In the latest of example bringing easy to your office, Staples has added several new titles to its library of downloadable software, including several anti-virus and internet security products from Norton, McAfee, Trend Micro and Kaspersky. With these new offerings small businesses are now able to purchase downloadable business accounting, personal finance, tax, and security [...]
Want to stop postal junk mail? Now there’s an app for that. Americans can use their iPhones and iPads to eliminate unwanted mail with the new MailStop™ Mobile app from Catalog Choice—the nation’s leading mail preference company. The free app is available for download in the iTunes App Store. Once installed, members login or create [...]
A decade ago there was a tech revelation; “Every Business Needs Website,” just to keep up with the trends. According to Morgan Stanley, by 2013, mobile web traffic will grow from the 1/3 of all web access that it is today, to beyond that of the PC. With this, there is a new tech revelation; [...]
U.S. and Canadian farming cooperative leveraging Sage SalesLogix to improve sales and distribution of organic food items Sage North America announced that Organic Valley, America’s largest cooperative of organic farmers and a leading national organic brand, uses Sage SalesLogix to automate sales and fulfillment operations representing 1,658 farmers in 35 states and three Canadian provinces. [...]
Whether you’re thinking about opening a new business or you’re trying to strengthen or expand an enterprise you already have, the Small Business Administration (SBA) is there to help. The SBA is a federal agency that helps small businesses grow and succeed. It provides business counseling and training, and offers a wide range of financing [...]
Hoping all your small business dreams come true in 2012. Here’s to a year of happiness and prosperity! Happy New Year!
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The Google Translate app helps you communicate in 58 languages. You’ll find speech-to-text for 15 languages and audio pronunciation for 23 languages. You can highlight/star your favorites phrases, too. The app is free for iOS and Android users.
The mission of the International Franchise Association’s (IFA) Government Relations Department is to preserve and enhance the legislative and regulatory climate for the growth of franchising worldwide by providing services and representation that only IFA can achieve. The Department achieves this by monitoring legislative and regulatory activity, conducting lobbying and grassroots campaigns, participating in national [...]
The American Girl company started as a mail order catalog-only business in 1986. The company introduced its first store in 1998 in Chicago. The huge retail space encouraged kids and their parents to find accessories, books, toys and clothing for their dolls. A hair salon was added as the brand grew.
Small banks approved 45.1% of loan applications by small firms in September, up from 43.8% in August and 43.5% at the start of the year, the New York lending broker Biz2Credit said. Credit unions, Community Development Financial Institutions and microlenders also increased small-business lending last month, approving 61.5% of funding requests, up from 58% in [...]
“If I had a brick for every time I’ve repeated the phrase Quality, Service, Cleanliness and Value, I think I’d probably be able to bridge the Atlantic Ocean with them.” —Ray Kroc How do you create a restaurant empire and become an overnight success at the age of 52? As Ray Kroc said, “I was [...]