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April 20, 2010

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Today in ColoradoBiz Update 

Top 5 marketing and PR blunders: No. 5

Often, companies just do what they've done for years (even if it's not working anymore) just because, "that's how we've always done it." I've heard that a lot and seen the downside. By Esty Atlas

Disregarding website terms of use -- a crime?

Companies frequently breach the terms of use in many different ways, such as offering products that aggregate the data from popular sites, trawling social networking sites to find new leads or even skimming competitor web sites for new product ideas or content. By Matthew Cavarra and Ian O'Neill

Corporate class at budget prices

For the hospitality industry, 2009 was like every fourth or fifth person died Businesses planning conferences and retreats at Colorado resorts can strike great deals this year. By David Lewis

Will hybrids mean more reliance on coal?

It's true that the advent of electric cars is not necessarily a boon for the environment if it means simply trading our reliance on one fossil fuel-oil, from which gasoline is distilled-for an even dirtier one: coal, which is burned to create electricity. By the Editors of E/The Environmental Magazine

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Find out more about CEBA's Ethics in Leadership series on April 27, moderated by ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote. Check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own.

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    Hot Biz Deals

    • Viceroy Snowmass invites Colorado residents to celebrate springtime in the mountains, with special Springtime in Snowmass deals from April 12  to June 16. Room rates start at $95 for a studio residence. The Spa at Viceroy Snowmass is also offering savings on all massages, facials, rituals and manicure/pedicures., or call 1.888.328.1724
    • Willowfly Anglers, an ORVIS-endorsed fly fishing outfitter based at Three Rivers Resort in Almont, has teamed up with the resort to offer three great packages. Enjoy some great spring fishing and a discount on an all-day guided fly fishing trip from now until May 15 when staying two nights or more. Lodging will be discounted with nightly rates from $52. Call (888) 761-FISH for the details or visit or
    • Tour the sustainable restaurant scene in Denver this April during the Green Route Restaurant Tour! Each participating restaurant is a member of Denver's Green Route, a green map for the City of Denver All tours are complimentary and will feature special appetizer and drink specials and the opportunity to meet with the owners and chefs. Please visit to print your tour pass.
    • 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.

    Please join us for CEBA's Ethics in Leadership Series on April 27, 2010

    ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote moderates a panel of distinguished business executives on the role of ethical standards and behavior in today's business lending environment. $25/continental breakfast
    Where: Sheraton Denver Downtown
                 7:00 am - Registration/Networking
                 7:30 - 9:00 am - Program