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Bellingham’s Black Drop Coffeehouse Announces New Partner

(Press Release) January 12, 2014 BELLINGHAM, WA ­ – The Black Drop Coffeehouse expanded its ownership team in fall 2014 with the addition of Ryan Siu, a veteran barista of the shop. Joining as owner­operator, Siu will work alongside Stephanie Oppelaar, who was hired as a barista in 2004 and has been owner …

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Tech

Tech Trends To Follow In 2015

2015 is finally upon us, and though we don’t have too many hoverboards or self-drying clothes yet, our modern tech still might impress Marty McFly. From cars that can drive themselves to appliances you can program from your smartphone, the present day is starting to look a lot like an …

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4 Bellingham Businesses Doing Social Media Right

Have you liked any Bellingham businesses on Facebook? Of course you have! Now, what about tagging that business in a post saying you were at their location? Chances are good that if you’ve ever done either of those, you did it at one of these four businesses. Between the four …

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Local Business

Coffee Is Serious Business For Bellingham’s Black Drop Coffeehouse

The Black Drop is one of Bellingham’s most iconic independent coffee houses, largely thanks to the passion and dedication of its owners and employees. The shop’s 12 year history is a little complicated, so bear with me as I lay it out. The Black Drop was opened in 2002 by …

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Local Business

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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News

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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Local Business

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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