As Hardware Retailing notes, the holidays are a time when many people like to shop locally and support small businesses. While this can be a busy and profitable time for small businesses, it can also be chaotic and stressful. With that in mind, the Greater Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce put together some tips to help you prepare your business for the holiday season so that you can make the most of it.Get to Decorating Decorating the storefront can be a great way to attract attention to your business and
FAC120, Landscaping and Snow Clearing will be bid by the State as bid FAC120. If you are interested in more information and how to participate please contact Bill Funk.
Contracts are written documents that describe the terms of an arrangement between two or more parties. As an entrepreneur, you may encounter contracts when dealing with vendors, clients, or employees. When your business needs to ensure a transaction is carried out fairly, you can use a contract to protect your interests.Here’s a guide to making contracts work for your business: Understanding Their Role Contracts play an important role in business operations because they detail expectations
The hullabaloo from the pandemic is finally dying down and the world is breathing a sigh of relief. The post-pandemic recovery is in full swing, reports Adweek, with consumers feeling more optimistic and willing to loosen their purse strings. This means now is a great time to launch a new business: You could potentially make it big riding on the post-pandemic feel-good recovery wave. Here is what budding entrepreneurs should know about starting a business in these conditions. Get a handle on
Building your brand is a crucial step for any business owner seeking to grow their business. Maintaining a strong brand is one of the most important methods to guarantee recognition, a loyal customer base, and establish trust among consumers. One great way to ensure your brand gets more visibility is by joining your local chamber of commerce, which will likely include a business directory. Aside from that option, there are many practices you should follow to ensure your brand is always growing and
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is expected to post RFR OFF51, Art and Instructional Supplies to replace statewide contract OFF45 on or about February 2023 with the new contract to be effective 4/1/2023. If you are interested please contact Bill Funk of William J Funk Procurement Consulting Services; Gloucester; firstname.lastname@example.org or (857) 919-1039 for bid submission guidance.