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[ 0 ] May. 21, 2013

Yelp Runs Online Summer Road-Trip Guide for Choice Hotels

Choice Hotels and Yelp are teaming up on a “Official Hotel of Summer” campaign with an online road-trip guide and sweepstakes, among other elements. Yelp has “reviews for every type of summer fun place we’d want to highlight and with thousands of hotel locations across the country, we needed someone that could provide content in […]

[ 0 ] May. 21, 2013

Global Hotel Chains Seize Growth Opportunities in Africa

Economic growth and a rising tourism demand have placed Africa’s hotel market in the spotlight for some of the world’s largest international lodging firms. Hoteliers are largely focusing on business-oriented hotels to capture the burgeoning business travel market in urban cities, coupled with a significant undersupply of rooms

[ 0 ] May. 20, 2013

What To Do About Whiney Employees

If your employees just won’t stop whining, you should take them to lunch and explain the impact they are having on your business, Biz Wiz Kevin Daum says. Try to help them resolve their problems if they have legitimate complaints, but consider removing them from your business if they continue to complain about every little […]

[ 0 ] May. 20, 2013

Dad/Grad Trend Emerges In Franchise Ownership

Multigenerational franchise ownership has become increasingly common as laid-off or retired parents partner with their children to start their own businesses. “You have a lot of seasoned executives getting packages, and they’re looking for new careers. And you have this disproportionately high unemployment in the under-25 group. With that you get the dad/grad trend,” Nurse […]

[ 0 ] May. 20, 2013

Which Franchises Are The Best Investments for Veterans?

The franchise industry offers veterans and military spouses the opportunity to invest in their own business with the added support of a proven business model and established brands, and many franchises offer discounts on initial franchise fees and other costs for veterans, including Sport Clips, MaidPro, Boulder Designs, Line-X and Valpak. “Franchising is for people […]

[ 0 ] May. 20, 2013

What the Forbes 400 List Says About American Wealth

Research shows that some popular conceptions about the sources of U.S. wealth may be incorrect. With income inequality rising in the United States, there are two popular conceptions about which people make up the wealthiest 1 percent of Americans: that they were born into wealth or that they mainly include the CEOs of the largest public […]

[ 0 ] May. 18, 2013

Startup Saturday: Launch A High-Profit Weed Pulling Business

Think you can’t make money pulling weeds? Think again! There is a franchised weed-pulling service where franchisees regularly make more than $100,000 a season. You will certainly make more money on the weekends this summer and you could get rich! Basically, you canvas your community and offer a ‘weeds only’ type service. Print up a […]

[ 0 ] May. 17, 2013

Ernst & Young Seeks Women Entrepreneurs for ‘Winning’ Program

Ernst & Young LLP is looking for women entrepreneurs with the vision and passion to accelerate the growth of their companies for its 2013 North American Entrepreneurial Winning Women™ Program. Currently in its sixth year, this annual competition and executive leadership program identifies a select group of high-potential women entrepreneurs whose businesses show real potential […]

[ 0 ] May. 17, 2013

Kid-Preneur Camps Open This Summer

Global Business Development Center presents two unique summer program solutions to build successful futures. From June 10 to August 16, children ages 9-14 can participate in the Kid-Preneur program, taking place at the Boynton Beach Women’s Club. In addition, budding entrepreneurs ages 16-21 will have the opportunity to thrive in the Cultural Youth Entrepreneurship and […]

[ 1 ] May. 17, 2013

Wells Fargo Launches New Credit Products for Small Business

To help meet the financial needs of more small business owners, Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is hiring more bankers to serve small businesses through its banking stores and has introduced two new secured credit products for business owners. Wells Fargo is announcing its enhanced support for small businesses as the company begins its […]

[ 0 ] May. 16, 2013

LegalForce: Helping Small Biz With Patents & Trademarks

A popular legal tech startup focused on helping businesses and startups with trademarks, patents and all things law wants to franchise the legal world to make it more of a retail experience. Formally known as Trademarkia, the new brand, LegalForce, will bring their web experience into the brick-and-mortor by opening the doors to their first 10,000 sq […]

[ 0 ] May. 16, 2013

Win $10k In Search For “Best Unknown Business In America”

Could the best unknown business in America be the company behind the world’s first jet flight powered by 100 percent biofuel? Or is it the minds behind a muscle-recovery compression boot system for athletes? Or is it a mobile technology platform for recruiting, retaining, and engaging prospective and existing employees? These are just three of […]

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