We all know the stories of the simple idea that translated into gigantic international business: Let’s make good coffee quick and accessible and fancy it up with some foreign words! Let’s help people connect with each other via computers! Let’s skip the bookstore and get books — and now everything else under the sun — delivered right to our doors! From […]
Terror in the corn. Zombie paintball hunt. Chicken on a stick. Corn mazes, barrel trains, petting goats and pedal cars. And then, of course, there’s the pumpkin patch. Fall Family Fun is happening right now at Anderson Farms in Erie, where 300 people are employed for the six-week fall festival season that ends right after Halloween. What […]
The second annual Pints in the Park is this Saturday, August 29 at Community Park in Louisville! If you attended the kick-off festival last year, you know it’s a day full of local craft beers, food trucks and live music. What more could you want on a summer afternoon? Say Cheese! Marketing Java‘s fearless leader, […]
Do you love craft beer? Well Jon Baird certainly does, which is why he co-founded I Love Colorado Beer in January. He wanted to give people a behind-the-scenes look at breweries across the state, so he started a podcast, where he features interviews with brewers and brewery owners. (Appropriately named Brewviews.) Jon offers some great […]
Last week was National Small Business Week. As the SBA describes, “Every year since 1963, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week, which recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. More than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, […]
Today is the fifth annual Colorado Gives Day! The Community First Foundation created the movement in 2010 to celebrate and increase philanthropy in Colorado, through online giving. ColoradoGives.org provides objective, up-to-date information about participating nonprofit organizations statewide and serves as a platform for charitable giving year-round. The website features nearly 1,500 nonprofits in Colorado, which […]
In lieu of our recent flood disaster here in the Boulder area, let’s take a moment to appreciate the wonders that can develop through community support and involvement. Though the flood has destroyed so many homes and belongings, the local public has really banned together in an incredible effort to help. It’s great to see […]
Still think Foursquare is just a silly little game? Think again. They’ve raised $20 Million, taking their value to $95 Million. If you’re a merchant, this is good news for you.
Cause-marketing can become more reliable, trackable and credible with the use of the right tools. Tivix and Giveo are a few examples.
Looking for an edge for your minority or woman-owned business in Colorado? A plate of upcoming workshops might be your answer.