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24 Nov If your company is not large enough to hire a full-time IT support person, how do you address your technology issues, such as networking systems, maintenance, support questions, patches, and learning about new technology?

There are several ways to go about this. The first and most cost-effective is to simply contract your need as it may be needed, if you’re not able to learn it or dedicate the time for it yourself. Look at IT services that hire on...

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24 Nov With the economy the way it is do you think now is an ok time for my company to acquire another company that is in a slightly different industry but very much the same customers as my current company?

Generally speaking, tough economic times is a good time to look into buying and merging companies since you'll be able to get it for a good price, but you should also make sure to do your due diligence, this is not a time to guess....

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24 Nov Membership at my gym is falling. I’ve been in business 2 years and have state of the art equipment. I’m actively advertising and have established a presence in a local community, but don’t seem to attract enough of the new members and in addition our rate of renewal from the existing clients has started to decline. How can I turn this around?

While it sounds like you're doing the right things to run a gym if you want to draw new people in, you need to do something unique. What kind of group fitness classes do you offer? Talk to your existing members or set up a...

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