Archive for the ‘Monthly Features’ Category

Why You Can (And Should) Destroy Documents

Why You Can (And Should) Destroy Documents
Nowadays, it’s easy to create a document. Think about all the automatically generated documents associated with your business: invoices, confirmation emails, receipts. What used to require a phone call now requires an email. Our inboxes are overflowing. It may be tempting to just keep everything, forever....
November 20th, 2014 | Metropreneurial Legal Insights | Read More

Creative Ideas for Marketing your Small Business this Holiday Season

Creative Ideas for Marketing your Small Business this Holiday Season
Derrick Bailey When it comes to Small Business Administration lending, Telhio Credit Union is proud to be the top credit union in the area. However, Telhio is proud to partner with the SBA in not only lending opportunities, but also in additional resources for its small business members. One such resource...
November 6th, 2014 | $traight Talk | Read More

5 Ways to Put Central Ohio’s Collaborative Spirit to Work for Your Startup

5 Ways to Put Central Ohio’s Collaborative Spirit to Work for Your Startup
“We have deep depth.” — Yogi Berra This is as very exciting time to be part of the Central Ohio business community—especially for entrepreneurs. So much is happening here that Kiplinger recently named Columbus to its list of 10 Great Cities for Starting a Business. Consider how our sources...
November 5th, 2014 | Capital Access | Read More

Food Trucks: Not Just A Seasonal Business

Food Trucks: Not Just A Seasonal Business
As the summer sizzle begins to cool off, restaurateurs look for ways to welcome the coming cold months by incorporating the winter season into their business model. Perhaps they will begin to offer more seasonal items like hearty comfort food to take customer’s minds of the impending winterapocalypse....
October 23rd, 2014 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More

Signs You’ve Got A Lawyer You Can Trust

Signs You’ve Got A Lawyer You Can Trust
I often write about how to be a smart legal consumer, and an important part of that is finding a lawyer you can trust. I don’t mean “trust” in the sense of being dishonest with you or your money, because I think it is a very short list of lawyers you cannot trust in that sense. Rather, I mean trust...
October 16th, 2014 | Metropreneurial Legal Insights | Read More

Goodies Galore Named 2014 KickStart Columbus Winner

Goodies Galore Named 2014 KickStart Columbus Winner
Downtown residents and workers will soon be able to satisfy their sugar cravings at Goodies Galore, a bakery specializing in cupcakes and cakes. Goodies Galore won free retail space for a year at 267 S. Third St. through the KickStart Columbus competition. The award also includes reduced rent the following...
October 7th, 2014 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More

Insurance: A Small Business Necessity

Insurance: A Small Business Necessity
Securing insurance policies is an investment small business owners should make; however, many don’t realize the different insurance plans available to them. Knowing your options allows you to find the plan that works best for you, your business and your employees. Derrick Bailey Disability and life...
October 2nd, 2014 | $traight Talk | Read More

5 Ways to Increase Your Concept’s Odds for Success

5 Ways to Increase Your Concept’s Odds for Success
It can cost a lot less to start a new company today than it would have cost ten years ago. Advances in technology—cloud computing, online distribution channels, open software, 3D printers, and the “pay as you use” SaaS model—are continuing to drive down the dollars required to get a startup...
October 1st, 2014 | Capital Access | Read More