This week ! Classified Ads - (A directory of nothing but spam) Much like a newspaper Classified Ad section, there are hundreds if not thousands of places online you can submit a website promotional classified Ad to promote your business. Unfortunately, the format of these things simply invites severe spamming as a few hundred webmasters out there will continuously spam each single Ad millions of times, sometimes daily, to the same directory! You may have never seen one of these things because they are hidden away where human eyes would not likely go. They are most usually stumbled upon from the other side, when some scam artist sells a newbie an Ad Blasting or some similar ploy guaranteeing that the poor guys listing will be posted in thousands of different places. On the bright side, such a listing is placed in a category so that any resulting traffic would be semi-targeted. Also, Ads are instantly posted to these automatic boards, so any traffic would be instant as well. But thats where my enthusiasm ends. Since there are so many Ads coming in, yours will only stay on the top page for a few seconds, if that long. To my knowledge, no one has ever read one of those horrible, spammy ads and no one in their right mind ever will. Search Engines avoid these locations like the plague and being found in them can actually HURT your Search Engine rankings! Quite likely, these listings will likely do more harm for your site than good. I highly recommend keeping your distance.
If you are in the restaurant business, you probably already know just how crucial it is to find a restaurant equipment supplier who can take care of your individual needs. For those who are considering opening a restaurant, finding a reliable equipment supplier should be one of your first priorities. So many people assume control of an already existing establishment assuming that they have a grasp on the fundamental aspects of proper restaurant management, when very few actually do. Of course, food distributors are a very integral piece of the puzzle that is seldom overlooked. Most new restaurant owners then move on to equally vital matters such as evaluating the current staff, streamlining or changing the menu and advertising the change of ownership locally. What they rarely consider is that at some point, one or more pieces of kitchen equipment will probably fail. Unfortunately, events like these tend to happen on a busy night with the front of the house packed full of customers. This is just one of the reasons to find a competent, reliable restaurant equipment supply dealer. A good restaurant supply dealer can not only give you proper maintenance tips on your existing equipment, but also give you an idea of how much use you can expect from various kitchen essentials, such as ice machines, ovens, broilers, refrigeration units and freezers. Additionally, some restaurant suppliers offer services to help streamline your kitchen for maximum efficiency and ease during food preparation. They can give you cost estimates on replacing worn or improperly functioning equipment so that you can be prepared for doing so in the event of a failure. They can even make recommendations for cost cutting measures that will help decrease your expenditures.Successful restaurant owners know that an equipment supplier should be more than just someone you call when something breaks. Find an equipment dealer who can offer you more. If you aren't able to find someone who will take an active interest in helping you succeed by providing the products, service and advice you need, look elsewhere. As with all businesses, cultivating the right relationships can make all the difference.
The main thing about starting an online business is having a product to sell that customers want to buy. You can spend all the money you want setting up an elaborate website with colourful graphics. If the product is not enticing to customers or if you don't advertise it in the appropriate way, your online business will not make any money. Just as you would with a brick and mortar business, you need to start with a business plan so that you know what you need to do in each step of the process.In most cases, you don't need as much money to get started in an online business as you would with a regular business. For one thing, you don't need to rent office or warehouse space and you don't need to have as many employees. Many of the successful online businesses only have one employee. This is because these people operate out of their home and use part of the basement to store the inventory. Since all the business is conducted online, they only need a computer with an Internet connection to connect with the customers.An online business starts with setting up a website telling customers about your product. Since customers can't actually touch and sample the product, it is the words you write that will do the selling for you. Even if you purchase Adwords and advertise your product on other sites, when potential customers come to your site they need expert articles about the product that will convince them to buy. The cost of setting up this business is the purchase of a domain name and web hosting, which don't add up to very much money. Then you have to spend time building your site by adding more pages or products.If you already have an existing business, you can make your presence known by having a website. This helps to draw customers into your store because they will want to examine the product themselves. It will also give you more exposure to potential customers farther away from you when they can order the products they want online and have them shipped to their addresses.
The Colorado State Agency that oversees the collection and reporting of State income taxes deducted from payroll checks is:Department of RevenueState Capital Annex1375 Sherman St.Denver, CO 80261-0009800-332-2087www revenue.state.co.us/Colorado allows you to use the Federal W-4 form to calculate state income tax withholding Not all states allow salary reductions made under Section 125 cafeteria plans or 401(k) to be treated in the same manner as the IRS code allows. In Colorado cafeteria plans are: not taxable for income tax calculation; not taxable for unemployment insurance purposes. 401(k) plan deferrals are: not taxable for income taxes; taxable for unemployment purposes.In Colorado supplemental wages are taxed at a 4.63% flat rate.You must file your Colorado State W-2s by magnetic media if you are required to file your federal W-2s by magnetic media. The Colorado State Unemployment Insurance Agency is:Department of Labor & EmploymentDivision of Employment and Training1515 Arapahoe St., Tower 2, Ste. 400Denver, CO 80202-2117303-603-8254http://unemploytax.cdle.state.co.us/The State of Colorado taxable wage base for unemployment purposes is wages up to $10,000.00. Colorado has optional reporting of quarterly wages on magnetic media..Unemployment records must be retained in Colorado for a minimum period of five years. This information generally includes: name; social security number; dates of hire, rehire and termination; wages by period; payroll pay periods and pay dates; date and circumstances of termination.The Colorado State Agency charged with enforcing the state wage and hour laws is:Department of Labor & EmploymentLabor Standards Office1515 Arapahoe St., Ste. 375Denver, CO 80202-2117303-318-8441www.coworkforce.com/LAB/The minimum wage in Colorado is $6.15 per hour.The general provision in Colorado State Law covering paying overtime is one and one half times regular rate after 12 hour day or 40 hour week. Colorado State new hire reporting requirements are that every employer must report every new hireor rehire. The employer must report the federally required elements of:
- Employees name
- Employees address
- Employees social security number
- Employers name
- Employers address
- Employers Federal Employer Identification Number (EIN)
- Gross and Net Earnings
- Pay period dates
- Employees name or social security number
- Employers name and address
- When to start Withholding? Within 14 days after receipt of order.
- When to send Payment? Within 7 days of Payday.
- When to send Termination Notice? Within 10 days of termination.
- Maximum Administrative Fee? $5 per month.
- Withholding Limits? Federal Rules under CCPA.
Now, unless you're BRAND new to the home based business industry you'veprobably heard a few things about The Reverse Funnel System.What you haven't heard thought migh shock you.You see, Ty Coughlin (the creator of The Reverse Funnel System) forgot to tellyou one thing about his system that is making some of it's members $5-$10k aweek.it takes WORK!Yes, believe it or not even though The Reverse Funnel System makes it a heckof a lot easier for new home based business owners to make a large amountof money in a short amount of time it still takes good old fashioned hard work.Now the good thing is the harder you work at this business the more money youmake. That's the way it works in any business of course but if you're looking fora get rich quick scheme or overnight success The Reverse Funnel System is notfor you.However, if you are looking for a serious way to make some serious income thenyou're going to need a good system and as far as systems are concerned thereis not one that converts better, pays you more, and frees up as much time asTy Coughlin's System.If anything you'll learn what it takes to create real success in the home basedbusiness industry and fast because there is a lot of top marketers in the industryusing this exact same system.In closing, do your research before joining any home based business becauseyou're not getting into business to lose money your getting into business to makemoney.