Category: Articles of Interest

Texas #8 in GDP Growth

July 1, 2014

Once again Texas ranks as an economic power house. The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis ranked Texas #8 for gross domestic product growth in 2013. Many companies and people are relocating to Texas adding to the growth. One of the business fields with the most expansion is the electronics industry adding much […]

Texas Tops Best State For Business List

June 24, 2014

For ten years has published an annual report of the best and worst states for business based on a survey of over 500 CEO’s in the U.S. In the past ten years Texas has continued to remain the best overall state for business. Texas’s steady economy and state group has even inspired action from […]

San Antonio #4 in U.S. Population Growth

June 17, 2014

Builders are building, businesses are moving and San Antonio is buzzing. San Antonio ranked #4 in population growth according to the SA Business Journal. The year ending July 1, 2013 San Antonio experienced a population gain of 25,378 in people relocation.  Texas cities Houston and Austin also ranked in the top 9. San Antonio Among […]

Cell Phone Theft At All Time High

June 12, 2014

According to Consumer smart phone theft almost doubled from 1.6 million in 2012 to 3.1 million in 2013. People are becoming more aware that losing or having a $500 device stolen can cost them a lot more than the cost to replace the device. As our dependency and the capability of these devices grows […]

Motivation Pitfalls

April 24, 2014

Shannon Clark recently published a fitness article on titled 5 Things That Crush Your Motivation, these relate to many different things. Strong motivation is essential to reach any goal. Regardless of what your motivation is (money, reputation, health, family) it’s important to recognize it and use it as your most powerful tool. As important […]

Google Fiber May be Coming to San Antonio

April 11, 2014

You’re preparing to binge watch your favorite show on Netflix after a long week and as you push play instead of getting entertainment, you get frustrated. The icon on the screen spinning around and around….”Loading” and in the worst cases you wait and get the prompt that says, your internet connection is too slow are […]

San Antonio Real Estate Influence On the Economy

February 25, 2014

If you enjoy our blog The Real Estate Council of San Antonio is another great source for information concerning local real estate. Here are 5 amazing facts about San Antonio’s Real Estate Industry and its influence on our economy. It generates approximately 1/7 of the area’s economic output. It employs 120,000 people in the San […]

Where Online Retailers Fall Behind

January 9, 2014

There are so many benefits to shopping on secure online websites. First there is the convenience of not having to leave your home to fight traffic, packed parking lots and long lines. Then there is the easy savings. With search engines like that search prices for you on multiple sites then presents results showing […]

Using Google More Effectivly

October 11, 2013

How many times have you asked someone a question only to have them respond, “I don’t know. Google it”?  Google has defiantly become one of the quickest and most used methods of obtaining answers to our questions. Here are a few tips to make searching even easier: 1. Use the minus sign ( – )when […]

Urgent vs. Essential

July 24, 2013

Urgent: Requiring immediate action or attention. Essential: Absolutely necessary; extremely important. Is this a part of your daily routine. Can it be postponed? If both of those answers are yes, then, the task may an be essential one. Could not completing this task cause you to lose a client or a deal? Are there time […]