Nearly half of small businesses expect their financial health to improve in 2013 and are confident that sales will increase over 2012, according to a new survey recently released by TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®.The survey also found that nearly one-third of small business respondents plan to hire at least one employee in the [...]
The show is where the seafood industry meets for business in North America. The show is March 10-12 in Boston at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. For more info, visit bostonseafood.com.
Dogtopia®, a leading U.S. dog daycare and spa franchise, announced plans for its first international expansion in Canada. The company is now seeking regional developers to open locations throughout the country, with an initial focus in British Columbia and Alberta. “Dogtopia is a strong, well-established business in the U.S. with tremendous international growth potential, as [...]
Small Business Expo is the largest nation-wide B2B tradeshow, conference & networking event for Small Business Owners. Business Owners browse & meet in our huge exhibition hall filled with exhibitors showcasing valuable products & services to help their businesses grow, attend small business workshops, seminars & meet-ups, network with other small business owners & entrepreneurs [...]
The South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conferences & Festivals (March 8-17, 2013), Austin, offer the unique convergence of original music, independent films, and emerging technologies. Fostering creative and professional growth alike, SXSW® is the premier destination for discovery. Visit sxsw.com to learn more.
Paul Reed Smith Guitars is partnering with the Monte Pascoal Pau Brasil Ecological Corridor project (MPPB-EC). Through reforestation and restoration of native ecosystems, the MPPB-EC initiative aims to establish a biodiversity corridor that will join two large sections of Atlantic Forest in Brazil – an important global biodiversity site. It is expected that more than [...]
Code.org is a non-profit foundation dedicated to growing computer programming education. Their goals include: Spreading the word that there is a worldwide shortage of computer programmers, and that it’s much easier to learn to program than you think. Building an authoritative database of all programming schools, whether they are online courses, brick+mortar schools or summer [...]
Ryobi has a great line of trimming and edging tools for any landscaping and gardening business. Many are cordless thanks to the lightweight power of a Lithium-ion battery. Ryobi has a cordless and electric String Trimmer–The Ryobit Hybrid with two power sources for complete lawn maintenance. The adjustable depth lever for their 24V Cordless Edger [...]
Baruch College’s Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship and the Flatiron 23rd Street Partnership are giving small business owners and an opportunity to learn how technology and social media can enhance their marketing efforts and expand their customer outreach. On March 12, the forum “Getting to the Next Level: Here, There & Everywhere,” will bring [...]
Scambook, the online resolution platform dedicated to obtaining justice for consumers, recognizes that Craigslist offers great deals, but there are safer ways to utilize these local classifieds and reduce the risk of being scammed. Whether consumers are buying, selling, or browsing, scammers are always thinking of new schemes to defraud users that can lead to [...]
Why Work Doesn’t Happen At Work Jason Fried has a radical theory of working: that the office isn’t a good place to do it. In his talk, he lays out the main problems (call them the M&Ms) and offers three suggestions to make work work.
How to stay ahead in business: make your calendar your new marketing assistant Want to ensure you do all the things needed for marketing and communicating your business’ progress? Put it on your calendar – Today! There are many things that you can turn into repeating events, such as social media posts, email campaigns, blogging, [...]