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Made In Nevada

February 2nd, 2017, 04:04:49 PM
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The Made in Nevada program is the longest running marketing cooperative in the Silver State. Originally established under Governor Bob Miller, Made in Nevada has thrived as a champion for small business for more than 25 years. In July of 2015 Made in Nevada relocated to the University of Nevada, Reno. The relocation of Made […]

UNR Business: 5 steps to developing your brand

February 4th, 2016, 02:21:11 PM
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  Creating a brand for a business is becoming ever more important as social media and a digital presence is often just as important as in-person interactions. Creating and promoting that brand should come about from a thoughtful and deliberate process. With the continuously changing marketing landscape, seeking out professional assistance can mean the difference between […]

“The consumer is not a moron, she is your wife.”

June 15th, 2015, 11:28:02 AM
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“The consumer is not a moron, she is your wife.”   That’s a quote from one of the most brilliant ad men of the 20th century, David Ogilvy. His ads generated a crazy waterfall of cash for his clients. The man knew how to sell because he understood people. Ogilvy started off as a door-to-door […]

Ten IRS Tips to Help You Choose a Tax Preparer

January 28th, 2015, 12:28:27 PM
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via Many people pay to have their taxes prepared. You need to be careful when you pick a preparer to do your taxes. You are legally responsible for all the information on the tax return even if someone else prepares it. Here are 10 IRS tax tips to help you choose a tax preparer: […]

Advisory Board Formation

January 14th, 2014, 01:34:28 PM
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Starting a new company is hard, and finding people to help guide you is even harder. When people look to start a new business they commonly seek advice from friends or family or look to create a board of directors for their new venture. From a professional standpoint, this is probably not the way to […]

How to Create a Successful Produce Business

June 13th, 2013, 11:48:54 AM
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The Nevada Herds & Harvest program combines a series of workshops on different topics, and provides educational business management and mentoring skill building to support Nevada agricultural producers. Friday June 21, 2013 Herds and Harvest REGISTRATION  

Restaurant Statistics

April 15th, 2013, 04:25:35 PM
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The students and the excellent full time faculty members at the Nevada Small Business Development Center, or Nevada SBDC for short, have been assisting clients in improving operations and providing helpful insight to ensure business success since 1985. Over the past few decades the Nevada SBDC has seen the expansion and contraction of a number […]

Speak Human to Me!

April 4th, 2013, 06:58:51 PM
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Speak Human to Me! Recently, I sat with a new client, learning everything I could about his service. He was so animated the whole time, you can tell he was in love. He was in love with his services, his industry, and his customers. He knew which features made his customers doggedly loyal, and all […]

Selling Like a Surfer Dude Hell Bent on Revenge

August 20th, 2012, 05:00:22 AM
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Selling Like a Surfer Dude Hell Bent on Revenge I received an email today written by the highly respected marketing dude, Frank Kern. Frank doesn’t have a typical guru personality. He’s super casual, fun-loving, and talks like a college frat boy with a surfboard under his arm. But don’t let that persona fool you. He’s […]

What to Sell (and NEVER Sell) Using Email

May 3rd, 2012, 06:00:09 AM
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What to sell (and never sell) via email Email is so quick and cheap, it’s no surprise most businesses use it to get the word out about new products, special offers, and other promotions. But most emails end up with lackluster results because many businesses try to do all of the selling in the email. […]

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