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Take the guesswork out of buying commercial property…

Take the guesswork out of buying commercial property…

Owning commercial property is the logical next step for many small business owners — they own their home, they created their company, now it makes sense to own the property their business occupies. This can be an overwhelming undertaking for lots of small business owners — many of us are extremely busy and intensely focused [...]

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WebPort Global, a new online connectivity tool for small and medium sized businesses

WebPort Global, a new online connectivity tool for small and medium sized businesses

What is the name of your business and URL? www.webportglobal.com A brief synopsis of the website / application (explain it to a 5 year old)? WebPort Global is a new and exciting online trade network created for companies and members of World Trade Centers, Chambers of Commerce, Professional Associations, and any organization that participates in [...]

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First Privacy-Centric Dashboard: Sgrouples Protects and Respects Your Data While Simplifying Your Online Life

First Privacy-Centric Dashboard: Sgrouples Protects and Respects Your Data While Simplifying Your Online Life

Sgrouples.com (rhymes with “scruples”) is a new player in the field of online collaboration, cloud computing and social media aggregation. And privacy is the name of our game. Not only does the Sgrouples platform offer users a single place to manage their online communities, but it does so without the use of deceptive data mining, [...]

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“SEA, and be seen.” An apparel business matches colors with social causes.

“SEA, and be seen.” An apparel business matches colors with social causes.

David Baron says it’s time to write a business plan. He also says it won’t be long before his start-up, which makes stylish hats that embody a social mission, will have to move its warehouse facility out of the basement of his family’s Atlanta, GA home. “We’ve grown the business significantly in our first year,” [...]

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SohoOS: Advantage, Small Business

SohoOS: Advantage, Small Business

Technology tools have fundamentally changed the way businesses operate, providing capabilities and resources that were unimaginable a few decades ago. While new software tools, collaboration technology and infrastructure capabilities have the potential to level the playing field between large enterprises and smaller companies, the benefits of the technology revolution have largely gone to larger corporations, [...]

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The iPhone App Created For Entrepreneurs - An Interview With Kadence Creations' Founder, Craig Stluka

The iPhone App Created For Entrepreneurs – An Interview With Kadence Creations’ Founder, Craig Stluka

What is the name of your business and URL of you APP? The company name is Kadence Creations, LLC, and the name of the iPhone app is MLMipedia Pro. The website is www.mlmipedia.com A brief synopsis of the smart phone app Or A short bio of your company : MLMipedia Pro is a smart phone [...]

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Cold Start: How Neosites Pioneered the Web Building Market in the Wake of Financial Crisis

Cold Start: How Neosites Pioneered the Web Building Market in the Wake of Financial Crisis

Negative growth, no credit, double digit unemployment and sovereign default. No, this isn’t present day Greece we are talking about here, it’s Argentina 2001, when ballooning debt and an overvalued currency led to the largest sovereign default in history, effectively blacklisting the country from credit. It may not sound like the most fertile ground for [...]

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MycroBurst Drenches Their Customers in Design

MycroBurst Drenches Their Customers in Design

MycroBurst is an online marketplace dedicated to providing affordable graphic and web design services to businesses of all sizes through our crowdsourcing methodology. Crowdsourcing allows our global audience of more than 35,000 designers to compete for our customers’ business. CEO Zaheer Dodhia and Executive Vice President Joe Witte started the company in 2003 in order [...]

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How To Build A Better Business: Go With Your Gut

How To Build A Better Business: Go With Your Gut

Jill Salzman is currently growing her third entrepreneurial venture, The Founding Moms, the world’s first and only kid-friendly collective of monthly meetups for mom entrepreneurs. A graduate of Brown University and law school, she started a music management firm and then launched a baby jewelry company before creating her current venture. Jill has been featured in [...]

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ZenCashFights For Your Right to Get Paid

ZenCashFights For Your Right to Get Paid

What is the name of your business and URL? ZenCash. You can find us at http://www.zencash.com. A brief synopsis of the website / application: ZenCash is an online service that helps small businesses and freelancers say thanks to customers who pay on time and follow up with those who don’t. We do this through automated [...]

