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Dream Big, Start Small for National Small Business Week

Dream Big, Start Small for National Small Business Week
Derrick Bailey According to the Small Business Administration, small businesses create two out of every three new jobs in the U.S. and produce close to half of our nation’s goods and services (non-farm private GDP) – so we know that successful small businesses enhance our nation’s economy. In honor...
May 5th, 2016 | $traight Talk | Read More

Startup Week Comes Back to Columbus May 2

Startup Week Comes Back to Columbus May 2
Columbus is ready to welcome back “Columbus Startup Week,” the annual event sponsored by Chase, celebrating entrepreneurial cities across the country. Beginning Monday, May 2, five days of programming will be offered to the public, completely free of charge, to inspire both startup owners or those...
April 28th, 2016 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More

Ambush Marketing On the Battleground of Social Media

Ambush Marketing On the Battleground of Social Media
Most businesses, big and small, have a social media presence. In fact, larger companies these days almost all have an employee exclusively devoted to social media marketing. Every business wants to be “part of the conversation” on social media. Often, however, the trending hashtags of the day relate...
April 21st, 2016 | Metropreneurial Legal Insights | Read More

cbuzz Episode 11: Zach Traxler of Traxler Custom Printing

cbuzz Episode 11: Zach Traxler of Traxler Custom Printing
Looking at his family tree, it’s no surprise Zach Traxler ended up a maker. Grandpa is a craftsman, dad is responsible for the Surf Ohio phenomenon, twin brother is a woodworker and mom spent years working for incubators and nonprofits, passing on valuable information about what it takes to be...
April 11th, 2016 | cbuzz Podcast | Read More

Growing Your Small Business into a Blossoming Success

Growing Your Small Business into a Blossoming Success
Spring is the season for fresh beginnings. Like any growing thing, the seed of a small business requires nourishment to bloom. Developing a feasible organization calls for strategic attention and tender care. Professionals should prepare for the details that determine the start of a business, as well...
April 7th, 2016 | $traight Talk | Read More

Changing the Landscape of Healthy Eating

Changing the Landscape of Healthy Eating
“That’s my thing,” Jennifer Cuevas tells me, “I like to make meals and invite friends over and then at the end tell them it was gluten, grain and soy free.” Cuevas, owner and operator of The Gluten & Grain Free Gourmet, has an obvious passion for healthy eating born out of a personal struggle...
March 24th, 2016 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More

Don’t Let Your Employees Get You In Trouble On Facebook, Even On Their Private Accounts

Don’t Let Your Employees Get You In Trouble On Facebook, Even On Their Private Accounts
Many of your employees likely have Facebook pages and other social media accounts. You may think that what they post on these pages outside of work on their own time is none of your business. However, you might want to pay attention to what they post, because they may be putting your company at risk...
March 17th, 2016 | Metropreneurial Legal Insights | Read More

cbuzz Episode 10: Kimberly Blackwell of PMM Agency

cbuzz Episode 10: Kimberly Blackwell of PMM Agency
Kimberly Blackwell has had the kind of success most entrepreneurs dream of. As the founder of PMM Agency, she’s received personal and professional recognition, landing on Ebony’s 2015 Power 100 list alongside names like John Legend, Janet Jackson, Viola Davis and a host of other community...
March 14th, 2016 | cbuzz Podcast | Read More