As you gather with your family and friends on this holiday, where we are thankful for so many things (including a holiday where no gifts are exchanged with aforementioned family and friends, and eating a huge meal of scrumptious food is the priority!) let’s take a look at some Thanksgiving Day statistics from the folks […]
Sarah Santacroce, social media, internet marketing, and virtual event specialist recommends that new entrepreneurs start out by living in two worlds. She explains why it is wise to pursue your dream of starting a business while keeping your day job in her allbusiness.com article, “5 Reasons to Start your Small Business on the Weekends”.
This fall, the MBRC presents a special series of workshops, each 1 hour or less, focusing on doing research using our vast array of subscription databases. Attendees will learn over three sessions how to access of databases, use them to do research, and then create marketing lists. The Business Bites series presents each step concisely […]
If you are like most people, you are often searching for the right words when writing a difficult work email or letter. Mashable’s Email Templates for 27 of Your Toughest Work Tasks is what you have been waiting for. Included are scripts for those tough situations such as asking for a referral, addressing a workplace […]
Have you visited our Online Business Collection? These valuable free resources are a collection of databases, web sites, and news sites geared towards the small business owner. Industry information, market research, law, and not-for-profit are just some of the subjects. Each site is vetted by our information specialists to make sure that they are up-to-date […]
In business, nothing is as valuable as a good reputation. Yet, as a business owner or manager, you sometimes need to deal with negative feedback. According to Brendon Schenecker, founder and CEO of Travel Vegas, the way you respond to an unfavorable review may makes a big difference in how customers see your company.
Looking for a good read? Try this! Networking is a Contact Sport by Joe Sweeney Networking is a Contact Sport by Joe Sweeney is a book full of networking techniques and ideas for any business person. Sweeney stresses quality over quantity when making business connections and likens networking to playing sports. A large part of […]
Halloween is BIG BUSINESS. In 2014, Americans will spend $7.4 billion on Halloween products. Check out the infographic below for more statistics on our Halloween obsession and be sure to visit Statista for other great statistics and infographics.
Meet Lynda (.com) at the Middle Country Public Library! Lynda.com is an easy to use online education database containing thousands of video tutorials on a wide variety of subjects. The business tutorials cover a broad range of topics from presentation fundamentals and time management to popular desktop applications like Microsoft Office and Quick Books.