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Ohio Suppliers invited to Check Ohio First Webinars with Large Buyers

Connect with Buyers and Suppliers through the Check Ohio First Online Directory! Visit www.CheckOhioFirst to find Ohio Suppliers and Support Ohio Jobs! Join us online to learn how to do business with buyers and improve contracting skills: (Includes schedule change [...]

July 23, 2012 Entrepreneur + Business News, Feature News and Events, News + Events
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The Bottom Line About Multi-Level Marketing Plans Part 1

Multilevel or “network” marketing plans are ways to sell goods or services through distributors. Typically, these plans promise that if you sign up as a distributor, you’ll get commissions not only from the sales you make, but also from the [...]

July 23, 2012 Business Basics, Featured Training, Legal, Planning, StartUps, Uncategorized
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Looking to Earn Extra Income? Don’t Fall for a Scam

How does the Rule protect people thinking about buying a bizopp? First, it requires sellers covered by the Rule to give you a one-page disclosure document outlining important facts about the opportunity. Second, if sellers make any claims about how [...]

June 11, 2012 Public Policy + Advocacy, StartUps
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Q + A: Shannon Feucht, Central Ohio SBA Economic Development Specialist

MOXIE: How long have you been in your position and what motivates you to work with small businesses? Feucht: I have been with the agency for 12 years and for the last 7 I have been in the Marketing & [...]

May 21, 2012 Business Management, Featured Finance, Featured Training
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Strategies for Minority Business Enterprises to Capture Federal Contracts White Paper

The Minority Business Development Agency issued a White Paper on Strategies for Minority Business Enterprises to Capture Federal Contracts and Expand Their Business, intended as a quick guide to help MBEs navigate the federal contracting process. It takes MBEs from [...]

May 21, 2012 Certification + Contracting, Earn, Public Policy + Advocacy
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Entrepreneur News Digest April 23

Top Story: The data show that Hispanic women are starting businesses at a faster rate than non-Hispanic women. While scanning the “Top” lists of several business publications Maria Botta was struck by the lack of Latinas, in fact, on Inc’s 2011, [...]

April 23, 2012 Entrepreneur + Business News, Feature News and Events, News + Events
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What is WOSB? If you want a lucrative federal contract you should know

The US Government spends about $429 billion each year on everything from toothpicks to spaceships; cleaning services to training services. It’s estimated that 60% of government purchases are for services and 40% for products. And here’s some good news for [...]

April 15, 2012 Certification + Contracting, Earn, Public Policy + Advocacy
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Public Policy Watch: Crowdfunding

Small business groups urge U.S. senate leaders to advance crowdfunding legislation The internet has revolutionized the way people do business and that includes the way businesses are funded. Crowdfunding – once the pet project of struggling musicians and artists is [...]

March 20, 2012 Feature News and Events, Public Policy + Advocacy
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SBA’s Final Rule Increases Size Standards, Expands Eligibility for Small Business Programs

SBA changes business size requirements to qualify for funding. WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration today published a final rule in The Federal Register that will increase some of the size definitions of small businesses in Professional, Scientific and [...]

February 14, 2012 Public Policy + Advocacy