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5 Great Small Business Blogs

February 5, 2013 – 7:30 am |
Top 5 Small Business Blogs

I love Erica Douglass’ blog. Her writing is insightful and inspirational. From building and selling her first company for $1.1 million at age 26 to her diagnosis and challenges with celiac disease, Erica’s posts offer …

Why Every Local Business Owner Should Blog

January 24, 2013 – 9:00 am |

Why should you, a small business owner with no extra time, blog?
Blogs communicate with your client…or potential client. They tell your future customer (who is looking for your service) that you are an expert. And …

Commercial Real Estate Basics – Understanding Lease Types, Terms and the Commercial Leasing Process

January 24, 2013 – 1:01 am |
Commercial Lease sign

OK, so you’ve written a business plan and gotten a shiny new business license, and now you’re ready to find a space for your new business. Now what?
First, you’ll need to figure out what type …

How to Choose the Perfect Start-Up Business

January 24, 2013 – 12:51 am |

MLMs (Multi-Level Marketing companies) are one of the easiest ways for the would-be entrepreneur to launch their own business. Their low entry costs, and the ability to work part time while in school or employed, …

Real Business Owner: Denise Ivers, Face It Beautiful Skin Care

January 23, 2013 – 5:39 am |

We sat down with skin care professional and small business owner, Denise Ivers, of Face It Beautiful Skin Care to learn what she learned on her journey to owning her own business. Here’s what she …

Tour de Force CRM Releases Small Business CRM

January 20, 2013 – 2:16 am |

Tour de Force CRM meets the needs of small businesses with its Standard Edition software and Guided Implementation Process.
Findlay, OH (PRWEB) January 18, 2013
Tour de Force CRM, Inc., a leading CRM (Customer Relationship Management) software …

BusinessOpportunity.com Identifies Ten Hot Business Opportunity and Other Small Business Trends for 2013

January 20, 2013 – 2:04 am |

Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) January 18, 2013
BusinessOpportunity.com looks upon the new year as a time to examine where the company has been and more importantly, where it’s headed. As the decision to become and remain an …

Real Business Owner: Michelle Jin, Zone 6

January 15, 2013 – 10:40 pm |
Clutch purse from Zone 6.

We chatted with small business owner, Michelle Jin of Zone 6 about launching her fabulous, California-inspired handbag business in San Francisco, CA. She’s learned a lot a long the way. Here’s what she had to …

Contributor: Brian Dixon

January 15, 2013 – 10:13 pm |
Brian Dixon

Brian Dixon, Managing Partner of Fifth Street Financial Group & Principal, Securieon Group
Brian Dixon brings a wide range of experience from several careers that have include currency trader, corporate currency hedger, financial advisor, insurance consultant, …

Contributor: Melissa Shimmin

January 15, 2013 – 10:05 pm | Comments Off
Melissa Shimmin

Melissa Shimmin is an awarding-winning creative/art director with nearly 20 years experience with corporate identity, print, advertising, sales collateral, branding, marketing, the web, and much more. With an extensive design background Shimmin has worked for …