How do I create an easy and effective e-mail campaign?

E-mailing your customers with specials, products, services, and newsletters are great ways to increase repeat business.  However, it can become very time-consuming to do these e-mail campaigns right.  How can you easily design professional e-mails that will catch people eyes?  Constant Contact provides an excellent e-mail marketing service that guides you through the process of developing an e-mail list, …

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Do I have to pay employees during bad weather shutdowns?

Do you pay employees during an emergency closure?  When bad weather or a natural disaster occurs, a business can be forced to close down for a time.  The closure might be caused by weather conditions like snow, heavy rain, hurricane, tornado, flooding, or sleet.  The closure could also occur due to a natural disaster or other …

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Overtime for Sales Reps

Do outside sales reps get OT?  If you are the drug company Novartis, the answer is YES.  In July, Novartis lost a court case brought by their outside sales reps, claiming they were not really exempt employees.  The federal Second Court of Appeals ruled that Novartis' sales reps did not meet the qualifications to be exempt …

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