Archive for October, 2016

Make a Difference and Donate Your Gently Used Items to Purple Heart Charities

Written by Small Business Magazine on October 31st, 2016. Posted in Donations for veterans, Donations to veterans, Purple heart donations

Local clothing donations

If you’re looking for the best charities to donate to, you want to be sure that they have tax-exempt status. In other words, these non-profit organizations would need to be in compliance with section 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Have you considering calling GreenDrop for a Purple Heart charity pick up? The organizer for GreenDrop raised $2.5 million for charities like Purple Heart in 2014. They have approximately 30 free-standing locations as well as mobile trailers that collect donations. On average, GreenDrop collects 100 tons of donations on a weekly basis.

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What Is a Life Coach? Bringing Balance to Your Life

Written by Small Business Magazine on October 27th, 2016. Posted in Personal life coach, Relationship coach

What is a life coach

What is a life coach? Trees, humans have recently found out, make friends with one another. They also heal each other by sending “food” to each other through the mushrooms that sprout near their bases. Once upon a time, humans did this as well. Not as much through mushrooms, but before the digital age gripped our interpersonal relationship habits and customs, people used touch and sharing as a way to connect with one another. There are people who feel this void very deeply, and fill this void very effectively. Life coaches and their clients build a synchronous relationship where mutual benefit is the basis and currency. When there is a gap between where one is and where they want to be, a certified life coach acts as a conduit and catalyst to activate their creative potential into movement and realization

Exterior Commercial Concrete Work Leaving Mankind’s Mark

Written by Small Business Magazine on October 26th, 2016. Posted in Agricultural storage building uses, Commercial construction, Concrete repair

Crane rental services

When it comes to the continued development of society, the potential that exists, both within each human being individually and as a functioning community as a whole, to bring new dreams, inventions and progress to the table is astounding. As the dominant species on the planet, we have certainly made our mark. The Eiffel Tower, the Great Pyramids, the Great Wall, the Statue of Liberty. And those are just a few of the countless physical representations, not to mention the many works of art and scientific discovery, as well as medical and technological advancements, among so much more.

Exterior commercial concrete work makes a lasting mark

One clear indicator of human genius, capability, and skill is evidenced in well built structures. From the foundation to the frame to

Investing in the Cannabis Industry–Medical Marijuana and Other Opportunities

Written by Small Business Magazine on October 20th, 2016. Posted in Cannabis grow consulting, Marijuana consultants colorado, Medical marijuana

American cannabis consulting

There are a number of ways to invest in the cannabis industry. First, however, you may be interested in learning about recent findings on the legalization of medical and recreational marijuana use, marijuana usage in general, and the results of several research studies.

There has been what some might consider a substantial increase in the number of Americans that now support marijuana legislation. In 2010, just 17% were supportive of this legislation, and this figure has now reached 58%.

As of fall 2015, 23 states, as well as the District of Columbia, now allow medical marijuana use, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures. Recreational marijuana use has also been legalized in some states with a combined population of 17 million people. By 2017, it is estimated that t

Online Verification and Authentication Services Help Merchants and Consumers

Written by Small Business Magazine on October 15th, 2016. Posted in Chargebacks, Secure payment processing, Secure payment systems

Credit card payment process

With the rapid expansion of online retail, the security of online transactions has also become a concern for merchants and shoppers alike. For businesses like collection agencies, call centers, Nutra Products (e-commerce and Moto), and others that handle financial products and services in an online environment, verification and authentication of online transactions can be an essential service. A secure credit card chargeback process can help to streamline online sales and improve the customer experience.

The convenience of online shopping
Online shopping offers tremendous possibilities and challenges for shoppers and merchants. Across all demographic groups, shoppers are looking for products and services online. That’s because the convenience of online shopping i

Take Care of Your Family’s Heath with an In-Home Water Purification System

Written by Small Business Magazine on October 14th, 2016. Posted in Home water treatment, Illinois water system, Water filtration systems

Water filtration systems

How much water do you drink every day? Do you purchase bottled water for you and your family, or do you drink water from your kitchen or bathroom taps?

Were you aware that the human body is 60% water? Once you feel thirsty, then you have already lost over 1% of your body’s total water. This is one of many reasons why it’s important to focus on how much water you drink so that you stay well-hydrated.

Approximately 20% of a person’s necessary daily fluid intake comes from foods such as vegetables, fruits, and soups. it’s important, therefore, to drink additional plain water. On average, women need to drink about nine cups a day. Men, on the other hand, need to drink about 13 cups.

Some Benefits to Being Well-Hydrated

Here are just a few benefits you receive from drinking w

Occasions When You Need an Employee Alert System

Written by Small Business Magazine on October 14th, 2016. Posted in Emergency notification app, Mass notification companies, Mass notification systems

Employee notification system

Did you know that over 80% of American adults communicate through texts messages? About 90% of all the texts are read within 3 minutes of receipt, making it a convenient yet fast way to pass messages. With more than 23000 people suffering work-related injuries in 2013, an employee alert system is a welcome technology to keep your workers safe. From everyday situations to the unexpected, you may need an employee communication software in the following:
Natural disasters
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Different Types of Chemical Pumps and Their Applications

Written by Small Business Magazine on October 11th, 2016. Posted in Chemical pump applications, Magnetic drive pump troubleshooting, Magnetic drive pumps

Beer brewing pump

There are plenty of chemical pump applications out there, but they mean nothing if you don’t know what kind of pump to use for each situation. Every pump, like every application, is different. Here are a few of the most common types of chemical pumps and their applications.
Centrifugal Pumps
Centrifugal pumps can be used for a variety of different jobs, but they’re most frequently seen as beer pumps in breweries. Sometimes referred to as beer brewing pumps, this is just a general category of pump with one or more impellers.
Drum Pumps
Drum pumps are typically used to pump small amounts of liquid out of drums and carboys. This particular pump is thin so as to

How Text Messaging Has Become One Of The Most Common Activities In Today’s America

Written by Small Business Magazine on October 11th, 2016. Posted in Mass alert system, Mass notification systems, Networked crisis communications software

Emergency notification system vendors

Everyone is connected through their phone. From advanced smartphone models to simple flip phones, people use them to send text messages, make calls, study for their assignments and even apply for jobs. Businesses, in particular, are starting to use mass text messaging to keep both their customers and employees up-to-date on important news and updates. When workplaces can become hazardous environments for employees at the drop of a hat, it’s your responsibility to get the word out as quickly as possible so people can stay safe. Read below to learn more about mass alert systems, how they function and the nature of texting in today’s society.

What Are Text Messages Used For?

Did you know text messages are read on average in just under five seconds? Studies have

Chargeback Protection How Companies Can Stay Safe

Written by Small Business Magazine on October 10th, 2016. Posted in High risk merchant account, Payment processing services, Secure payment processing

Card not present transaction

Today, any company that offers credit cards as a method of payment for customers faces the threat of chargebacks. Typically, a chargeback is when a customer requests a credit card issuer to reverse the amount for an order they made from you to get the money back. Initially, this was put in place to protect customers from unscrupulous merchants. Nowadays, customers have taken things past the edge and can initiate a chargeback whenever they want. And this impacts many businesses. The good thing is that you can benefit from a chargeback protection and here is how.

Get the Reason for the Chargeback

Chargebacks are designed to be easy and automatic, but they must have a reason