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At Work: Origo Branding Co.’s fresh, modern space downtown

At Work: Origo Branding Co.’s fresh, modern space downtown
Origo Branding Co. has an office space that many would dream of. A wonderful location downtown. Part of a beautiful old building. An entrance right off High Street. Soaring ceilings. Tall windows. Built-in storage space everywhere. It’s a fun atmosphere that is part of the rebirth of downtown Columbus. Six...
July 16th, 2012 | At Work | Read More

Rachael’s Dessert House gets marketing boost from tasting

Rachael’s Dessert House gets marketing boost from tasting
The 2nd Annual Sweetest Tasting in Central Ohio will be held next Thursday at the Grand Oaks Event Center in Grove City from 6 to 8 p.m. The event is hosted by Rachael’s Dessert House, which will offer attendees about 20 made-from-scratch sweets they can sample with wines selected by Rachel Clinkscale,...
July 13th, 2012 | Business Profiles | Read More

The Hills Market passionate about food, Ohio, community

The Hills Market passionate about food, Ohio, community
The Hills Market uses food as a means for connecting and partnering with the community through several philanthropic programs that allows the specialty grocer to work with multiple charities in a way that benefits all parties. Programs include Buy Ohio, Feed Ohio, their reusable bag token program, and...
July 12th, 2012 | Philanthropic Pursuit | Read More

Loans available for small businesses impacted by storms, power outages

Loans available for small businesses impacted by storms, power outages
Recent storms and prolonged power outages have resulted in equipment damage, lost inventory, and mounting bills for many area small businesses. However, new low-interest emergency recovery loans could offer some relief. Franklin County’s Economic Development and Planning Department is partnering...
July 12th, 2012 | Announcements | Read More

Connected pairs brands with compatible creative partners

Connected pairs brands with compatible creative partners
Tom Mullin is a matchmaker of sorts. Via Connected, a Columbus-based company he launched in May, he pairs marketers with the optimal creative resources to satisfy their needs. “Through a robust interview process where customer service, pricing, and in-house skill set were tested and clarified,...
July 11th, 2012 | Business Profiles | Read More

Flux Headphones offer earbuds that won’t tangle

Flux Headphones offer earbuds that won’t tangle
Matt Scandora and Jatana Srain decided they were spending too much time untangling or searching for their headphones, and thought magnets could help keep them around their wrists. So they got to work. Their first prototype was made with a pair of existing headphones, magnets, and Scotch Tape; it turned...
July 10th, 2012 | Business Profiles | Read More

BidSwan allows businesses to auction merchandise online

BidSwan allows businesses to auction merchandise online
While at Northstar Café in Clintonville reading a magazine article about an e-commerce startup using a name-your-own-price model to sell event tickets, Joshua Kibbey decided one could sell practically anything using that model. Then, while mentally working through that idea, he started talking with...
July 9th, 2012 | Business Profiles | Read More

The Key Social Media Tool for a Successful Crowdfunding Pitch

The Key Social Media Tool for a Successful Crowdfunding Pitch
With all the talk about crowdfunding, if you’re an entrepreneur or small business owner, it’s probably crossed your mind at least once that you might want to get in on this trend. How can you help it when two of the newest platforms −Fundable and UFunded- are right here in Columbus? So...
July 6th, 2012 | Expert Perspective | Read More