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Nurtur Salon continues to grow, opens second location

Nurtur Salon continues to grow, opens second location
At Nurtur Salon, a haircut comes with a shoulder and scalp massage, makeup touch-up, and either a hand-and-arm massage or a mini facial. Nurtur’s Upper Arlington location, which opened six years ago at 1581 W. Lane Ave., has shampoo beds instead of shampoo bowls. At its Grandview location, which...
November 6th, 2012 | Business Profiles | Read More

Columbus Startup Weekend returns November 9

Columbus Startup Weekend returns November 9
Startup Weekend is back! If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to be an entrepreneur, then you’ll want to attend this weekend’s event. You’ll witness, idea building, late-night coding and design sessions, and bootstrapping a new business in just 54 hours. Participants are...
November 5th, 2012 | Upcoming Events | Read More

OffersBy.Me helps consumers find deals at local businesses

OffersBy.Me helps consumers find deals at local businesses
It’s safe to say that if you’re reading this story, at some time, you’ve seen an online advertisement. In fact, it may have been so compelling that it prompted you to make a purchase at the advertiser’s physical location. Obviously, that’s a win for the business, but it’s...
November 5th, 2012 | Business Profiles | Read More

House Wine still going strong after 5 years

House Wine still going strong after 5 years
Donnie Austin moved to Ohio in 2001 for an engineering job at Honda Motor Co. Six years later, he decided it was time for a change. Austin didn’t like his job, but he did like wine, and he wanted to share his passion and knowledge with others. So in November 2007, just as the U.S. economy began...
November 2nd, 2012 | Business Profiles | Read More

Insurance: essential to every small business

Insurance: essential to every small business
As a small business owner, it’s easy to put insurance policies on the back burner. Insurance is something many people take for granted when they are working for someone else. However, securing insurance policies should be an investment small business owners make− and not just health insurance. Deanna...
November 1st, 2012 | $traight Talk | Read More

Columbus Chamber announces finalists for Business Summit Awards

Columbus Chamber announces finalists for Business Summit Awards
The Columbus Chamber recently announced the finalists for its Business Summit Awards. The finalists have displayed strengths in one of four categories, and were chosen according to the results of an open nomination process that began in July. More than 150 nominations were made. “Innovative entrepreneurs...
October 31st, 2012 | Announcements | Read More

Securing Your People

Securing Your People
This article is part five in a twelve-part series on information security fundamentals for small and medium-sized businesses. In the first article of this series, we discussed the importance of assigning the responsibility of day-to-day information security tasks to a person (or, ideally, to a team of...
October 30th, 2012 | Expert Perspective | Read More

The Salt Mines offers co-working space in Clintonville

The Salt Mines offers co-working space in Clintonville
A new co-working space is coming to 219 E. Arcadia Ave. in Clintonville on Nov. 1. Founded by January and Andy Soell, The Salt Mines will occupy a 400-square-foot space most recently used by the Clintonville Music Academy. “It’s definitely not going to be Columbus’s largest co-working...
October 29th, 2012 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More