Results tagged with 'Small business'
Published Aug. 21, 2014
There is an informal service industry in Milwaukee made up of landscapers who go door to door, offering up their services at a discount as a way to make a living. During the winter, many of the landscapers go door to door with shovels, hoping to make a few dollars clearing snow and ice.
Published March 23, 2014
For his latest book - "For Love and Money: Portraits of Wisconsin Family Business" - photographer Carl Corey, had one criteria: Wisconsin family-owned businesses in existence a minimum of 50 years. Like Corey's previous book, "Tavern League: Portraits of Wisconsin Bars," "For Love and Money" relies on images to tell a powerful story of the state.
Published Jan. 24, 2013
Regardless of the impact of the Affordable Care Act, the members of the board of directors of the Council of Small Business Executives (COSBE) are remarkably bullish about their prospects for 2013.
Published June 9, 2010
Business owners, call an audible and treat yourself by attending the Waukesha County Chamber of Commerce Top 10 Small Businesses of the Year Awards Luncheon on Thursday.
Published April 21, 2010
Let's take a time out from the political heat surrounding the health care reforms recently signed into law by President Barack Obama for a moment and instead take an objective look at one aspect of the real-world impact of the bill.
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Wednesday July 9th, 2014 – Gurnee, IL Tonight I attended a free seminar on how to conduct business online. It was given by a member of SCORE, which is a mentoring source for small business. I had heard of this organization for a long time, and I probably should have gotten m...
In an article posted in Bloomberg today entitled, "Yellen Spending Recipe Lacking Key Ingredient: Bigger Wage Gains", the authors pinpoint a key problem with all the euphoria sounding an improving labor market: no wage growth. This isn't surprising at all, though, when you factor in the...
By: Tony Matera / twitter @Insuring_WI This winter has been brutally cold with a constant threat of snow and ice almost every other day. This time of year it is no surprise that the insurance world sees a severe spike in claims revolving around the slip and fall on ice, by both employee...
Top 5 Email Marketing Tips for the Holidays. In a recent discussion with a client struggling to define his email strategy for the holidays, I decided to share an article I had saved, which was titled: Top 5 Email Marketing Tips for the Holidays. He was initially gung-ho on a plan to discount just...
By: Tony Matera / twitter @Insuring_WI
I am truly amazed when I have the chance to sit down for the first time with a potential client and they tell me that they do not currently have a return to work program, and that they are not sure if they even need one. Many excuses are, well we ...
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