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[ 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 […]

[ 2 ] 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 […]

[ 0 ] Feb. 20, 2012

Tax Preparation Survey: Average Cost is $233

What can you buy for $233? How about this: the services of a professional tax preparer or accountant who can complete your 2011 tax return, relieving you of endless hours of hassle trying to decipher the ever-changing federal tax code (not to mention state tax law changes). A biennial survey of nearly 8,000 tax preparers […]

[ 0 ] Feb. 20, 2012

Finding An Intern Is Just a Click Away

Intern Profits, a service of Efficient Enterprises, Inc, has released an upgraded version of their US-based college and university internship program database. Aside from assisting small businesses in understanding how to find an intern, they have now made the search for interns even easier through their upgraded database. This intern database allows business owners to […]

[ 0 ] Feb. 20, 2012

Women’s Business Enterprise National Council Picks Stars

Fourteen exemplary women business leaders will step into the spotlight to receive the nation’s premier award for excellence among women’s business enterprises (WBEs) bestowed by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) at its Salute to Women’s Business Enterprises Celebrating 15 Years: Vision, Opportunities, and Success! The annual event will take place March 22, 2012, […]

[ 0 ] Feb. 13, 2012

Library of Congress Offers Congressional Record As iPad App

The Library of Congress, at the initiative of House Leadership and under the guidance of the Committee on House Administration, announced it has made the Congressional Record available as an app to users of iPad tablet devices. The Congressional Record delivered through the app is a PDF document that can be shared via email and […]

[ 0 ] Feb. 13, 2012

New Offers.com Small Business Savings Center

A new year brings new opportunities for small businesses to grow and be successful. Offers.com, a leading coupon and deal website, announced the Small Business Savings Center – a focused marketplace where entrepreneurial and established business professionals can quickly find the right tools and resources they’ll need to save time and money. Small business owners […]

[ 0 ] Feb. 13, 2012

Brands Who Undertake Market Research Reap Rewards

A survey from global provider of smart solutions for gaining market insight, Cint, has found that brands investing in market research will reap rewards, with almost two-thirds (62%) of those surveyed stating they were more likely to purchase a brand’s product if they were asked their opinion in a study. While companies are currently looking […]

[ 0 ] Feb. 6, 2012

InventorHaus Helps U.S. Inventors Enter European Market

Two friends, Marijan Jordan and Gerhard Muthenthaler, started helping inventors a while back in college in Salzburg in response to a lack of services for this unique group. Fast forward 15 years to a side street in one of Berlin’s trendiest neighborhoods, Prenzlauer Berg, and to the offices of their company, Erfinderhaus. Erfinderhaus has over […]

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