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2014-07-10 23:06:06

June is National Dairy Month, and the industry is seeing benefits from a diversification of its offerings and a consumer focus on craft dairies and locally sourced products. Planning leader Wise Business Plans, which provides individualized, custom-designed business plans for startups and expanding businesses, is proud to announce a 2014 push to help independent dairy owners achieve success without missing funding opportunities. (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 "Wise and the SBA both exist to...

2014-07-10 08:27:31

Benefits still a key employee concern and may trump job satisfaction when it comes to employer loyalty COLUMBUS, Ga., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While 84 percent of small-business leaders say they either maintained or grew sales and revenue in 2013, they're tempering those positive indicators with careful choices about hiring, compensation and employee benefits according to the 2014 Aflac WorkForces Report for Small Businesses. This study, released today by Aflac (NYSE: AFL), the leading...

2014-07-08 23:10:41

New affordable online calendar software helps small businesses save time, improve traffic and increase brand awareness through organic event content. BALTIMORE, MD (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Localist, the industry’s only provider of an interactive online calendaring platform, today announced the release of ‘Localist Simple,’ a plan focused on small businesses’ event and content marketing needs. The Localist Simple plan is geared toward small businesses and organizations with limited...

2014-07-07 08:25:27

Entrepreneurs Will Overcome Summer Business Challenges with 60 Days of Marketing Tools and Prizes CHANDLER, Ariz., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Infusionsoft, creator of the leading sales and marketing software for small businesses, today announces the "Own Your Summer" contest. The sixty day initiative will offer free resources and prizes to help small business owners overcome typical summer challenges, giving them more time to pursue their passions and spend time with family and friends. In...

2014-07-01 23:00:55

Despite the New Jersey’s ranking of 49th among the states in terms of small business friendliness according to a most recent study of the non-partisan Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council and 50th in job growth according to a study by the Business School at Arizona State University, the final budget passed by the Legislature and presented to the Governor, lacks the help small businesses need to help them survive, let alone grow. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Legislative...

2014-06-27 23:09:23

Heartwood Center for Mind Body Spirit, a holistic healthcare community based in Evanston, has recently doubled their capacity and launched their unique business model for providing integrative wellness services at their 1818 Dempster Street location. They offer a unique business model that incubates practitioners, therapists, and business owners with their own offices. Evanston, IL (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Heartwood Center for Mind Body Spirit, a holistic healthcare community based in...

2014-06-26 08:33:55

SAN LEANDRO, California, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Small Business Confidence Survey shows more than half of small business owners anticipate legislation hindering small businesses will get worse in 2014 TriNet (NYSE: TNET) [http://www.trinet.com/?utm_source=PR&utm_medium=PressRelease&utm_campaign=TBD ], a leading cloud-based provider of HR services...

2014-06-25 12:31:14

Twice Monthly Series Will Cover Opportunities & Responsibilities WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) today announced, in partnership with Small Business Majority and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, a series of webinars to help Spanish-speaking small business owners navigate the changes and opportunities in health care and better understand how they and their employees can benefit from new programs made...

2014-06-19 12:29:09

LONDON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Financial Services for Small Businesses in the U.S., 2nd Editionhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/banking_finance/financial_services/financial_services_small_businesses_u_s.html Coming out of the recession, small businesses are building momentum, as a post-recession job engine, employer to almost half of all payroll employees, and a contributor of an estimated $5.8 trillion to GDP in 2013. Meeting...

2014-06-18 12:32:49

Award recognizes companies and individuals that promote the mission and goals of the SBIR program and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) DURHAM, N.C., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parion Sciences, a company dedicated to the development of novel treatments for pulmonary and ophthalmic diseases, announced today that it has received the Tibbetts Award from the U.S. government and the Small Business Association (SBA). Affectionately referred to as the "Tibbie", the Tibbetts...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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