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  • Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week 2011 By Tiffani S. ClementsAre you a minority-business owner looking to grow your business? Are you seeking to, network with other minority businesses? Do you desire to become certified as a minority-owned business and get a piece of the more than $400...
    August 30, 2011 - 5 comments
  • QR-codes are multi-dimensional barcodes that can be read by barcode scanner applications available on most newer smartphones, or they can be downloaded for free online.  According to Nielsen.com we are at the beginning of a new wireless era where smartphones will become the standard device...
    August 29, 2011 - 5 comments
  • How’s your business blog doing? Running out of ideas? Struggling to keep it up-to-date? You’re not alone. In the busy-ness of business, keeping your blog fresh is not always at the top of your mind and not always the easiest chore to check off your list. The problem is, if you really...
    August 25, 2011 - 814 comments
  • Congress has set goals to help woman-owned small businesses (WOSBs) gain their share of the federal contracting market. However, without a specific set-aside contract program for WOSBs, such as those in place for small disadvantaged businesses (e.g., the 8(a) program), service-disabled veterans...
    August 24, 2011 - 1 comments
  • Are you considering outsourcing your payroll function?If you find you don’t have enough hours in the day to take care of your business operations, your clients and your employees, outsourcing key business functions such as payroll can be a cost-effective business strategy. In fact, payroll is...
    August 22, 2011 - 10 comments
  • If you are running an online business and visitors are flocking to your site – congratulations, you’ve passed a significant hurdle. But who are your customers and most importantly, what do they think of your business? Getting feedback from your customers is an essential part of running...
    August 18, 2011 - 22 comments
  • As a small business it’s critical that you protect your assets and your interests with a wide array of business insurance options, but what about your business liability?Liability insurance protects you against injuries and damages suffered by a third party.  It essentially pays for the...
    August 17, 2011 - 3 comments
  • If you sell anything online or regularly ship goods and services to customers – how can you be sure you are getting the best shipping deal for you and your customers? Unless you’ve explored the full range of options, the shipping can become an operational nightmare and have a direct...
    August 16, 2011 - 7 comments
  •  We’re getting the word out on how the federal government can help start-ups. This blog article is the fourth in our series cataloguing programs for high-technology entrepreneurs (sometimes referred to as “high-growth, high-impact firms” or high-tech start-ups). So far, we...
    August 16, 2011 - 2 comments
  • We’re getting the word out on how the federal government can help start-ups. This blog article is the third in our series cataloguing programs for high-technology entrepreneurs (sometimes referred to as “high-growth, high-impact firms” or high-tech start-ups). In the first part of...
    August 11, 2011 - 1 comments

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