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July 19, 2010

ColoradoBiz Update


Today in ColoradoBiz Update

Dawn of the iPad

Launched in early April, the latest and greatest toy from Apple sold more than a million units in its first month, easily outpacing the iPod and iPhone's respective launches. By Eric Peterson

Marketing to Millenials: part 1

So what has growing up with the Internet, cell phones and email created? We don't know a world without electronic communication, which has given us a vital new skill set. By Saira Taylor

Job of the CEO: build value

CEOs rarely respond with the predictors of success we hold near and dear when asked how to best grow value -- which explains why they have difficulty actually doing it. By Larry Valant

Point of sale data and beyond: part 2

What about data associated with capacity and the ability to promise orders? If a customer calls and requests 10,000 pieces of product X, can customer service respond immediately? By Gene Tanski

Read part 1 of Gene's series.

The Gen XYZ 25: Colorado's Most Influential Young Professionals


ColoradoBiz wants to celebrate the young entrepreneurs of the 21st century! We're looking for 21- to 39-year-olds who are creating game-changing technologies, business strategies, products and services. The Top 25 finalists will appear in our October issue and at our Gen XYZ party on Sept. 30 at Mile High Station.

Nominate your favorite young professional today!

Deadline extended to July 30!

Community Calendar


Find out more about the Minority Business Breakfast on July 22. Check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own .

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You can now submit your own Playmakers or In Biz items! And check out ColoradoBiz's new job board for job seekers and employers.  


Top 250 Private Companies? You tell us!


Nominate your company for ColoradoBiz magazine's annual ranking of the state's Top 250 Private Companies that will appear in the September issue.

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Social media sales secrets


Your Business Channel explores how social media strategies can grow your company.

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Planet-Profit Report founder Bart Taylor
A new website and enewsletter for sustainable biz in the U.S. West 


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REGISTER TODAY  to join other business executives from across Colorado and candidates for governor and U.S. Senate on July 22 at the 16th Annual Minority Business Breakfast.

In addition to recognizing the three fastest-growing minority-owned businesses, candidates will field questions relating to jobs and the economy and issues facing the minority business community.

Confirmed to attend and onstage July 22 at the Seawall Ballroom, Denver Center for Performing Arts:

Candidates for Governor
(Dem) John Hickenlooper
(GOP) Dan Maes
(GOP) Scott McInnis

Candidates for U.S. Senator
(GOP) Ken Buck
(GOP) Jane Norton
(Dem) Andrew Romanoff

The Association for Corporate Growth

  Learn more about the The 5th Annual Investment & Finance Cross-Networking Event on Oct. 20. And read the latest ACG news here and web exclusives here.