Six Words Of Advice From Our Small Biz Community

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Each week, we ask small business founders and owners to distill their advice to new entrepreneurs into six words, as part of our Small Business Spotlight series. What we’ve learned–besides many pearls of wisdom– is that you guys are pretty darn pithy. From witty to practical, here quite a few of our favorites:   Start […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Penn Brewery

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For some reason (probably age discrimination), I have the reputation at the office for being a booze hound. But in reality, I have one true love: beer.  If you haven’t gotten the memo, craft beer is is a huge movement in the United States.  The Brewer’s Association reports that in 2011, craft beer had blossomed […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: AppMonsta

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I was recently blessed with an iPhone and have fallen into the world of apps.  Lord knows all of us here at the cS offices love our apps.  Just last week Ross insisted all of us download SayHi Translate and speak to him in Swedish.  This is a true story, I encourage all of you […]

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12 Questions: Meet Tiffany Silverberg (USA)

Audree | May 1st, 2012

In our 12 Questions blog series, we feature interviews with someone from the crowdSPRING community. For these interviews, we pick people who add value to our community – in the blog, in the forums, in the projects. Plainly – activities that make crowdSPRING a better community. Be professional, treat others with respect, help us build […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Invitation Consultants

admin | April 25th, 2012

The Bridal Association of America reports that the average cost for a wedding’s invitations and reply cards is $659. (If you have a few extra minutes, check out that link to wedding stats.  It’s pretty fascinating.) Stationery is a very expensive venture, for both individuals and businesses alike. Invitation Consultants provide classy, customizable invitations at […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Milk & Media Studios

admin | March 16th, 2012

What do Werner Herzog, the NBA, and The Dark Knight have in common? Well, besides being awesome: Milk & Media Studios! The seeds for the film financing and production studio were planted when NBA star Elton Brand (yup, this guy) and film maker Harry Knapp worked together on a Werner Herzog movie, Rescue Dawn. If I’m […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Stack Exchange and Super User

admin | February 22nd, 2012

Got a technical, software or programming question like, “Is a function larger than an array [in Javascript]?” Or, do you just want to know when the first use of a secret identity in a comic book was? Either way, I’ve got your answer. Well, I don’t, but Stack Exchange does. There’s a lot of user- […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Should I Get Married?

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Valentine’s Day. Those words might send you into visions of long-stemmed roses and Michael Bolton or into a seizure of disgust and disillusion.  Or a shrug of absolute disinterest. But it’s today, the day after Valentine’s, that is the most interesting.  It’s the holiday I like to call: “WE’RE ENGAGED! NOW LOOK AT MY RING […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Geben Communication

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Sometimes it seems like the world of entrepreneurs is approximately 5,000% male. Don’t worry, this isn’t going to turn into a lecture about institutionalized sexism (though, largely male tech community: don’t tempt me!).  Instead, I want this to be a celebration of women who go out, start their own businesses, and get exactly what they […]

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