The Green Lane

November 12, 2018

Source: Before picking out a location to start your business, consider the many factors of its potential location, as this issue is a key contributor to a business’s success or failure. Samuel K Burlum shares research in selecting a small business site.  Most small business owners choose a ...

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Source: Are you hungry for healthy food? Where do you go to get your supply of fresh produce, dairy, and meats? Do you trust your current food supply? If you have any doubt about your current food supply, Samuel K. Burlum shares how to get back to basics and support your local family farm. Most ...

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Source: No matter which side of the climate change debate you might be on, there is one thing for certain—pollution in its many forms does exist, and it originates from man’s bad habits and irresponsible actions when treating Mother Earth with care. When will we claim our misdeeds and begin to turn ...

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Source:  Do we make law to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour as some are demanding or are we missing the bigger picture and asking for the wrong request? Samuel K. Burlum investigates In June of 2015, the City of Los Angeles had adopted an ordinance which mandates the hourly minimum wage to ...

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Source: A company’s brand is more than just a logo or graphic; it is the internal and external message that a business represents to its employees, investors, clients, and to the surrounding community, one which best describes what that business does, why it exists, as well as what the business and ...

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Source: As there is more public awareness and public education about environmental concerns related to fresh drinking water supplies, air pollution, and what occurs on land, local advocacy continues to grow to protect our communities from these threats. So, who is fighting for the planet? Samuel K.

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Source: In today’s fast-paced society, where the world of commerce is not limited by borders, small businesses need to expand their ability to exchange their goods and services in return for payment. With more consumers shopping online from the comfort of their living rooms, small businesses need ...

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Source: Small Businesses Strategies that work; open for consideration by the Small Business Owner/Operator and/or Family Owned Business Organization; aimed to provide an advantage in positioning small business in front of their desired audience. Samuel K. Burlum shares insight to some of these ...

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Source: There are many other forms of instruments for conducting a financial transaction for goods and services, so what are a few alternatives to hard cash, or having to use credit and debit cards? Samuel K Burlum discusses some of the more popular possibilities. Individuals whom have lost ...

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Source: Some believe small business ownership leads to overnight success and immediate wealth, time freedom and social status, when, in fact, the fruits of small business ownership are most often experienced only after years of long hours of toiling and after taking a significant financial risk.

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Source: When considering how to best accommodate the needs of a loved one in their elder years, what are some of the factors that should be factored in when choosing senior care provider. Samuel K. Burlum provides a list of points of consideration for this life changing decision.  It is ...

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Source: Samuel K. Burlum takes a look at the most common business expenses and determine whether they are a cost or an investment; explaining the difference. The Small Business Administration estimates that nearly half of all new businesses fail and disappear in the first five years of ...

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Source: Samuel K. Burlum defines the differences in the types of senior care options and the level of care that is associated with each.  Before an individual can make a decision on which type of senior health care they need or which type of facility to choose, one must understand the ...

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SOURCE: We visited a series of Honda New-Used Car dealerships within the New Jersey, New York, and Connecticut Tri-state area in search of the most stress free vehicle purchasing experience. With our specific year, make, model, and budget, we were ready to make a deal. Samuel K. Burlum shares what ...

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Source:  As a nation, we also are some of the world’s most consuming population of material things. Our nation also wastes just as much as it consumes. Samuel K. Burlum share some tips on how not to be so  wasteful? There is an old saying, “Everything has its place.” Go into any suburban home in ...

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Source: Business name, check; business product or service to be offered, check; business location selected, check; potential employees, check. Now all you need is the funding to upstart your idea. What kinds of financial resources are available for your small business venture start-up? Do you apply ...

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Source: With Tax Code Reform signed into law, there are a number of changes to be aware of. We review the biggest changes to the tax code that have been made since the last set of revisions that were made in 1986.  Sam Burlum reviews some of the most significant changes to the tax code that affect ...

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Source: Many small start-up businesses and tech ventures in search of capital turn to popular online platforms for crowd fundraising of financial resources to get their concept off the ground and launched into market. Indiegogo, Kickstarter, and GoFundMe, to name a few, offer solutions in ...

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Source: Just when you thought the deal could not get any better, just wait, there’s more…call now and your order will be doubled… “As seen on TV,” Sam Burlum review some of the most successful infomercial campaigns and why they did so well. We have all experienced at some point in our lives, ...

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Source: As a Nation, our society faces many insurmountable challenges; however one of our most pressing issues that affect the quality of life in communities is the rapid rise in Veteran displacement and homelessness. Sam Burlum examines what is at the core of this issue and the available resources ...

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Written by: Samuel K. Burlum, Investigative Reporter and author of The Green Lane, a syndicated column Published on 6/25/18 Tags: Business, Community, Economy, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Small Business, Small Business Advocate Source: When the small business owner needs a voice, where do they ...

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Written by: Samuel K. Burlum, Investigative Reporter and author of The Green Lane, a syndicated column, Published on 6/18/2018 Tags: Business, Community, Crowdfunding, Economy, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Small Business Source: So, which are you – a Small Business Owner or an Entrepreneur? We ...

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Source: Independent Investigative Reporter- Journalist and Author Samuel K. Burlum returns to TAPinto; providing readership with additional perspectives on issues and concerns relating to business development, green technology, public policy concerns, environmental and economic sustainability, and ...

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The argument and debate of fracking is still alive and well.  Head of one of the largest multinational oil and gas companies in the world, Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson who was one of the most outspoken industry leaders on the practice of hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, joined a ...

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It is came as no surprise when the World Green Energy Symposium announced that it would hold its 2014 Expo in Niagara Falls, N.Y., the very birthplace of green energy.  With just six weeks to go, the Niagara Falls Convention Center will play host to the World Green Energy Symposium; where ...

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Both in his State of the Union Address and at a speech in which he gave in Upper Marlboro, Md., the President has called for higher fuel economy standards for heavy duty and medium duty trucks.  This initiative will work in parallel with the cause to reduce harmful vehicle emissions which have a ...

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As a part of a three segment series, I took a look inside the war that is being waged on the American truck driver.  Two major issues have forced both national carriers and owner-operators to have concern about the profitability of the trucking industry.  We previously spoke about the ...

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As a part of a three segment series, I took a look inside the war that is being waged on the American truck driver.  Two major issues have forced both national carriers and owner-operators to have concern about the profitability of the trucking industry.  We previously spoke about the ...

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  The trucking industry has always been a very competitive arena, owner-operator versus large national carriers; trucking has for the most part been a tough way for one to make a living.  In today’s volatile market, trucking has had many competitive factors that affect whether transporting a ...

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      It is that time of the season in which many travel to the mall to purchase gifts for their family and friends.  As many scour the internet and the newspaper for coupons and deals on merchandise, they begin to plot their plan of action, as if they were generals prepping their ...

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