TAG: business

Resources for Starting Your Own Small Business

Posted in Business and Careers, For You on March 31, 2015 at 6:00 am

Owner Of Gift Shop Standing In Doorway By Aileen Luppert Have you ever considered starting your own small business? Most of us have fantasized about being our own boss—maybe more often than we care to admit. We aren’t alone. The U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Office of Advocacy reports: Small businesses make up 99.7% of U.S. employer firms (a small business is d […]

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Build Your Business

Posted in Business and Careers, For You, News on December 29, 2014 at 6:00 am

Feature_SCORE New year, new business! SCORE Business experts Chuck Zahara and Josh King present back-to-back presentations at Spokane Valley Library. Chuck takes you through simple steps to starting a new business during the first hour, and get the scoop on social media for business from Josh during the second hour. Come to one or both seminars, […]

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Library Hack: Resources for Local Businesses

Posted in Business and Careers, For You on October 28, 2014 at 6:00 am

Business People Working with Business Issues By Brian Vander Veen Earlier this year, the Spokane Business Library went live at spokanebusiness.org. A collaboration of the Spokane County Library District and the Spokane Public Library, the Spokane Business Library consolidated the two library systems’ digital business resources into a single one-stop portal. Up till now, however, to use the […]

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Business Incubation Spokane – The Chicken or the Egg?

Posted in Business and Careers on June 13, 2014 at 6:00 am

B&C_Feature_BusinessIncubation by Michelle Booth Do you have a great idea for a business but don’t know how to go from idea to reality? Welcome to business incubation Spokane style. There are several resources in the area ready to help you get your new company funded and open for business, and several more business resources ready to […]

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Dividend Paying Stocks: Free Online Events from Morningstar

Posted in Business and Careers on May 15, 2014 at 6:00 am

B&C_Feature_BarGraph by Carlie Hoffman In a previous post, I told you about a series of online events hosted by the Morningstar® Investment Research Center℠. In March, Christine Benz discussed retirement portfolios. If you missed it, view the recorded presentation. Next up in the series is Josh Peters, editor of the DividendInvestor newsletter, who will be provi […]

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Introducing the Spokane Business Library

Posted in News on May 7, 2014 at 6:00 am

News_Feature_BizResoursesSite Time is money, and when doing business research the more time you save, hopefully the more money you make. In an effort to make researching faster and easier for business owners and entrepreneurs in the area, Spokane County Library District and Spokane Public Library created a website to bring together all of our business resources […]

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Nonprofit in the Cloud

Posted in Business and Careers on April 23, 2014 at 6:00 am

B&C_Feature_NonprofitCloud by Kandy Brandt The nonprofit organization I am active in was looking for ways to provide valuable and efficient services on a tight budget. We had just enough income to make ends meet and nothing left over for renting expensive office space, investing in costly computer software, or hiring lots of staff. We found the […]

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Business Research Just Got Easier

Posted in News on April 21, 2014 at 8:00 am

News_Feature_DigitalLibrary Spokane County Library District is dedicated to supporting local businesses. With these two new additions to our Digital Library, local businesses and non-profits have more tools to develop and maintain successful enterprises. 1. Business Source Complete This comprehensive collection of business information offers highly targeted searching of milli […]

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No Small Change: Bitcoin for Beginners

Posted in Business and Careers on April 2, 2014 at 6:00 am

ED_Feature_Bitcoin Guest blog by Doug Slaton, workshop presenter My co-presenter, Zach Doty, and I have been long time computer techs and continually explore any new innovations in technology. We have an unbridled fascination with all the amazing things happening with and on the Internet. We’ve followed Bitcoin for about 2 years and when we started seeing […]

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Get a Leg Up on Retirement: Free Online Events from Morningstar

Posted in Business and Careers on March 11, 2014 at 6:00 am

hourglass by Carlie Hoffman Planning for retirement can feel overwhelming. Learning the importance of sound financial strategies today can help you feel prepared for the future. That’s why Morningstar® Investment Research Center℠ is offering the opportunity to take part in a complimentary, live online event with Christine Benz, Morningstar’s director […]

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