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How to Get Federal Contracts Without Writing Proposals » Succeed As Your Own Boss
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How to Get Federal Contracts Without Writing Proposals » Succeed As Your Own Boss

#Smallbizchat Podcast LIVE is a monthly video interview show where small business owners can get answers to their questions. The focus of #Smallbizchat is to end small business failure by helping participants succeed as your own boss. Please join us live every third Wednesday of the month from 8-9 pm ET Live on my SmallBizLady Facebook Page, YouTube Channel and LIVE on Twitter.  How to Get Federal Contracts Without Writing Proposals  Sirena Moore-Thomas is the CEO of The Highmark Group LLC. She is an accomplished Mompreneur, Author, Speaker and Strategist affectionally known as The Destroyer of Comfort Zones! Despite being a teen mom of twins with no college degree, she has led several multimillion-dollar businesses, won hundreds of Federal Contracts, and continues to empower business le...
14 Key Tips for Impressing Your Very First Client
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14 Key Tips for Impressing Your Very First Client

When you finally get your very first client, what’s one thing you can do to ensure you impress them? Why does this work? These answers are provided by Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most successful young entrepreneurs. YEC members represent nearly every industry, generate billions of dollars in revenue each year, and have created tens of thousands of jobs. Learn more at yec.co. 1. Know Your Data Be sure to know your data. If it’s your first client, you have to spend the time to fully understand them, their business, their needs, their shortcomings and more. Frankly, this advice goes for all clients, but especially your first client. When they bring something up, you will be able to respond intelligently, instead of with, “I’ll go lo...
WTO Ministers Reach Deals on Fisheries, Food, COVID Vaccines | Business News
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WTO Ministers Reach Deals on Fisheries, Food, COVID Vaccines | Business News

By JAMEY KEATEN, Associated PressGENEVA (AP) — After all-night talks, members of the World Trade Organization early Friday reached a string of deals and commitments aimed to limit overfishing, broaden production of COVID-19 vaccines in the developing world, improve food security and reform a 27-year-old trade body that has been back on its heels in recent years.WTO Director-General Nzogi Okonjo-Iweala, after a pair of sleepless nights in rugged negotiations, concluded the WTO’s first ministerial conference in 4-1/2 years by trumpeting a new sense of cooperation at a time when the world faces crises like Russia's war in Ukraine and a once-in-a-century pandemic that has taken millions of lives.“The package agreements you have reached will make a difference to the lives of people around the w...
Abbott baby formula plant in Michigan halts production after severe weather
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Abbott baby formula plant in Michigan halts production after severe weather

Severe weather has forced Abbott Nutrition to pause production at a Michigan baby formula factory that had just restarted after being closed for several months, contributing to a national shortage. Production for Abbott's EleCare specialty formula has been suspended, but there is enough supply to meet demand until production is restarted, the company said.Abbott had prioritized ramping up production of the specialty formula for infants with severe food allergies and digestive problems who have few other options for nutrition.Abbott says it needs to assess damage and re-sanitize the factory after severe thunderstorms and heavy rains swept through southwestern Michigan late Monday. Spokesman Jonathon Hamilton said flooding hit a few areas of the factory, but he declined to provide mo...
Controlling Your Vernacular and Unconventional Ways to Promote Your Business Story – Small Business Show Episode 325
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Controlling Your Vernacular and Unconventional Ways to Promote Your Business Story – Small Business Show Episode 325

Join your hosts Shannon Jean and Dave Hamilton for a discussion about what phrases to avoid in-person and with written communication. Then it’s time to discuss very unconventional methods to share your story with both your customers, employees, and partners. Listen in and then join us at the Small Business Support Group! 00:00:00 Small Business Show #325 for Wednesday, April 28, 2021 00:02:09 Controlling our Vernacular Ridding the Pleonasms! Don’t be afraid to chat voice. Is it a Compliment Sandwich or a Bad News Sandwich MailTags as part of SmartSuite 00:11:23 How to Get Your Story Heard Bailey Barnard talking Story on Small Business Show Story should be baked in authentically Self-effacing humor …and humanity Brian from Sell Your Mac Managing your own Terms and Conditions Re-do you...
How Popular Will News Websites Be in 2023?
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How Popular Will News Websites Be in 2023?

