Top Three Success Factors in the Trucking Business

Whether you are just starting out or you’ve been in the trucking business for years or decades, the fundamentals of running a trucking business are the same. Like any other small business, your income has to exceed your expenses by enough to pay you a decent living. Simple as that. Or is it?  Here are…

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If you want to create a winning business proposal don’t make these mistakes.

The future of your business is often dependent on getting positive responses to your business proposals. This means that creating a good business proposal is key to the kind of response you will receive when you deliver it. If you want to create a business proposal that really gets a good response, make sure not to…

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The electric car is here, now it’s time for the electric truck to make its entrance.

With Tesla and others already developing and selling second and third generation models, the proliferation of electric cars seems to be unstoppable. In California the bar is even higher as the state is pushing for millions more emission free vehicles on California highways by the middle of the next decade. But the efforts to promote electric vehicles isn’t limited…

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How do you know when a business is not on the level?

Most businesses are honest and just want to be successful by doing things legitimately, but there are bad businesses out there too. Bad businesses are there to take your money any way they can. Some businesses are just scams, and others are just not good to do business with. If you want to avoid getting…

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Here are some curious things that have been banned in other countries but legal in the U.S.

Most countries ban things like certain drugs and maybe guns. Maybe you aren’t allowed to drink on certain days in some countries, or not at all in others. Those are some of the common things that may be banned in most countries including the United States. But there are some interesting things that are banned…

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Spring is a good time to make some financial adjustments.

Actually, anytime is good to make adjustments to your finances. It just so happens that it’s springtime and now is as good a time as any to do some financial things that just may help you later on. Most people don’t spend a lot of time thinking about their finances but sometimes it’s important. Take…

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So, what is this “blockchain” we keep hearing about?

It seems like every day there are more mentions of blockchain in what seems to be every subject. At first blockchain was only heard of when referring to the new cryptocurrencies like bitcoin. As time has gone by however, blockchain is heard mentioned in more and more conversations and in news articles. So, what is…

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Want to get more out of your employees? Try some of these effective ways.

Good employees are the key to getting your business where you want it to be. Nothing can take the wind out of your companies sails more than employees who just aren’t motivated. Employees who just show up and do the least amount of work so that they can get a paycheck are a great detriment…

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Need to raise some capital? Don’t make these mistakes.

Growing or starting a business takes money. Some people either have the funds or find financing to cover the expenses of starting or growing a business. But sometimes becomes necessary to find capital else ware. Whether it was planned or unplanned there my come a time that you need to raise capital from investors. When…

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Even a profitable and growing business can go bankrupt.

That’s right, even a business that is profitable and growing can sometimes go bankrupt. People who have never run a business have a hard time understanding this. But much of the time it comes down to a simple problem, not having enough cash around at the time that you need it. Accountants and business people…

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