As businesses batten down the hatches and pull the purse strings tight in response to media hype of a double-dip recession, tech entrepreneur Lawrence Jones is bucking the trend by continuing to invest heavily in staff perks including trips to Vegas and a full-time masseuse. The founder of internet hosting firm UKFast – that grew […]
Ford R. Myers, career coach, speaker and author of “Get The Job You Want, Even When No One’s Hiring” (John Wiley & Sons, http://www.getthejobbook.com), advocates that networking is the number one way job seekers get hired, regardless of the economic climate. “Networking is not about ‘schmoozing,’ or selling someone on the idea of hiring you. […]
Francorp Explains Working on Instead of in Your Business Francorp frequently comes across business owners who feel that they don’t have the time to evaluate franchising or look at expanding their company. They work 18 hours a day just to keep their business running. When entrepreneurs start their business they don’t set their goals on […]
Studio Dunn in Providence, Rhode Island, creates their collections from sustainably harvested hardwood sourced from forests in the Midwest and on the East Coast. Take a look at their line: www.studiodunn.com.
Raising children in a busy, fast-paced urban area can add a unique layer of challenges to the complex task of parenting. In an effort to provide a one-stop shop for metro moms (and dads), the second annual Metro Moms Expo will be held Saturday, March 24, from 10am-2pm at The Rue Gym (301 Garden Street) […]
A first of its kind iPad and web-based application has officially been released by software development company, Evolution Ventures. The application, known as Sage, will revolutionize the searching process for home buyers, particularly those overseas looking to purchase in the US. Long, confusing lists on MLS are a thing of the past for the Real […]
There is a demographic group that … Holds 70 percent of U.S. wealth; Buys 62 percent of new cars; Spends 80 percent of the leisure travel dollars; Is responsible for 94 percent of consumer package goods sales. Who are these people? Believe it or not, BOOMERS (age 48 to 66), according to Media Post, women make 80 percent of the […]
One of the best things about being an entrepreneur is that it doesn’t matter where you are. The wonders of the internet allow business people from all areas to effectively conduct commerce and compete with one another. This has opened up a whole new world for rural entrepreneurs, who can now effectively challenge their city […]
Ogomo.com, an online retailer of travel-sized toiletries and other travel related products is announcing their Round Trip Toiletry Delivery service. The service will allow travelers to place an order for the toiletries and other essentials they need for their trip. The items will then be delivered to the traveler’s hotel along with a pre-paid return […]
The Missouri Alliance for the Development of Entrepreneurship announced the launch of its third MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition. The competition encourages new and aspiring businesses through a competitive, educational and technical assistance business development process with winners receiving grants to help grow their business. The Competition provides new and potential business owners in […]
Find tweeters in your region or field of interest on twellow.com. Twellow is a search directory of people by area of expertise, profession or other attribute listed in personal profiles on Twitter.
First-time entrepreneurs especially as so excited to get their new venture launched that they bypass the business plan. Write one. It doesn’t have to be a 20 page document with charts and graphs. It can be a two page outline of what you are doing where you want to go and how you will get […]