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What Steps Can You Take for Your Business to Survive in Bad Economic Times?

When there is a drought, most farmers pray for rain. Will that make rain pour from the heavens? No and the same thing will happen when you are stuck in a rut during a recession. You just have to wither out the storm because this is the only way you business will stay afloat.
No matter if your business is small or large, marketing is the best way to get your message across to the people. During a recession, you have to make cuts in the budget and instead of spending more on advertising, it is best to use this money in retraining your staff because customer service is key when you want to set yourself apart from the competition.
Cuts should also be done in terms of how much you get from the business and if you are the owner, the best way to do that will be to …

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Tips to Help You Survive These Tough Economic Times

Most of us are feeling some sort of strain from the current economic situation, even those who are good with money. The loss of a job or a cut in pay to keep a job are both real events happening all around us. How are we to make “ends meet” with money so tight and not negatively impact our credit?
There is no easy answer to that question. However, here are nine suggestions that may offer an option to your personal financial situation.
Look at your spending habits and determine what are real NEEDS vs. WANTS.
Reduce your spending to only needs, and learn to live within your new means.
Stop using your credit cards. If you can’t “part” with your credit cards, here is a suggestion: Take a plastic container, fill it with water and place your credit cards in the container. Place the container in the freezer, and …

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