small busineses

  • Local Lift Is A Kickstarter For Local Businesses

    Local Lift Is A Kickstarter For Local Businesses

    Kickstarter, Indiegogo and other crowdfunding platforms have been a big hit with product makers and creative types, but a new┬ácompany called Local Lift wants to bring the power of crowdfunding to those in the local, small business community, too. With the Local Lift platform,┬ábusiness owners are able to raise funds directly from their customer base and the community at large by running… Read More

  • Google Targets Small Businesses With $100 Million Worth Of AdWords Credits

    Google Targets Small Businesses With $100 Million Worth Of AdWords Credits

    Google is going after local businesses in a big way. It is promoting Google Places any time someone does a local search, it tried to buy Groupon for $6 billion, and it put star exec Marissa Mayer in charge of local products. Since the middle of December, it’s been running a $100 million marketing promotion aimed at small and medium-sized businesses to try to get them to sign up for… Read More