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Customers are like livestock

Customers are like livestock
Early in my career, I created the customer support department for a software development firm that created hardware and software systems.  The running joke with the engineers was that computers were great until the users logged on. I felt differently, of course. My father had taught me that the needs...
February 20th, 2013 | Growth Strategies | Read More

Life Support promises a hangover cure in a bottle

Life Support promises a hangover cure in a bottle
After a night of clubbing in South Korea, Terry Yanko wasn’t feeling so great, so a friend suggested he try a hangover cure made with what he called “the special berry.” Though Yanko was skeptical, he drank it and just 30 minutes later he felt renewed. When he returned to the states,...
February 19th, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More

At Work: Fine Citizens’ new home is the perfect fit

At Work: Fine Citizens’ new home is the perfect fit
Why go through a rebrand when your company is nearing ten years old? Fine Citizens President and CEO Phil Wilson started his first interactive agency in 2003 after working in the field of architectural engineering. “I wanted more of a creative expression,” he says. His intentionally small,...
February 18th, 2013 | At Work | Read More

SiteInSight helps local nonprofits get noticed online

SiteInSight helps local nonprofits get noticed online
As people rely more and more on the Internet for research, it is ever more critical for nonprofits to have functional websites that convey their messaging and can easily be updated. Potential donors expect nonprofit websites to have the latest information in language that’s easy to understand....
February 15th, 2013 | Philanthropic Pursuit | Read More

Ohio Third Frontier approves $200K for Founders Factory

Ohio Third Frontier approves $200K for Founders Factory
The Ohio Third Frontier Commission yesterday approved $3.6 million for several projects, including funding for the Founders Factory. Upon Controlling Board approval, Columbus-based Founders Factory will be awarded $200,000 from Ohio’s New Entrepreneurs Fund to support 10 teams of entrepreneurs...
February 14th, 2013 | Announcements | Read More

Seeking nominees for 2013 Social Entrepreneurship Award

Seeking nominees for 2013 Social Entrepreneurship Award
Social Entrepreneurship is the identification of a social problem and the use of entrepreneurial principles and practices to create a social venture aimed at solving the problem. Social entrepreneurs are important to the community and to the world, as they work to achieve social change through non-traditional...
February 14th, 2013 | Announcements | Read More

Responsive & Adaptive: Two Web Terms You Should Know

Responsive & Adaptive: Two Web Terms You Should Know
The web moves quickly. You start getting used to new terminology, techniques and technology, and before you know it, what you know is so last week. Two terms you are already hearing a lot about −and can expect to hear even more about− are “responsive” and “adaptive.” Although...
February 13th, 2013 | Your Digital Business | Read More

PAUL app delivers fast access to mobile video

PAUL app delivers fast access to mobile video
Despite problems with buffering, tablets and smartphones are morphing into portable televisions. In fact, Cisco contends that two-thirds of the world’s mobile data traffic will be video by 2017 and, as screens grow and 4G and LTE become more readily available, mobile video viewing will skyrocket. Sounds...
February 12th, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More