Category: OhioMBE

Insurance Rapport

Insurance Rapport By Hilton I. Hale Insurance planning can be important in the proper development of a business.  There are many different types of insurance that can be beneficial.  Effective selection of coverage can depend on many variables, such as…

How to attract 70 percent more business

How to attract 70 percent more business  Some people ask me whether or not they should have a website, I answer them with a resounding YES! Quite honestly, I don’t know why a business owner or entrepreneur wouldn’t have a…

5 sources of quick cash

5 sources of quick cash During the current recession, many businesses could use a little more cash…and fast. Here are five quick & practical ways to get the cash you need in a tight credit market. 1. Get Paid Up…

NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR THE 10TH ANNUAL MICRO ENTREPRENEUR AWARDS

NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR THE 10TH ANNUAL MICRO ENTREPRENEUR AWARDS INCREASE Community Development Corporation is now accepting nominations for the Tenth Annual Micro Entrepreneur Awards.  This event recognizes entrepreneurs with five or fewer employees, including the owner, for their success and…

Ohio Reaches Exporting Milestone

Ohio Reaches Exporting Milestone Businesses in Ohio are exporting at a record pace, getting national recognition in the process. Ohio exported $50.5 billion worth of goods last year, setting a new state record. “We are very proud of our global business…

Ohio improving purchasing with MBEs

Ohio improving purchasing with MBEs The State of Ohio is improving its mandated procurement goals with certified minority owned businesses, the Cleveland Plain Dealer recently reported.  State law requires every state agency, board and commission to devote 15 percent of…

Networking is key

Networking is key By Vernalee One of the essential criteria to achieving success, particularly for small businesses is networking. Looking for the next project/client; keeping your company’s name visibly afloat; and staying before your prospective buying audience help to achieve…

CrowdFund Newbie: Is Your MBE, DBE, or FBE Ready for Regulation Crowdfunding?

CrowdFund Newbie: Is Your MBE, DBE, or FBE Ready for Regulation Crowdfunding? By Ambrose Moses, III There has been much talk about crowdfunding being a game-changer for small businesses and the economy.  Rules have been proposed by the SEC concerning Regulation…