SBA increases size standards for 58 industries

(Sept. 25, 2012) -- As a result, RV rental companies can now do $35.5 million in sales annually and still be considered a small business. New size standards will enable more businesses in these sectors to obtain or retain small business status; will give federal agencies a larger pool of small businesses from which to choose for their procurement programs; and will make more small businesses eligible for SBA's loan programs.

Sobel video explores the scale of a sale

(Sept. 24, 2012) -- "One of the frustrations salespeople share frequently is how they have to deal with clients who get low prices from the Internet from multiple states away, said Sobel. "It is important to acknowledge that this is not new and it is unlikely to ever change.  There will always be a competitor who does not know that you can’t make up for losing money by doing greater volume -- you just lose more."  

Flushing tanks regularly keeps septic system working

(Sept. 24, 2012) -- Nothing on earth is going to make the sewer tank smell good, but you will have fewer aromatic surprises when you flush your toilet after the clean out. I advise a monthly clean out in summer and using the built-in sprayer each dump. I would recommend doing this about every other month in cooler weather, but you really can’t do it too often, said Martinkus.