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[ 0 ] Jun. 29, 2011

MONEY SAVING TEXTBOOK RENTAL BIZ

With the high cost of textbooks, seemingly impervious to the democratizing influence of the Internet, textbook rentals are on the rise. Now a forward-thinking online textbook rental company, founded by then university student Alan Martin in 2007, is poised to further expand its market share in the emerging textbook rental market with the first white-label […]

[ 0 ] Jun. 27, 2011

REPORT SAYS U.S. BIZ WASTES ENERGY ON FOOD PRODUCTION

A fall 2010 report by the Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service, ERS, called “Fuel for Food: Energy Use in the U.S. Food System,” found that while energy consumption per capita fell by 1 percent between 2002 and 2007, food-related energy use grew nearly 8 percent, as the food industry relied on more energy-intensive technologies […]

[ 0 ] Jun. 24, 2011

IT IS ‘TAKE YOUR DOG TO WORK DAY’

Today is “Take Your Dog To Work Day” and pets definitely improve the quality of our lives. If your little companion goes with you to your small business facility, you might find that your customers, your workers and your vendors all feel a little bit better around your puppy, Tulla! Enjoy the day–and potentially bigger […]

[ 1 ] Jun. 23, 2011

BUILDING 10,000 FACEBOOK FANS

Online clothing store fabnob.com.au (Fabulous Nobodies) has reached an incredible milestone of over 10,000 Facebook page likes, demonstrating how online retailers can effectively use social media for brand awareness. While many businesses have struggled with the best ways to harness the power of social media, fabnob.com.au Founder Rohan Ford says Facebook can be a potent […]

[ 0 ] Jun. 22, 2011

CENSUS BUREAU DATA ON BUSINESS GROWTH

In late April, the U.S. Census Bureau released a detailed report on the growth of businesses owned by people of Asian origin between 2002 and 2007 – an analysis that is conducted every five years. In that time, the number of Asian-owned firms increased more than 40% to 1.5 million, while the sales at those […]

[ 1 ] Jun. 21, 2011

STARSCAPES.com OFFERS UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO START A HOME BUSINESS

Starscapes International, one of the world’s leading home based business opportunities, has recently celebrated 20 years in business. Starscapes representatives fulfill lifelong dreams of being their own boss and setting their own hours. The company will once again be an innovator when they host a Live Web Event on July 2, 2011 to choose the […]

[ 0 ] Jun. 20, 2011

RETAIL RECEIPTS ARE GOING DIGITAL

Retailers have been exploring the idea of digital receipts for at least a decade. Several years ago, Apple made it a near standard practice — it issues a printed receipt upon request — while retailers in other industries ranging from grocery to apparel have begun moving in that direction. Avis and Marriott are among the […]

[ 0 ] Jun. 17, 2011

COLD STONE CREAMERY NOW OFFERS ONLINE ORDERING

Sometimes the best marketing approach is to make it easier and quicker for your customers to do business with you. How can you employ this tactic? Cold Stone Creamery has launched a new online ordering website for customers to order cakes, ice cream cookie sandwiches and ice cream cupcakes, available for pick up during store […]

[ 0 ] Jun. 16, 2011

CAR INSURANCE SHOPPING FOR BUSY PEOPLE

Sure you are very busy running your small business. But you still have to shop for car insurance. CarInsuranceBestRate.com is proud to announce the launch of an easy-to-use car insurance quotes system. The system is a one stop solution for people who want the best car insurance rate, but have no time due to a […]

[ 0 ] Jun. 15, 2011

ECO-FRIENDLY TRADE SHOW DISPLAYS

Markham, Ontario based trade show specialists Best Displays have recently announced that they are now offering recycled and earth-friendly display materials through their world-class product catalogue. This move towards a more environmentally-conscious business approach is a signal of the company’s steadfast dedication towards preserving natural resources while still offering cliental a high quality product for […]

[ 0 ] Jun. 14, 2011

VA HOSTS NATIONAL VETERANS SMALL BUSINESS CONFERENCE

The Department of Veterans Affairs will host the upcoming National Veterans Small Business Conference and Expo, Aug.15-18 in New Orleans.  It will be the largest nationwide conference of its kind focused on helping Veteran-owned businesses succeed in winning federal contracts. “Veteran-owned businesses provide world class services and expand employment opportunities for some of our Nation’s […]

[ 0 ] Jun. 13, 2011

PAPERLESS 2.0 DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT

Mariner Software has released Paperless 2.0, providing a powerful and comprehensive digital document solution for the home and business. More businesses, state and federal governments, and other entities are furnishing digital documents making digital records a preference over paper. This trend puts the responsibility of being able to store and manage such documents onto households […]

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