Q: Faced with the usual seasonal slowdown, I would like some ideas for marketing my business during the off season. I have a limited budget to work with, so I need help getting the most bang for my buck.
Q: Much has been written recently about identity theft and hacking of individual email accounts. As a small business owner should I be concerned about my business being compromised by these cyber criminals?
Q: I am a relative newcomer to Richmond and do not have many contacts here. I need guidance in selecting the right insurance for my small business. Any suggestions you can offer will be appreciated.
A: The first step is to select a qualified insurance agent. If you are new to the area, you should solicit recommendations from other business owners. Local trade associations and the Chamber of Commerce are a good source for references.
Meet new SCORE mentor Ken Bingaman. The value that comes from being a mentor adds so much to your life experience, both personal and professional, that many of our volunteers are now engaging while still active in their primary careers. Ken Bingaman completed his degree in Engineering at Penn State and has spent a career that spans thirty years in that field.
The first impression that a visitor receives upon visiting the Morton Fine Furniture showroom in downtown Lititz is the golden glow of the light that reflects from the carefully selected array of woods Thomas Morton chooses for his designs. Premium-grade cherry, walnut, ash, white oak, and maple are harvested from his privately-owned forest, or the Appalachian mountains of Pennsylvania and New York.