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Youth Learn the Dollars and Cents of Agriculture this Fair Season

(NewsUSA) - For students around the country, summer vacation may be in full swing, but for many, that hasn't kept them from learning - especially those interested in a career in agriculture.

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Wednesday 07/11/2018
Crowdfunding Opp Opens Door to Invest in Music Innovation
Updated: July 23, 2018 - 4:06 am

(NewsUSA) - DigiTrax Entertainment, Inc., a pioneer in the music technology industry, is offering forward-looking investors a chance to get involved in the future of music.

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Wednesday 06/27/2018
Music Innovation Company Scores Spot in Global Competition
Updated: July 12, 2018 - 4:07 am

(NewsUSA) - DigiTrax Entertainment, a music technology company pioneering the use of artificial intelligence for the music industry, has taken semi-finalist honors in the Association of Chinese Professionals of Atlanta and US China Innovation Alliance's InnoSTARS competition in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Thursday 06/21/2018
3 things your small business should be leasing
Updated: July 06, 2018 - 4:05 pm

(BPT) - Should I lease or should I buy?

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Monday 06/11/2018
New AI Platform Protects Musicians' Work
Updated: June 26, 2018 - 3:54 am

(NewsUSA) - Any music artist - regardless of his or her level of fame - will tell you that chief among their many concerns about the business is guarding against copyright infringement and protecting the work.

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Wednesday 06/06/2018
The Latest Job Benefit Helps Employees Pay Off Student Debt
Updated: June 21, 2018 - 3:49 am

(NewsUSA) - What perk would most entice you to accept one job offer over another?

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Wednesday 05/30/2018
AngelPay Returns Wealth and Power to the Creators of Value
Updated: June 14, 2018 - 4:09 am

(NewsUSA) - In a world full of aggressive financial services companies, it's refreshing to find a payment processor with a global reach that you can trust.

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Tuesday 05/29/2018
What Has Bean on Farmers' Minds During Planting Season?
Updated: June 12, 2018 - 3:56 pm

(NewsUSA) - For America's agricultural producers, springtime means planting season - and soybeans are on the agenda.

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Tuesday 05/22/2018
How to Build Better Relationships to Advance Your Career
Updated: June 05, 2018 - 4:21 pm

(StatePoint) Looking to get ahead in your career? Whether your goal is to raise your own level of performance, enhance customer engagement, or become a more effective leader, it all starts with bringing out the best in your co-workers, and in yourself, too.

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Thursday 05/17/2018
Tips to Create a Resume That Lands You Interviews
Updated: May 31, 2018 - 3:43 pm

(StatePoint) Have you been applying for jobs and sending your resume out at every opportunity only to be met with total silence? The jobs are out there and you know you are capable, so, what’s the problem?

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Wednesday 05/16/2018
New Insights and Resources for Small Businesses
Updated: May 30, 2018 - 3:47 pm

(StatePoint) Small businesses are critical to powering the national economy. They are also responsible for creating two out of every three new jobs in the country each year, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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Tuesday 05/08/2018
Can Capitalism Be Compassionate?
Updated: May 23, 2018 - 3:43 am

(NewsUSA) - The global economy can be confusing and terrifying. Financial experts, policy makers, and everyday citizens want to know: How will government policies impact our families and what can we do about it?

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Monday 04/30/2018
Compassion Forms Cornerstone of Company Vision
Updated: May 14, 2018 - 3:44 pm

(NewsUSA) - Most companies have a stated corporate vision, but such a vision may be limited to quantitative goals such as hitting financial targets or attaining certain levels of productivity. MovoCash (MOVO), a company that delivers financial inclusion to all, including individuals who are not able to use traditional banking services, sees its corporate vision differently.

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Thursday 04/26/2018
3 communities thriving thanks to unconventional partnerships
Updated: May 11, 2018 - 3:44 pm

(BPT) - What helps a community thrive? It’s a question with answers as variable as the people responding. Some might say that healthy communities are safe communities. To others, flourishing communities experience significant economic growth and stability. Still others would insist a thriving community may simply be one where people work together to support goals for the betterment of everyone.

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Wednesday 04/25/2018
7 essential cybersecurity tips all small-business owners should know
Updated: July 17, 2018 - 4:17 pm

(BPT) - It seems like every quarter there’s a new story about how hackers breached a major company’s cyber-defenses and stole millions of pieces of highly sensitive data. While most of the news coverage goes to data breaches that hit major corporations, small businesses are frequently the target of cyber attacks as well.

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Thursday 12/20/2012
Five Teamwork Strategies to Prevail Over Any Challenge
Posted: December 20, 2012

(StatePoint) An extraordinary level of teamwork, cooperation, trust, planning and execution can equal your survival and triumph in the face of perilous conditions.

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Friday 12/07/2012
Giving The Gift Of A College Education
Posted: December 07, 2012

(NAPSI)—There’s good news for parents and grandparents who are tired of seeing their holiday and birthday gifts end up at the bottom of the hall closet.

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Thursday 12/06/2012
How Safe Are You From Your Own Employees?
Posted: December 06, 2012

(NewsUSA) - For businesses, the average financial loss for one instance of employee fraud -- the deliberate misuse or misapplication of company resources -- is $140,000, and 40 to 50 percent of victimized companies don't recover any of their losses.

