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When Finding Qualified People Seems Hard, It’s Because It Is

When Finding Qualified People Seems Hard, It’s Because It Is
Finding qualified people for your open positions is hard – especially without a recruiting staff. An important distinction we need to realize: posting a position online is not recruiting, it’s posting a position online and hoping the right person sees it. Recruiting is a proactive stance to go out...
September 12th, 2014 | Chamber Connection | Read More

Shoply App Creating New Shopping Experience

Shoply App Creating New Shopping Experience
If your keychain is full of loyalty cards and you’re tired of scrolling through your email for coupons at the check-out counter, a new app is aiming to make your shopping experience a bit easier. Organizing and optimizing loyalty cards, giftcards, personal coupons and a list of carefully curated...
September 11th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Traxler Custom Printing Expanding to New Clintonville Facility

Traxler Custom Printing Expanding to New Clintonville Facility
Traxler Custom Printing is expanding to a 9,100 square-foot facility at  3029 Silver Drive in Clintonville. The printing company will over double the square footage of their current Indianola Avenue facility, allowing increased production and capabilities, as well as the hiring of at least five new...
September 10th, 2014 | Announcements | Read More

Columbus Chamber Accepting Nominations for 2015 Small Business Leader Awards

Columbus Chamber Accepting Nominations for 2015 Small Business Leader Awards
The Columbus Chamber is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Small Business Leader Awards. The award recognizes the best of the best leading local small businesses with fewer than 500 employees. Small businesses that have substantiated success, increased sales, number of employees and contributions...
September 9th, 2014 | Announcements | Read More

House of Media Focused on Helping Other Small Local Businesses

House of Media Focused on Helping Other Small Local Businesses
Good things happen when small businesses help one another, or as House of Media Director of Operations Hugo Albornoz describes it, “If they are successful, we will be successful.” Albornoz is speaking about his new Columbus-based media company that is offering website development, social...
September 8th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Columbus-Based Verde Designing BMX Bikes

Columbus-Based Verde Designing BMX Bikes
Columbus has a surprisingly large bike distribution market, but Verde Bikes is focusing on the full package, designing, selling and distributing their BMX bikes from the city. Short for bicycle motocross, BMX bikes were originally designed for racing and have evolved into street and stunt riding. The...
September 5th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Need Extra Cash? Find a Business Loan That’s Right for You

Need Extra Cash? Find a Business Loan That’s Right for You
As the owner of a small business, it’s important to know that sometimes cash flow can be off and financial issues arise. A piece of equipment may have broken down, a leak in your office has caused extensive damage, or a busy month has depleted your inventory. If your small business is in need of additional...
September 4th, 2014 | $traight Talk | Read More

5 Reasons Customers Matter When You’re Raising Capital

5 Reasons Customers Matter When You’re Raising Capital
“You don’t have to swing hard to hit a home run. If you got the timing, it’ll go.” – Yogi Berra A lot of things—sometimes including the sun and the moon—have to line up just right for a startup company to attract investment capital. - The product has to work. - The founding team has...
September 3rd, 2014 | Capital Access | Read More