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Labyrinth Games of Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., is home to plenty of partisan arguments. But there’s one thing the town’s Democrats and Republicans can agree upon: Labyrinth Games is a national treasure. In just four short years Labyrinth has grown to become a must-see destination for visitors from all over the world. They come in search of new or rare games of all types, from specialty games like Magic:The Gathering, to puzzles and especially board games Read more.

How to Get the Most Out of Small Business Saturday

For independent business owners and their supporters, Black Friday and Cyber Monday take a back seat to Small Business Saturday, which comes this year on Nov. 26. The experts at ITBusinessNet.com have great tips about how to mark the occasion. Read more.

A Three-Wheeled Way To Physical Fitness

America’s best independent business ideas often spring from one person’s attempt to solve a problem. Take for instance Joe Bush, who needed to overcome injuries that kept cropping up when he exercised. Our friends at KSTP Channel 5 Eyewitness News in the Twin Cities explains how Mr. Bush’s problem solving resulted in the creation of one of the coolest bike companies you’ll ever see. Read more.

CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS DESERVES INDEPENDENT SUPPORT

June 25, 2015

As an independent, family-owned and-operated national TV network, REELZ is dedicated to providing its viewers with a wide range of diverse voices within its innovative and entertaining programming. From the Emmy-winning miniseries, “The Kennedys,” to “JFK: The Smoking Gun” and the upcoming “Master P’s Family Empire,” we do not shy away from controversial or politically incorrect subject matter.  Read more.

FOR INDEPENDENT BUSINESSES, RESULTS MATTER

June 24, 2015

If your boss praises your colleagues, regardless of how poorly they perform, then R.J. Morris’ blog post from Fistfuloftalent.com will hit close to home. In fact, you might say he hits it “out of the park,” as he makes the point that Little League Baseball parents’ constant praising of their foul-ball hitting youngsters has crept its way into America’s workplaces…and that’s not a good thing. Read more.

Is Home the Right Place For Your Business?

May 27, 2015

Home is where your heart is, as the saying goes. But should home also be where your independent business is? According to the Small Business Administration, the percentage of small businesses located just down the hallway from the bedroom is 52 percent. If your business is a home-based one, should it remain so? According to Barbara Weltman’s recent blog at SBA.GOV, the answer could very well be yes. Read more.