Archive for the ‘Business’ Category

It’s likely that an employer will only spend about 7-10 seconds glancing over a resume. It’s in those few seconds that you want to be able to capture his or her attention. Think about advertisements and social media for a moment–how often do you simply scroll past a tweet or post without giving it much  [ Read More ]

The holiday season is almost upon us, and that can only mean one thing: shopping, deals, promotions, and exclusive offers that we all want to know about. But how do we find out about these offers? Getting these offers is one thing–but how we receive them, is another. We are so used to getting our  [ Read More ]

Starting a business can be tricky. There are a lot of factors that go into the process, including one of the most important: having a business plan. A business plan can provide crucial information for not only you and your clients, but also your employees and managers. It sets objectives and goals, how and why  [ Read More ]

Lansing, Michigan is now home to the newest Beer Grotto, opening this Saturday April 18th, at 11 a.m. New businesses in Lansing are always a cause for celebration and this new establishment is no exception. 

Michigan has been slowly recuperating since the downfall of our economy a few years back. The unemployment rate skyrocketed during the most past economic environment, but slowly things seem to be looking up. Michigan’s unemployment rate, as of recently has been steadily decreasing and the last time the rate was this low was in October  [ Read More ]

We’re almost done with our first month of the new year, crazy I know. With a new year there is always an abundance of new startup companies emerging offering a wide variety of new products and services. Here is a collection of some of the best startups that you should be looking out for in  [ Read More ]

The holiday season is the most important time of the year for retailers. With so many people purchasing gifts around this time, it can be a make-or-break quarter for many companies. Stores try to compete with the growing online business, while online businesses compete with Amazon and EBay. Every company puts out holiday promotions in  [ Read More ]

Print is a strange animal as 2014 comes to a close. Much like many forms of physical media, it has diminished and continues to diminish. As mp3s and streaming audio have replaced CDs and cassettes, as Google has replaced the phone book, physical media still lives on and in some cases continues to be big  [ Read More ]

Two months after Apple made its big announcement about Apple Pay, many small and medium-sized businesses have started to explore the benefits of using a contact-free mobile payment method. The concept is not new; the similar service Google Wallet has been around since 2011, but only one-third of 500 smartphone users had used it. So  [ Read More ]

Whether you are starting a new business or just deciding it is time to upgrade an existing office space, budgeting for new office furniture is extremely important. New office furniture can be a large expense and it is important to make sure you have worked it into your budget. Whether you get new or used  [ Read More ]