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DIY PR: Making PR Accessible for Small Businesses

DIY PR: Making PR Accessible for Small Businesses
For a small business, public relations is typically viewed as a nice-to-have with PR agency costs far outside a business’s budget. Not to be confused with advertising, PR helps build credibility with a business’s target audience, and when approached with a little bit of creativity, actually...
March 11th, 2014 | Dollars & Sense | Read More

Short North a Growing Hub for Small Businesses

Short North a Growing Hub for Small Businesses
Short North is known as one of the most vibrant neighborhoods in Columbus. A go-to attraction for visitors and residents alike, the stretch of High Street between OSU’s campus and downtown is packed with a high density of small businesses. From boutiques to bars to art galleries, the Short North...
March 10th, 2014 | Regional Spotlight | Read More

Tunuva Hoping to Make 3D Printing More Accessible

Tunuva Hoping to Make 3D Printing More Accessible
3D printing is making a splash in the technology world with many people eager to check out the new trend. However, that is often easier said than done. Between purchasing a printer and understanding the software needed to create designs, the market is still somewhat inaccessible. However one launching...
March 7th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Four Tips for Saving for Your Business

Four Tips for Saving for Your Business
As a savvy entrepreneur, you probably already know the importance of saving in your personal life, but building your savings for your business is just as important. An unsteady cash flow combined with unexpected and costly emergencies, like pipes bursting in the office or the company car breaking down,...
March 6th, 2014 | $traight Talk | Read More

Managing Cash: Making Every Quarter Spend Like a Buck

Managing Cash: Making Every Quarter Spend Like a Buck
The first step in effectively raising investment capital is to learn how to manage cash. At no time is this more important than in the earliest days of a company. There are just two ways to increase the cash available to a startup company: spend less or take in more. Spending Less When you don’t have...
March 5th, 2014 | Capital Access | Read More

LittleDaVinci Funnels Necessary Dollars to Art Education Programs

LittleDaVinci Funnels Necessary Dollars to Art Education Programs
Behind every great idea is a little bit of creativity. Every career requires it to some degree. But how do we learn such a skill? Our first introduction to creativity is normally grade school art classes, but with an ever-increasing focus on math and science, the arts are losing funding. One local company...
March 4th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Bullseye Media Telling Brand Stories Through Video

Bullseye Media Telling Brand Stories Through Video
Every business has a story. Where words once sufficed, video is becoming an increasingly popular or even preferred marketing tool. With a focus on story telling through video, Bullseye Media provides businesses with high-quality video content, among a host of other media services. Co-Founders Ryan Luli...
March 3rd, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Entrepreneurship to Leadership

Entrepreneurship to Leadership
Working with both the CEOs of large companies and fast-rising, local entrepreneurs, I’ve gained a unique perspective about the enormous challenges that an entrepreneur faces in becoming an effective leader of a successful organization. Below is a list of some the challenges that I see entrepreneurs...
February 28th, 2014 | Tips of the Trade | Read More