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How Ten Dollars, Imagination, and Determination became the King Soleil Boutique

How Ten Dollars, Imagination, and Determination became the King Soleil Boutique

When I came across Shoestring Venture, I was at once intrigued to read about businesses starting up with very little money and becoming successes and fascinated by their stories. I am thrilled to now be one of them; a sole proprietor small business that was literally started with ten dollars. If I can share anything, [...]

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Wabiness: Your Network is Worth Money

Wabiness: Your Network is Worth Money

What is the name of your business and URL? The platform is called Wabiness. The name comes from melting together a “WAB” (Windows Address Book) file extension from Outlook, and “Business”. You can discover it here http://us.wabiness.com A brief synopsis of the website? We are a professional business platform matching together individuals’ skills and contacts [...]

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How Visual Marketing Can Boost Your Business

How Visual Marketing Can Boost Your Business

The world is visual. We use our eyes to take in much of the content that influences our behavior, tempers our reactions, and informs our decisions. Whether it’s on the Web, in a brochure, or live in person, the most effective solutions are ones that unexpectedly grab our attention. The key with visual marketing is [...]

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Know Where Your Employees Are: Simple In/Out Reinvents the Employee In/Out Board

Know Where Your Employees Are: Simple In/Out Reinvents the Employee In/Out Board

What is the name of your business and URL of you APP? We’re Simply Made Apps (simplymadeapps.com) and our product is Simple In/Out (simpleinout.com), a revolutionary yet easy to use digital in/out board for businesses of any size. A brief synopsis of the smart phone app : Simple In/Out is an easy to use digital [...]

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SupaDupa launches as the Tumblr of eCommerce and lets you create your own online Boutique

SupaDupa launches as the Tumblr of eCommerce and lets you create your own online Boutique

What is the name of your business? Supadupa.me http://supadupa.me/ started life as an idea which germinated out of a recession hit economy and the motivation to give artists, small brands and creatively minded, spare-time entrepreneurs, the chance to “have a go” at launching their idea virtually risk free. What is SupaDupa? SupaDupa is the easiest, [...]

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Forword Translations

Forword Translations

Stepping Forword A business idea first popped into my head when I had four dollars in my bank account. I was leaving Kazakhstan after two years as a Peace Corps Volunteer and was fretting about the job search I was about to begin. One day in mid-August, on the flight to New York City, I [...]

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Watch Out for those Missing Rungs on the Ladder to Success!

Watch Out for those Missing Rungs on the Ladder to Success!

Grandma’s Secrets was founded in 1994 at the urging of friends. You can say I accidentally fell into business. Although I had baked all of my life, only family members had ever tasted my delights. After completing my first NYC Marathon, I attended a holiday party for the runners. We each were requested to bring [...]

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Biz2Credit Does for Small Business Lending What Amazon Did for Online Shopping

Biz2Credit Does for Small Business Lending What Amazon Did for Online Shopping

Regardless of industry, size or location, all businesses need capital to grow. Many small business owners hesitate to approach banks directly, in part, because applying for a loan is time consuming, costly, and intimidating — with no guarantee of getting approved. Thus, entrepreneurs often resort to using personal credit cards, home equity lines, or their [...]

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An Enterprise Class Phone System for Small Businesses

An Enterprise Class Phone System for Small Businesses

The way we work is changing – we’re mobile, global, and increasingly dispersed. With smartphones and video conferencing, it has become status quo for businesses to support a remote workforce. In fact, nearly half of employees spend 75% of their time conducting business away from the office. Technology has made it easier to work out [...]

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Connect With Mobile and Remote Colleagues to Resolve Business Issues Faster Than Ever

Connect With Mobile and Remote Colleagues to Resolve Business Issues Faster Than Ever

Company name and URL: Directra www.directra.com What does the Directra smartphone app do? Directra helps business people in any location to connect and interact securely in their own private communication cloud using group text messaging, IM, email or voice (cell phone or land line), to resolve issues quickly regardless of their location or device. If [...]

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