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[ 0 ] Mar. 19, 2012

Underdogs Have More Power Than They Think

Underdogs have more power than they think. And they might be going about asking their elected representatives for help with their projects in the exact wrong way, according to breakthrough research conducted by the Showalter Group, an influence expert who works with organizations that need to advance their goals through the political process. “Every business […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 12, 2012

Call For Fashion Designers: Mini-MBA Program @ FIT

A Mini-MBA Program for New York City Based Fashion Designers Run by FIT and the NYC Economic Development Corporation Free, Intensive, Classroom-style Program Will Educate Select New York City Based Fashion Designers on Running a Fashion Label Fashion designers whose businesses are based in one of New York City’s five boroughs and have been open […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 12, 2012

Small Biz Owners Say Big Biz Not Paying Fair Tax Share

Small business owners see corporate tax loopholes and accounting gimmicks used to shift U.S. profits offshore to avoid taxes as serious problems, according to an independent nationwide opinion poll released today. Small business owners think big corporations and the wealthy don’t pay their fair share of taxes, the poll shows. They support increasing taxes on […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 12, 2012

Banking & Technology Book From CFC Technology

CFC Technology announced the release of a new publication commenting on the interaction between the banking industry and technology. Titled “A Tale of Three Banks,” and created in a children’s book style, this business book takes a humorous approach to financial institutions’ attitudes toward technological innovation. The story follows main character Tek (a robot representing […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 12, 2012

Entrepreneurs Show “Resilience in Adversity”

A wide-ranging report published late last year offers unique insights into the mood and behavior of entrepreneurs in the United States and Europe as they grapple with economic crisis. They may be losing revenues, losing profit or even losing sleep – but they are not losing determination to succeed. Published today by Hiscox, the international […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 12, 2012

10 Tax Tips For Small Business Owners

Some small business owners think there’s only one word (or at least the only one that can be mentioned here) when it comes to filing federal taxes: confusion. The American Institute of CPAs says the truth is that there are ten words you have to keep in mind in order to be sure you pay […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 5, 2012

Mayor Reed Leads Atlanta Delegation To China

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed will travel to China from March 23-31, 2012 on a trade mission to encourage foreign direct investment in metropolitan Atlanta and help small-to-medium sized local businesses identify and grow their export opportunities with the world’s second-largest economy. More than 20 Atlanta businesses from industries including civil engineering, commercial real estate, fiber […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 5, 2012

Small Business Boom In Maryland

More than 25% of Marylanders Have Started a Business Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED), in partnership with the Greater Baltimore Technology Council (GBTC),  released results of a statewide survey that shows more than one quarter of all Marylanders – 28 percent – have owned or operated a business. The report, On Entrepreneurism: […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 5, 2012

Building Business

Contractors looking for sales, closing more deals, attracting better customers have a new resource. It’s a new blog talk radio show is being introduced to contractors by a contracting business-building expert Henry Goudreau of HG & Associates, Inc., giving them a media to improving their construction businesses. “Contractors don’t fail for a lack of good […]

[ 1 ] Feb. 27, 2012

How To Avoid Merchant Account Scams

By Shannon Martin Merchant account scams are a relatively new type of crime, but unfortunately for many businesses they are one that is quickly growing. This means that all businesses that accept their customer’s credit cards for transactions must take steps to avoid being a victim of these scams. Merchant account scams are designed to […]

[ 0 ] Feb. 27, 2012

Social Media Savvy

By Penny C. Sansevieri, Adjunct Instructor NYU & CEO of Author Marketing Experts, Inc. Twelve years ago it was unclear whether blogs would make a dent in news and communication. Back then, if you wanted to get your idea out you had to market to radio, TV, and print publications, otherwise your message would die quietly. Today, […]

[ 0 ] Feb. 27, 2012

CWA Study On Overseas Call Centers & Consumer Privacy

The Communications Workers of America released a report detailing the linkage between the off-shoring of call center jobs and a range of serious negative effects on U.S. consumers and job seekers, including placing consumers’ personal information at risk. The report details specific instances of fraud directly related to employees at overseas call centers, the lack […]

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