The Snap IPO Happened. What Next LA?

Both Sides of the Table

Having more great investors is critical to more entrepreneurs staying in LA, which is critical to my long-term success!” 43% of all goods arriving into American ports come through LA and Long Beach ports in Los Angeles.

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Best Content Ideas for Small Business Owners

Duct Tape Marketing

Emma has cultivated partnerships with industry leaders such as SCORE Los Angeles, SBA, California Restaurant Association, Long Beach SBDC, and various chambers of commerce. Best Content Ideas for Small Business Owners written by Guest Post read more at Duct Tape Marketing.

Using Forums to Market New Products and Services to Existing Customers

Duct Tape Marketing

Nativo, a content marketing firm in Long Beach, Calif., Coupons have long been a staple for marketing products. Using Forums to Market New Products and Services to Existing Customers written by Guest Post read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing.

Entrepreneurs gather in Eden for the first Summit Outside

The Next Web

On Saturday night, attendees were invited to have dinner around a quarter-mile long picnic table in a field. Last Friday, my friend Shak pathed, “Productivity at tech companies must be low today. Half the folks are headed to Utah while the other half are looking for an ice cream truck.”.

Service Exports - Driving U.S. Startups and Small Businesses

Growthink Blog

Contrary to the image of imports and exports being only “stuff” flowing in and out of places like the Port of Long Beach, the report notes that services accounted for 31%, or $525.8 Almost completely shrouded in the anemic U.S. stock market performance and the drumbeat of negativity that passes as business reporting these days has been the massive growth in U.S. service exports – increasingly from U.S. startups and small businesses.

Irene brings rain, flooding and end of news as we know it [#irene]

This is going to be BIG.

There were kayakers off Staten Island that had to be rescued, beach front residents that didn’t want to evacuate. Beaches that had flooded before in heavy rains were flooding again. Was it really a surprise to anyone that the Long Beach lifeguard house—a wood framed building on a beach—floated off its foundation?

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