Small Businesses Growing Again

Deanna Bellacicco Breault is making over her social media presence, hiring a part-time marketing consultant, and playing with the possibility to sell her products on QVC. Another biscotti maker, Debbie Sadowsky, is giving her product packaging a makeover and in the middle of relaunching her website. For both women, it is a sign of growth, […]

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RV Sales Up

Rcreational vehicles sales are widely considered to be a good economic indicator. When the economy is up, people buy motorhomes. When it’s down, they don’t. According to this video, sales of RVs are rebounding, and are expected to increase by 8.2% in 2011 compared to last year. Are you ready to take advantage of this

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8 Cities That Want Your Biz!

From mega tax breaks to innovative business incubators, CNNMoney reports these places offer compelling incentives to would-be entrepreneurs. 1. Pittsburgh 2. Miami 3. Menlo Park, Calif. 4. Arlington, Va. 5. Chattanooga, Tenn. 6. Littleton, Colo. 7. Ventura, Calif. 8. Gahanna, Ohio Photo by Wikipedia.

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Biz Poll: Credit Crunch

Before the credit crunch, it was easy for companies to borrow just about any amount of money anytime they wanted. Entrepreneurs often would apply for larger credit lines to expand their businesses, and they got drunk on easy credit. Who needed good money-management habits when your banker would pony up on command? You know how

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Dim Outlook for Holiday Jobs

The New York Times is reporting that as the economy sputters, prospects are dimming for unemployed workers who were banking on a seasonal retail job to carry them through the holidays. After a disappointing back-to-school season, many retailers say they intend to barely increase their seasonal jobs from last year, when hiring was among the

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