Using Your Business to Support the Community

Business Above The Clouds: How To Make Aerial Photography Profitable For You

Photographers tend to be a passionate bunch. If there is a way to take your hobby and turn it into a business, it is guaranteed to be one job that will be loved each day rather than a chore. Many photographers choose to do family portraits or weddings as their business model, but why not take your skills one step further and head into the clouds? Here are a few pointers you should know if you are considering aerial photography as your business passion. Read More 

Live Phone Chat: Is It A Boom Or Bust For Your Retail Business?

During the 2014 Boxing Day sales, a representative of Myers stated that "Online has been a real benefit to us, but I acknowledge also that there's a lot of other online offers out there today and it's more competitive." Retail stores like yours only stay popular if they can offer great customer support year round, but in particular during the busiest times of business. If you are considering adding live phone chat to your arsenal of customer service for your online sales, here are three factors to help you decide whether it is the best fit for you. Read More 

Six Tips For Reducing Cooling Costs For Your Business

If you own a business, you have to watch every cent, and that sense of diligence should extend to all of your business expenses from payroll to office supplies to cooling costs. Luckily, regardless of which type of business you own, there are a number of strategies you can employ to save on your cooling costs. Here are six ideas to get you started: 1. Turn Up Your Thermostat According to the Sydney Morning Herald, cooling your office by a single extra degree can increase your cooling bill by 10 percent. Read More 

The Basics Of Oregon Timber And Its Uses

Oregon timber, also known as Douglas fir, is a North American import that has caught on throughout Australia. It is such a versatile wood that these trees are now being grown in-country to supplement the imported product. The following describes this fragrant tree and its various uses. About The Douglas Fir (Pseudotsuga menziedii) The name says Oregon, but the coastal Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziedii) is found along the Pacific Northwest coast from Northern California all the way up into Canada. Read More 

New to Roadside Construction Work? Learn How “Bump Trucks” Can Help Keep Your Worksite Safe

It can be a bit unnerving to work on a job site with cars and trucks motoring by at fairly high speeds. Keeping your worksite visible is one way to stay safe. Another is to take advantage of "bump trucks," officially known as truck mounted attenuators. The nickname aptly describes what these devices do. They stand in the way between your crew and oncoming traffic and take the "bump" if a vehicle should wander into your site. Read More