Running for any elected position requires hours of planning, research, and determined dedication to constant campaigning. It’s not an easy endeavor. There are numerous aspects of campaigning that need to be addressed and planned for before putting your name forward for candidacy. Once your campaign begins, there are still plenty of hoops to jump through […]
Navigating America: How Traffic Signs Help Us Find our Way
Millions of Americans spend a considerable amount of time behind the wheel each year. In fact, 8.1 percent of U.S. workers who worked outside of the home had at least an hour-long commute in 2011, according to U.S. Census numbers. Even though biking and walking are popular alternative forms of transportation for some, our vehicles […]
Election Signage for Local Races
The election is tomorrow, so we can finally look forward to the end of the relentless election coverage on television, radio, in print and even on blogs (ahem. We might even be guilty of a little national election coverage ourselves). We KNOW Who’s Running For President: Bronco Bamma and Mitt Romney! Four-year-old Abigael was so […]
Celebrating Small Business Week
Next week, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will honor entrepreneurs in celebration of Small Business Week. The SBA provides tons of great resources for small business owners and for those just beginning the process of starting a business.
Where’s the Bathroom? 6 Tips for Directional Signage
Have you ever been shopping with a three-year-old? There are a few things to know before you go. Be prepared to cut the trip short if he gets cranky. Don’t expect him to ride in a stroller – he thinks he’s too big. But don’t expect him to walk very far, either. Be prepared […]
Why Join a Chamber of Commerce?
As a new business owner, you might feel a bit overwhelmed with everything that needs to be accomplished during the day. You need to apply for permits, contact vendors, negotiate a lease, hire and train employees, stock shelves, order signage and plan your marketing strategy. The last thing you have time for is a […]