Good Sense News

Retailers Beginning to Compete With Amazon…But Here’s a New Problem!

Posted in Jun, 25th, 2017 Good Sense News by AMAC Small Business Solutions

Amazon is a true commercial phenomenon. From it’s founding in 1994 to present day, the online retailer has grown its sales dramatically, reaching $35.7 billion for the first quarter of 2017. That’s a year-to-year ramp-up of about 23%, a clear indication that the giant is continuing to outdistance its rivals. Amazon is also capturing a pretty big…

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iPhone Takes a Stab at Curbing Distracted Driving

Posted in Jun, 24th, 2017 Good Sense News by AMAC Small Business Solutions

After a five-year run of fairly level statistics on the number of people dying in motor vehicle crashes, the most recent year for which these statistics are available show an alarming upswing. During the 2010 to 2014 period, the annual number of traffic fatalities averaged roughly 32,800 nationwide, jumping to over 35,000 in 2015. In…

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Millennials: The Generation in the Middle

Posted in Jun, 23rd, 2017 Good Sense News by AMAC Small Business Solutions

Health Care Providers—Especially Hospitals—Are Paying Attention to this Demographic Call them the meat in the sandwich, the volumes between the bookends, or the pages between the covers of the book, but when it comes to healthcare, the generation the popular media calls the “millennials” (often referred to as Generation Y) is solidly in the middle of…

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Everybody Loves A Bargain!

Posted in Jun, 22nd, 2017 Good Sense News by AMAC Small Business Solutions

And believe it or not, the federal government can help you find some great deals. The U.S. General Services Administration has made it fairly simple for us to take advantage of government surplus items, using their www.gsaauctions.gov website. The site is a window into the federal government’s stockpile of  items no longer needed by civil…

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Around the Water Cooler: Tips to Get Ahead!

Posted in Jun, 21st, 2017 Good Sense News by AMAC Small Business Solutions

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Key Communication Skills Necessary For Success “I don’t get it! I hear what the customer wants, but I can never get it right! I can never satisfy them and frankly, they irritate me!  What am I doing wrong?” Yes, it can be difficult to understand what your customers are asking and how to respond to…

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Ever have a “Senior Moment?”

Posted in Apr, 15th, 2017 Good Sense News by AMAC Small Business Solutions

Good Sense News – Volume 3, Issue 1 Most of us have experienced the phenomenon of walking into a room and then having no clue about what we were going to do when we got there. It’s not unusual, and for many of us it happens more often than we’d care to admit. If you’re…

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Who Really Likes Shopping for a Car?

Posted in Apr, 10th, 2017 Good Sense News by AMAC Small Business Solutions

Good Sense News – Volume 3, Issue 1 We all know someone who can brag endlessly about their car-buying prowess…you know, the guy that beats the salesman up so mercilessly that he enjoys getting the deal he wants, or the gal who can gleefully wrap the sales person around her little finger to steal the…

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A Lawn Care Broker Service? Think Uber, Airbnb!

Posted in Apr, 4th, 2017 Good Sense News by AMAC Small Business Solutions

Good Sense News – Volume 3, Issue 1 Tell your lawn guy to watch out…there’s a new service coming that could change the way people shop for a crew to cut their grass. A rapidly growing platform called GreenPal has recently expanded into the Orlando, Florida metropolitan area, complementing a network that now includes six…

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Jokes and Humor in the Workplace—OK, but be Careful!

Posted in Apr, 3rd, 2017 Good Sense News by AMAC Small Business Solutions

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Good Sense News – Volume 3, Issue 1 Hey, did you hear the one about…? That line usually tends to cause people to pause and listen closely, because it just might be followed by something worth listening to. And after you’ve listened to whatever comes next, your opinion of the person making the statement will…

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“Amazon-proofing”–Something for Start-ups to Deal With

Posted in Mar, 24th, 2017 Good Sense News by AMAC Small Business Solutions

Good Sense News – Volume 3, Issue 1 If you’ve ventured into any well-established shopping centers recently, you may have noticed a gradual shift from retail storefronts to businesses geared more toward services or non-customer contact enterprises. It’s not unlikely, for example, to find enterprises like walk-in hospitals or urgent care centers, fitness centers, temporary office space,…

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