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Adept Marketing Announces Winner of $20K Website Giveaway

Adept Marketing Announces Winner of $20K Website Giveaway
Not having a website for your business is all but unheard of today, but there’s a difference between a website and a good website. What does a good website mean for a business? “A strong website is the nervous system for any business,” says Adept Marketing Co-Founder Justin Spring....
January 7th, 2015 | Announcements | Read More

Small Business New Years Resolutions: Twin Perspective

Small Business New Years Resolutions: Twin Perspective
New Years normally means a lot of personal resolutions…I’m going to lose weight, eat better, etc., etc., what what about resolutions for your business? Twin-preneurs Zach and Alex Traxler share what’s in store for their thriving businesses for 2015…and some misconceptions they...
January 6th, 2015 | Tips of the Trade | Read More

Nominations Open for 15th Annual Celebrate Clintonville Awards

Nominations Open for 15th Annual Celebrate Clintonville Awards
Nominations are now being accepted in three categories for the 15th Annual Celebrate Clintonville Awards. The Clintonville Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with The Booster, are seeking the Community Volunteer of the Year, Business of the Year and Business Person of the Year. Who are the people...
January 5th, 2015 | Announcements | Read More

Columbus Crowdfunding Roundup – January 2015

Columbus Crowdfunding Roundup – January 2015
Coming off the holidays, it’s a slower month for Columbus crowdfunding campaigns, but a couple of interesting products are raising funds to go from design to production. However, it likely won’t stay quiet for long. We spoke with two professionals embedded in the crowdfunding world about...
January 5th, 2015 | Crowdfunding Roundup | Read More

6 Ways to Make Tax Season Easier

6 Ways to Make Tax Season Easier
Derrick Bailey As tax season quickly approaches, you may be dreading the time and effort it takes to file for your small business. But by taking the time to prepare, you can tackle your taxes painlessly this season and next! Below are three ways to get ready for the upcoming tax season, and three things...
January 2nd, 2015 | $traight Talk | Read More

2014 Best Small Business Resource: ECDI

2014 Best Small Business Resource: ECDI
ECDI was once again voted best small business resource in 2014. It’s been a big year for the SBA-approved micro-lender. The organization celebrated two big milestones – the closing of their 1,000th loan and their 10-year anniversary. The Women’s Business Center was also awarded the 2014...
January 1st, 2015 | News | Read More

2014 Year in Review: July Through December

2014 Year in Review: July Through December
Yesterday highlighted six months of small business stories and advice, and today we wrap up 2014 with the top stories from the last six months. July July kicked off with an in-depth look at a topic that’s been brewing for some time – downtown’s retail market. The Special Improvement...
December 31st, 2014 | News | Read More

2014 Year in Review: January Through June

2014 Year in Review: January Through June
Looking back at 2014, it was hard to pick just a few stories from each month to highlight in the end-of-the-year roundup. New startups emerge every month and small businesses grow. There’s trends to track and how-to’s to highlight. Today and tomorrow you’ll find three(ish) stories from...
December 30th, 2014 | News | Read More