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Attention Aspiring Entrepreneurs!

SHOALS — Aspiring entrepreneurs can present their business ideas to a panel of area professionals on November 18. The best idea will be awarded a $5,000 cash prize. The Shoals Chamber of Commerce’s Idea Audition has been designed to help … Continue reading

How to Start an App Development Company

Starting an app development company may seem like an impossible task if you are not a designer or developer. Designers, developers and project managers are all very skilled and highly paid professionals. How can someone with no development or design … Continue reading

Rising Atlanta Ice Cream Company Finds Temporary Home in Florence

FLORENCE, AL, Monday, June 23:  Keith Schroeder, owner of the Atlanta-based ice cream company High Road Craft Ice Cream, had what anyone might call a good problem. Demand for his chef-designed, hand-crafted ice cream got a boost from coverage in … Continue reading

Kids Summer Cooking Camp Starts Next Week!!!

ONLY A FEW PLACES LEFT – RESERVE YOUR SPOT TODAY!!!!!!!  RED GINGHAM GOURMET Kids Summer Cooking Camp Starts Next Week Laura Hester, owner of Red Gingham Gourmet, will be teaching two Sessions of Cooking Classes for kids, at the Shoals … Continue reading

50 Signs You Might Be an Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurs are a unique group of people. Not only do they think differently; they act differently. They draw on personality traits, habits and mind-sets to come up with ideas that straddle the line between insanity and genius. But just because you’re an … Continue reading


The days are longer, the first blooms have emerged, and bees and other critters are showing their tiny faces after a long winter. No season represents growth or renewal quite like spring. Motivated by the change in seasons to start … Continue reading

Career Advice: How to Keep Your Network Alive When You Have no Bandwidth

To keep your professional network going, you must consider it a valuable asset that’s critical for your career. Just as you wouldn’t leave money under your mattress unattended, hoping that there’ll be sufficient funds to retire, the same is true of your … Continue reading

Need a Business Idea? Here are 55

This article has been excerpted from 55 Surefire Home Based Businesses You Can Start for Under $5,000 by Entrepreneur Press & Cheryl Kimball, available from Entrepreneur Press . Today, tens of thousands of people are considering starting a home based business, and for good reasons. … Continue reading

How To Run Or Ruin A Company In 140 Characters

LONDON (Reuters) – When Nat Rothschild, the co-founder of troubled miner ARMS, insulted his former investment partner on Twitter last week, he showed the power of social media for business leaders seeking publicity – but also the perils of saying … Continue reading

Food Business Workshop – Tuesday, April 15th 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

 Are you thinking about starting a food business with a favorite family recipe or maybe producing a value added product using vegetables from your garden? Join us at the Shoals Culinary Center (SCC) on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 from 6 p.m. … Continue reading