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Small business Blogging

I thought this blurb by Allison M Reilly was useful: Blogging for business involves writing an article every week or every other week, about 400 words, about something related to your company or around a keyword for which you want to rank. It’s enough to get by, but it’s not enough to do business blogging well. It’s a lot more than writing blog posts, even if that’s blogging for business in its simplest form. If you want …

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A fun interview at Stanford

  A fun interview at Stanford about some old things and new ones. Innovators podcast @ Stanford A fun interview at Stanford about some old things and new ones. https://soundcloud.com/innovatorsradio/s1e5-steve-blank-lean-startup Founders 2:15: Founders and dysfunctional families 3:55: Operating in chaos 7:18: Mentorship is a two-way street 11:50: Founders are artists 14:03: Failure=experience 17:27: Rules for raising a family if you’re a founder Startups 19:25: Startups are not smaller versions of large companies 22:03: How I-Corps …

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Finances

Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week

Attend a free webinar — Protecting Sensitive Business and Customer Data: Practical Identity Safety Practices for Your Business Thursday, February 1st, 11AM MST The webinar is part of Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week (January 29-February 2, 2018). Presenters from the IRS and the Federal Trade Commission will talk about how businesses can protect themselves, their customers, and employees against ID theft. They will also discuss imposter scams targeting businesses, cybersecurity practices, and how to respond …

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Commercial Real Estate Growth

2017 was a year of commercial real estate growth for metro Denver, says CBRE –By Kelcey McClung – Reporter, Denver Business Journal, Jan. 9, 2018 New commercial construction was a big component of 2017 for metro Denver, with over 5 million square feet of new space delivered in just the industrial sector alone, the highest amount since 2001.  That’s according to a new report from CBRE Group Inc. (NYSE: CBG).  According to the fourth quarter …

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2018 Employee Handbook Updates

6 Critical Employee Policy Updates for 2018   Article by: Reagan Freed, Solvere HR Consulting The employment landscape changes frequently, as such employers are encouraged to review and update their Employee Handbook every year. Below are six critical policies employers should review and update in their Employee Handbook: 1. Sexual Harassment Policies 2. Employment Opportunity Policies 3. Review Reasonable Accommodation Policies 4. Comply with New and Updated Leave Laws 5. Safe Driving Policies 6. Amend Smoke-Free Workplace Policies Don’t have a handbook? …

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Retail Stores — A 2017 Prediction

Why the Wave of U.S. Store Closings Isn’t Over Yet Sales-per-square-foot data tells sobering story Author: Andria Cheng (October 1, 2017) Fung Global Retail & Technology calculated that the major department stores it looked at—Sears, JC Penney, Kohl’s, Macy’s and Nordstrom—collectively would need to shut more than 600 stores to return to their respective performance in 2011. Read the eMarketer Retail article here…

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