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Facebook for Business: Profile, Page, or Group, What do I do?

By Meg Havenga Facebook Profile A Facebook Profile is a personal account on Facebook, and everyone that uses Facebook must have one.  Every individual is allowed one (and only one) Facebook Profile.  Just because you CAN set up a 2nd … Continue reading

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Summer Training Series: Starting a Business

Starting a Business in Northern Michigan Would you like to own your own business? Determine if business ownership is right for you. Learn essential strategies for starting and managing a successful business, including how to develop a business plan, reach … Continue reading

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LINCHPIN, Are You Indispensible?

Book Review by Chris Wendel Seth Godin is one of the most influential business writers of the last decade, with a litany of relevant topic books (Tribes, Small is the New Big, Permission Marketing, Purple Cow) and his latest offering … Continue reading

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Financing the Family Member

by Chris Wendel Nothing raises a financial red flag more than the idea of lending a loved one or family member money. But what about using your monetary resources to finance a relative’s small business startup? 58% of America’s fastest … Continue reading

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Tech gap deepens between Business “Haves and Have-nots”

The challenges of managing and sustaining a small business in today’s economy seem to change by the minute. Many of the challenges involve technology and online tools that require a certain internet and technical skill set and regular time commitment. … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Becoming a Smarter, Social Business Person

Today (Wednesday January 13th) at 10:30 AM, on the Vic McCarty Radio Show, we discuss 10 Tips for Becoming a Smarter, Social Business Person Listen live online on at 1270 AM (WKMT-the Talk Station)

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5 Business Trends in the Grand Traverse Region for 2010

by Chris Wendel As the decade ends and the New Year is upon us, it’s a good time to take stock of some of the new trends that are impacting small business in the Grand Traverse Region. 1. The rise … Continue reading

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