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Sustainable Connections Recognizes Local Businesses With Awards

(Press Release) Bellingham, WA, February 23, 2015 – Sustainable Connections recently recognized five Whatcom County businesses as sustainability champions at the organization’s 13th annual All Members Meeting & Awards Ceremony. Drawn from the four tenets of Sustainable Connections’ mission, the awards congratulate leaders in promoting a Strong Community, Healthy Environment, …

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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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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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6 Bellingham Businesses That Don’t Exist, But Probably Should

Have you ever had one of those moments where you really want to go do something, or eat a particular sort of food, and you have to face the disappointing reality that no Bellingham business offers that service? We here at BBN know that feeling, and we decided to take …

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NABE September Business Outlook

The National Association for Business Economics (NABE) recently published their September 2014 business outlook summary. NABE’s panelists presented their views on the path the economy will take during the rest of 2014 and into 2015. The information should prove useful for local businesses as they plan for Q4 and the …

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3 Bellingham Businesses You Didn’t Know Existed

Bellingham is known for being a pretty quirky place, and our local businesses are no exception. Entrepreneurial spirit, fueled by plenty of coffee, has led to the creation of many local businesses that show off our unique Pacific Northwest culture. Some, such as Woods Coffee or Mallard Ice Cream, are …