South University, a private institution with six campuses across the southeast United States, is opening a Short Pump location, hopefully by October.
A free, web-based photo editor can handle some graphics work for small businesses without Photoshop. It’s refreshingly easy to use and probably a great fit for business owners who need a quick fix.
First Market Bank and Union Bankshares Corp., which merged at the end of March, have this week started brainstorming different names for the combined company.
The rapid growth of VCU attracted a number of new businesses hoping to cash in on the expanding student body. But apparently students are a fickle bunch: Several businesses around campus have shuttered their doors in recent months, including Cuppa Tea and Common Groundz.
Jacquelyn Small Thomas, owner of the Etiquette and Protocol School, says that recession be damned: Always reach for the bill when you invite someone, and if you drive a luxury car, don’t fret – it’s still okay to have nice things.
For the more than 60 PR and marketing firms in Richmond, it’s time to adapt, and quickly. A handful of local firms are betting that social networking is the lifeline, but that could be a risky strategy.
Important communications? Not necessarily. Quantifiable results? Not likely. But worthless for business? I’m not ready to go there yet.
Welcome to the second installment of Richmond 2.0, an RBS series that explores how Richmond businesses use social networking. Today, it’s the websites LinkedIn and Facebook, where businesses are increasingly friending one another and trying to find new contacts, customers and employees online.
The state is seeking to reduce the amount of phosphorous runoff allowed by new developments, a measure that could limit the scope of new construction projects if it becomes law.
For all the talk about Web 2.0 “revolutionizing” business, professionals say the rules of blogging and Twitter are almost identical to those that apply to old-fashioned, face-to-face networking. In the first of a three-part series on how Richmond businesses use social networking, RBS takes a look at Twitter to find out what sort of businesses are using it and to what end.