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Get “LinkedIn”

Get “LinkedIn”

[Author: Cindy Feldman, 07.17 | Keywords: Marketing, Social Media, LinkedIn] The Benefits of a LinkedIn Business Profile It’s fair to say that social media has become huge in today’s society, and believe it or not, it has also become a huge tool for businesses. While social media might not be your forte, you may want to… Read More »

Be Aware of Consumer’s Use Tax in Iowa

[Author: Will Rogers, 07.17 | Keywords: Dealer Advocacy & Governmental Affairs, Consumer’s Use Tax] Earlier this spring, one of our Iowa members received notice that the Iowa Department of Revenue (I-DOR) had selected their business for a Consumerís Use Tax (CUT) audit. As part of the audit, the I-DOR was able to require 10 yearsí… Read More »

Where Can I Find A Tech?

Where Can I Find A Tech?

[Author: Tom Junge, 07.17 | Keywords: Iowa Field Director, Technicians] Where can I find a tech? This is a question Iím frequently asked by dealers. As a matter of fact, one day in early June I heard it from not one, but three dealers.  Finding technicians has been a problem for years and I donít see… Read More »

Recap of 2017 Legislative Session

Recap of 2017 Legislative Session

[Author: Mark Othmer, 07.17 | Keywords: Nebraska Field Notes] The Beginning The 2017 session of the Nebraska Unicameral began on January 4, 2017 with 17 newly elected senators. With the addition of these freshman senators, there were now 34 sitting senators with two years or less lawmaking experience. By one month into the session, Senator… Read More »

Working with Millennials

[Author: Andrew E. Goodman, 07.17 | Keywords: Executive Insight, Millennials, Personal Development] By the year 2020, Millennials – also known as Generation Y – are projected to make up half of the United States workforce. As a result, it is critical that employers understand this generation so they can better enable their personal development. Millennials… Read More »

Looking Into the Future

Looking Into the Future

[Author: Andrew E. Goodman, 05.17 | Keywords: Executive Insight] In my column in the August 2014 issue of The Retailer, I cited a chart published by the Federal Reserve of Kansas City titled, “Gross Farm Income and Net Returns to Farm Operators” covering 1910 to 2010. The chart showed four major peaks in gross farm… Read More »