April 2009

55 Surefire Homebased Businesses

55 Surefire Homebased Businesses by Kimball This might be your time to start a business at home and Cheryl Kimball will help you with 55 Surefire Homebased Businesses You Can Start for Under $5,000  [Entrepreneur Press, 2008].Check our catalog for more home-based business books and the SCL Biz Guide to Starting a Business for more help.

Congratulations to Press Democrat Reporter Kevin McCallum

The Society of American Business Editors and Writers [SABEW], the largest national organization of financial writers,  honored the Press Democrat and Staff Writer Kevin McCallum with top awards in the Best of Business writing category for stories on Exchange Bank and AIG in 2008. The judges cited the stories as solid, professional, research and writing and for being clear and reader-friendly.

We are very fortunate in the North Bay to have such excellent coverage of our business community.

The Press Democrat

Ready To Take Your Business Global?

Import/Export by Nelson

Doing business across national borders is more profitable than ever. In the exhaustively revised fourth edition, Import/Export: How to Take Your Business Across Borders, by Dr. Carl A. Nelson [McGraw-Hill, 2009], provides step-by-step guidance to show you how to take part in the booming world economy. Dr. Nelson is a specialist in international trade with more than 40 years of global experience in government and private business. An author of seven books about international trade and economics, he is a professor of International Business at the School of International Management in San Diego, CA.

When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Wine

The North Bay Business Journal is hosting a Wine Industry Conference to help you identify opportunities for success in a transitioning market. Experienced industry experts discuss strategies for managing a wine business during rough times from a variety of perspectives representing different market segments.

Keynote speaker Jon Fredrickson, president of Gomberg, Fredrickson & Associates and producer of the highly regarded Gomberg report, will share insights on managing a wine business based on top-notch market intelligence, and a panel of renowned local winery operators will also offer an inside look at their challenges and successes, with Katherine Philippakis moderating.

April 7, 2009 • 7:30 to 11:30 am
Vintners Inn, 4350 Barnes Rd, Santa Rosa

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