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Archive for April, 2011

[ 0 ] Apr. 29, 2011

THE ONLY FREE CREDIT REPORT

AnnualCreditReport.com is the ONLY authorized source for the free annual credit report that’s yours by law. The Fair Credit Reporting Act guarantees you access to your credit report for free from each of the three nationwide credit reporting companies — Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion — every 12 months. The Federal Trade Commission has received complaints […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 28, 2011

U.S. PATENT & TRADEMARK OFFICE PUBLIC SEARCH FACILITY

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Public Search Facility located in Alexandria, VA provides public access to patent and trademark information in a variety of formats including on-line, microfilm, and print. Trained staff are available to assist public users. Patents State of the art computer workstations provide automated searching of patents issued from […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 27, 2011

ENTREPRENEURS WILL CASH IN ON 3D GOODS

If you want the latest and greatest in luxury gadgets, then step on over to Calvin Klein 3D sunglasses which will debut this December for  $190. These patent-pending curved 3D-capable sunglasses from Marchon3D come with all the usual Calvin Klein stylish flair right down to the bug-eye effect modern lenses.   Look for entrepreneurs to cash […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 26, 2011

WBENC 2011 NATIONAL CONFERENCE & BIZ FAIR

The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) will present its 12th annual National Conference & Business Fair at Mandalay Bay Resort and Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV, June 21-23, 2011.Co-chaired by Amgen, The Act-1 Group and Zorch, the 2011 WBENC National Conference & Business Fair offers an extraordinary line-up of educational programs, workshops, general […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 25, 2011

FROM INTERNSHIP TO INNOVATION

The entry-level workplace has changed drastically over the last few years. We’ve seen some college student entrepreneurs and innovators lighting our way into a bright future. Everyone has to start somewhere though and internships have become a vital part of the college / early career experience. Internships.com is helping to lead the way by matching […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 25, 2011

NEED CASH? TURN YOUR HOUSE INTO AN AD!

The people at Adzookie have an offer for you. “We’re looking for houses to paint. In fact, paint is an understatement. We’re looking for homes to turn into billboards. In exchange, we’ll pay your mortgage every month for as long as your house remains painted “Here are a few things we’re looking for. You must […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 25, 2011

CALLING ALL OUTSTANDING WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS

Ernst & Young LLP is calling for applications for its fourth annual Entrepreneurial Winning Women competition, a national leadership program designed for women entrepreneurs to accelerate the growth of their businesses and help them realize the potential they envision for their companies. To obtain an application form, or to nominate a deserving woman entrepreneur, visit: […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 25, 2011

IFA SAYS REPEAL OF 1099 REQUIREMENT IS MAJOR VICTORY

The International Franchise Association applauded the Senate vote repealing the onerous 1099 tax reporting provision in the health care law as a major victory for franchise businesses, due to the excessive cost burden and uncertainty the provision placed on the more than 825,000 franchise establishments representing nearly 18 million workers in the United States. “We […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 25, 2011

4 WAYS TO MAKE SOCIAL TECHNOLOGY WORK FOR YOUR BIZ

By Scott Klososky Social media/networking and the collection of tools they have spawned have moved solidly into the strategy toolbox for organizations.  If you want to be the Zen master of social tools, then first understand the need to implement elements of social that will both drive revenues, and cut back office costs. Too many […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 22, 2011

POSITIVE JOB CREATION IN MARCH

According to chief economist for the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) William C. Dunkelberg, issued the following statement regarding March job numbers based on the association’s survey: “The positive job creation observed in February was repeated again in March (sigh of relief here), confirming that the number of net new jobs reported on Main […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 21, 2011

PET SITTING IS HOT BIZ FOR RETIREES

Turning from the 9-to-5 to the woof-to-meow, man’s best friend is now serving as an exciting second career option for many retirees. Trends show an increasing number of retirees are becoming pet sitters, combining savvy business skills from a previous career with a love for pets. The National Association of Professional Pet Sitters (NAPPS), a […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 20, 2011

APRIL IS COMMUNITY BANKING MONTH: CELEBRATE!

April is Community Banking Month, and the nearly 5,000 members of the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) are celebrating the vital role that community banks serve in the economic, civic and cultural life of their communities in cities and towns throughout America. “Community banks work tirelessly each and every day to serve the needs […]

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