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Thinking about saving some money on your next business remodeling project by doing the work yourself? Before you start ripping down walls and installing new fixtures, you might want to re-think whether or not doing your own renovation work is really worth it. Unless you're a professional contractor, chances are good this is one project you might want to leave to the experts. Here's some key questions to consider before tackling your business remodeling project by yourself:

Ask any entrepreneur what drives them to succeed, and you might be surprised to learn that money isn't always the top motivator - their faith is. In fact, many prominent companies both here in our community and beyond were founded on the idea that running a business is a spiritual calling - one that compels owners to provide for others by creating jobs, delivering essential services, and making money to fund charitable organizations such as overseas missions, church groups, and health care for the needy.

Three-tiered pricing for products often means small-medium-large, but in services it means good-better-best. Find out how these service businesses use tiered pricing to benefit both buyer and seller. These days, good-better-best pricing is everywhere. When purchasing an airplane ticket, for example, passengers can buy the default coach ticket (good), pay for some extra leg-room by upgrading to "premium economy(link is external)" (better) or pay through the nose and buy a business class seat (best). With

Wondering how transform social media sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter into powerful marketing tools for your business? If you're like most small-to-medium business owners, you know that your clients, customers, and prospects are already spending a significant amount of their day browsing through their social media feeds, but did you know exactly how much time? Recent studies reveal that the average American consumer spends about 5 hours per day on their mobile device, and half that screen time

You may have referred to it as the “tissue plant” in Barton, but making tissue is only one of the components of what leading hygiene and health company Essity provides, both locally and to its global customers.

“It’s all like an art, designing beautiful and unique smiles,” said Dr. Tia Kennedy, first-generation dentist and owner of Cypress Creek Dentistry. Dr. Kennedy was raised in Belmont, Mississippi and received a Bachelor's Degree with honors from the University of North Alabama in 2007. Dr. Kennedy later earned her Doctorate of Dental Medicine degree at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry in 2011 and purchased her practice, Cypress Creek Dental, in 2012 from Dr. Ted Harp. Dr. Kennedy

Tailgating has become a popular pastime for sports fans and regular concert goers, making it a unique opportunity for businesses to reach out to people in their target audience. While you might think that tailgating doesn't work as part of your company's marketing strategy, you might be surprised at just how many different ways you can market your business at tailgating parties.

Thanks to the internet, consumer behavior has dramatically shifted over the past decade - especially when it comes to searching for local businesses.