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URL :http://bizbox.slate.com/blog/
Filed Under:Business & Finance / Entrepreneurship
Posts on Regator:639
Posts / Week:2
Archived Since:June 8, 2008

Blog Post Archive

How to organize for increased productivity

“When confused, ask the customer.” That’s a classic Sam Walton quote – and one that points to solutions for how to organize for better productivity. This customer-facing philosophy is why our company, a marketing communicati...

When a Small Business Customer Goes Bankrupt

Small business trouble can mirror what’s going on with large companies and the stock market. Unfortunately, I got a dose of that this past fall. I suspect many of us small business owners will be working through these problems in.

Call me Bruce

Call me Bruce X and heed me well. In an earlier incarnation, I used to be just like you – sprinting along the pathway of my strategically chosen career. I wanted to have it all, and I was intent...

Won't Be Biz-y For A While

One year ago, I began to write and edit Bizbox. Now, one year later, it's time for Bizbox to stop being quite as biz-y. The site will be going on hiatus. A thank you to former editor Ben White;...

Wayne's (Rogers) World- A MASH Note to Entrepreneurs

Recently, the U S Chamber of Commerce held their annual small business conference at the Omni Shoreham in Washington, D.C. One segment of the conference was “How I Built It” and was hosted by Colleen DeBaise, small business editor o...

Pony Up To This Shore Thing

Folks from Jersey (or Joisey) know The Stone Pony in Asbury Park as home of The Boss. Maybe Springsteen can have his next gig at The Scone Pony in quaint Spring Lake. Debra Buruchian, is co-owner of the year-old shop...

Using Your "Bean' to Brew a Success

A year ago, siblings Richard, Martin, and Anne O'Connell had a spat that led to Martin's ouster from longtime Park Slope institution Café Regular. Some on Grub Street went so far as to suggest a "Save Martin" campaign. However, just...

A new voice Guss-ied up for business people

Voice-over talent specialist Marc Guss, a top William Morris voice-over agent for more than a decade, has launched Alpha Voices, a NYC-based voice consulting service. An entertainment industry veteran, Guss has represented many of the industry's prominent voice-over performers including...

Small biz climate has deteriorated; says U S Chamber

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce conducted two small business focus groups on April 1, 2011, in Philadelphia, as well as a national survey sample of small business owners through interviews with 900 businesses April 8 -12, 2011. The findings from...

U.S. Chamber Small Biz Summit to Highlight Expansion & Job Creation

Washington, D C will the site for America’s Small Business Summit 2011; to be held at the Omni Shoreham Hotel on May 23-25. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce will host more than 600 small business owners from across the nation....

Work/life options for employees; says Lori Sokol

BizBox contributor Lori Sokol recently tackled a topic that should be of major interest to small business owners Where’s The Flexibility? Baby Boomers Want To Know As the oldest of Baby Boomers turn 65 this year, they are also presenting...

Biz-Y Week In D C

Every year since 1963, the President of the United States has proclaimed National Small Business Week to recognize the contributions of small businesses to the economic well-being of America. As part of National Small Business Week, the U.S. Small Business...

Tony Ponturo Brews Up a “Magic” Potion on Broadway

When InBev made its historic purchase of American brewery icon Anheuser-Busch in 2008, it gave Tony Ponturo the opportunity to fulfill the dream many a corporate exec yearns to have: to go out on his or her own. For Ponturo,...

Stone Street Perks Up the Coffee Business

When Scott Pugliese of Bagel World in Park Slope needed to upgrade his coffee, Stone Street was suggested. “We were changing our coffee and also upgrading our food offerings,” explained Pugliese. “I went to see Mitch Margulis and I was...

Start-up advice in NYC

New York City is the place for start-up advice this week. Wednesday, May 04, 2011 from 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (ET) Henry Kaufman Management Center 44 West Fourth Street Gitlow Amphitheater, Room 1-70 New York, NY http://nyuess5-eorg.eventbrite.com/ Angel Financing...

Philly 18th Annual Enterprise Awards

Join the Mid-Atlantic elite business community for a night of honors, celebration, and networking. Reserve your table for the 18th Annual Enterprise Awards gala on Wednesday, May 4, 2011, at the Hilton Philadelphia City CONTACT: PACT- Greater Philadelphia Alliance...

Springboard 2011 Venture Forum Closes May 2

The Springboard: 2011 Venture Forum is Springboard’s 22nd venture forum program supporting and promoting high growth women-led companies seeking equity investments and/or strategic partnerships. The deadline for applying is May 2. The forum recruits the most promising investment-ready companies and...

Business Insider Hosts Startup 2011

Henry Blodget and Business Insider have announced Startup 2011, NYC's premier business plan competition and entrepreneurship conference. The day begins with editor-in-chief Blodget interviewing Union Square Venture's Fred Wilson and continues with top entrepreneurs and VCs taking the stage. In...

Pay Your Small Biz Card or it gets Personal

If I am guarantor for my small business credit card, could the businesses late payments affect my personal credit? Yes!! Says Brian E Taylor a financial consultant writing on credit-land.com "Today we all have a very clear idea about how...

Big Apple VC Funding Remains Steady

Some 69 companies in the New York area received more than $580 million in funding, according to a report from PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association. Funding slipped 3% from the first quarter of 2010 but was up...

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