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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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