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AR's community takes the time to leave honest and transparent reviews of their experiences
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Each month AR runs numerous contests as a way for our members to engage in activities
that will boost their business and increase their visibility in the community and beyond.
Earn points by partaking in these contest and climb the leaderboard
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These state pages or hyper-local pages provide content directly related to a specific geographical location.
State, County, City and Neighborhood pages make it easy for consumers to find what they're looking for.
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Consumers peruse these pages for information
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The Joys and Pains of Working From A Home Office - 03/27/08 12:36 AM
Working from a home office can bring both joy and pain. If one is not careful, it can bring a serious downside to one's business. Yes working from home provides some freedoms but when not managed properly these freedoms can be the death of any good business. Training your family members is crucial, even the ones that do not reside with you. Be sure to clearly explain to your family that despite being at home, your only focus during work hours is WORK! Treat each day like a work day. You must get up, get dressed in business attire and then proceed (8 comments)
What's the Sum of Your Refer-ability? - 03/16/08 09:47 AM
< No matter what type of small business that you run, the fact is that referrals are a great way to run a business. Deep in the recesses of our little entrepreneurial spirits, we all crave those referrals. Most small businesses look forward to the referrals that come from friends, family and totally satisfied past clients. It’s a treat and an honor when someone calls or visits our business and states that they were referred by someone. It’s the best introduction that a business person can receive. But truthfully, what’s the sum of your referability? Your next question is, “What (4 comments)
Your Home, Your Health - 03/16/08 09:21 AM
We all somewhere deep inside desire to get healthier and stay healthier. Our homes are our havens, our sanctuaries even...but the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency cites indoor air as one of the greatest threats to health. Why? There are toxic gases in some carpets and cleaning supplies, harmful microbes on counters and other contact points, mold, etc. But there are ways to combat this. The Kitchen-Clean your counters, faucets, cabinet pulls, refrigerator handles, light switches and garbage can lids (antwhere you touch continually and regularly) with a disinfectant. Leave the disinfectant on the surface for 2 to 10 minutes, then thoroughly rinse. (0 comments)
Are You Joking? Why Is It A Great Time To Buy? - 03/05/08 09:39 PM
When was the last time that your favorite store had a monster blow out sale? It does not matter what the product was...just think about it. Did you stock up? Or did you sit around and continue to try to figure out if the product would get cheaper. My guess is that you probably jumped on it and then started telling all your closest friends and family members what a great deal you got. Now, now, now I know that there are some who are agreeing wholeheartedly with me right now. I am also aware that there are some who are reading (1 comments)
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