Posts Tagged ‘small business’

Event Discusses Culture of Entrepreneurism in Columbus

Event Discusses Culture of Entrepreneurism in Columbus
While it may seem like Columbus is teeming with startups and small businesses, statistics say otherwise. Out of the 100 largest metropolitan areas in the U.S., Columbus ranks 80th in percentage of all employers that are small, 82nd in percentage of small business establishment births per 1,000 establishments,...
September 23rd, 2014 | Event Reviews | Read More

City Council Creates Small Business Concierge Position

City Council Creates Small Business Concierge Position
When Councilmember A. Troy Miller and other city council members, along with 30 small businesses, met for a roundtable discussing opinions, insights and recommendations of small business, one thing was clear. Small businesses needed an advocate. In response, Ryan Schick has become the city’s small...
August 12th, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

National Survey of Small Businesses Gives Columbus A+ in Training & Networking Programs

National Survey of Small Businesses Gives Columbus A+ in Training & Networking Programs
A Thumbtack.com survey of over 12,000 small businesses across the country revealed that Columbus earns an “A+” when it comes to training and networking programs. “Creating a business climate that is welcoming to small, dynamic businesses is more important than ever, and Columbus is making...
July 29th, 2014 | Announcements | Read More

Small Business Administration Releases Statistics on Small Business Landscape in Ohio

Small Business Administration Releases Statistics on Small Business Landscape in Ohio
The Small Business Administration recently released the Ohio Small Business Profile, providing statistics on the small business environment within the state. With 926,365 small businesses employing 2,074,595 workers, these enterprises employed about half of the state’s private workforce in 2011....
June 27th, 2014 | Trendspotting | Read More

The Rise of the Intrapreneur: Succeeding Within an Organization

The Rise of the Intrapreneur: Succeeding Within an Organization
There is a certain romanticism to entrepreneurship—the long nights, early mornings, pots of coffee, the determination, the risk and the potential reward—but startup life isn’t always for everyone. For whatever reason you may have for not starting your own company, you are not alone. Perhaps you...
May 29th, 2014 | Tips of the Trade | Read More

Intelligent Office Brings Customizable Office Services to Downtown

Intelligent Office Brings Customizable Office Services to Downtown
Whether you need a 614 number, a receptionist or an office for a few hours, Intelligent Office offers a suite of solutions that any small business or entrepreneur can customize to fit their needs. Otto Beatty, owner of E.E. Ward and small business champion, heads the Columbus branch of the franchised...
April 29th, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

DIY PR: Making PR Accessible for Small Businesses

DIY PR: Making PR Accessible for Small Businesses
For a small business, public relations is typically viewed as a nice-to-have with PR agency costs far outside a business’s budget. Not to be confused with advertising, PR helps build credibility with a business’s target audience, and when approached with a little bit of creativity, actually...
March 11th, 2014 | Dollars & Sense | Read More

Short North a Growing Hub for Small Businesses

Short North a Growing Hub for Small Businesses
Short North is known as one of the most vibrant neighborhoods in Columbus. A go-to attraction for visitors and residents alike, the stretch of High Street between OSU’s campus and downtown is packed with a high density of small businesses. From boutiques to bars to art galleries, the Short North...
March 10th, 2014 | Regional Spotlight | Read More