Business

Updates from the Capitol

We’re finally approaching the part of the legislative session when the House floor debates are getting longer, and bills are moving quicker. This is when all the advance work turns into bills that become law – or are killed. This is the time in session when it moves into overdrive. My team and I continue to work tirelessly on behalf of House District 132! Below is a summary of the information you’ll find in this […]

Reinventing Public Education for the Future

The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce’s Education Division will host an informative event that will provide an update from Raise Your Hand Texas with Dr. Robert Long, III. This educational session will be held Thursday, April 29, 2021 from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM and offer in-person and via Zoom options. In-person attendance will be limited with lunch beginning at 11:30 AM and the program starting at 12:00 PM. Dr. Long is the Regional Director for Advocacy and […]

Current Texas Online Gambling Laws Explained

Over the last 12 months, the US gambling market has seen more and more states approve legislation for gambling. While there were different forms of gambling allowed in a series of states, the biggest type of gambling that has always been a major obstacle is online gambling and online sports betting. In some states, for example, it was/is legal to only take part in very few forms such as at a land-based casino or bingo […]

Roof Maintenance Tips Trending These Days!

This has become a common practice witnessed yearly that home-owners replace their roofs. Replacing a roof becomes essential because it eventually reaches to its ending lifespan or gets damaged because of severe storms.  However, following a few of the maintenance tips can help you prolong your roof lifespan. Have a look at this quick-hitting and easy to follow roof maintenance checklist. This guide may help you in identifying as well as preventing your roof damage […]

Top Reasons Why Franchising Your Business Is A Good Idea

Are you looking for ways to grow your business? You might be searching for some worthwhile and at the same time cost-effective method to do this. Franchising can be an ideal and reliable option for you in this regard. No doubt a properly implemented franchise program can lift your business from scratch to a huge organization. But you should be aware of the fact that not every business gets benefited from a franchising program. For […]

How To Improve The Credibility Of Your Business Establishment

The best way to get more customers for your business is to build credibility. It will make all your marketing more efficient by increasing the conversion rates. Make sure your business is seen as credible by potential clients by doing the following. The People This is one focus that a lot of businesses miss out on. If you are a small or medium business it is not a good idea to try and appear like […]

3 Ways To Help Your Local Business Stand Out From The Crowd

More customers want to support the local business economy. According to a survey by Sykes, one in five Americans planned to support small local businesses in 2020. In another report by OnePoll and Groupon, 75 percent of consumers said they intend to support local businesses more often. However, with the local business activity thriving, there are now many options for them to choose from – making it even more important that local businesses invest in marketing and distinguish […]

Trading Bitcoin? Here’s what you need to know

The cryptocurrency market currently boasts a market capitalization of $2.10 trillion, with the market leading asset Bitcoin (BTC) accounting for $1.143 trillion of this amount. While the crypto market is a viable space in its own right, however, there’s no doubt that assets such as BTC and Ethereum (ETH) have also added a fascinating dimension to the already volatile world of forex trading. But how does Bitcoin trading on the forex market work, and what […]

Texas Medical Marijuana Program Could Be Expanded

Source: The Texas Tribune A bill to expand Texas Compassionate Use Program (TCUP) moved out of the Health Committee on Thursday. House Bill 1535, sponsored by Chairwoman Stephanie Klick (R) would add chronic pain and cancer to the very limited list of qualifying conditions, as well as allow veterans with PTSD access to the program. Currently only patients suffering from epilepsy, autism, multiple sclerosis, terminal cancer, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) can get a physician’s […]

4 Things You Need To Know About Using Online Coupons

An online coupon is a discount number or code that entitles the holder to redeem it on a website or app and pay less for goods or services. The whole concept of couponing began as far back as 1887 when Coca-Cola launched coupons to boost sales. Coupons were primarily displayed in newspapers and magazines, but with the digital age came online coupons.  When it is done correctly couponing is an effective way to cut your […]