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Four Ways to Prepare for the Holiday Rush

Four Ways to Prepare for the Holiday Rush
Holiday season is right around the corner, and as a small business owner, now is the time to start prepping your business. Consumers are beginning their holiday shopping earlier and earlier, and if your business and employees aren’t ready and organized by the time the holiday chaos kicks off, you could...
November 7th, 2013 | $traight Talk | Read More

SpotShark Fills Idle Parking Spaces During Big Events

SpotShark Fills Idle Parking Spaces During Big Events
Parking around Ohio State’s Campus on gameday is often a nightmare. Off-campus meters, city permits and private lots can be tough to navigate. But, a new online platform is making it easier to connect gameday parkers with opens spots around campus. Through SpotShark, residents or businesses with...
November 6th, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More

The Salt Mines Expands in New Clintonville Location

The Salt Mines Expands in New Clintonville Location
After just one year, The Salt Mines has moved from their Arcadia Avenue location to a larger space at 2997 Indianola Ave. Expansion was always in the plans, but when owner Andy Soell found the new space, he couldn’t pass up the opportunity to make the move early. Three-times the space means room...
November 5th, 2013 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Navigator Management Partners Uses IT Solutions to Help Businesses Run More Efficiently

Navigator Management Partners Uses IT Solutions to Help Businesses Run More Efficiently
Management and IT Consulting firm, Navigator Management Partners is helping businesses achieve operational excellence. And how do they approach this process? “By Advising them on how to run their business more effectively and we work through their information technology resources to help them do...
November 4th, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More

Citywide Training & Development Offering Free Classes for Small Businesses

Citywide Training & Development Offering Free Classes for Small Businesses
Starting on Tuesday, November 5th, Citywide Training & Development will be offering free classes for small businesses. Courses run throughout the month and cover several practical topics that impact small business owners. Participants can become more computer savvy through courses on Excel 2010,...
November 1st, 2013 | News, Upcoming Events | Read More

Access 2 Interpreters Serves Translation and Interpretation needs of Central Ohioans

Access 2 Interpreters Serves Translation and Interpretation needs of Central Ohioans
Columbus-based Access 2 Interpreters is removing the language barrier for Central Ohio Businesses. Interpretation services are available in 180 languages to reflect the growing diversity of the city. Founder Yana Schottenstein immigrated to Columbus from Russia in 1992. Her PhD in Linguistics helped...
October 31st, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More

Strategic Website Planning: Part 2

Strategic Website Planning: Part 2
Last Month, in Strategic Website Planning: Part 1, we covered the first two steps in our Strategic Website Planning process for Marketing & E-commerce websites. This month, we will continue with two more steps, followed by some modifications for Web and Mobile Applications. 3. Competitor Analysis There...
October 30th, 2013 | Interactive Strategies | Read More

10X Tuesday: Businesses Building Ground in Columbus

10X Tuesday: Businesses Building Ground in Columbus
The final installment of 10X Tuesday features four more businesses vying for a place in the Columbus market. From retail to news to trading, innovators are coming together through the accelerator to bring new ideas to Central Ohio. Unparalleled access to mentors and advisers that are experts in their...
October 29th, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More