I have been sued for libel many times, enough to become close friends with some of the process servers who are charged with delivering these lawsuits.
Updating your organized binder is easy. Keeping it updated stops your booth staff from answering “I don’t know” or the time consuming search for someone who knows the answer when attendees ask difficult questions.
However, the two words I am about to introduce you to are used specifically to lend believability to your *sales message. Today, people are more skeptical than ever. After all, we’ve seen our leaders, presidents of our countries… say one thing and do another. Over recent years, we’ve also seen public companies (think Enron, or in Australia… think One.Tel and HIH) come up with magical figures for their Printers… only to just as magically disappear into the ether a short time later.
Every stock bares risk. Whether they are priced from $0.01 to $1000, or a micro-cap or a large-cap company. Barriers to entry and competition are high these days… Since a majority of penny stocks are young and small companies, its common for penny stocks to default under a competitive market.
Stay up to date on the latest news about your company and in your field. Read the business sections in the newspaper. Look at trade journals. Read your company’s company annnual report. Pay particular attention to stories that might indicate the market for widgets (or whatever your company does) is going south.
Grade refers to a category of paper, based on the paper’s primary use. It also represents a quality rating, from premium (the best), to #1, #2, #3, etc. By category, there are five basic grades of paper: bond, offset or uncoated book, coated book, text, and cover. Within each grade are other characteristics: brightness, opacity, bulk, color, finish, and fiber content.
Go out and obtain easy credit from sources like stores that give credit with little regard for an individual’s credit reputation. Creditors consider a lack of credit history as poor credit history. You are a risk to creditors if you have no past history of credit to judge you. Examples of creditors that can extend credit to those without much credit history are: credit unions, easy credit auto dealerships, tire stores, jewelry stores, furniture stores, appliance stores. In order for this to be effective, you have to ensure that the company reports to the credit bureaus as some of them do not.
In some cases you will need to invest up-front to train someone so he or she can take over a task from you. The long-term savings are usually worth the up-front time and costs.
Ask for an annual credit report from Equifax, TransUnion and Experian. These are the three American credit reporting agencies. Get an annual report from each of them; this will tell you if someone else has opened an account in your name.