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Archive for September, 2012

[ 0 ] Sep. 28, 2012

Made In The U.S.A. : Ball Wide-Mouth Pint Jars

The lids and bands of these well-known jars are made in Muncie, Indiana as are the jars. Ball’s Mason jars are a near perfect example of food storage and are staples of homesteading.

[ 0 ] Sep. 27, 2012

Visionary Eco-Preneurs: Roxanne Quimby & Burt Shavitz

Roxanne Quimby and Burt Shavitz are the eco-preneurs behind Burt’s Bees. In 1984 the company started to market more than 150 products in Maine. Their shop was an old schoolhouse. The company is dedicated to using natural ingredients, recycled packaging and doing good for mankind.

[ 0 ] Sep. 27, 2012

NBA Uniforms To Feature Ads

The NBA uniforms will take be copying European soccer clubs by selling advertisements on the jerseys. The ads are expected to be 2 inch by 2 inch patches.

[ 0 ] Sep. 26, 2012

Quote of the Day: Warren Bennis

“There are two ways of being creative. One can sing and dance….or one can create an environment where singers and dancers can flourish.” WARREN BENNIS (1925 -     ) American Scholar, Author, Leadership Consultant

[ 0 ] Sep. 26, 2012

Global Water Treatment Chemicals Sales To Soar

The continuous depleting fresh water resources around the world have forced the governments of many countries to put stringent laws for purifying waste water. With the growing industrialization in the developing nations the demand for fresh water has also increased many folds which is further boosting the demand of water treatment chemicals as they are […]

[ 0 ] Sep. 25, 2012

Fire Hydrant Promotion For KFC

KFC rescued a small Indiana town that needed new fire hydrants. The company shelled out $7500 to post Fiery Grilled Wings ads on three hydrants in exchange for getting the town some new gear.

[ 0 ] Sep. 25, 2012

Gift & Loyalty App Uses QR Codes

Smart Transaction Systems (STS), provider of innovative gift card & loyalty card solutions, has released an app that enables businesses to process gift and loyalty card transactions using any of Apple’s mobile touch-screen products. The Gift & Loyalty App uses QR codes on the back of cards to process transactions, offering small businesses a convenient […]

[ 0 ] Sep. 24, 2012

6 Ways To Avoid Fraud

Ernie Rossi, Audit Partner at Sensiba San Filippo LLP, a leading Silicon Valley CPA and Consulting firm. Sensiba San Filippo LLPL works with many small to mid-size businesses to implement policies and prevent such scenarios. Below are Ernie’s top tips for instituting procedures to prevent internal fraud: 1.     Leverage a third party to review the business […]

[ 0 ] Sep. 24, 2012

How To Hire A Writer For Your Press Release

By Dan Janal If you’re a great small businessperson, you’re probably not a great press release writer. And why should you be? There’s more money to be made servicing your current customers and attracting new clients. With the list of to-dos constantly growing, it’s a smart idea to hire someone to write press releases for […]

[ 0 ] Sep. 24, 2012

10 Tips To Social Media Success

Every business knows about social media, many businesses have some sort of social media presence, but very few have implemented a comprehensive and successful social media strategy that maximizes benefits and mitigates risks.  Why is this? The answer is simple: The Three “C’s” Steve Nicholls, author of the best-selling book “Social Media in Business” (www.SocialMediaInBusiness.com), […]

[ 0 ] Sep. 24, 2012

Boots To Business Program Helps Transitioning Vets

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has joined with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DoD) to launch a training program for transitioning service members and veterans to help them become entrepreneurs and create jobs.  Operation Boots to Business: From Service to Startup is a national initiative that will be […]

[ 0 ] Sep. 21, 2012

Made In The U.S.A. : Aviator Sunglasses By Randolph

Randolph Engineering in Randolph, Massachusetts creates the aviator glasses for our military. Roger that!

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