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The Metropreneur Demographics Survey 2014

The Metropreneur is in the process of compiling new statistics, analytics and demographics information to better serve our readers through the types of partnerships we forge, advertising opportunities we seek, and content we provide. If you’d like to help us out, please take 5-10 minutes to fill out...
November 30th, 2014 | Announcements | Read More

Small Business Saturday – Shop Small, Dine Small

Small Business Saturday – Shop Small, Dine Small
The holiday shopping season has begun. While Black Friday used to be the main event, days like Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday are targeting those after a non wait-in-line-at-4:00 a.m. shopping experience. Tomorrow marks the fourth annual Small Business Saturday. While Black Friday conjures...
November 28th, 2014 | Trendspotting | Read More

How Does Columbus Rank? CEOs for Cities Releases Benchmarking Study

How Does Columbus Rank? CEOs for Cities Releases Benchmarking Study
How does Columbus stack up against the rest? CEOs for Cities recently released City Vitals 3.0, a benchmarking study that compares the 130 largest metropolitan areas in the U.S. in a number of factors. These statistical measures help a city understand their performance in four key areas – talent,...
November 27th, 2014 | Trendspotting | Read More

Spoolee Talks Collaboration and Kickstarter Success

Spoolee Talks Collaboration and Kickstarter Success
What makes a Kickstarter or crowdfunding campaign successful? There’s no magic formula and sometimes even the simplest of campaigns can earn thousands and thousands of dollars (potato salad, anyone?). But, Columbus has seen its share of startups with successful campaigns. A recent addition to the...
November 26th, 2014 | Behind the Scenes | Read More

Sage Sustainable Electronics Giving Gadgets New Life

Sage Sustainable Electronics Giving Gadgets New Life
Chances are you have an old laptop or early generation iPhone stored in a desk drawer somewhere. Whether it’s there just in case or because you’re not sure what else to do with it, a new Columbus-based company is giving everyone from individuals to large corporations an outlet to recycle...
November 25th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Small Business Saturday Is Coming – Is Your Business Ready?

Small Business Saturday Is Coming – Is Your Business Ready?
Small Business Saturday is less than a week away. With only a few days to spare, is your business ready? And are you targeting the right customers? Columbus-based AudienceSCAN recently performed a survey over 14,000 people nationwide to gain insights into their Small Business Saturday shopping habits. Holiday...
November 24th, 2014 | Trendspotting | Read More

VidaFit Offers Suite of Services to Help Clients Build Healthy Lifestyles

VidaFit Offers Suite of Services to Help Clients Build Healthy Lifestyles
Whether you are struggling to maintain a healthy lifestyle or in the greatest shape of your life, making the time to eat right can be a huge challenge. Combining a healthy food delivery service and wellness programs, VidaFit is helping those looking to make a lasting change in their lifestyle do so conveniently...
November 21st, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

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