On Wednesday, September 18 from 8-9:30 a.m., The Seattle Good Business Network will be hosting The Winning Recipe: Add Local Flavor workshop. This event will help businesses to fine-tune their strategies to attract new customers and compete against non-local chains and corporations. There will be a panel of all-stars from Seattle’s local [More]
Posted: September 18th, 2013 under Bottom Line, Only in Seattle.
Tags: local economy, Seattle, Seattle Good Business Network, workshop
The following article was written by Michael Luis in part of an on-going series and based off of his book "Century 21 City: Seattle's Fifty Year Journey from World's Fair to World Stage" The Puget Sound region is home to the headquarters of a very impressive list of retailing companies that span [More]
Posted: August 14th, 2013 under Bottom Line, Daily Digest.
Tags: economy, Merchants, Michael Luis, Seattle, World's Fair
The IRS has released their latest list of events and resources that provide small business with current information about tax policy essential to keeping business finance procedure up to date. Check out what they are offering. Understanding the Affordable Care Act and Washington State’s Health Benefit Exchange The Affordable Care Act (ACA) [More]
Posted: July 17th, 2013 under Bottom Line, Uncategorized.
Tags: ACA, Affordable Care Act, IRS, New Business, Seattle, small business, tax credits, Tax Deductions, taxes, Washington Health Benefit Exchange
On Saturday Mayor Mike McGinn and Chinatown-International District Business Improvement Area (CIDBIA) board member Tuck Eng unveiled the first of several bilingual street name signs at the 2013 Dragon Fest, the Chinatown-International District’s summer festival. The first sign, located at the corner of Sixth Avenue South and South King Street, is being [More]
Posted: July 15th, 2013 under Bottom Line.
Tags: Bilingual, Chinatown, diversity, Dragon Fest, International District, Japantown, Mayor Mike McGinn, Multicultural, Seattle, Street Signs
Understanding what your customers and neighbors really think about shopping and buying local can have a profound impact on the way a company does business - and help the company fine-tune its strategies to compete against non-local chains and corporations. As part of a new event series, Seattle Good Business Network is [More]
Posted: May 17th, 2013 under Bottom Line.
Tags: King County, local, local business, OED, Seattle, Seattle Good Business Network
Leaders of Seattle’s startup community and the city of Seattle have teamed up to launch Startup Seattle, an initiative to support the growth of the Seattle technology startup community and establish Seattle as an internationally recognized home for emerging technology companies. Today, Mayor Mike McGinn hosted a press conference to announce [More]
Posted: May 9th, 2013 under Bottom Line.
Tags: Code, Mayor Mike McGinn, Seattle, startup, University District, Zillow
The Seattle City Council voted yesterday to renew the Metropolitan Improvement District (MID) in Downtown Seattle for another 10 years, expanding the MID’s service area from 225 to 285 square blocks with the addition of the Belltown neighborhood and several added blocks in Pioneer Square. The MID provides a broad range [More]
Posted: May 7th, 2013 under Bottom Line.
Tags: Belltown, Downtown Seattle Association, metropolitan improvment district, Pioneer Square, Seattle, Seattle City Council, waterfront
Development in South Lake Union has grown quickly, and concerns about maintaining views of the iconic Space Needle have come to the forefront. In response to these concerns, and to ensure views of the Needle will not be tarnished, local companies have purchased six plots of land around the city in order [More]
Posted: April 1st, 2013 under Bottom Line.
Tags: development, Seattle, Space Needle
Registration is now open for the second annual National Urban League Western Region Conference, hosted by the Seattle Urban League Young Professionals (SULYP). The conference will take place from Friday, February 22 through Sunday, February 24, 2013. Young professionals will have the opportunity to connect with peers through games, music, and food. [More]
Posted: February 5th, 2013 under Uncategorized.
Tags: business, conference, events, league, professionals, register, Seattle, SULYP, urban, young
Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is hosting a workshop on January 23 at Seattle City Hall to provide consultants with information about upcoming opportunities to do business with the department. The workshop, which will be held in the Bertha Knight Landes Room at Seattle City Hall, will run from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 [More]
Posted: January 16th, 2013 under Uncategorized.
Tags: combined, CSO, events, overflow, public, registration, Seattle, Seattle City Hall, sewer, SPU, utilities, workshop