February 23, 2015 Small Business Matters

Leverage Mobile Technology

Hear Bill Jones’ remarks on the founding of COSE and the work of the organization

Start Small, Think Big

The 5 Things You Must Know to Leverage the Future of Digital Marketing by Entrepreneur

4 Tech Trends that Small Businesses Should Not Ignore by the Huffington Post

Five Storefront Solutions for Your Business by Huffington Post

Shopify E-Commerce Solutions

Mobify Mobile Shopping Platform

Square Mobile Point-of-Sale Tools

Reach out to Daniel Young, managing partner at DXY Solutions in Cleveland

COSE Annual Meeting Registration

Register now.

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses

Cuyahoga Community College 10,000 Small Business Initiative

Application for Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Initiative

Connection Calendar

Find out all of the exciting opportunities to connect with other small business owners at COSE education and networking events.


February 16, 2015 Small Business Matters

In Memoriam – William Jones

Hear Bill Jones’ remarks on the founding of COSE and the work of the organization

Start Small, Think Big

The Power of Thinking Big, But Starting Small by Small Business Trends

Small Business Growth by OfficeMax

Richard Branson’s Tips for Growing Your Small Business by Entrepreneur

Contact Claude Booker, Owner of Simply Southern Sides, at www.simplysouthernsides.com.

Small Business Boot Camp #1 – “Money Matters”

Small Business Boot Camp with featured speaker Claude Booker, Owner of Simply Southern Sides. Register today.

Connection Calendar

Find out all of the exciting opportunities to connect with other small business owners at COSE education and networking events.

Owner Resources

Council of Smaller Enterprises (COSE)

JumpStart

Manufacturer Advocacy & Growth Network (MAGNET)

Ohio Small Business Development Center

SCORE Cleveland


February 9, 2015 Small Business Matters

Avoid the Naysayers

How to Turn Negativity into Creativity by Entrepreneur

3 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Overcome Naysayers by Growthink

COSE Annual Meeting

Get more information or register for COSE’s Annual Meeting on February 26.

Learn more about our annual meeting panelists and their businesses:

Connection Calendar

Find out all of the exciting opportunities to connect with other small business owners at COSE education and networking events.

Best of Tech Awards

Find more information, categories or nominate yourself or a client for an award.


February 2, 2015 Small Business Matters

Position Yourself as an Expert Through Lengthy Online Content

How to Get People to Read Your Online Content by Huffington Post

4 Suggestions to Help You Produce Better Website Content by Small Business Trends

Contact Anita Campbell, Founder, CEO and Publisher of Small Business Trends

Connection Calendar

Find out all of the exciting opportunities to connect with other small business owners at COSE education and networking events.

Ask the Expert

How can I be more effective in closing a deal?

How to Close a Sale: Strategies to Help Create a Win-Win Business Relationship of Customer Satisfaction and Longevity by Inc.com

This week’s “Ask the Expert” was authored by Dave Harman of Sandler Training. Contact Dave at http://www.biztraining.sandler.com

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses

Cuyahoga Community College 10,000 Small Business Program

Application for Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program