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[ 0 ] Apr. 30, 2012

JumpStart To Promote Entrepreneurship in 20 Cities

Knight support kicks off effort to raise funds for $15 million program expansion A $1 million challenge grant recently announced will help JumpStart Inc. bring a new model for engaging residents in fostering entrepreneurship to 20 additional cities. The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is supporting the Ohio-based JumpStart’s “JumpStart America Initiative” as […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 23, 2012

Postal Service Cuts Linked to Email & Social Media, Says Expert

Postal Service to Cut 35,000 Jobs – Online Marketing Expert Kenneth Wisnefski Response The Postal Service announced plans to consolidate or eliminate over 35,000 jobs in the United States.  This comes as revenue has continued to fall and the agency is on a 3-year plan to save $20 billion. Online marketing expert Kenneth Wisnefski and […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 23, 2012

Orbitz for Business Launches New Small Biz Program

Orbitz for Business, the corporate travel brand of Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW), has recently launched Orbitz for Business Express to offer savings, convenience and professional travel services to small businesses with travel needs, including those currently without a managed travel program. Recognizing the need for growing companies to have a managed travel solution that is […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 23, 2012

10 Ways To Improve Customer Service

“Businesses today must fight harder than ever to stop customer defections, increase same-store sales and build customer loyalty,” according to Pete Bosse, PhD: a consultant specializing in improving the customer experience. When confronted by customer defections, Pete identifies the root cause of poor decisions that usually lead to bad customer experiences. According to Bosse, “The […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 23, 2012

Guidelines for Success

“There has never been a better time to hire people, but employers are taking too long and hiring the wrong people,” says Leadership Expert Roberta Matuson, president of Human Resource Solutions, who helps organizations revolutionize their ability to attract top talent. Top talent has started stampeding out the door. “It’s like wildebeest crossing the plains. […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 16, 2012

Musicians Applaud Passage of FAA Bill

After five years and 23 short-term extensions, Congress has passed legislation reauthorizing the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the next four years. Included in the bill are provisions that create a uniform national policy regarding musical instruments on airplanes. Any instrument that can be safely stored in the overhead compartment or underneath the seat may […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 16, 2012

National Small Business Week: May 20

The nation’s top entrepreneurs will be honored at the U.S. Small Business Administration’s National Small Business Week events May 20-22 in Washington, D.C.  A series of award ceremonies, small business events and educational forums will mark the 59th anniversary of the agency and the 49th annual proclamation of National Small Business Week. National Small Business […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 16, 2012

Small Business Concentration = Happy Local Environments

Counties and parishes with a greater concentration of small, locally-owned businesses have healthier populations — with lower rates of mortality, obesity and diabetes — than do those that rely on large companies with “absentee” owners, according to a national study by sociologists at LSU and Baylor University. “What stands out about this research is that […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 9, 2012

Open Letter From ‘Take Our Daughters & Sons To Work Day’

The Nonprofit organization, Take Our Daughters and Sons To Work Day’ would like you to consider the following: Join us in celebrating the 20th anniversary as coordinators at workplaces and organizations across the country  begin preparations for this year’s Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work® Day. The Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work Foundation is proud to […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 9, 2012

Mail.com Offers Email Management Ease

New Features Ease Time Management for mail.com Users Consumers waste time juggling multiple email accounts Apple and Android apps improve efficiency when on-the-go mail.com users receive instant visual and audible email notifications Email management is taking up a significant amount of time for the average Web user. In fact, more than 60% of emailers have […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 9, 2012

Jeremy Lin: Emotional Attachment To A Brand

Jeremy Lin Shows Marketers Emotional Attachment to a Brand Still Alive The success of Jeremy Lin as a brand cannot be understated.  As much as Lin serves as an example of how a brand can reach a “tipping point” and develop a vast follower-base, his story also shows marketers and advertisers that “pathos,” or emotional […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 2, 2012

USA Science & Engineering Festival: Washn., DC, FREE

The USA Science & Engineering Festival hosted by Lockheed Martin will set the stage for attendees to meet some of the biggest celebrities in the science world on April 28-29 in Washington, D.C. Whether you’re a fan of Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage, hosts of the Discovery Channel’s hit TV series the MythBusters, Bill Nye […]

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