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May 5, 2010

ColoradoBiz Update

Today in ColoradoBiz Update

Do you know the muscle man?

Not too long ago, Colorado State University graduate Erik Phillips enjoyed total command of NBA stars like Shaquille O'Neal and Steve Nash. When he was done with them, they were drenched in sweat. By Stewart Schley

Top 10 tips for a fantastic franchise

Is your company appropriate for franchising? And more importantly, are you ready for franchising? Before you jump in, here are some key points to consider. By Carrie Rezabek

To noncompete or not?

An employee leaves to join a competing company and begins to solicit your customers. That's the "forehead-smacking" moment when employers wonder: "Why didn't we negotiate a noncompete?" By Gretchen Lipman

The global economy rebound

The overall global economy has returned to a reasonable level of economic growth, led by Asia. Such renewed growth follows the first global recession since just after World War II.  By Jeff Thredgold


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Facebook's future


Your Business Channel goes to San Francisco, where Silicon Valley blogger Louis Gray talks about where social-media marketing will be in five years.

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When worlds collide: Google, China and personal freedom

A chat with Dave Taylor and friends about the web's potential impact on people in countries where information is controlled by the government.

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Colorado's Top 50 Minority-Owned Companies

Nominate your company for ColoradoBiz magazine's annual ranking of the Top 50 Minority-Owned Companies in July. Nomination deadline: May 21, 2010