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Small Business ExpertA desktop publisher gets portfolio-building ideas from Laura Wiegert of Creative Consultants. Plus some tips on how to get that first customer.

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$1,000.00 Small Business Grant: It Is Time To Get Your Votes In

Important News for Small BusinessWe are thrilled to present the semi-finalists for the current Idea Cafe's Small Business Grant. It was tough since there were so many super candidates. But now we've selected the cream of the crop from nearly two thousand exceptional applicants.

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Every small business owner takes their own unique path, and it is always interesting to hear things from a different perspective. So, read the stories of our semi-finalists, and cast your vote for the business owner you like most.

Rushelle Wetzel Takes the Prize Entrepreneur of the Year for Second Year in a Row

Important News for Small BusinessShe competed against 190 entrepreneurs from across the country and her win was definitely well-deserved. Congratulations!

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