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Four Time Management Tips for the Small Business Owner

Four Time Management Tips for the Small Business Owner
As a small business owner, you know that every moment in a day counts. Balancing employees, clients, and day-to-day work tasks with family and after work events can be both stressful and draining. But taking the time to master a few time management techniques will help. Below are four tips for getting...
February 6th, 2014 | $traight Talk | Read More

The Smart Approach to Raising Capital

The Smart Approach to Raising Capital
All high-growth businesses require risk capital. Finding the right investors at the right time and then getting them to write checks is one of the most challenging things about entrepreneurship. I’ve always referred to this as the Entrepreneur’s Path – the milestones, sources, and amounts of...
February 5th, 2014 | Capital Access | Read More

Priority Mortgage Celebrates 30 Years of Referral-Based Lending

Priority Mortgage Celebrates 30 Years of Referral-Based Lending
Buying a house is often the single biggest purchase a person will make in their lifetime. Setting up a mortgage is a challenging task, but one local businesses is looking to ease that burden while finding customers a great rate. Priority Mortgage Corp. has been successfully originating mortgages for...
February 4th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Columbus has Room to Grow When it Comes to Supporting Local

Columbus has Room to Grow When it Comes to Supporting Local
Columbus is home to a number of small businesses and entrepreneurs. Much of the city encompasses a spirit of supporting local, and many owners say that it’s one of the best things about owning a business in Columbus. Areas like Short North are packed with local spots, and The Metropreneur’s...
February 3rd, 2014 | Trendspotting | Read More

The Shipyard Creating Seamless Customer Acquisition Experience

The Shipyard Creating Seamless Customer Acquisition Experience
Nurturing a prospect from interest to actual customer can take several steps. New local company, The Shipyard, is trying to make that process easier for businesses by specializing in all the steps necessary for digital customer acquisition. “Our niche is whenever there is a considered sale to be...
January 31st, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Sunapple Kitchens Offer Commercial Kitchen Space for Entrepreneurs

Sunapple Kitchens Offer Commercial Kitchen Space for Entrepreneurs
Kitchens that once turned out hot lunches for ARC Industries employees are now an opportunity for small businesses to access commercial kitchens while offering meaningful employment for adults with developmental disabilities. When the demand for lunches dipped and the kitchens stopped serving meals in...
January 30th, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

5 Grammar Mistakes Made by Successful Companies

5 Grammar Mistakes Made by Successful Companies
The most important part of writing is editing. If your writing – whether it be a blog post, email, press release, or website copy – has spelling and grammar errors, it becomes completely invalid. Why? Because if you can’t spell, type, or speak correctly, then how can clients or customers...
January 29th, 2014 | Interactive Strategies | Read More

Banyan Food Service Offers Affordable Essentials for Restaurants

Banyan Food Service Offers Affordable Essentials for Restaurants
When you’re a small business owner, every cent counts. Looking for ways to save their small business money, sisters Qini Kear and Qina Cibulskis started another small business, Banyan Food Service. “What is it we can do for our restaurant to save ourselves money?” Qina asked. The answer...
January 28th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More