Prevent Being Scammed

Prevent Being Scammed

Scammers use many different methods to scam us daily. Since we all use the internet more and more throughout our lives, our personal information is easier to access than ever before. Scammers have shifted their street corner scams to digital. These days, emails and texts are the modes they use to trick us. What theyRead More

Business Podcasts

Business Podcasts

Podcasts have taken the world by storm. Whether it is for education, inspiration, or entertainment, the fact is that over 40 million people tune into their favorite podcasts every week. Podcasts are becoming the increasingly popular way to be informed about the up and coming in the business world. Maybe this form of communication isRead More

Small Businesses and Technology

Small Businesses and Technology

We all know that technology can be a valuable asset to any business but it can come at a costly price. Small businesses are usually on a tight budget at first. Is taking the risk by keeping up with technology worth it? It can, though, help facility efficiency, locate additional customers, and even save youRead More

What is Business Casual and are there Advantages for a Company?

What is Business Casual and are there Advantages for a Company?

More and more businesses are switching to a more relaxed dress code. This can be a tricky task. When I really think about the idea of it, business casual is quite a subjective term. My idea of it may be slacks and a nice shirt and others may be a golf shirt and khaki shorts.Read More

Office Morale Boost

Office Morale Boost

Have you noticed your employees dragging into work? There may be a noticeable lack of enthusiasm and willingness to go the extra mile. Maybe it is time to start formulating a plan to boost office morale. You can’t change everything for everyone but you can create an environment that employees may actually enjoy. I haveRead More

Tracking Mileage and Expenses for Small Businesses

Tracking Mileage and Expenses for Small Businesses

If your business requires frequent purchases or travel expenses, keeping track of these expenditures may cause you quite the headache. If they are not tracked properly the headache could become a migraine. Managing the cash flow within your business is next to impossible if adequate records are not maintained. Many tax deductions could be missedRead More

Could Owning a Franchise be Right for You?

Could Owning a Franchise be Right for You?

Has owning your own business always been a dream? Do you have that entrepreneurial spirit but just can’t decide if you have enough knowledge to open your own business? Are you unhappy or have you been let go from your current corporate employment and feel that you deserve the freedom to open up shop forRead More

In a Procrastination Rut?

In a Procrastination Rut?

Isn’t it true that we tend to put off undesirable tasks more so than ones we enjoy? The things that we choose to put off often come back to haunt us later. These show up in the form of multiple cups of coffee while pulling an all-nighter or just plain old stress that leads toRead More

Top Magazines for Business Owners

Top Magazines for Business Owners

As business owners, we are always looking for ways to expand our knowledge and stay up to date with business trends. Reading blogs and listening to podcasts are the hottest trends and the biggest innovators in business are what the cool kids do. Magazines offer lots of inspirational information and offer advice from other entrepreneurs.Read More

Spring Stress Relief Strategies

Spring Stress Relief Strategies

Spring is almost here and we are coming to the end of a pretty harsh winter across the country. The resolutions that had you on an upswing in January may be tapering off and getting finances back in order after the holiday season is pretty much a downer. All of these things contribute to personalRead More

Benefits of Owning a Vehicle Code Scanner

Benefits of Owning a Vehicle Code Scanner

Imagine you and your family are on a road trip, the kids are asking “are we there yet,” and your spouse swears you are lost and that the Google Maps app has not mapped the location in years. You are able to tune most of this out but rush hour traffic is just about toRead More

Sanitize Your Phone

Sanitize Your Phone

With flu season being in full swing we try to come up with creative ways to stay healthy and germ-free. Since we are using our smartphones more and more we should seriously think about what could be lurking beyond what our eyes can see. Our phones are a breeding ground for E. Coli, Staphylococcus aureus,Read More

Securing Your Webcam

Securing Your Webcam

Do you ever wonder how the interweb knows all that it knows about you? Does it leave you with that uneasy feeling? Facebook ads pop up with items you have searched on Google. Amazon ads pop up on Google of things you were just thinking about wanting. Weird, right? Unbeknownst to you, the device youRead More

Headphone Safety Tips

Headphone Safety Tips

Wearing headphones has become increasingly popular. Unfortunately, about 14 percent more of our 9 to 11-year-old children are showing signs of hearing loss. This is due to overexposure to loud music through personal listening devices but there are ways to prevent damage to their ears. We can limit our time with our headphones or justRead More

Movies Every Entrepreneur Should Watch in 2019

Movies Every Entrepreneur Should Watch in 2019

During the cold months, we tend to stay indoors to escape the harsh winter weather. It’s the perfect time to binge watch TV shows or movies! Entrepreneurs will find several intriguing films focused on business that are set to hit theaters and streaming services in 2019. Here are eight movies every entrepreneur should watch in 2019.Read More

Tips for Going into Business with Friends or Family

Tips for Going into Business with Friends or Family

If you’ve ever considered going into business with a friend or family member, you were probably advised against it. Nevertheless, some people do it, and for some, it works out well. It doesn’t matter who you are starting a company with — it could be your best friend, a family member or a complete strangerRead More

Happier New You in the New Year

Happier New You in the New Year

Some believe that the start of a new year is the perfect time to reinvent ourselves. You may want to become more organized and reduce the stress causing clutter in your life or you may want to work less and focus more on your family. Both of these are amazing resolutions but what will createRead More

CJ Hester Inc 2019 Holiday Schedule

We will be closed on the following dates: New Year’s 01/01/2019 Mardi Gras 03/05/2019 Mobile Office Memorial Day 05/27/2019 4th of July 07/04/2019 Labor Day 09/02/2019 Thanksgiving 11/28/2019 and 11/29/2019 Christmas 12/24/2019 and 12/25/2019 New Year’s 01/01/2020

Boredom Busters for the Holidays

Boredom Busters for the Holidays

The holiday break is upon us so the “I’m bored” will soon be the phrase all parents and grandparents will be all too familiar. All parents cringe every time we hear those words. How do we engage our children in doing productive activities while out of school? Do we give in when the whines start,Read More

Creating Facebook Video Ads for Your Small Business

Facebook started out as a way for college kids to stay connected but has changed our world forever. Not only is it the largest social network, but an amazingly strong marketing tool. Around the world, Facebook has more than 2 billion daily active users from all demographics. Most users are from the ages of 18Read More