According to National Retail Federation data Valentine’s Day Spending Going Up Since Recession. Couples have been cutting back on Valentine’s Day spending since 2009, but they have been spending a bit more as of last year according to National Retail Federation data. They spent an average of $68.98 on one another in 2011, up from […]
The Library of Congress, at the initiative of House Leadership and under the guidance of the Committee on House Administration, announced it has made the Congressional Record available as an app to users of iPad tablet devices. The Congressional Record delivered through the app is a PDF document that can be shared via email and […]
A new year brings new opportunities for small businesses to grow and be successful. Offers.com, a leading coupon and deal website, announced the Small Business Savings Center – a focused marketplace where entrepreneurial and established business professionals can quickly find the right tools and resources they’ll need to save time and money. Small business owners […]
A survey from global provider of smart solutions for gaining market insight, Cint, has found that brands investing in market research will reap rewards, with almost two-thirds (62%) of those surveyed stating they were more likely to purchase a brand’s product if they were asked their opinion in a study. While companies are currently looking […]
My Own Business, Inc. is a nonprofit organization committed to helping people succeed in business. The free courses are presented by successful business owners who point out the common, avoidable mistakes. My Own Business is the creation of philanthropist and founder Phil Holland. Over 20 million visitors have made use of this information. According to […]
The Richard Schultz Swell Seating Collection is made in Palm, Pennsylvania. The seats are all sewn in a convert glove factory. The vendor who supplies the boxes for this outdoor furniture company is just down the road. For more info on the company, visit www.richardschultz.com.
Accion USA is dedicated to bringing affordable small business loans to microentrepreneurs. The organization has provided more than $119 million in 19,000 microloans to more than 9,000 small biz owners since it was founded in 1991. The loans are up to $50k. The group specializes in loaning to small business owners who do not qualify […]
This organization provides entrepreneurs with help, support, education and advocacy as well as networking resources. Contact www.nbia.org to learn how you can benefit from their association.
The NIFC’s goal is to help information to consumers and small business owners about invention-promotion companies and how people can market their ideas and new products. Inventors often do not realize that companies promising to bring their products to market can charge thousands of dollars but offer no guarantees in return. The goal of this […]
Two friends, Marijan Jordan and Gerhard Muthenthaler, started helping inventors a while back in college in Salzburg in response to a lack of services for this unique group. Fast forward 15 years to a side street in one of Berlin’s trendiest neighborhoods, Prenzlauer Berg, and to the offices of their company, Erfinderhaus. Erfinderhaus has over […]
We are proud to announce that the new eBay Small Business Center has invited us to become one of their top content providers along with the U.S. Small Business Administration and the National Federation of Independent Business Owners. We’ll also be providing content to the eBay Tax Center along with the IRS. As our partners […]
Arguably, one of the most-discussed topics among marketers over the last few years has been social media – in particular, how to quantify or otherwise measure the investment in blogging or participation on sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and the new Google+. Measurement, it seems, has been a sticking point for many who hesitate to […]