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), […]
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 […]
Randolph Engineering in Randolph, Massachusetts creates the aviator glasses for our military. Roger that!
Annie Withey created Annie’s in a little kitchen back in 1989 after experimenting with recipes for mac-and-cheese, followed by Cheddar Bunnies and pizzas. The products are all health-conscious and eco-friendly.
As gas prices have increased, and reliance on one’s own personal car has declined slightly in Southern California, Beverly Hills Cab Co. owner Joseph Mehrabi has observed a noticeable increase in taxi service in Los Angeles. This happens to come at a beneficial time for customers, because it turns out that to build a loyal customer […]
Lender Processing Services, Inc. (NYSE: LPS), a leading provider of integrated technology, data and analytics to the mortgage and real estate industries, announced an agreement with RentRange to offer rental property income data to mortgage servicers, investors and others in need of reliable rental market intelligence to make informed decisions related to distressed housing assets. […]
Sikorsky Innovations, the technology development organization of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., has initiated its 2nd Entrepreneurial Challenge, expanding on its inaugural challenge that was completed in the spring. The challenge is open to any small company with revenue under $5 million, including newly formed and pre-revenue entities. Submissions are due no later than 5 p.m. EDT […]
McDonald’s, the world’s largest restaurant chain, will hire 70,000 people in China this year, almost doubling its workforce there, as it accelerates new store openings in the Asian nation. This past spring all 1,400 McDonald’s stores in China set up recruitment tables and invite people to apply for restaurant positions, Lisa Howard, a company spokeswoman, […]
Morgan Olson LLC, a maker of walk-in van bodies, today announced that it will establish its new plant in Charleston County. The $1 million investment is expected to generate 119 new jobs. “We are excited about locating our new facility in Charleston County. South Carolina offers a business-friendly environment and the skilled workforce we need […]
More employers are offering benefits that encourage employees to improve their health in 2012, according to a survey released by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) at its 2012 Annual Conference and Exposition in Atlanta. Over the last five years, benefits that reward employees for improving their health have jumped – a sign that […]
Today’s real estate market is challenged, to say the least. But as the recovery to continue slowly, getting and keeping good tenants for residential real estate properties is as important as ever. Lee J. Schneider focused on eight great tips that help. Review Tenants First. The first tip for landlords, according to Lee J. Schneider, […]
Recently, the bipartisan Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act became law, transforming how entrepreneurs can raise the money to grow their business. The JOBS Act expands the pool of potential investors, makes investing in small businesses more attractive and lowers the regulatory burden for more mature business of “going public.” Savvy entrepreneurs should be aware of […]