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[ 1 ] Jul. 6, 2011

Franchise Conference: October In Atlanta

SAVE THE DATE 2011 Franchise Leadership & Development Conference October 12-14, 2011 InterContinental, Atlanta http://www.franchisedevelopmentconference.com/

[ 0 ] Jul. 5, 2011

GET A QR CODE FOR YOUR SMALL BIZ

A QR code, or Quick Response code, is a 2D barcode that can store more than 4,000 alphanumeric characters in a limited space. When you compare that to a traditional linear (1D) barcode, it’s easy to see the advantage – more information, in less space. These barcodes were originally developed by Denso Wave, a subsidiary […]

[ 1 ] Jul. 4, 2011

EASIER TOOL TO RECORD PHONE CALLS

eVoice®, a “Radically Better Phone Number” and brand of technology leader j2 Global Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: JCOM), today announced Call Recording for eVoice® customers who have the need to record and replay business or personal telephone calls. Phone-centric professionals can now benefit from having the ability to record, store and review any call made from […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 1, 2011

LEGALIZING ‘THE GREEN FAIRY’ COULD MEAN NEW BIZ OPPORTUNITIES

Bacardi just bought Grey Goose for $2 billion so there is quite a market for beverage entrepreneurs. Is absinthe likely to be the new beverage buzz? Green, incredibly alcoholic and some say mind-altering – these are the qualities that led to absinthe being banned in France almost 100 years ago. But all that’s about to […]

[ 0 ] Jun. 30, 2011

McDONALD’S GETS A MAKEOVER

The fast food giant has decided it is time to shake off the primary colors and go earthy. It’s part of a $1 billion-plus undertaking that McDonald’s and its franchisees hope, by 2015, will have the vast majority of America’s 14,000 McDonald’s looking comfortable enough to hang out in long after you’ve gobbled down your […]

[ 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 […]

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