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Why Your Fans Aren’t Liking Your Facebook Updates

Why Your Fans Aren’t Liking Your Facebook Updates
Your engagement is down on your Facebook page, so what do you do? Blame Facebook, of course! “They want us to pay to promote our posts! That’s why we don’t have as many likes.” Valid argument. You’re using someone else’s network, so you’re at the mercy of how...
March 6th, 2013 | Expert Perspective | Read More

Bryan Savage of Savage Real Estate: Your Questions Answered

Bryan Savage of Savage Real Estate: Your Questions Answered
Bryan Savage has spent the last six years using marketing strategies to help his real estate clients with site selection and investment, using their wants and needs −as well as the wants and needs of their customers or target audience− as a guide. With almost two decades of experience working with Fortune...
March 5th, 2013 | Frequently Asked Questions | Read More

G2Local expands into Columbus market

G2Local expands into Columbus market
Global to Local Language Solutions expanded into the Columbus area this winter, and has already snapped up a local government contract. The translation and interpretation services provider −an established business in the Cincinnati and Dayton markets− was the first tenant at the Women’s Small...
March 4th, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More

Repurposed vinyl shopping bags to be sold at downtown Hills Market

Repurposed vinyl shopping bags to be sold at downtown Hills Market
Three Columbus area businesses have teamed up to create a shopping bag that is not only versatile but environmentally friendly, too. Each year, more than 600,000 tons of waste are created from billboard vinyl in America alone. When the folks at CivitasNow −a media agency that specializes in sustainable...
March 1st, 2013 | Announcements | Read More

Iraqi immigrant building success with the help of ECDI

Iraqi immigrant building success with the help of ECDI
For the past six weeks, the Economic and Community Development Institute has participated in the Huffington Post JobRaising Challenge. This challenge has provided ECDI with a platform to let the nation know how we help small businesses, people and the community. Did you know we have programs that serve...
February 28th, 2013 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More

Eat Well Distribution helping businesses get artisan foods on store shelves

Eat Well Distribution helping businesses get artisan foods on store shelves
When the folks at Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams were building its wholesale business, they could not secure a distributor. They were told the ice cream wouldn’t sell enough to make it worthwhile to carry. So Jeni’s began selling its tasty treats directly from its production kitchen to...
February 27th, 2013 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Part Time Works aims to fill gaps in employment market

Part Time Works aims to fill gaps in employment market
A new local staffing agency is hoping to fill a gap in the employment market by specializing in the placement of talented, experienced professionals in long-term, part-time positions. As CEO of BLF Management Ltd., a Columbus-based association and nonprofit management firm, Brad Feldman saw firsthand...
February 26th, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More

Columbus Chamber adds 5 new members to Small Business Council

Columbus Chamber adds 5 new members to Small Business Council
The Columbus Chamber has announced the addition of five new members to its Small Business Council. This year’s additions come from a variety of industry sectors, ranging from architecture to travel to floral design. They are: • Sherm Moreland, CEO of DesignGroup • Gretchen Gordon, managing...
February 25th, 2013 | Announcements | Read More