July 27, 2015 Small Business Matters

Tips for Your Business – How to Keep People Coming Back to Your Website

For more expert advice, check out Linktunity, COSE’s online tool that connects small businesses with specific needs, questions or challenges with experts who are eager to share their wisdom.  

Five Ways to Keep People Coming Back to Your Website by Deluxe.

Ten Ways to Improve Your Online Marketing by Small Business Trends 

Ask the Expert – Are You Ready for the EMV Revolution?

Navigate the ins and outs of the chargeback liability shift by accessing Solupay’s guide.

This week’s Ask the Expert column was written by Brendan Hickey, director of Business to Business Solutions for Solupay Processing Solutions in Twinsburg.  Find out more about Solupay and their services.

Connection Calendar

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


July 20, 2015 Small Business Matters

Tips for Your Business – Increase Productivity by Reducing Stress 

Find fitness tips and wellness information on the Medical Mutual website.

One Easy Way to Reduce Workplace Stress and Enhance Productivity by Forbes.

Weapons of Mass Creativity Fest

Find more information about WMC Fest 2015 and register.

Contact WMC Fest organizer Heather Sakai at Go Media at heather@gomedia.com.

COSE Small Business Convention 2015

Follow the latest developments, including speakers, workshops and networking opportunities.

Connection Calendar

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


July 13, 2015 Small Business Matters

Tips for Your Business – Make Your Culture the Key to Employee Engagement 

This week’s Tip was written by Geo Money, Manager of Branding and Culture at OE Connection, an award-winning technology leader and innovator of original equipment replacement parts solutions headquartered in Richfield. Find out more about OEConnection at www.oeconnection.com.

Budget Bill Offers Tax Relief for Small Businesses

Learn more about COSE’s advocacy efforts.

Read COSE’s 2015 Public Policy Agenda.

Owner Resources - Accessing Capital: ECDI

To find out more about the Economic and Community Development Institute, visit www.ecdi.org.

Connection Calendar

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


July 6, 2015 Small Business Matters

What’s Hot: The Art of Social Media

Buy the Book: The Art of Social Media on Amazon

52 Tips for Your Business: Generate Revenue by Selling Soft Cost Savings

This week’s Tip was written with the help of Sara Schweda, director of client solutions for Group Transportation Services (GTS), a third-party logistics provider in Hudson. Find out more about GTS.

2015 COSE Small Business Convention

Register now for the 2015 Small Business Convention.

Connection Calendar

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