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Small Business Saturday: A Short History

Small Business Saturday embodies a special kind of irony in American business: a holiday promoting shopping at small local businesses, invented by one of the largest corporations in the country, American Express. Despite the contradiction, however, the positive impact the new holiday has had upon small businesses is undeniable. In …

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7 Essential Apps For Business

It’s no secret that mobile apps are an essential way for small businesses to operate more efficiently and profitably. Apps can help you collaborate, plan, and organize your workflow for max productivity – not to mention ease of mind. But with so many apps on the market, it’s hard to …

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WWIB Names 32nd Annual Professional Woman Of The Year

The Whatcom Women in Business (WWIB) has selected an annual Professional Woman of the Year for the last 32 years, to highlight outstanding women in local business. The winner for 2014 was recently announced as Carolyn Saletto. Saletto has a history of providing fun opportunities for children in Whatcom County. …

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Aslan Brings Organic Flavor To Bellingham Brewery Scene

When Jack Lamb and his friend and partner Frank Trosset founded Aslan Brewing in 2012, they were starting from scratch. Based out of a garage in the back of the Upfront Theater, the two men built a 5-gallon homemade brewing system and embarked upon their mission of crafting the perfect …

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Facebook Releases New “Places” Business Directory

Facebook recently launched a new “guided browsing” directory that takes existing Facebook pages for local businesses, and allows users to sift through the pages based on categories. Under the heading “Things To Do In [Your City]”, the directory divides the pages into the following primary categories: Restaurants Hotels Bars Cafes …

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Bellingham Small Business Of The Year Nominees

Special recognition can mean a lot for a small business, both in terms of company morale and exposure. For the 10th year in a row, the Whatcom/Bellingham Chamber of Commerce will name one small local business “Small Business of the Year” at the organization’s annual awards dinner. There are four …

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Could Starbucks Make Coffee Delivery Work In Bellingham?

The days of sending the intern out for your afternoon caffeine boost may finally be coming to an end. Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz recently announced that the company is planning to roll out delivery service in select locations in 2015. Given Bellingham’s close proximity to Seattle, and the abundance of …

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New Business Registrations in Bellingham, WA October 2014

Below are the new business registrations in Bellingham, WA for the month of October. This list is provided as a courtesy for our readers and may contain inaccurate or incomplete information. If you’d like to submit a correction, or request that your business be listed, please contact us at BellinghamBusinessNews …

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Built In Bellingham: WompMobile Converts Your Website For Smartphones

Humble Beginnings Madison Miner first entered the online mobile scene as many great startups do; by making life a little more convenient. He and his snow-happy roommates wanted to know the weather conditions at Mt. Baker before deciding to get out of bed, and as a budding internet entrepreneur would …

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Uber Rolls Into Bellingham, WA

There’s something subtly powerful about being able to request a ride in a sleek black sedan with a single button push on your smartphone. The experience seems akin to what a CEO might feel when summoning their company limo. Since 2009, Uber has been making that experience available to regular …