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7 Investments to Avoid Market Volatility

Posted on: January 30, 2023 |

The last two years have brought highly volatile markets. If you’ve invested in the stock market, you may have noticed a lot of fluctuations recently. These market shake-ups are hard to predict and can be frustrating. If you’re looking for alternative investments to avoid market volatility, there are a few options. 7 Investments to Avoid… Continue reading


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11 Side Businesses To Increase Your Cash Flow

Posted on: December 28, 2022 |

Whether you work full-time, you’re between jobs, or you’ve retired, you may be wondering about how to increase your cash flow. Starting a side business can help you do it. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at side businesses you can start quickly, that won’t take up too much of your time or… Continue reading


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How to Match Your Location With Your Vending Machine

Posted on: November 22, 2022 |

There are more types of vending machines available than ever before. As technology has progressed, vending machines have become more advanced as well, and can provide a variety of different products. Consumers’ needs have changed, too. So, how can you match your location with your vending machine? How to Match Your Location With Your Vending… Continue reading


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5 Free Graphic Design Tools for Small Business Owners

Posted on: October 18, 2022 |

Making your business known and grabbing your potential customers’ attention can be a challenge. From real-world signs, posters and flyers to digital Facebook and Instagram posts, graphics are a great way to quickly, effectively showcase your business. Doing this requires some graphic design tools. We collected a list of easy-to-use, free graphic design tools for… Continue reading


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What Business Owners Need to Know About the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in 2022

Posted on: September 8, 2022 |

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) of 2017 made some significant changes to the tax code. Some of these changes benefited business owners, including Ice House owners. The changes to how business owners could deduct equipment depreciation from their taxable income was significant. This portion of the TCJA is phasing out in the coming… Continue reading


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How to Decide What Business To Start: Take the Quiz

Posted on: August 9, 2022 |

It’s never too late or too early to start your own business. If you know you have a hard-working, entrepreneurial spirit, but you’re not sure how to decide what business to start, this quiz can help. This quiz will help you not only inventory your skills, but help you decide what business you should start… Continue reading


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6 Things Successful Vending Machine Owners Do Every Week

Posted on: June 21, 2022 |

Vending machines are often appealing businesses because they are easy to maintain. However, even a low-maintenance business still needs some attention and upkeep. Here are a few things that successful vending machine owners do every week to keep their business running smoothly. 6 Things Successful Vending Owners Do Every Week 1. Clean Your Machines Over… Continue reading


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11 Ways to Increase the Value of Your Vending Business

Posted on: June 7, 2022 |

Many business owners want to increase the value of their vending machine business when they’re considering selling it, or making another big change. However, if you start increasing the value of your business early on, you won’t have to scramble at crunch time. Let’s take a look at a few ways to increase the value… Continue reading


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8 Ways to Finance Investment in Your Vending Business

Posted on: May 24, 2022 |

You’ve decided to grow your vending business and invest in new machines or machine upgrades. You might be wondering how you can finance investment in your business. Maybe you’re considering loans, or maybe you’re looking for alternatives. Let’s take a look at the ways to finance investment in your vending business, including traditional and creative… Continue reading


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9 Ways to Increase Traffic to Your Vending Machine

Posted on: May 10, 2022 |

Whether you have a vending machine for snacks, drinks, candy, ice or something else, traffic is important. If traffic to your vending machine slows down or changes, new strategies can help you keep sales up. If you’re looking to increase sales and traffic to your vending machine, try these innovative strategies. 9 Ways to Increase… Continue reading