A Business Story on Turning a Negative into a Positive

There are many challenges in the current economy and often it seems there are more discouraging headlines than positive news.  So, one man who inspired a blog I wrote some time ago has been on my mind.  I wanted to re-share it with you in the hope his story of turning a negative into a positive might help you with a challenge you are facing. ...more

Small Business Tip: New Free Online Store for Maryland Seafood

Buying and selling Maryland seafood is easier for the state’s entrepreneurs, small business owners and consumers.  There is a new online home for Maryland seafood direct from watermen and aqua-farmers as easy as picking up the phone and placing an order. The University of Maryland Environmental Finance Center and the Maryland Department of Agriculture are working toget...more

Small Business Tip: Free Small Business Security Guide

How secure is your business computer system? October is Cyber Security Awareness Month, and there is a special offer for SBTV.com viewers and small business owners from  the National Institute of Standards and Technology.  ...more

Small Business Tip: High-Tech Help Gets Farmer International Attention!

One mid-west farm has several high-tech communications features at work today getting world-wide attention!  You see, Verizon Wireless is sponsoring Benton Farms’ quest to offer the world’s largest corn maze in Guinness Book of World Record's. ...more

Small Business Tip: New Mobile Payment Processing from Amazon

Small retailers and businesses there are new mobile payment options! Amazon is rolling out a new offering bringing mobile payment processing for partners. This new suite of payment processing tools for mobile devices makes online shopping easier and faster for consumers and allows cell phone users to quickly pay with their devices at partner retailers. ...more

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Small Business Tip: Fighting the Flu with Free Shots & Wellness Help

Small business and mid-sized companies are increasingly developing initiatives to help employees develop a healthier lifestyle....more

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Small Business Tip: Entrepreneurs Lead the Way in Green IT

The second annual Green IT trend survey by CDW Corporation is out and entrepreneurs are not letting the current economic downturn stall green IT initiatives.  In fact, researchers found small businesses are the most likely to invest in Green IT in the...more

Small Business Tip: Firms Working to Take Some Pain Out of the Workday

This is the last day of the month and a close to Pain Awareness Month.  Not a big small business event?  You'd be surprised.  Thousands of small business owners are taking steps and making accommodations to help employees living with chronic pain stay productive.   ...more

Small Business Tip: New Satellite Phone with "Smart Wireless" Features Coming

Businesses, government agencies and international organizations are the initial target markets for a new satellite phone service coming from AT&T.  The TerreStar Genus phone will be able to make calls at sea or from remote locations.  When cellular networks are unavailable, a satellite covering North America will act as a cell site in space to provide coverage to help users stay connected. ...more

Small Business Tip: Consumers Spending More Time on Social Media

Web savvy consumers are spending about three times as much of their time on the Web on social networking and blog sites like Facebook and Twitter as they did a year ago, according to new research from The Nielsen Company.  The research reveals the time spent by Americans o...more