A Peek into the World of Mining

A Peek into the World of Mining

By Jackie Longnecker Mining has touched many of our lives. For some, it’s because our families and friends were employed by one of the many mines in the area and for others it’s because it has boosted our local economy. As someone who is not from northern Nevada originally, this industry was like opening a…

6 Benefits of a Flexible Office Space

6 Benefits of a Flexible Office Space

By Devin Sizemore Commercial space in Reno is becoming very limited and recent reports don’t show signs of things getting better. This has started to push the commercial prices up making it harder for start-ups to afford office space, small businesses to keep office space and larger businesses to find additional space. Due to the…

Spring Into Style!

Spring Into Style!

by Angela Robinson, Savvy Boutique “Spring into style” they say, but what is the trend for spring 2017? My goodness, it’s confusing. Runway is showing a very bad version of the 80’s. Something crossed between bold prints, cutouts and graphic tees paired with leggings that got attacked by scissors.  Perhaps 2017 is about making a…

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How to Make Your Marketing & Advertising More Impactful

by Peter Fishburn By taking the time to answer a few questions, you can better understand what kind of marketing and advertising your business could benefit from most. Are you trying to build relationships with businesses, clients, prospects? We are constantly told that building relationships with customers and prospects is what business is built on. …

Three Ways to Reach a 21st Century Consumer

Three Ways to Reach a 21st Century Consumer

by Kyle Reeves One of the largest generations the world has ever seen is currently edging their way into prime spending years. Millennials and Gen-Xers, love ‘em or hate ‘em, will represent more than 70% of the purchasing power in the United States by 2020. Whether they are buying their first homes, starting their families,…

The Skinny on Credit Card Chip Technology

The Skinny on Credit Card Chip Technology

by Tim Kirk EMV (EuroPay, MasterCard, Visa) allows cardholder data to be stored on a payment card using integrated chip technology. Questions about EMV chips abound. Common questions include: “Why should I switch to EMV?” “Why are there so many merchants who don’t accept EMV?” “I just received a call from someone who told me…

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The Rodeo We Call Insurance

by Mike Menath Today’s modern society sure does have its complexities. I mean what could be easier and tougher than breaking broncos, roping cattle, branding steers and wrestling calves all day? I certainly don’t mean to say that it is easy by any means; maybe, in its ambition, but certainly not in the execution of…