.2% in Q3 2016. Myasnitskaya Street and Patriarshie Prudy stayed at the top, with vacancies at 5.6% and 6.8% respectively. Arbat and Pyatnitskaya streets shared the third place with the vacancy rate at 8

  • Singapore, London, Los Angeles, New York, Miami Among Top Target Cities

     

    Middle East investment in the global commercial real estate sector reached nearly $10 billion in the first half of 2016, with the target markets becoming more diverse and a substantial uptick in activity

  •  According to the latest JLL's Global Capital Flows data, China has hit a record of $33 billion in overseas commercial and residential property investment in 2016, an increase of nearly 53 percent year-on-year.

  • Anticipated tax cuts and increased spending from the New Administration is expected to further strengthen the commercial real estate market in 2017.

  • Commercial and Multifamily mortgage delinquencies were once again quite low in the third quarter, because of the continued strength in the market fundamentals. 

  • Manhattan's office market leasing activity totaled 1.51 million sq. ft. in November 2016, 29% below its five-year monthly average of 2.14 million sq. ft. The availability rate rose 10 basis points (bps) over the past month and 90 bps from one year ago.