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Tuesday 11/27/2012
Maximize Your Capital-Building Connections
Updated: January 16, 2013 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Once businesses get over the hurdle of start-up costs and finding a reliable team of hard workers, the task becomes generating capital to maintain momentum.

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Wednesday 11/21/2012
How to Help Your Startup Business Succeed
Updated: January 16, 2013 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Everyone has a dream -- it's the one thing they would rather be doing more than anything else (and are sure they could succeed at). Yet, it's something entirely different from what it is they do to pay the bills.

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Tuesday 11/13/2012
Shopping Local Helps You And Your Community
Updated: January 16, 2013 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - According to consumer data from 2011, 87 percent of polled shoppers believe that small businesses are a critical component to economic health in the U.S. That 87 percent is spot-on.

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Wednesday 11/07/2012
How to Make Contacts, Raise Capital
Updated: January 16, 2013 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - While the economy struggles to find its way back to some semblance of middle ground between a bull market and a bear, industry conferences can provide a welcome boost for companies looking to raise capital.

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Monday 11/05/2012
Indiana Coal Company Expands Mines
Updated: January 16, 2013 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - An Indiana coal company needed to find its own supply of energy before it could provide Indianapolis Power and Light with the ability to run a city. Lily Group found that energy in the form of funding from financial instruments called TIGRcubs.

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Thursday 10/25/2012
Show Your Appreciation for American Tradesmen
Updated: January 16, 2013 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Quickly fading are the days when a father handed down his trusted hand tools so the family plumbing business could carry on for another generation. This trend is affecting all of our lives in ways we never expected.

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Friday 10/19/2012
Choosing the right holiday greeting for your business
Updated: January 16, 2013 - 3:31 pm

The spirit of the holiday season doesn’t stay outside the workplace. While the season is often marked with at-home celebrations with family, it’s also a lively time around the office. As the end of the year approaches, projects are being wrapped up and things get busy – but it’s important to remember to send out professional holiday greetings.

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Wednesday 10/03/2012
Why sending holiday greetings is essential for businesses
Updated: January 16, 2013 - 3:30 pm

For many businesses, the holidays are one of the most hectic times of the year. It might seem like there’s no room for anything beyond the basics on the to-do list, but it’s important to consider carefully what a few small actions can do. Your business is only as strong as your relationships with your customers, so making the effort to show your appreciation should be a regular part of your holiday season routine.

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Monday 10/01/2012
How to Reinvent Yourself at Any Age
Posted: October 01, 2012

(StatePoint) With the technological and cultural landscape in flux, many professional fields are undergoing rapid changes. Continually challenging yourself can help you achieve success, keeping you relevant as your chosen profession moves with the times.

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Wednesday 09/19/2012
Engineering Field Sees Low Unemployment, Higher Pay
Updated: January 16, 2013 - 3:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - When faced with an intimidating job market and sizeable student loans, students must give serious thought to which college degrees will help ensure a job with a substantial salary.

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Monday 09/17/2012
New Engineering Formula: Diversity Equals Innovation
Updated: January 16, 2013 - 3:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - Today, many companies are discovering that increased diversity in the workplace contributes to product innovation, global competence and other successful corporate outcomes.

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Tuesday 09/11/2012
TIGRcubs Light Up With Stars of Spike's ?Coal'
Updated: January 16, 2013 - 3:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - You might recognize Cobalt Coal as both the public company and the star of one of America's newest "reality documentary" shows -- Spike's latest project, "Coal."

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Monday 09/10/2012
How You Can Make Shift Happen
Updated: January 16, 2013 - 3:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - In business, there is a new mantra -- "Shift happens." For example, what would you do with a railroad boxcar full of Chef

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Saturday 09/01/2012
Tips For Small Businesses To Survive And Thrive In A Tough Economy
Posted: September 01, 2012

(StatePoint) Owning a small business is an uphill battle under the best of circumstances, and keeping afloat in a tough economy is even more challenging. From securing financing to grow to cutting costs, savvy business owners are finding creative ways to survive and thrive.

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Monday 08/20/2012
Small business networking solutions: cutting edge options you need to know
Updated: January 16, 2013 - 3:30 pm

(ARA) - Network connection speed is always increasing, and small business owners should think about how they can stay abreast of improvements and use new technology to their advantage.

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Business Do's and Don'ts to Help Your Startup Succeed
Updated: January 16, 2013 - 3:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - Everyone has a dream -- it's the one thing they would rather be doing more than anything else (and are sure they could succeed at). Yet, it's something entirely different from what it is they do to pay the bills.

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Friday 08/17/2012
The U.S. Department Of Labor Is Here To Help
Updated: January 16, 2013 - 3:30 pm

(NAPSI)—As you are well aware, a great deal of the energy and attention in this country is focused on creating jobs. As the Secretary of Labor, this challenge is foremost on my mind. But creating jobs is only part of the puzzle.

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Monday 08/06/2012
Program Certifies Veterans For Careers In IT
Updated: January 16, 2013 - 3:30 pm

(NAPSI)—There’s good news for veterans looking for a new career-and those who care about them.

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Wednesday 07/25/2012
Learning Skills To Match Today's Work- force Needs
Updated: January 16, 2013 - 3:29 pm

(NAPSI)—Did you know that the average American worker holds between seven and 10 jobs in their lifetime? Because of our rebounding economy, the U.S. is seeing a skills gap—a mismatch of open jobs with skilled workers.

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