Michael Essany is a business writer for Intuit and is passionate about solving small business problems.
on August 24, 2012
From social networks to mobile apps, the digital tools at your disposal are numerous and varied. But with so many resources at the ready, how can you be sure that your small-business toolbox contains what you really need to establish an online presence and pro…Read » Views: 2,023
on July 5, 2012
Brandon Rives is a busy young man. When he isn’t studying computer science and business at Tuskegee University or running his upstart entertainment and management company, Rives is actively involved in his community and helping other youngsters find their pass…Read » Views: 1,970
on June 14, 2012
Ask anyone in the Downtown Creative District of Salem, Ore., where you can find the hottest, most laid-back coffee shop in town, and they’re bound to send you to Clockworks Cafe & Cultural Center.
Clockworks Cafe is owned and operated by the Culture Sho…Read » Views: 1,857
on June 12, 2012
For more than 15 years, Vern Firestone of Redford, Michigan has followed his professional passion. As a freelance marketer, Firestone developed such an impressive body of work that he and his equally marketing-savvy wife, Joni, finally went into business for t…Read » Views: 2,035
on May 4, 2012
Anthony Soohoo has the type of resume most entrepreneurs dream of possessing. The UC Davis grad and Harvard MBA rose to prominence in the digital media industry by first cutting his teeth in brand-management positions at Inktomi and Apple.
A standout from the…Read » Views: 2,056
on April 16, 2012
Kelly LeFevre loves to make her clients feel happy, pampered, and confident through jewelry. These days, however, LeFevre is feeling the same way. But it has nothing to do with jewelry and other fashion accessories. LeFevre’s Aurora, Illinois-based Kele & …Read » Views: 2,075
on March 14, 2012
The U.S. House of Representatives on March 8 passed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act in an overwhelming majority and uncharacteristically bipartisan vote. Support from the U.S. Senate and White House is widely anticipated, and the bill is expecte…Read » Views: 2,002
on March 6, 2012
Alicia Haynes still remembers the phone call she received in November 2010.
It was a call that would profoundly impact her business, Todali Tackle, a maker of custom, hand-poured fishing baits that “fishermen like and the fish love.” As it turned out, Haynes …Read » Views: 2,101