Commercial Insurance

How To Weather The Worst Of Storms In Your Business

 by Scott Menath, Special to bizNEVADA Many people watched the news with horror as Hurricane Michael swept through Florida and Georgia last month. How could anyone defend themselves against this threat?   The impact of the hurricane’s sustained 155 miles per hour winds was almost complete in its devastation of Mexico Beach, a shoreline community…

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Direct mail delivers proven results!

by Bill Houghton While I recognize the USPS continues to take a beating to their reputation and I hear many times weekly, that ‘print is dead’, the evidence and behaviors of Americans, even youngest adults, tell a completely different story! Mail gets results! People check their mailboxes almost daily and even if they sort their…

Reputation Management and Reputation Rehabilitation for Your Business: What You Can Do to Protect and Fix your Online Reputation

Reputation Management and Reputation Rehabilitation for Your Business: What You Can Do to Protect and Fix your Online Reputation

  by Bruce Brown – special to bizNEVADA Maintaining a good reputation and especially reputation rehabilitation is a challenge for the U.S. for businesses in 2018. Yelp.com, YP.com, Google Business, and other similar websites can make or break a company. Unethical competitors, angry customers, and others with legitimate complaints can harm a business, hurt profits,…

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The Big Power of Small Businesses

  by Corrine Casanova According to the U.S. Small Business Administration(SBA), over half of the U.S. workforce either owns or works for a small business. In fact, small businesses create two out of every three net new jobs in the private sectors. Rachel Dahl, a sixth generation Nevadan, has been the Senior Area Manager of…

7 Myths About SBA 504 Loans

7 Myths About SBA 504 Loans

by Evan Dickson, President, Nevada State Development Corporation The following seven myths and facts refer to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Commercial Loan Program. MYTH 1: It takes four to six months to get a loan approval. Fact: You can obtain an SBA approval as quickly as ten business days. Tip: Provide your lender with a complete…

Factoring— The Loan Alternative

Factoring— The Loan Alternative

   By: Craig A. Ruark A loan is a loan whether it is a government-backed SBA loan, a secured equity loan through a bank, or a personal loan through an associate, each of them has a principal and interest amount that must be paid back, either in a lump sum or over time. Many times,…

JAG Nevada Hits the Jackpot 1

JAG Nevada Hits the Jackpot

Special to bizNEVADA Jobs for Nevada’s Graduates (JAG Nevada) is proud to announce it has been named among the first recipients of Tesla’s Nevada K-12 Education Investment Fund. JAG Nevada will receive an initial investment of $200,000, which will aid its efforts in providing students with the practical soft and employment-related skills, and career guidance…

Put On Your Big-Boy Pants and Get Busy Marketing

Put On Your Big-Boy Pants and Get Busy Marketing

  by Joe Ross If you own a business, chances are you are really great at a lot of things, but Marketing probably isn’t one of them. Popular owner attitudes toward marketing vary from indifference to disdain, yet nearly all recognize marketing is critical if a business is to thrive. Of course, there are business…