Archive for August, 2010

31Aug

Land Use That Protects Our Future Generations

By Portage County Business Council

We’re all interested in economic development — growing existing businesses and attracting new ones. Community planning is key to sustainability — how a community uses the land for residential, agricultural or (continued).

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25Aug

Preparing a Solid Business Plan

By Portage County Business Council

A popular program that assists potential and existing entrepreneurs in preparing a solid business plan will be offered at several area locations this fall through the Small Business Development Center (continued).

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10Aug

Tapping into Resources and Developing Markets

By Portage County Business Council

Take a quick look around your place of business; really look at your customers for a moment. Is anybody using a social media outlet such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, or (continued).

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09Aug

Be the Bachelor!

By Portage County Business Council

Did you ever notice that owning a business is a lot like being one of the ladies on “The Bachelor?” Here you are trying to be the smartest, funniest and (continued).

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04Aug

In Times of Economic Chaos, Opportunities Abound

By Portage County Business Council

“It was the best of times; it was the worst of times…”  The words of Charles Dickens are a fitting description of today’s business climate.  But with difficult times come (continued).

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02Aug

UW Online Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Management

By Portage County Business Council

Our world is changing rapidly:  we face challenges of economic uncertainty, escalating energy costs, and global climate change.  The Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Management is designed to help meet (continued).

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02Aug

Strategic Alliances Present Opportunities

By Portage County Business Council

Looking for ways to accelerate growth or to diversify your revenue stream? Engaging in strategic alliances or partnerships can be a great way to gain entry into new markets, to (continued).

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