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浜様様様様様様様様様様様様様様様様様様様様融 Welcome to the Strictly Business!BBS Free (or very low cost) Offers To Help Your Business Grow (C) 1992 All Rights Reserved 様様様様様様様瞥様様様様様様様様様様様様様様様様様様様様擁様様様様様様様 FREE - Guides to financial planning. Receive: A Consumer Guide To Financial Independence, Consumer Bill of Rights for Financial Planning, The Registry Consumer Guide To Comprehensive Financial Planning, plus up to 4 names and addresses of qualified financial planners in your area. Available by contacting: International Association for Financial Planning, Two Concourse Parkway, Suite 800, Atlanta, GA 30328. Or call: 404-395-1605. ========================================================================= FREE - Advice on using mailing lists effectively. Learn the 7 rules on how to increase your chances for a return on your mailing ventures before you spend a lot money buying mailing lists. Also offers resources on this topic. 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Or write to: Foresight Resources Corp., 10725 Ambassador Dr., Kansas, MO. 64153. ========================================================================= FREE - Booklet called "The TRUTH About: FINANCING A SMALL BUSINESS". To get your copy, you must include your business card or business letterhead (to show you are really in business). Include $2 P&H. Write to: J.F. (Jim) Straw, FINANCING YOUR SMALL BUSINESS, 301-JL Plymouth Drive N.E. Dalton, GA. 30721-9983. ========================================================================= FREE - Booklet on what to look for in a copier. Contains objective advice without alot of promotional hype. Write: Xerox Corp., 1 Xerox 05B- IB, Rochester, NY 14644. ========================================================================= FREE - Employer's legal responsibilities under federal law and lists the number of to call for further information. Request: Wage Withholding For Child Support: An Employer's Guide For Small Business. Write to: Child Support, Pueblo, CO. 81009. ========================================================================= FREE - 'A Guide For Small Business Owners' answers insurance questions such as how to structure a health care plan, how to attract & hold good employees, protecting your company, how state & federal regulations affect your health insurance choices as a small busines owner, and more! For a free copy, call 1-800-942-4242 or write: Health Insurance Associa- tion of America, 1025 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, D.C. 20036-3998. ========================================================================= FREE - Export Opportunity Hotline. Call 1-800-243-7232. 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Or call 1-800-225-5237, Ext-125. ========================================================================= FREE COPY of 'Common Concerns'. Addresses insurance questions and needs affecting small businesses. Write to: National Life Insurance Co., One National Life Drive, Dept. IN3, Montpelier, VT 05604. ========================================================================= FREE ISSUE! - TECHNOLOGY & LEARNING is the #1 information source to over 80,000 computer and technology-using educators and administrators. Each issue offers curriculum planning, system development, and creative computing. Call 1-800-543-4383 or write to: Technology & Learning, 2451 E. River Rd., Dayton, OH 45439. ========================================================================= FREE Report. Discover why silver may be one of the best investments of the '90s. 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This file may be freely distributed on other computerized bulletin board systems as long as it is not edited, altered or changed in any manner. HEY! Do you have a FREE or 'verrry low cost (next to nothing)' business- related offer that you would like to be included in this directory? Great! Contact Bruce via any of the following ways listed below. Questions or concerns about this directory and Strictly Business!BBS should be directed to: Bruce Kullberg, Sysop, Strictly Business!BBS. Mailing Address: 933 Varsity Ave., Columbus, OH 43221 Strictly Business!BBS: 614/538-9250 (modem) FAX: 614/777-1924 CompuServe: 70421,1373 GEnie: B.KULLBERG H A V E A G R E A T D A Y ! (C)opyright 1992 Strictly Business!BBS. All rights reserved. -------------------------------------------------------------------------

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