• Flu Prevention & Treatment

    Get vaccinated. Vaccination is the best protection against contracting the flu. You need two vaccines to be fully protected this year. The seasonal flu vaccine is different from the H1N1 (Swine) flu vaccine. The CDC is encouraging people to get both vaccinations. Get the seasonal vaccination as soon as possible and get the H1N1 (Swine) flu vaccination as soon as it is available in early fall.

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  • Clean Restrooms are Key to Customer Impressions

    Clean Restrooms are Key to Customer Impressions

    To your customers, the cleanliness of your restrooms says a lot about how you run your business. Because they consider restroom hygiene as a reflection of overall quality standards, a negative restroom experience can seriously tarnish an otherwise great reputation.

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  • Newsweek's "Greenest Big Company"

    Newsweek's "Greenest Big Company"

    Procter & Gamble Professional, the away-from-home division of Procter & Gamble, today announced its corporate parent was cited as one of the “Greenest Big Companies in America” by Newsweek, placing 26th out of the 500 companies assessed.

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  • P&G Professional™ named “Vendor of the Year” by El Pollo Loco for their Cleaning and Food Safety Program

    COSTA MESA, Calif.,(Dec.11, 2012)–P&G Professional™, the away-from-home division of Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG),was recently awarded “Vendor of the Year” by El Pollo Loco for their Cleaning and Food Safety Program. P&G Professional was chosen from more than 100 supplier partners for their program’s effectiveness, which contributed to a 12.9 point improvement in El Pollo Loco’s cleanliness score in Nation’s Restaurant News and WD Partners’ second annual “Consumer Picks” survey. P&G Professional’s customized Cleaning and Food Safety Program also helped deliver bottom line savings to El Pollo Loco.

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  • 4 Surefire Ways to Get More Sales from Current Customers

    Everyone needs customers, and while new customers are always great, sometimes it makes more sense to target your already loyal customer base. A huge benefit of marketing additional services to your current client base is that they already know you.

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  • 10 Ways To Say Thanks To Your Customers

    When it comes right down to it, customers are the only reason you’re able to do what you do, and a little attention and gratitude can go a long way toward making your customers feel like your company cares.

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  • So Is the Customer Always Right?

    No, to respond to the adage The Customer Is Always Right, I don’t agree one hundred percent – the customer is not always right, but they sure are right a lot. I will say this: You ignore what your customers think at your own peril.

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  • 4 Smart Ways to Cut Your Overhead

    If you work from home, then your overhead costs are already pretty low. With a home office you save on transportation, rent, and utilities, but when times are tough you may need to look for more creative ways to save. The trick is to cut costs without cutting corners.

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  • Getting Past the “B” Word (Budget)

    People start their own business for all sorts of reasons – freedom, passion, boredom – you name it. But one reason that I have never seen is that they like budgeting… well, unless that person is an accountant, but you get the idea.

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  • Is Crowdfunding Right for Your Business?

    Traditionally, there have been two ways to fund a business: Debt financing and equity financing. Debt financing is what it sounds like – you take on debt in exchange for capital. Debt financing can take many forms. It could a loan from a bank, a Small Business Administration loan, or even a loan from a friend or family member. It actually makes little difference. If you go into debt for the money, that is debt financing.

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