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[ 0 ] Apr. 4, 2012

Main Street Revolution

The ‘Main Street Revolution’ is a partnership between Overstock.com and small and minority-owned business owners across the United States. This initiative creates a national marketing and distribution channel for producers of consumer products by providing the opportunity to sell their products on Overstock.com and O.biz (the company’s B2B website). According to Overstock.com CEO Patrick M. […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 4, 2012

Ed Slott’s Instant Success IRA Workshop

Renowned retirement expert Ed Slott says panic is not a plan. Yet, many consumers ebb and flow with each market movement. The ones with the largest IRAs are desperately searching for a competent, educated financial advisor to safeguard their retirement savings and help them take advantage of ever-changing tax laws. If you are in the […]

[ 1 ] Apr. 3, 2012

Consider A Sponsorship To Build Community Goodwill

Have you considered sponsorsing a local charity, team, effort or mission to build goodwill in your community? You can generate publicity that just might lure customers into your shop or small business.  John Nikas is on a mission that is sponsorship-worthy. Everything he’s doing is very grassroots.  John is taking a dilapidated 1953 Austin Healey […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 3, 2012

TCBY Open House: Learn About The Franchise

TCBY (www.tcby.com), the leading frozen yogurt concept, recently expanded its footprint in Texas and is hosting a franchise open house to celebrate the opening of its newest self-serve location. The open house, which will provide an opportunity to learn more about owning your own franchise, will be held on Saturday, April 14, from 1 to […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 3, 2012

What’s Your Signature Color?

Tiffany & Co. was one of the early companies to adopt a brand and the distinctive particular shade of forget-me-not blue made it happen. In 1845, Tiffany’s printed a Blue Book catalog of their diamonds and gems. In 1878 the color had become synonymous with the brand. Today, the blue box might be one of […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 2, 2012

Eco-Friendly NextDayFlyers Opens Solar-Powered Facility

New 25,000-square-foot plant will create jobs in New Jersey community Saddle Brook, NJ Nextdayflyers, a leading online supplier of high-quality customized printed products to businesses and consumers, yesterday announced the opening of the company’s new 25,000-square foot printing plant in Saddle Brook, NJ. The company already operates a 36,000 square foot facility in Rancho Dominguez, […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 30, 2012

Made in the USA: 747 By Boeing

The beautiful 747 is manufactured by Boeing in Renton, Washington.

[ 0 ] Mar. 29, 2012

How to Investigate A Business Opportunity

Business opportunity packages are called “turnkey operations.” The theory is that all you have to do is to launch the business opportunity is buy the package, read the material, study the manual or video, “turn the key” and open your business. Some of these start-up business opportunity packages cost $100 or less. Others cost thousands […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 29, 2012

Attend a Craft & Gift Trade Show

Attending a trade show is a great way to scope out ideas and marketing strategies. For example, if you make jewelry or any other handcrafted item from a birdhouse to vests for pets, consider dropping in on a local craft and gift trade show. Call the convention centers in your area or go online to […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 29, 2012

Free Shipping

More than 61% of businesses offered some type of “free shipping” perk in the last 12 months. It wasn’t a constant offer such as L.L. Bean who has made free shipping a standard policy. Some “free shipping” offers were limited to certain products, special sale days or on items over a set price. Amazon.com offers […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 29, 2012

You Might Already Be A Big Success

How do you define success? Picasso’s definition of success was loving what you do. Young Picasso was asked “When will you be successful?” He answered, “I already am a success because there is no line of demarcation between work and play in my life.” Maya Angelou wrote, “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 28, 2012

No College Degree? No Problem!

Don’t think for a minute that you need  a college degree to be a success. Take a look at the moguls who don’t have a college diploma–if you don’t have a sheepskin, don’t worry; you are in very good company: Bill Gates, Paul Allen, Steve Jobs, John D. Rockefeller, Mark Zukerberg, Ted Turner, Richard Branson, […]

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