How Small Businesses Compete Regionally

cityscape photo

8 Cities that Support their Small Businesses

Whether you’re looking to relocate or expand your company, you should consider taking a closer look at municipalities that are doing a good job supporting their local small businesses. Here …

10 ribbon image

How Small Businesses Cash in on County Fairs [INFOGRAPHIC]

The summer months are designed for community activities. Families escape the heat at the local pool, cheer on their local baseball team at the ballpark, and seek out entertainment and …

love a local business window cling image

The Love A Local Business City Challenge Is Underway

Looking for cash to help run your business? Get your hometown involved! We’re giving away $50,000 in grants to the cities that love their local business the most. Intuit’s City-by-City …

sipping n painting logo

Sipping N’ Painting Wins Intuit’s $50,000 Grand Prize

Sipping N’ Painting has won the $50,000 Grand Prize in Intuit’s Love A Local Business grant competition.  Just last week, the company won our June grant and became one of …

local san diego photo

Brew The Right Thing: The Local San Diego Sells Local Events

The Local Eatery and Drinking Hole in San Diego is a thriving independent bar and restaurant near the Gaslamp District, where it’s been making a name for itself as a …

Leave a comment
jefferson city flag photo

Intuit Shares the Love with Jefferson City!

Jefferson City, the capital city of Missouri, is one of of two city winners of Intuit’s Love A Local Business City Challenge.  Over 350 businesses in the area were nominated …

1 Comment
east lansing winter park photo

East Lansing Loves Local Businesses

East Lansing, Michigan showed its love of local businesses in June by nominating over 300 of its hometown businesses for a grant from Intuit’s Love A Local Business grant competition. …

1 Comment
Sipping n' Painting photo

Sipping n’ Painting of Denver Wins $25,000

The winner of our $25,000 Intuit Hiring Grant for June is Sipping n’ Painting of Denver, Colorado.  Co-owner Susie Grade was thrilled to hear that her 1.5-year-old business would be …

Neal Gottlieb photo

Three Twins Cranks Out Organic Ice Cream Success

I’m blessed to have been born with a twin brother. I’ve also worked as a soda jerk in a San Francisco ice cream shop one summer while I was in …

Michael Dwork photo

VerTerra Turns Fallen Leaves Into Growing Business

While traveling through a remote area of India, Michael Dwork’s mind was taken aback by the sight of women on the roadsides of villages that appeared to be baking palm …

1 Comment
jefferson city flag photo

East Lansing and Jefferson City Turn Love Into Cash

The results of our June 2011 City-by-City Love a Local Business Competition are in!  East Lansing, Michigan and Jefferson City, Missouri received the most votes for small businesses in their …

Leave a comment
Dorie and Paul Schwendeman photo

Turning a Passion for the Islands (and Coffee) into a Business

Drive-thru java shops are usually seen in big cities where coffee house giants such as Starbucks open them up to speed up service for their coffeeholic, commuting customers. However, small, …

1 Comment
Pam Turkin photo

Just Baked: Cupcake Shop Finds Sweet Success in Detroit

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of posts profiling businesses located in depressed or troubled communities. We’ll be spotlighting businesses in other areas in coming weeks. If …

devolution studios photo

Devolution Solutions of North Hollywood, CA Wins $25K!

Pictured: Devon from Devolution Solutions at one of his company’s events.  Phtoo courtesy of Devolution Solutions. Congratulations to Devolution Solutions of North Hollywood, Calif. for winning Intuit’s $25,000 Love A …

amelia saltsman photo

Food Writer Cooks Up Success At Local Farmers’ Markets

Amelia Saltsman had been writing about food for over 20 years when she penned and self-published the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market Cookbook in 2007. She hoped it would sell well, …

Leave a comment
Page 11 of 17