A HOW-TO BLOG FOR CHICAGO BUSINESS

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014
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By Alexandria Fisher

Chicago Ranks Second for Fast-Growing Businesses

Chicago Ranks Second for Fast-Growing Businesses

Chicago companies snagged 95 spots on the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies.

Thursday, Jul 10, 2014
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By Courtney O'Callaghan

Facebook Comes to Chicago for Small Business Boot Camp

Facebook Comes to Chicago for Small Business Boot Camp

Facebook stops in Chicago during its five-city tour to give small businesses tips.

Thursday, Jun 5, 2014
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By Marcus Riley

Suburban Teacher Makes an "EZLeap" Into Entrepreneurship

Suburban Teacher Makes an "EZLeap" Into Entrepreneurship

Eileen Sloan has managed to build a thriving business out of tool that helps kids tie their own shoes.

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014
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By Alexandria Fisher

City to Host Small Business Week Workshops

City to Host Small Business Week Workshops

Small businesses will have a big opportunity in the coming weeks.

Thursday, Jan 30, 2014
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By Rebecca Otis

5 Reasons Not to Abandon An Online Profile

5 Reasons Not to Abandon An Online Profile

Small businesses are often started by someone who has an idea, runs with it, and will do whatever it takes to make it happen. For example, they will set up a Facebook page, then ask an employee, friend,...

Tuesday, Jan 21, 2014
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By Alexandria Fisher

Chicago Unveils New Online Tools for Small Businesses

Chicago Unveils New Online Tools for Small Businesses

The city of Chicago is looking to make things easier for small business owners.

Tuesday, Jan 21, 2014
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By Steve Robinson

Entrepreneurs Show Off Their Marketing Prowess

Entrepreneurs Show Off Their Marketing Prowess

Since there’s a lot to be gained from looking at what other entrepreneurs are doing to engage their customers, here are four great examples of Chicago businesses embracing email and social media.

Saturday, Nov 30, 2013
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By Regina Waldroup

Small Business Saturday a Big Hit in Chicago

Small Business Saturday a Big Hit in Chicago

Big box stores have had their doors open since Thanksgiving, offering deep discounts, but Saturday, “mom and pop” stores were hoping to cash in on the holiday shopping bonanza.

Friday, Nov 29, 2013
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By Shelby Bremer

Running Stores on Small Business Saturday

Running Stores on Small Business Saturday

Check out these participating retailers for running-related holiday gifts on Small Business Saturday.

Wednesday, Nov 27, 2013
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By Alexandria Fisher

How to Shop Small During the Holiday Season

How to Shop Small During the Holiday Season

You don't have to think big when it comes to the holiday season shopping frenzy. At least that's what participants in Small Business Saturday are saying.

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