Women-owned biz on the rise, will the stimulus stick? & video: online marketing
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March 25, 2009
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New women-owned businesses a growing sector
More than 10 million firms are owned by women - with a 50 percent ownership stake, or more - generating $1.9 trillion in sales as of 2008. Here's how optimizing cash management can help them to stay ahead of the curve. By Michele Favilene

The U.S economy... long and deep
The Administration and the Federal Reserve continue to throw mud at the wall, seeing what sticks in terms of effective "stimulus." As before, many of the programs being enacted have never been tried before. By Jeff Thredgold

Workplace flexibility - a low-cost benefit with high returns
Flexible work options like telecommuting increase loyalty, boost morale, enhance productivity, and minimize turnover - often with very little investment. More companies need to see the light. By Kathleen Quinn Votaw

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From the March issue

Guest voice: Alternative transportation for your employees
By driving two days less per week, the average person can save about 143 gallons of gasoline and keep about 2,778 pounds of carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere in a year. By K.J. McCorry

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Attention Women-Owned Companies

Nominate your company for ColoradoBiz magazine's annual ranking of the state's Top 100 Women-Owned Companies. Click here. The Colorado Women's Chamber of Commerce and ColoradoBiz are hosting a reception for the companies that make the rankings, 5 to 6 p.m., April 30 at the Seawell Ballroom, 1101 13th St., Denver. Following the reception, the companies are invited to attend the annual Athena Award Gala at a discounted rate. For more information contact eleake@cwcc.org, (303)458-0220.


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Heather Pomeroy of Canadian online research firm Itracks
Heather Pomeroy of Canadian online research firm Itracks talks about the online data collection company and its market research tools, including online surveys, at the CSIA's C-Level @ Mile High technology networking event.


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Google's Vince Chirico on how the company is helping websites build ad revenue
Vince Chirico, business development for Google, talks about Google's presence along the Front Range and the company's hopes to "revolutionize" display advertising.

Hot Biz Deals

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See ColoradoBiz stories on Channel 7

Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz on "The Road to Recovery"
As the economy continues to challenge businesses and consumers, KMGH Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz are collaborating on stories that explore how businesses are coping - and succeeding - despite the downturn. Look for new installments of "The Road to Recovery" at 4:30 p.m. on Thursdays, during the second half of the 4 p.m. broadcast. You can also find them online at TheDenverChannel.com.

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