By Caron Beesley You’ve probably heard about the controversy surrounding employers asking job applicants for their Facebook user names and passwords as part of the background check process. It sounds shocking, but it happens – particularly among law enforcement entities – but even among private sector employers who feel they have a reason to go […]
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The ProStock Ash Wood Bat by Louisville Slugger out of Louisville, Kentucky is as popular today among baseball greats as it was when the Great Bambino used the famous bat. They are the only baseball bats that deliver that beautiful crack that says “summer.”
Cellairis, the world’s largest franchised wireless accessory company, announced the launch of Shell Shock: G-Class – a new series of highly durable screen protectors for iPhone 4/4s and iPod Touch 4. Sleek and sturdy, Shell Shock: G-Class is made from impact resistant tempered glass to withstand significantly more pressure than regular screen protectors, while still […]
Opening for business two weeks ago, Startup BLVD Allston, is a new co-working space near Harvard Avenue and the Mass Pike. The space is a real-world project of Startup BLVD, which operates an online match-making and consulting service that helps connect start-ups, larger companies, and municipal governments. At about 3,000 square feet, the new shared […]
Tasti D-Lite announces it was ranked in the top 10 percent of all franchises nationwide and named a 2012 Military Friendly Franchise® by G.I. Jobs Magazine. The soft serve frozen dessert company draws customers with a great-tasting frozen treat with less fat than ice cream and less sugar than frozen yogurt and currently has three […]
In 1982 Thomas Milano started Saddleback Educational Publishing in the corner of his garage. Specializing in high interest/low level (hi/lo) reading material, he found his niche in the education world. In 2009 his daughter, Arianne and her husband, Tim McHugh, bought the company and turned it into a multi-million dollar company. How did they do […]
From martial arts schools to mixed martial arts coaching and from kung-fu fitness to martial arts training centers, a website at http://martial-arts-schools.info/ offers a complete variety of certifications, programs and information on the latest in the worlds of martial arts and mixed martial arts, also known as MMA. In particular, the site offers details on: […]
1. Search engines like Google, Bing, and Yahoo offer a wealth of competitive information. Search for your company name, then search your full name and see what comes up. Put in some common search terms relevant to your business. If you aren’t on the first page, you might as well not be there at all. […]
Advisors play an important role in the decision-making process of many small-business owners, according to a study released by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Research Foundation. More than two-thirds of small-firm owners rely on a single business confidante for such advice; the confidante is the most common and influential type of advisor, whom […]
The Wine Industry Network (WIN), announced that their supplier membership surpassed the three hundred member mark and has increased monthly since launching just over two years ago. This milestone is a major validation of WIN’s direct marketing model and continues to confirm that there is shift in the way that wine industry buyers now research […]
July is “Made In The U.S.A.” month. We honor fine products made in the United States with this post on Klhip Nail Clippers, made in Los Angeles, CA. and Ketchum, ID. This ergonomic design comes with a lifetime guarantee.
Finding everything nearby — neighbors, U.S. households or local businesses — is now possible with the latest release of WhitePages’ iPhone and iPad app. Announcing a major upgrade with new Nearby People, Nearby Stores and Reverse Address features, WhitePages has released a new iOS app that transforms the traditional concepts of people and business search […]