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[ 0 ] Jan. 14, 2013

Multi-Unit Franchising Conference, Las Vegas, March

Franchise Update Media Group (FUMG), the leading industry resource for franchise development, announced that Sean Falk, multi-brand franchise owner and former Marine, is the chairman of the 2013 Multi-Unit Franchising Conference, which will be held March 27-29 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Falk began his career in franchising 14 years ago, after serving in […]

[ 0 ] Jan. 10, 2013

Have A Good Photo Taken Of Yourself For Your Small Business

You never know when the media will want to interview you about your small business, your shop, your new discount program, your community goodwill and charity work and so on. Be prepared with a photo that you can easily send out to the local newspaper or TV station. Get a good photo taken and avoid […]

[ 0 ] Jan. 2, 2013

International CES Shines Spotlight on Small Business Startups

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® announced a new program with the Startup America Partnership, a national network of communities dedicated to advancing the success of American start-ups, for the 2013 International CES®.  The partnership will bring specific programming for entrepreneurs and start-ups at the 2013 International CES, world’s largest innovation event. Owned and produced by […]

[ 0 ] Oct. 25, 2012

Visionary Eco-Preneur: Gary Erickson

The CLIF BAR was created when biker Gary Erickson was nearly finished with a 175-mile bike ride in 1990, he couldn’t bear to eat one more energy bar–too boring and tasteless. “I could do better than this,” he said. The rest, as they say, is history!

[ 0 ] Oct. 16, 2012

Economic Census Forms Coming to America’s Small Biz

In November and December, more than 4 million American businesses will receive 2012 Economic Census forms. Responses to the questionnaire are required by law (Title 13, U.S. Code), to be returned by February 12, 2013. Every 5 years, the Economic Census develops a comprehensive portrait of American business, from the national to the local level. Timely […]

[ 0 ] Oct. 15, 2012

Cousins Subs Launches “Founders Program” To Boost Franchise Ownership

To spark franchise growth and introduce a tempting opportunity to potential business owners, Wisconsin-based Cousins Subs® announced an ambitious new Founders Program that will put nearly $100,000 back into the hands of franchisees who invest in three to five Cousins Subs properties. Helping to make business ownership more accessible to potential franchise owners across the […]

[ 0 ] Oct. 10, 2012

Franchises & Small Businesses Are U.S. Backbone

Franchise owners and small businesses are the real owners of the American economy and offer the best solution to the world’s economic ills, Jim Amos, CEO of Tasti D-Lite and Planet Smoothie, told CNBC recently. “Franchises and small businesses are the heroes of our economy,” Amos said. The franchise industry in the U.S. alone consists […]

[ 0 ] Oct. 3, 2012

Event Options: New Tool to Plan Your Fete

Event Options (www.event-options.com) is a new tool for planning your events. It has the largest selection of event products and services online—all available for rent. With thousands of items to choose from, Event Options makes it easy to plan corporate events, weddings, B’Nai Mitzvahs or other social events. It also features professional planners, photographers and […]

[ 0 ] Oct. 1, 2012

National Crowdfunding Association To Work With SCORE

The National Crowdfunding Association (NLCFA), recently announced that it has agreed, at the request of SCORE, to produce a series of educational webinars to teach the basics of crowdfunding to SCORE’s 13,000+ volunteers. Over the past fifty years, SCORE’s “counselors to America’s small businesses” have helped over 9 million businesses get off the ground, grow […]

[ 0 ] Sep. 24, 2012

Boots To Business Program Helps Transitioning Vets

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has joined with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DoD) to launch a training program for transitioning service members and veterans to help them become entrepreneurs and create jobs.  Operation Boots to Business: From Service to Startup is a national initiative that will be […]

[ 0 ] Sep. 18, 2012

Morgan Olson Creates Jobs In Charleston County, SC

Morgan Olson LLC, a maker of walk-in van bodies, today announced that it will establish its new plant in Charleston County. The $1 million investment is expected to generate 119 new jobs. “We are excited about locating our new facility in Charleston County. South Carolina offers a business-friendly environment and the skilled workforce we need […]

[ 0 ] Sep. 13, 2012

Quote of the Day: Maya Angelou

“Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” MAYA ANGELOU (1928 -     ) American Poet, Historian, Activist

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