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[ 0 ] May. 29, 2013

Snack Catering: An Opportunity For Small Businesses

Snack catering allows companies to forgo expensive meals but still celebrate something in the workplace and provides franchise brands such as Dairy Queen, Ben & Jerry’s, Menchie’s, Yougurtland, Marble Slab Creamery and Cold Stone Creamery with the opportunity to offset seasonal shifts in the ice cream industry, catering expert Erle Dardick says.

[ 0 ] May. 29, 2013

Help Employees By Ditching These Bad Habits

Business owners can unknowingly scare employees and lower their productivity by constantly giving orders instead of expecting workers to figure out problems for themselves or holding unfocused meetings that leave people confused, business expert Daniel Kehrer says. Some owners also make the error of correcting employees before establishing a strong rapport or talking about problems […]

[ 0 ] May. 28, 2013

Baskin-Robbins Offers App For Mobile Cake Orders

Baskin-Robbins is planning to develop a mobile application that will streamline the online ordering process for ice cream cakes. The company also announced a partnership with Jel Sert to launch a line of sherbet-flavored freezer bars that will be available in 15,000 supermarkets and drugstores.

[ 0 ] May. 28, 2013

Franchisors Offer Support & Resources To Entrepreneurs

Franchising offers entrepreneurs the opportunity to invest in a small business without worrying about a lack of resources or experience, SCORE Counselor Joyce Browning says. Franchisors provide entrepreneurs with services such as site selection, training, product supply, marketing plans, advertising, financing and support during tough times. “The franchisor is there to help with suggestions and […]

[ 0 ] May. 28, 2013

Researchers Create Hedonometer To Measure Emotion & Tweets

Researchers at the University of Vermont have built the hedonometer: a device that takes note of geography and the emotions of tweets. It pinpoints where in the world tweets using the most “LOL,” “party,” and “angry” are generated.

[ 0 ] May. 28, 2013

Kate Spade Uses iPads in New Toyko Store

The Kate Spade shop in Tokyo is using iPads to lure in tech-savvy shoppers and to make day-to-day operations much easier. Checkout, employee training and inventory tracking are just a few of the ways the retail store is using the iPads.

[ 0 ] May. 26, 2013

Memorial Day

Memorial Day, an American holiday observed on the last Monday of May, honors men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries or […]

[ 0 ] May. 26, 2013

FREE WEBSITE MAKEOVER From SBOMag.com & 1and1 Internet

SBOMAG.com and 1&1 Internet Celebrate Banner Anniversaries With Website Makeover Offer Small Business Opportunities magazine, celebrating 25 years of publishing moneymaking ideas for entrepreneurs, and leading web hosting company 1&1 Internet, proud to announce their 10th anniversary in the U.S, is offering a free website makeover! In today’s business world, a professional website can be […]

[ 0 ] May. 25, 2013

Free Webinar: How To Sell More On eBay: What Works and What Doesn’t

Outright along with Page Mage Inc., eBay Radio, Stamps.com, Terapeak and Kabbage will be hosting a free webinar for eBay® sellers. Hugh Williams will discuss how search engines work and what makes the eBay search problem interesting and challenging. He’ll also give an overview of search improvements at eBay over the past few years, his […]

[ 0 ] May. 25, 2013

Startup Saturday: Launch A Parking Lot Cleanup Business

You can start your own parking lot cleanup venture for less than $100. It’s a business that you can run on a part-time basis to pick up extra cash until the venture grows into a full-time operation. Basically, you contact commercial management companies at condo facilities, shopping centers, franchise owners, strip malls, etc. and ask […]

[ 0 ] May. 24, 2013

Petsitting.com Helps Homeless Pets From Oklahoma’s Torndado Wrath

In response to the recent natural disaster in Moore, Oklahoma, Petsitting.com has announced that it will be donating 10 percent of its total sales this week toward helping the dogs and cats left without homes in the area. The company will donate to the Pet Food Pantry of OKC, which is offering dog and cat […]

[ 0 ] May. 24, 2013

How to Boost Employee Retention Rates

It’s important to do what you can to retain your experienced employees, who have valuable skills and can create a sense of continuity during ownership transitions, says Carole Spooner of Succession Services. She suggests tactics such as instituting a performance management system that lets employees know how they’ll be evaluated, providing opportunities for employees to […]

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