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eBay to Hold Events for Small Businesses

February 8, 2010 Ali Ord

With 90 million active users, eBay is one of the leading places online to start a business. The company has decided to lend a helping hand to small-businesses and part-time eBay sellers to advance their career opportunities. The company has announced a new series of events called eBay: On Location. […]

Small Business Web Design Workshop for Small Budgets

January 5, 2010 Chris Crum

A Michigan-based Internet marketing firm called Margo International has designed an interesting "website workshop" designed to help businesses who don’t have the budget to hire an agency to create their site, but professional-quality sites. "In our conversations with businesses, we found large numbers who lacked the budget to have an […]

Small Businesses Ready to Have Holiday Parties This Year

November 20, 2009 Chris Crum

McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants conducted a nationwide survey finding that the majority of small business owners, managers and decision makers are planning holiday parties for employees this year. Budgets may be reduced from previous years, but a third of those polled indicated they are planning to spend $30 or […]

Upcoming Small Business Events for 2009

March 9, 2009 Chris Crum

The Search Engine Marketing Expo is going on as I write this, and we are covering that event over at WebProNews. However, I wanted to give something of a round-up of small business-related ents coming up throughout the year. This list is probably not complete, and I’d like to encourage […]

Business Madness in March

March 6, 2009 Chris Crum

Keeping in tradition with alerting SmallBusinessNewz readers of upcoming events, I’d like to mention a webinar series coming up from InfusionSoft called March Madness. I spoke a little about it and other business topics with Tyler Garns, the company’s Director of Marketing. The following is our little Q&A. Chris Crum: […]

Conference Aims to Help You Grow Your Business

February 10, 2009 Chris Crum

Inc. is sponsoring a conference taking place March 18-20 called GrowCo, for business leaders looking to grow their businesses despite the economic climate. "A lot of your competitors are currently laying off staff. Now is the time to invest in your work force," says Inc. There are quite a few […]

Affordable Small Business Event Next Monday

November 11, 2008 Chris Crum

Next Monday, November 17h, the New York Times is hosting its fourth annual Small Business Summit at the Sheraton New York Hotel and Towers in NYC. I know travel expenses are one of the things many businesses are trying to cut back on, but before you read any further, general […]

Women-Owned Franchise Numbers on the Rise

October 2, 2008 Chris Crum

Franchise consultants FranNet issues a release today discussing trends in women-owned franchises. They cited reports from the International Franchise Association, which found that women have founded 23 franchise systems in the U.S., and within a 10 year span, women-owned franchises increased nearly 17%. The association also said that women in […]

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