Colleen DeBaise

Colleen DeBaise

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Finance

Business Owners Take SBA Chief to Task

At a town hall at National Small Business Week, some entrepreneurs complain to Karen Mills about access to credit and high health insurance costs.
Growth Strategies

How the 'Little Guy' Can Partner With Big Companies

If you're a little guy, there are plenty of ways to partner with a much larger company. Here are seven.
Marketing

7 Tips for Networking

Many of us dread walking into a room and introducing ourselves to a bunch of strangers. Here's some advice for building professional relationships.
Technology

Do You Really Need to Code?

Online classes and night-school courses in programming are hot. But whether entrepreneurs need to be fluent in computer code is still open to debate.
Finance

What's Hot in Venture Capital in 2012

New York investors make predictions as to which sectors will receive funding in the coming year.
Marketing

Revealing the Readers' Choice Winner

Here's a look at the gift you voted as your favorite in this year's Indie Merchant Holiday Gift Guide.
Marketing

Is Your Favorite in the Lead?

There are just three short days left to vote for your top choice in our Indie Merchant Holiday Gift Guide. Here's a sneak peek at the scoreboard leaders.
Marketing

A Gift For Tangle-Free Listening

The last item to make our Indie Merchant Holiday Gift Guide is a pair of Zipbuds earphones.
Marketing

A Gift That Has All The Elements

Today's featured item from our Indie Merchant Holiday Gift Guide is this Periodic Table of Elements necklace made by My London Sun.
Marketing

Forget the Pie -- It's Key Lime BBQ Sauce

The next item selected for our Indie Merchant Holiday Gift Guide is this tangy key lime BBQ sauce made by Reva Foods.
Marketing

Really, It's Not Sent From My iPhone

Need a present for the smartphone-obsessed person in your life? The latest entrant in our gift guide is this snail-mail stationery made by Red Letter Paper Co.
Marketing

A Present for Your Pooch

Today's featured item from our Holiday Gift Guide is a dog treat pouch made by Sara Bella Upcycled.
Marketing

Get a Load of This: A Gift That Weighs Luggage

Today we reveal the latest pick for our gift guide -- a digital luggage scale made by EatSmart Products. Talk about practical!
Marketing

Getting a Kick Out of Social Responsibility

The next item selected for our Indie Merchant Holiday Gift Guide is a fair-trade certified soccer ball made by Senda Athletics.
Marketing

No Animals Were Harmed to Make This Lip Balm

Today's featured item from our Holiday Gift Guide is a vegan lip balm set made by Sprout Skincare.