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March 8, 2010

ColoradoBiz Update

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Today in ColoradoBiz Update


Five hot tips to build your brand

Good recognition starts with organizing a fabulous set of products and services that provide real value to your target market. What does your market need? How do you solve its biggest problems?  By Theresa M. Szczurek

On Management: Jobs

Not many jobs come out of complaining about the government, banks or companies. Actually, companies are looking for people who have a positive attitude, people who know there are problems but choose to attack them from an optimistic angle. By Pat Wiesner

Seven reasons why small businesses should export

With customers still reeling from the recession, small business owners may want to diversify their market base by exporting their products or services. Here are seven reasons why small firms should consider exporting as a way to expand sales base and lessen the effects of a down economy. By Daniel Hannaher

Honked off about traffic

The most promising technique for reducing city traffic is called congestion pricing -- a toll on entering certain parts of town at certain times of day. By the Editors of E/The Environmental Magazine

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Community Calendar

 

Find out more about the Athena Award Gala on April 29 at the Seawell Ballroom. Check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own.
 

  Learn more about the 2010 Rocky Mountain Corporate Growth Conference -- Managing Beyond the Recovery: New Realities, New Rules, New Values. And read the latest ACG news here and web exclusives here.

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The origins of sniagrab

 

A look at the colorful history of the Gart empire -- from the castle to sniagrab songs.

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Wanted: Nominations for Top 100 Women-Owned Companies 

Nominate your firm for ColoradoBiz magazine's annual ranking of the state's Top 100 Women-Owned Companies slated for the May issue. Submission deadline: March 19

Hot Biz Deals

  • Get two tickets for $38 -- the price of one -- to see Brazillian guitarist Marcus Tardelli at the Newman Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, March 25 at 7:30 p.m. Find other great 2-for-1 offers here.
  • Join us on March 17 for a St. Patrick's Day Celebration at the Hotel Boulderado! Festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. with live Irish music from The Green Party, specialty Irish food and libations.
  • The Sheraton Steamboat Resort has put together two fabulous ski packages to make it even more affordable to hit the slopes. As the area's only ski-in, ski-out resort, Sheraton Steamboat Resort is offering the Champagne Powder Package and the Stay & Ski Package. To make a reservation or for more information, visit http://www.sheratonsteamboatresort.com/or call 1-800-325-3535.
  • Hit the links at the Broadmoor! Its 5-star Golf Getaway includes accommodations, full breakfast, one round of golf including cart, locker, club storage and range balls for $233 per person per night based on double occupancy. Plus earn resort credit from $75 to $300 depending on length of stay. Through April 30.
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