Carol J. Slott is a reformed technical writer based in the Chicago area. She is now an active blogger. For more than ten years, she has been dedicated to translating legal concepts for non-legal audiences by writing web pages and blogs for law firms across the country. In recent years, she has also turned her efforts toward providing small business owners with ideas and information that can help them use their resources effectively to grow and thrive. For a look at the humorous dog training articles that she writes for fun, check out her Wily Dog Blog.
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I try to follow one basic rule when buying products or services: I never send more constructive complaints than compliments. The negative feedback hopefully provides vendors with a list of … Continue Reading
Between 15-23 *MILLION* U.S. employees plan to move away from the regions where they currently work. For both the employer & employee, there can be unexpected costs to doing so though. Read on to better prepare. Continue Reading
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Small businesses don’t typically have tons of cash to leave on the sidelines. Still, even without a nation-wide shut down, the Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported that approximately one-third … Continue Reading
Even the most experienced insurance agent could not have predicted a prolonged shut-down of so many U.S. businesses due to a virus. Still, after the SARS virus outbreak that occurred … Continue Reading
One of the easiest ways to get your business’ message out to likely-buyers continues to involve email, and it remains an extremely effective marketing tool. Recent statistics show that email … Continue Reading
Self-employment teaches people lessons of independence and accountability that can’t be learned any other way. Combine these lessons with a solid education, and you’ve got everything you need to start … Continue Reading