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By: Experts Editor
Published: May 20, 2016, 1:16 am
Organization Provides Immediate Charitable Assistance to Those in Need Discrimination by organizations against individuals with disabilities is all too common in the U.S.  It is important for people with disabilities to seek support in standing up against businesses that create barriers preventing or violating their civil rights. It is also all too common that many Americans with disabilities go without items that they need, which thereby prevents them from living their lives freely and actively. As Civil Rights Champions, Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities (AID.org) was formed in order to improve the lives of individuals with (Read more...)

By: Travis Crabtree
Published: May 19, 2016, 1:11 pm
You may have heard about new overtime rules from the Department of Labor. It’s not all about bathroom laws. Michael Kelsheimer, author of the Employer Handbook, broke down the new rules in Federal Changes to Overtime Exemptions Alert. In a gross over-simplification, employees that oversee others, i.e, manager, were exempt from overtime if they earned more than $23,660 year. Come December 1, that amount is increased to $47,476 per year. So that means anyone earning less than that can no longer be exempt no matter how many employees they oversee and will be entitled to overtime pay (Read more...)

By: Business.com Editorial Staff
Published: May 19, 2016, 1:00 pm
Branding is one of the major pain points for entrepreneurs. Small businesses find this the most difficult part of gaining traction with their brands, and most give up within five years of opening according to research. But this guide is going to help you with that. You are going to learn about some of the major mistakes that small businesses tend to make so you can survive your first year of entrepreneurship. Related Article: Real Talk: 6 Things No One Told You About Personal Branding Failing to Understand Brand Power A strong brand is extremely advantageous, from the perspective (Read more...)

By: editor
Published: May 18, 2016, 4:32 pm
For many persons, a major goal they hope to attain is to become financially successful. However, with a tough economy, this continues to prove difficult, and individuals are now scrambling to find different ways to make ends meet, by venturing into businesses that require minimal capital and are low-risk. Eric Barnes, owner at www.Crizzleinc.com, is one individual who has experienced several frustrating and low-paying jobs, and has now turned to wholesaling real estate as his pathway to financial freedom – an opportunity he shares with readers in his new e-book “How To Make Money With Real Estate (Read more...)

By: Goutham Bhadri
Published: May 17, 2016, 10:00 pm
Walk down an aisle in Walmart and you’ll be met with blue signs and yellow smiling faces showing off their “everyday low price” items.  It’s a pricing strategy that’s at the core of their brand. They built their entire business around a bargain pricing strategy.Looking at the Walmart business model alone, it would make sense to assume low prices are what customers want. After all, cheap products have enabled the retailer to open 10,000 retail stores, employ millions of people, and gross $476 billion in sales in 2014. The strategy, according to Sam Walton, founder of (Read more...)

By: Christina Kumar
Published: May 17, 2016, 2:00 pm
Apple Music has recently launched an update in its application for Android which gives its users access to music videos previously only exclusive to iOS users. Now Android users can enjoy Apple Music videos for a monthly fee. Remembering that Apple Music has only recently launched its official Apple Music application to Android last November; it has taken off and is gaining ground fast in the short time it has been launched. Why has a giant such as Apple taken such a leap as to allow the availability of its coveted music app to Android in the first place (Read more...)

By: SImon Slade
Published: May 16, 2016, 7:45 pm
Operating an online store presents an excellent opportunity for a source of passive income, but many people don’t know where to start. Just a few easy steps can get you off the ground and turning a profit. Read on to find out just how to break into online sales and gain financial freedom. 1. Choose an Awesome Product There are a lot of factors to consider when deciding what to sell. Personal interest plays a small role — it’s more fun to sell things you are passionate about — but it’s also important to consider the quality of a (Read more...)

By: Al Gomez
Published: May 16, 2016, 7:00 pm
If you were given a choice right now, which would you spend money on: a Tiffany & Co. sterling silver bracelet, or a three-day trip to the Bahamas? This new shift in spending is most evident on social media platforms, where consumers, especially Millennials, post status updates and pictures of, you guessed it, experiences. From their recent vacation to the Alps, brunch with friends at the famous coffee shop downtown, to snap shots of the pizza delivery guy carrying a bouquet of roses: buyers are getting less concerned with expensive merchandise and opting for more priceless moments. When did (Read more...)

By: Experts Editor
Published: May 16, 2016, 4:59 pm
For well over a decade, music has been an easy commodity to download, copy and pass along to friends for free—and artists as well as record labels have paid a high price. Yet despite attempts—or rather promises—to level the playing field for all stakeholders, no sharing platform has changed that backward momentum, until now. Edge Music Network—a gamified video syndication platform founded by Elizabeth Vargas and backed by John Paul Dejoria; founder of VH1 Classic, Eric Sherman; lead singer of Aerosmith, Steven Tyler; lead singer of The Who, Roger Daltrey; and drummer of Queen, Roger Taylor; amongst others—aims to reverse (Read more...)

By: Stacy DeBroff
Published: May 13, 2016, 5:00 pm
In today’s competitive landscape, businesses need to reach their increasingly savvy women consumers amidst a sea of marketplace choices, breaking through the clutter with products that offer up everything from quality to trending styles to cost-effective pricing. Based on Influence Central’s work with the nation’s top consumer brands, as well as our in-depth consumer research studies, we’ve outlined 10 ways businesses can reach women consumers in today’s connected marketplace. Related Article: Marketing to the Mobile Man and the Mobile Woman 1. Know the Impact of Social in Influencing Purchase Decisions As women consumers seek out new products, they now (Read more...)

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