How popular will news websites be in 2023? This article will examine the design and structure of popular news websites in the next decade. We'll also discuss the impact of rising energy and inflation costs on news website subscriptions and how political interference will impact the trust in news websites. It's all fascinating stuff that will help make the news website of the future a viable choice for readers and advertisers. But let's begin with the future. Top news websites in 2022 With more than 1.2 billion monthly visitors, the top news websites will have to compete with each other to be relevant to the world's audience. Google's News is a great place to start. This search engine gathers news stories from thousands of websites, so you can easily find the most relevant ...
Types of Cryptocurrencies – Small Business Trends
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Types of Cryptocurrencies – Small Business Trends

There are many different types of cryptocurrencies. In this article, we will discuss the most popular types. Each type has its own unique features and benefits. How do you know which type is right for you? This guide will give you some tips on how to choose the right type of cryptocurrency, along with how to accept this digital currency as payment.How Many Different Cryptocurrency Types are there?The number of different types of individual cryptocurrencies varies, and they all have price fluctuations. In 2018, there were 1,583 different individual types, according to the price-tracking website for crypto assets coinmarketcap.com.While you probably heard and saw the most about Dogecoin for a time, courtesy of gregarious Tesla CEO Elon Musk, the most popular form of this digital money are Bi...
Business Ideas for The Post-Covid World
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Business Ideas for The Post-Covid World

Are you looking to get out of the daily 9-5 grind that you’re stuck in? Maybe you’re not but better ideas have crossed your mind? Or the idea of being your own boss is simply too tempting to pass up? Luckily, in a world where tech is at the forefront of a lot of industries, it’s easier than ever to go your own way. You don’t need a premises to open a shop, just the products and a website. You don’t need an office space to be a secretary, just a reliable Wi-Fi connection. You don’t need to move to LA to make music friends, just your home set up. As the saying goes, restrictions breed creativity, which was proven in the lockdowns. A lot of good ideas came about, and the best stuck. We’re running down a few ideas that could prompt you to get out there on your own and make something of yourse...
FAA Says Future Planes Will Need to Reduce Carbon Emissions | Business News
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FAA Says Future Planes Will Need to Reduce Carbon Emissions | Business News

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration proposed Wednesday that future planes produce lower levels of greenhouse gas emissions before they can be certified by federal regulators.The Federal Aviation Administration proposal would increase fuel-efficiency standards for jets and large turboprop and propeller-driven planes that it has not yet certified, and for planes built after Jan. 1, 2028.The FAA will develop means to determine the relationship between fuel efficiency and reductions in carbon dioxide emissions.The rule, if made final, would cover large airliners under development, including Boeing's 777-X and new versions of its 787 and the Airbus A330neo, plus various business jets and other planes. The FAA said the rule would bring the United States in line with carbon dioxide emissio...
Personal items of America’s “most infamous” mobsters up for auction
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Personal items of America’s “most infamous” mobsters up for auction

A Medal of Freedom awarded to a notorious mobster by then-President Harry S. Truman is set to go to auction in California.The honor -- a forerunner to the prestigious Presidential Medal of Freedom -- was bestowed by Truman on Meyer "The Little Man" Lansky in a secret 1945 ceremony.Lansky was a leader of the National Crime Syndicate, a confederation of organized crime groups that was responsible for hundreds of murders in the 1930s and 1940s. Meyer Lansky, 55, reportedly a key figure in Havana Gambling operations and an associate of Gambler Frank Costello, was arrested by New York police on Feb. 11, 1958 for questioning in the investigation of the assassination of Racketeer Albert Anastasia.  MZ / AP ...