The solar eclipse on August 21, 2017, which is visible in much of the U.S., is a special event. I vividly recall watching the solar eclipse in 1970, and it brings to mind opportunities for small businesses.

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Wilco has released a new song addressing the events in Charlottesville, Virginia.

My dad was named after a Civil War general, and he voted for Barack Obama twice.

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Today wraps up one of the largest community events in World of Warcraft, a gathering that has drawn thousands of people together over the past four years and will raise more than a thousand dollars for charity this year.

During the closing ceremony today, players will pack the stands of the Tournament grounds in such numbers that no seats will be available, forcing some to hover or to perch on the roof.

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3 Reasons You Should Invest in Event Marketing [0.18]

Posted on Aug. 11, 2017, 4:12 p.m. by Retail Minded @ [source]

Event marketing is a powerful marketing tool that provides customers with a real-time and tangible experience, unlike any other marketing method. Whether it’s a personal company event or part of a trade-show concept, events have historically been a successful method for companies to not only build brand personality but directly results in higher conversion rates.

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How Booking Software Can Help Your Business [0.23]

Posted on Aug. 9, 2017, 11 a.m. by @ [source]

No matter what kind of business you run, proper booking of appointments, meetings, and other events is absolutely essential. If you intend to keep your customers up to date with the latest information about your business, you need good booking software.

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Showtime has given a ten-episode order to an untitled animated series centered around President Trump’s White House, executive produced by Stephen Colbert.

The series is inspired by the animated opening sequence of Colbert’s Emmy-nominated Showtime special, Stephen Colbert’s Live Election Night Democracy’s Series Final: Who’s Going To Clean Up This Sh*t?

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In business, sometimes it pays to break the rules. The awards ceremony, which is scheduled for October 24 in Scottsdale, celebrates the entrepreneurs and business owners who find their own way rather than sticking to the rules.

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Fun events await visitors to Buffalo Bill’s Cody/Yellowstone Country during the late summer and fall. The events reflect the authentic Western heritage and array of outdoor adventures in this small northwestern Wyoming town of 11,000 residents.

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How To Become An In-Demand Public Speaker [0.21]

Posted on July 27, 2017, 1 p.m. by Forbes Real Time @ [source]

There’s nothing more satisfying to me than being on stage at an event and educating and inspiring an audience. Speaking at industry events also gives you an opportunity to connect with other speakers and influencers and strengthen relationships with them face to face.

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Parker, CO (July 26, 2017) – The Independent Retailer Conference is proud to announce the return of Refund Retriever to their upcoming Independent Retailer Conference held at ASD Market Week in Las Vegas from July 30 – August 2, 2017. Refund Retriever has joined past Independent Retailer Conferences at ASD Market Weeks, sharing their expert insight on parcel auditing and parcel management.

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Parker, CO (July 26, 2017) – The Independent Retailer Conference looks forward to welcoming RETAILMavens to the upcoming Independent Retailer Conference held at ASD Market Week in Las Vegas from July 30 – August 2, 2017. RETAILMavens has been a longtime supporter and sponsor of the Independent Retailer Conference, having joined them at each of their events since their original launch in 2012.

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If entrepreneurs are so data-obsessed, why do they always talk about “luck”? Sometimes we kept the world’s most famous VCs and entrepreneurs in the hot seat for more than three hours.

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10 Ways To Boost Employee Engagement [0.22]

Posted on July 25, 2017, 5:45 p.m. by Young Upstarts @ [source]

According to a 2017 Gallup poll , 51 percent of employees are either actively searching for new jobs or keeping an eye on job openings. While it used to be common for employees to move up the ranks in their company, now 91 percent of employees report leaving their company the last time they changed jobs.

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Parker, CO (July 24, 2017) – The Independent Retailer Conference is excited to announce that Experticity will be joining their upcoming Independent Retailer Conference held at ASD Market Week in Las Vegas from July 30 – August 2, 2017. This marks the first time that Experticity – a company committed to strengthening brand awareness through influencer and leadership marketing – will be joining the Independent Retailer Conference at ASD Market Week.

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You’ve spent years on R&D, months on fine-tuning your branding and messaging, and suddenly it’s time to plan your launch event for the best product ever -- but where to begin? Whether you’re going to have a small soiree for angel investors or a full-out bash for industry tastemakers, press and influencers, you’ll need to create a plan and go from there.

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This weekend Pokémon GO Fest kicks off in Chicago, with special events taking place both in the Windy City and across the globe.

This weekend Pokémon GO Fest kicks off in Chicago, with special events taking place both in the Windy City and across the globe.

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The four-day, three-country international press tour was just the beginning of the hype leading up to the August 26 bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor.

On Wednesday, Showtime announced the schedule for its All-Access documentary series that is designed to take fans behind the scenes of both training camps and pre-fight events.

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50 Offline Business Ideas [0.21]

Posted on July 19, 2017, 4 p.m. by Small Business Trends @ [source]

These days, having an online presence for your business seems almost mandatory.

You can also start your own car washing or detailing business without having any kind of online presence.

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5 More Great Sites for Promoting Your Business [0.27]

Posted on July 19, 2017, 2 p.m. by CopyPressed @ [source]

I'm an experienced freelance writer who creates content about a variety of different subjects. They can pay better attention to the content than people who try to multitask by reading or looking at images while talking to others or watching TV.

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Happy Boards digitizes corporate messaging [0.29]

Posted on July 19, 2017, 1:33 p.m. by Silicon Prairie News @ [source]

Displaying your corporate culture to employees and visitors is easier said than done. Des Moines company Happy Boards is looking to simplify the process of displaying custom messaging at offices and events.

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