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WHAT IS SOCIAL MEDIA SUCCESS?January 2011

Many companies are now tapping into social media resources such as Twitter and Facebook to market their product, for customer outreach and public relations. But how successful are these company controlled initiatives? It’s important to measure the impact of social media on your business, especially considering the amount of resources (time, money, brainpower) it takes Read More »

By Hy Serure, Hyquality Media

BUSINESS ETHICS: TIMELY WAGESDecember 2010

Question: What is the halachic responsibility of timely wages for regular, per-diem, and contracted workers? Answer: There is a missva to pay wages in a timely manner, and a prohibition to withhold them: “On that day you shall pay his wages; the sun shall not set upon him.”[i]The proper time for payment depends on the Read More »

By Rabbi Meir Orlian

IS YOUR SMALL BUSINESS LEGAL?December 2010

Starting a business in America is easy… making sure that your enterprise has all of the various licenses and permits that a small business needs to operate legally, is another story. Business owners must register with applicable city and state agencies and stay on top of filing requirements every month or quarter and every year. Read More »

By Jack Erdos, Attorney/c P A

BALANCE THE BANK BOOKDecember 2010

Since the economic downturn several years ago, businesses have had to make cutting costs a top priority. But to effectively cut costs, you have to first know exactly what they are. That’s why every business owner should have an accounting system programmed to keep track of both revenue and expenses. Reports should be generated at Read More »

By Norman Balassiano, Angels Of Debt

ISRAEL, ALWAYS A GREAT INVESTMENTDecember 2010

Besides being the Jewish homeland and the place where land-ownership offers many special missva opportunities, Israel is also a great place to invest. According to Global Property Guide, a trade magazine that monitors the housing market, Israeli housing prices in the second quarter of 2010 rose sixth-fastest in a ranking of 36 countries. And comparing Read More »

By E. Aboud, Aim High

A SOUND STRUCTUREDecember 2010

One of the biggest mistakes business owners make is failing to choose the appropriate business structure to minimize taxes and personal liability. Most businesses can be operated as sole proprietorships, partnerships, C-Corporations, S-Corporations or Limited Liability Companies (LLCs). Sole proprietorships and partnerships, for example, do not protect the business owners’ personal assets from business debts Read More »

By Shaul Elnadav, Vishnick Mcgovern Milizio Llp

BUSINESS ETHICS: KEEPING REMNANTSAugust 2010

Question: If a seamstress sews a custom gown with fabric provided by the bride, or a contractor lays carpet charged to the homeowner, may the seamstress or contractor keep the remnants of the fabric or carpet? Answer: As a rule, the remnants belong to the customer, unless we can assume that he does not care Read More »

By Rabbi Meir Orlian

$8K HOME BUYER CREDIT EXTENDEDAugust 2010

Congress has extended the home buyer tax credit deadline, which was set to expire on June 30, until September 30, 2010. This new legislation, bill H.R. 5623, allows home buyers already in contract as of April 30, 2010, to continue to take advantage of the $8,000 and $6,500 tax credits. If you are a first Read More »

By Jack Erdos, Attorney/c P A

PLAN FOR THE UNEXPECTEDAugust 2010

Normal Business Interruption or Ocean Marine insurance will cover the value of cargo loss should your shipment not arrive or if arrives damaged. But what about the economic loss sustained by your business because of delayed or disrupted delivery of raw materials, semi-finished goods or finished merchandise. The added costs to alter your Supply Chain Read More »

By Joey Sasson, Garber Atlas Fries

ADAPTING YOUR PRODUCT TO THE CHANGING MARKETAugust 2010

In these market conditions even the most care-free consumers have become more conscious of their spending habits, and recent research suggests that this new frugal mindset will likely stick around, even after economic pressures ease. Marketing your products in this climate requires a change of focus from who is buying your products to why and how they are buying. From this Read More »

By Hy Serure, Hyquality Media
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