May 24, 2013 by Michael Bowers
I was perusing Twitter this morning and I saw where my friend Amy Schmittauer had written the post 4 Faces You Must See on June 6th. This highlights Ohio Growth Summit presenters Amber MacArthur, Cheryl Harrison and Jess Ostroff. As the Director of the Ohio Growth Summit I couldn’t agree more with Amy’s thoughts.
After reading her post I started thinking that I should let people know what I expect to see on June 6th? After all I am on the inside, I picked the speakers. Who would know better than me what you should expect when you come to the Ohio Growth Summit?
First things first. When I look for speakers for the Ohio Growth Summit I reflect on what small business owners are asking me on a daily basis. Most of these questions revolve around how do I find more customers and do more business. Hey, I understand I am in the same boat. Even though Continue reading…
May 24, 2013 by Amy Schmittauer
Justin Bryant will be presenting on at the session 9 Tools for Creating Smart Brand Strategy where he will discuss “internal and external forces that you should consider while creating your brand strategy, specific simple tools that you can use to define your strategy and how strategy drives other elements of your brand.”
Tune in to our interview with her about how he might be able to help your business if you attend his session at this year’s Summit.
May 23, 2013 by Janine Holsinger
When I had a full-time, salary-paying position in a local law firm, I remember being much more frivolous with my funds. I would entertain any opportunity to go shopping, to a fancy dinner with my girlfriends or purchase a new must-have item off my Amazon wish list.
It was only after I became a bootstrapping startup founder that I realized just how important it is to be frugal in business. My business account is full of only that which I can spend to build my company so I quickly became the penny pincher that my mom would be proud of but I didn’t know I had in me.
Here are five resources under $30 that helped me kickstart my startup: Continue reading…