Monday, May 20, 2013
Made in Alaska: Inside Alaska Wildberry Products
“Everyone loves it,” said Dwayne Guerr, general manager. “Everyone loves to come down here and watch us make the candies."
Alaska Small Business Resources
An extensive list of links to various resources for small businesses or aspiring entrepreneurs
Employment Commission Emphasizes Illegal Discrimination Against Those With Criminal Pasts
By refusing to hire applicants with a criminal background, the Employment Equal Opportunity Commission said employers would illegally bar a disproportionate number of certain races from work.
Jobs Pop Up at Southside Cake Shop
Just a year after opening its doors, Cakes in Love has achieved a small business pipe dream: several employees, no debt and steady growth.
Online Marketing Winners and Losers
Only 64 percent of Facebook users say they've clicked on an ad on the free site; less than a quarter of those actually made a purchase.
Local Businesses Say Yes To URLs
While Anchorage business owners embrace online marketing plans, a recent survey shows 40 percent of small firms nationwide don't have a website.
Small Businesses Find Opportunity in Social Media
Many companies use web-based tools to promote their businesses, network and find new customers; other entrepreneurs are crafting a niche guiding others through the evolving world of social media.
Business Plans: May 25
Alaska's weekly small business news roundup.
Alaska Grown Produce is a Hot Commodity for Local Restaurants
Restaurant menus could be the next to sport an Alaskan Grown logo now that a new program is making it easier for local chefs to purchase local produce, and offering rebates to those who do.
Small Business Month Cyber Forums: Marian Call
Join KTVA.com for a series of online forums on entrepreneurship, startups and more.