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Columbus-Based PackH2O is Helping Residents Across the Globe

Columbus-Based PackH2O is Helping Residents Across the Globe
Central Ohio companies large and small are coming together to make daily life easier for women and children in developing countries. The PackH2O water backpack eases the burden of carrying large containers of water by creating a sealable pack to be worn on the back. It’s easy for Columbus residents...
November 14th, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More

Why Less Is More When Creating an Application

Why Less Is More When Creating an Application
Resist The Desire To Pile On Functionality It’s human nature to want an application to have as much functionality as possible at launch. You want it to be great. You want users to love it. The more the better, right? In most cases, no. Version 1 of your application should do as little as possible to...
November 13th, 2013 | Your Digital Business | Read More

Venueseen Rebrand Shortens Name and Introduces New Service

Venueseen Rebrand Shortens Name and Introduces New Service
Photo-monitoring dashboard, Venueseen has refined their user experience during their first year and a half, including a name rebrand to Seen and new service Snapfluence. Seen’s platform enables consumers and business to connect through the photos they share on Instagram and Twitter. Many services...
November 12th, 2013 | Announcements, News | Read More

Worthington Develops Businesses Through Community

Worthington Develops Businesses Through Community
Whether in need of retail, office or warehouse space, Worthington has the capacity. The northern-Columbus city sits right inside the outerbelt and offers a community-driven atmosphere catering to mostly white-collar businesses. Economic Development Manager Jeff Harris says Worthington is home to a healthy...
November 11th, 2013 | Regional Spotlight | Read More

Columbus Barrel Co. Building Handcrafted Rustic Goods

Columbus Barrel Co. Building Handcrafted Rustic Goods
A new local company is building handcrafted bourbon-barrel furniture and homegoods for the rustic Columbus home. Columbus Barrel Co. transforms Kentucky bourbon barrels into custom pieces ranging from furniture to bottle openers. Third-generation woodworkers Curt and CJ Shaver got their hands on an often...
November 8th, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More

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