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October 2011 Blog Posts (5)

Blogging Bootcamp: Getting Started and Sticking With It

By Heather Whaling


Whether you are an individual wanting to share gardening, parenting or cooking experiences — or you work for a company interested in sharing expertise, best practices, case studies or data — launching and sustaining a blog is hard work.

I recently delivered a “blogging bootcamp”-style presentation. The audience included people new to blogging, as well as those who felt stuck in the stop/restart…


Added by Michael Bowers on October 24, 2011 at 2:04pm — No Comments

Five Selected from 162 Applicants to Participate in the 1492 Business Accelerator Program

Five companies were selected last night from a field of 162 applicants to participate in the second 1492 business accelerator program.  1492 is a collaboration among TechColumbus, Columbus State Community College and the Columbus College of Art & Design.  The program accelerates the creation of innovative startups in a matter of months, not years.   “We were projecting about one hundred entrants,” said Ted Ford, president and CEO of TechColumbus. “That we received 162 is testament to the…


Added by Tonya Wilson, SBDC on October 20, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

Small Business Financing and Funding

Last week I attended the BOSS 2011 Conference put on by the Barefoot Executive, Carrie Wilkerson . Was an incredible experience!!! While I was there I participated on the "Power of People: Buzz, Publicity and Social Media panel and also conducted a breakout session on Financing and Funding. As you can see I am multi-talented speaking on two such diverse topics. Not sure that is so much true…


Added by Michael Bowers on October 13, 2011 at 8:38am — No Comments

Steve Jobs ~ Aspire

"Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything — all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure — these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know…


Added by Michael Bowers on October 6, 2011 at 7:12pm — No Comments

25 Essential Conference Networking Tips

by DEB NGon OCTOBER 3, 2011


I’m not an expert networker.  I’m sort of shy about approaching people and often…


Added by Michael Bowers on October 3, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

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