You could experience a sales dip if your business relies on boat traffic.Higher gas prices are rippling through South Florida’s marine community, raising fears that regional spending will contract as boat owners idle their vessels or budget more on fuel. More than 77,000 boats generate $991 million in annual spending in Broward and Palm Beach [...]
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If your small business relies at all on the weather–catering, ski resort, event planning, landscaping, outdoor work, house painting, etc.–you need to stay on top of the weather. Some of the most accurate forecasts for every community in the U.S. come from this government organization. Check out www.weather.gov.
This organization provides entrepreneurs with help, support, education and advocacy as well as networking resources. Contact www.nbia.org to learn how you can benefit from their association.
Otis Elevator Company, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), recently announced that it is opening a new manufacturing center in Florence, South Carolina. The new facility will consolidate much of Otis’ North American new equipment operations and will bring more than 360 jobs to South Carolina. “Otis is excited to bring the production of [...]
According to chief economist for the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) William C. Dunkelberg, issued the following statement regarding March job numbers based on the association’s survey: “The positive job creation observed in February was repeated again in March (sigh of relief here), confirming that the number of net new jobs reported on Main [...]
While it may seem odd at first to find vegetables in vending machines, the country is about to see this not only become a trend, but find out it’s here to stay! This food revolution comes as a result of the vending machine make-over by a San Diego-based company that has franchises stretching from one [...]
Friday, April 29 — is the fourth annual Web Professionals’ Day. The holiday was created three years ago to honor the pros whose daily work is to keep the Internet’s websites up and running. Did you know? Since the 1950s, administrative professionals have been recognized with their own special week or holiday. (So why shouldn’t [...]
One-Day Event Open to Entrepreneurs And Small Business Owners and Managers; Learn How to Use Technology to More Efficiently Compete in All Areas of Your Business SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to helping America’s small businesses start, grow and succeed, announced “How to Use Technology for Your Business,” a FREE one-day educational and networking event [...]
For $19.95, you can turn your handwriting into a font. Perfect for architects, designers, engineers, contractors and any small business owner who wants to express their personal style in newsletters, releases, flyers, etc. Check it out at: www.fontgrinder.com
When we started Small Business Opportunities magazine back in 1988, we interviewed Ben & Jerry, the legendary ice cream kings and asked them for their single most important piece of advice for starting a business. They said, “To start. Start from your car, your van, your garage, your kitchen table. Don’t wait another day to [...]