Michael Essany is a business writer for Intuit and is passionate about solving small business problems.
on May 8, 2013
On a school field trip to a natural history museum, 8-year-old Bill Walters discovered his life’s passion: beekeeping.
“I wandered away from the class and got in trouble for it,” he recalls. “But I remember to this day seeing an observation hive. … …Read » Views: 857
on May 7, 2013
About one of every 88 American children today has been identified with an autism spectrum disorder, according to the latest statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The rate of children diagnosed with autism — which occurs across…Read » Views: 923
on May 6, 2013
For Dawn Henson of Beaumont, Texas, it was love at first sight.
Perusing Facebook late one evening in July 2011, Henson saw an unforgettable photo of an aging and seriously ill white German shepherd named Kaiser. He was scheduled to be euthanized the next day…Read » Views: 998
on April 2, 2013
Spring has a way of making everything fresh again, including opportunities for small businesses! In that spirit, Intuit plans to help 15 more small-business owners get what they need this season through our Small Business Growing Strong campaign.
Between Apri…Read » Views: 915
on March 27, 2013
Once the province of well-funded behemoth brands, mobile advertising is no longer an exclusive club for elite companies. In fact, as mobile ads grow more accessible and affordable, they may be just what small businesses need to reach the masses.
“Relativel…Read » Views: 877
on February 5, 2013
When it comes to the entertainment business, the show must always go on. But on July 19, 2002, the Kitchener Waterloo Little Theatre (KWLT) in Ontario, Canada suffered a tragic setback that imperiled the legendary community theatre to such a degree that few in…Read » Views: 733
on January 31, 2013
December 12, 2012 was supposed to be the luckiest date on the calendar last year. But while 12/12/12 may have delivered auspicious realities for some, this particular occasion bestowed anything but upon Christopher Sapp and his employees at Golden Isles Line…Read » Views: 744
on January 18, 2013
After serving eight years in the U.S. Navy, Danielle McCray wanted to start her own business as both a way to give back to her community of Florence, South Carolina, and to help secure a positive future for her son.
“When I got out of the Navy,” she remembers…Read » Views: 813