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Freelance Nation

Freelance Nation

Freelance work is becoming quite the buzz word lately. Freelance jobs that can be done from home, are especially sought after especially with the rising cost of gas. Freelance Nation is a network of job boards that consolidates listings for freelance jobs in specific cities in one place. You don’t have to hop from one job board to another, everything is in one place. By creating a profile on Freelance Nation, freelancers increase their exposure to a greater number of…

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Lean Six Sigma

Lean Six Sigma

Smarter Solutions, Inc. specializes in coaching and consulting, introducing principles of Lean Six Sigma to companies worldwide. They offer innovative business process improvement system that goes beyond the Balanced Scorecard and integrates the best practices of Lean Six Sigma. They enhance and enable businesses to achieve optimal performance through a continuous measurement and improvement system. Check out their website (www.smartersolutions.com) for more specific details. Tweet

Lookin’ good is not easy

Lookin’ good is not easy

When you have a small business like ours (my husband is a freelance artist), a good printer can save or break you so we are always on the lookout for companies that will produce quality prints for reasonable prices. I posted earlier about the need to print poster size prints, for instance. But those large format printing are only on occasion. For daily business operation, we have needs for more utilitarian materials like business cards, checks, announcements, note cards, brochures,…

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Lean Six Sigma

Lean Six Sigma

The Six Sigma Training is a business methodology that focuses on combining speed and quality for a more efficient and productive way of conducting business. Smarter Solutions offers the Lean Six Sigma Training along with other tools in the IEE (Integrated Enterprise Excellence) system, a process which helps management create a measurements and improvement system to enable their business to do things right at the right time. Most business¬† people will realize how important it is to stay on top…

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Wine Labels

Wine Labels

We live in North Carolina, the up and coming wine producing region. We have seen an increase of wineries popping up whenever we go out for a drive. Apparently, our soil is not just good for tobacco anymore, it can be great for wine too! We’ve visited a couple of home run wineries that just made us envious. Wouldn’t it be great to have all that vineyard around us and to be able to brew and sell your own wine…

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A Good Impression Can Make You or Fade You

A Good Impression Can Make You or Fade You

The first impression does not allow for second chances. That’s why it’s called “first” after all. If you want to make an impact, whether as a business or an individual, you always want to make the best impression that you can project. One way to do that is to have a professional business card on the ready to make people remember you. It’s called branding. Make a significant impact immediately and you will be remembered. You’ve experienced it before. The…

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