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Downtown Studio Provides Quick and Easy Headshots

Downtown Studio Provides Quick and Easy Headshots
The business-savvy downtown crowd has a quick and easy new option for their professional headshots. Photographer Barb Schwartz recently opened HeadShots Columbus, a studio specializing exclusively in the formal business photos. Schwartz is able to keep costs minimal by having a centrally located studio...
August 19th, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More

Dare to Dream: Starting a Business is Not as Easy as It Appears

Dare to Dream: Starting a Business is Not as Easy as It Appears
I received a call the other day, as I often do, from an entrepreneur who wanted to know everything there was to know about starting a business. I began by asking the caller: • What kind of business are you interested in starting? • Do you have a business plan? • What kind of financing do you...
August 16th, 2013 | Chamber Connection | Read More

E-Communications May Come Back To Haunt You

E-Communications May Come Back To Haunt You
If you are running an entrepreneurial business, you are likely working virtually around the clock, doing the work that ideally several people would be doing, and trying to juggle a number of different demands on your time and attention. Anyone in those circumstances would understandably be unable to...
August 15th, 2013 | Metropreneurial Legal Insights | Read More

Understanding Application Development Proposals

Understanding Application Development Proposals
How do application development firms really come up with their estimates? You are likely going to get a couple of proposals to develop your application. We recently started a web application with a client that received three proposals during their search for a development company. The proposals they...
August 14th, 2013 | Your Digital Business | Read More

Columbus-based venture capital firm makes first investments

Columbus-based venture capital firm makes first investments
Columbus-based venture capital firm, Drive Capital has made their first two investments. Owners Mark Kvamme and Chris Olsen are committed to serving businesses in the Midwest and have chosen ventures based in Cincinnati and Columbus as their first projects. Cincinnati-based Roadtrippers is a web-based...
August 13th, 2013 | Announcements | Read More

Entrepreneurial Business Law Clinic at OSU Helps Startups With Legal Tasks

Entrepreneurial Business Law Clinic at OSU Helps Startups With Legal Tasks
Many startups know one thing well – their idea and why they want to start a business. What they don’t always know  is the legal process and details it takes to get there. Ohio State’s Moritz College of Law is now accepting applications for their Entrepreneurial Business Law Clinic....
August 12th, 2013 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Creating Business Systems with IFTTT

Creating Business Systems with IFTTT
I love figuring out how things work. Much of the fun in my job comes from dissecting other successful projects, websites and campaigns across many sectors and finding newer, better ways to create impact for our clients. I’m also a big fan of automation. If I can find ways to decrease the amount...
August 9th, 2013 | Systems for Growth | Read More

4 Ways to Save Money as a Small Business Owner

4 Ways to Save Money as a Small Business Owner
As a small business owner, you know it can be difficult to stretch what is most likely a tiny budget. But with a few small tweaks, you can be saving a hefty amount of money in places you didn’t even realize. Below are four easy ways for you to save money in your small business: By Deanna Barzak, Business...
August 8th, 2013 | $traight Talk | Read More