With more than 88 percent of businesses in the U.S. using social media to promote their company, business owners are clearly using platforms like LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter to reach their customers. It can be tough to measure the impact of social media on a business, which is why some business owners hesitate to build…

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A 2017 study directed by Training magazine found that companies spent over $90 billion on training; this was a 32.5 percent increase year-over-year. A total of 125,338 companies were a part of the study, which averaged out to about $76,000 a year spent on training or maintaining their employee needs. If you are like most…

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Construction rates have steadily been on the rise since 2011. According to Statista, an organization that gathers and evaluates trends in the construction industry, more than $1.25 billion will be spent on new construction by 2019. With this industry growing exponentially, contractors are in demand to perform a variety of projects in 2019. The need…

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Social engineering fraud comes in many forms. As tax season approaches, W-2 fraud becomes a favorite of many criminals. The common scam is to steal the identity of an individual, file a false tax return in their name and have the tax refund rerouted to the thief. After many years of stealing individuals’ identities through…

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Do you ever feel like you’re being pulled in a thousand different directions; especially at year end? As insurance professionals, it’s easy to feel like nothing is in balance because we are so busy. When you stop and think about all of the commitments and activities that take up your time, do you question whether…

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According to TimetoOrganize.com, the Professional Organizing industry is growing quickly due to increased demand in recent years from consumers. According to organization guru Sara Pedersen, “People have too much stuff, not enough space or time, and lack basic organizing skills. They desperately need professional organizers. And thanks to television shows like “Hoarders,” the topic of…

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