Monthly Archives: March 2010

Tools for Going Local Online: Get Connected Through The Internet To Your Target Customer

It seems like everyone’s chasing the grail of how to use the Web to reach a local audience. Luckily, tools for reaching people in your town while they’re surfing the ‘Net have improved, and more are coming. For starters, if … Continue reading

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New Loan Program Is A Breath Of Fresh Air and Eases Stress For Small Businesses In Portland

As competition and lack of access narrow the normal channels of funding, Portland’s 40,000-plus small businesses have a new lifeline. The American Recovery Capital Loan Program, or ARC Loan, announced by the Small Business Administration last year, is designed to … Continue reading

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