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Mon, 04/11/2011
Events Just Announced Thursday, April 14Social Media ClassFree class with Blagica Bottigliero from Motorola on how to make social media work for your business.When: 6:30 to 8 p.m.Place: Prairie Avenue Gallery, 1900 S. Prairie Ave.Cost: FreeInfo: blagica.bottigliero@gmail.comThursday, April 14Selling in an Economy that is Uncertain at BestLearn 12...
Fri, 04/08/2011
BizBuySell.com released its quarterly Insight report on the small business-for-sale transaction market this week, and the data is very much in line with our local results.  According to the BizBuySell first-quarter report, the number of reported closed business-for-sale transactions rose 2% nationally from the first quarter of 2010 to the...
Fri, 04/08/2011
During the opening keynote address at the Web 2.0 conference last week, senior Wired maverick Kevin Kelly discussed six verbs for the web that are the prevailing forces shaping modern Web culture.They are: screening, interacting, sharing, flowing, accessing and generating.Come again? Can you make the connection between these...
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Thu, 04/07/2011
(Reuters) -- Social media is great for spreading the word but sometimes its content can become the elephant in the room, quite literally. Just ask Bob Parsons, the flamboyant founder and CEO of Web hosting site GoDaddy, who posted a video link of his elephant shoot in Kenya on his Twitter account last month. The controversial dispatch was the...
Thu, 04/07/2011
 In recent weeks, several industry surveys have suggested that small to mid-sized businesses in Chicago are shaking off some of their recession-induced fears and becoming more optimistic about hiring and sales. In addition, long-awaited capital is beginning to flow to start-up companies. As small businesses and startups gear up for growth,...
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