April 1, 2021


Arkansas businesses keeping mask rule

Notices requiring shoppers and diners to wear masks will persist in Arkansas this week even if Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson decides to discontinue the state’s mask mandate.

Businesses big and small say they will continue to ask patrons to wear face coverings to help prevent the spread of covid-19.

Proprietors said they believe it will be months before life returns to the way it was before the pandemic, and they want to continue following federal health guidelines for the safety of their workers and customers.

“I think we are far away from reaching herd immunity and will continue with a

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7 Secrets To Keeping Your Service Business Clients For Life

By Susan Guillory

We’ve all heard it before: It’s cheaper to retain an existing client than it is to acquire a new one. That’s especially true for service businesses, whether that’s accounting, graphic design, or marketing. Existing clients already know what your business does and are happy with the results. New clients, on the other hand, see you as an unknown. They’re not sure what they’ll get with your company, so you have to spend more time wooing them.

I can personally attest to the benefits of

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Keeping Customers Happy To Grow Your Business

By Betsabe Brewer, Head of Customer Success, CashDrop

When you hear ‘customer success,’ do you tune it out because you think your business isn’t big enough for that? Or is it something that keeps you up at night? 

No matter how big your company is, customer success equals your success. Accelerate the growth of your business by focusing on growing a loyal customer base that helps increase sales. The challenge is creating processes in your business that ensure customers are getting the same experience, every time. 

Here are some lessons merchants using CASHDROP have learned to supercharge their business with

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Climate change is increasing flood risk around the country. Insurance rates are not keeping pace, report finds

Currently, there are nearly 4.3 million residential properties around the country with a substantial risk of financial loss due to flooding. The report defines “substantial risk” as carrying a 1% chance of flooding in any year.

Some, but not all, of those homeowners have insurance through the federal government’s National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which provides more than 90% of the flood insurance policies in the US.
But the report finds that those homes face losses each year which dwarf the costs of their NFIP premiums. The average NFIP premium cost today for those properties is around $981,
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