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[ 0 ] Dec. 17, 2014

News From Maria Contreras-Sweet

Small Businesses Drive U.S. Job Recovery By Maria Contreras-Sweet, SBA Administrator The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that our economy added 321,000 jobs in November. That’s 57 consecutive months we’ve added jobs – the longest employment growth streak since America started keeping track. November also marks 10 straight months we’ve added at least 200,000 jobs – […]

[ 0 ] Dec. 17, 2014

Small Business Owners Most Optimistic

Small Business Owners Most Optimistic Since 2008 Wells Fargo/Gallup survey shows small business owners expect to increase hiring and capital spending; anticipate an improved financial situation in 2015 Small business owners are the most optimistic they have been in more than six years, and business owners are feeling the most upbeat about the year ahead […]

[ 0 ] Dec. 17, 2014

Hottest Restaurant Trends For 2015

The National Restaurant Association surveyed nearly 1,300 professional chefs—members of the American Culinary Federation (ACF)—to find which foods, cuisines, beverages, and culinary themes will be hot trends on restaurant menus in 2015. Restaurant Food Trends The top 10 restaurant food trends for 2015 are: 1.       Locally sourced meats and seafood 2.       Locally grown produce 3.       Environmental sustainability […]

[ 0 ] Dec. 16, 2014

Exotic Car Garages Are Hot

f you love cars but can’t afford that Lambo just yet, consider opening an Exotic Car Garage. The New Jersey Motorsports Park is  a sprawling, 500-acre complex that boasts a clubhouse complete with restaurant, two race tracks, a paintball field and a driver’s club that offers members-only driving days and season passes to spectator events, […]

[ 0 ] Dec. 16, 2014

Is Cold Calling Dead?

New selling strategies in cold calling.  By Frank Paterno  VP, Marketing, Intelliverse Cold calling, the practice of randomly calling prospective clients to pitch a product or service, was formerly one of the primary methods that sales representatives used to generate leads. However, with the advent of digital marketing technology and social media, known as “Sales […]

[ 0 ] Dec. 15, 2014

Bella Mason Takes Joli & Company Online

Entrepreneur CASE STUDY: Joli & Company – Bella Mason How an aromatherapy product store soared after going online via 1&1MyWebsite http://www.joliandcompany.com/ The Customer Bella Mason is the owner and founder of aromatherapy product store, Joli & Company in San Jose, CA. The Challenge Mason needed a way to better communicate her mission and inform her audience […]

[ 0 ] Dec. 12, 2014

Free Shipping Day Is December 18

Results are rolling in from the holiday shopping weekend, and one fact is abundantly clear: online shopping is dominating holiday sales. For the first time in history, Cyber Monday exceeded $2 billion in online salesand is the heaviest online spending day to date. What’s more, total online sales between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday jumped 24 percent over […]

[ 0 ] Dec. 11, 2014

Want to Reach Tweens? Go to YouTube

YouTube is the #1 website among tweens. That is according to a report on digital kids 8-11 across the U.S. by brand activation agency The Marketing Store and research partner KidSay, which reveals that among websites YouTube is by far the tween favorite. The research captures tweens’ online behavior, including how often they access the […]

[ 0 ] Dec. 11, 2014

Canna Paste Cannabis Franchise

Many marijuana enterprises are popping up all over the U.S. How is it that a cannabis franchise can open up when cannabis is still a class 1 drug? Things are either not what they seem or the company “Canna Paste” is pushing the envelope. Are things moving that fast? We all know cannabis futures are […]

[ 0 ] Dec. 10, 2014

Teaching Kids The Value of Money

How to Teach Kids the Value  of Money This Holiday Season Father of the Year & Financial Veteran Offers His 4-Pocket Approach For most children in America, the holiday season is a wonderful time, with tasty treats, vacation from school, and plenty of toys and gifts that seem to magically appear. Of course, parents know […]

[ 0 ] Dec. 10, 2014

Preventing Holiday Season Employee Theft

Are you worried about employee theft this holiday season? How small business owners can deter occupational fraud and employee theft this holiday season.  By Keith Mueller With the holiday season, comes an increase in traffic and sales for companies throughout the country. But unfortunately for these organizations, this extra business often translates to a rise […]

[ 0 ] Dec. 10, 2014

Sage Says Business Women Confident

Business Women are Confident in Their Own Businesses and the U.S. Economy, According to the 2014 Sage Business Index Annual study reveals that 47 percent of women business decision makers believe the U.S. economy is on the rise, yet nearly 20 percent cite bureaucracy as a roadblock to growth American business women anticipate growth in […]

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