More than $3.1 billion! That’s how much is being spent by businesses
annually on remedial writing training. According to a study from CollegeBoard, a panel
established by the National Commission on Writing, blue chip businesses
are spending as much as $3.1 billion on remedial writing training each
year for their employees. Today, in a business world driven by online content, this is especially true. But poor writing skills can be improved.
In 2010, Brian Frezza and D.J. Kleinbaum were four hours from leaving Silicon Valley for good. Since childhood, the two best friends had been incubating a shared dream of using computer science to cure diseases.
The holiday shopping season brings new people into your small business. If you impress them, you have a shot at turning them into loyal customers. Disappoint them, and you risk turning them off forever.
In a speech at Twitter's San Francisco headquarters Monday, the new head of the U.S. Small Business Administration announced the launch of a competition for new and existing startup accelerators, with total prize money of $2.5 million.