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Gazing into the Crystal Ball for 2012

As another year draws to a close, it’s a good time to take stock of some of the new trends that will likely impact small business in the Grand Traverse Region in 2012. Rural Development: This is a term that the … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Buying In”

by Chris Wendel The world of marketing seems to be constantly adjusting to changing mediums, ad leery consumers and technology that allows us to more easily ignore messages altogether. It is a well accepted notion that through the years we … Continue reading

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Summer Training Series: Payroll Taxes, Record Keeping, and Reporting

Payroll Taxes, Record Keeping, and Reporting Designed for small business owners and bookkeepers and those who have never prepared payroll tax returns or need assistance with the process. Learn to prepare all the required federal and state quarterly and annual … 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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Today on “Small Business Focus”

With the holidays approaching and the new year only three weeks away, it’s a good time to look forward to some small business trends for 2010. This week we’ll talk about marketing and technology trends (see below) and next week … Continue reading

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