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Hispanic business

A Latino Entrepreneur With A Vision

Latino entrepreneur John Cueva is a pioneer in holographic technology A pilot's multi-functional visor keeps pushing the boundaries of technology. This is how John's back story on how he got involved in the holographic optical industry

Is Your Small Business Resilient Enough?

The ability to quickly adapt, recover and reinvigorate in business is a constant requirement "I have missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I have lost almost 300 games. On 26 occasions I have been entrusted to take the

How to Keep Your Best Employees

It can be difficult for Hispanic small businesses to retain top talent; however, it’s not impossible. In this article, you can learn the main reasons employees leave and how to prevent turnover of your best performers. Losing a…

Planning is Key to Successful Meetings

Five meeting-planning best practices to help improve meeting quality. Face-to-face business meetings can be productive and don’t have to break the bank if they are planned carefully and well in advance Meetings hold such

Confidence is Key for Women in Business

5 simple rules can help women in business capitalize on their strengths to successfully lead Women in business I am sure all of you have read business books about what people do or what they tell people to do—lead,…

Managing Growth By A Hispanic Entrepreneur

Be careful what you wish for when managing growth...here are three key factors to help. Every Hispanic entrepreneur wants his/her company to grow, and growth is a good thing. But managing that growth can be trickier

Hispanic Business Technology And Innovation

Video perspectives on Hispanic business from visionary Irving Wladawsky-Berger, his insights on technology and innovation. In this video episode Irving Wladawsky-Berger shares his depth of knowledge on Hispanic business as…

10 Tips to Secure A Small Business Loan

A step by step approach to a small business loan and keys to financing As a business professional contemplating a small business loan, you may have one small hurdle to overcome that you never considered before: You probably come from

The New Work Force

Independent workers will soon become the majority. Is it time to choose that path? I was recently laid off from my job as director of creative development at The Weather Channel. This is my second layoff since 2009. I have…

Candidates Face-Off on Small Business

Presidential campaign leaders tout their candidates’ views on taxes, healthcare and Latino businesses The Small Business Administration estimates that 23 million small businesses are located in the U.S., accounting for 54

An Unusual Path To A New Business

Understanding the value of stepping away from a large corporation to build a Hispanic business Like many Hispanic business people Fortune 500 companies are great to work with until they interfere with your core values. That's the situation…

Grow Business Thru Customer Experience

"Outside In" author explains how the six disciplines of customer experience can help businesses succeed Editor's Note: This article concludes a two-part series. In our new book, "Outside In," my co-author and I introduce the six

Two Guys Walk Into a Bar

What's your business's communication message? They see wall-to-wall beautiful women. Guy No. 1 sees this stunningly beautiful woman, sits in a miraculously empty stool next to her and starts talking about himself - his cars, his

Hispanic Business’s New Political Clout

Both political parties are courting the Hispanic vote in the 2012 election The Hispanic population in the United States has become the fastest-growing demographic group, and Hispanic businesses increase Latino affluence

Kiki Melendez An Entertainment Pioneer

An inspirational Hispanic businesswoman, actress and comedienne Latina comedienne Kiki Melendez has created a smash hit with her bilingual docu-comedy The Journey of a Female Comic (La Trayectoria de Una Comediante). The…

Both Parties Claim the Diversity Mantle

As the presidential campaigns enter the homestretch Hispanic business owners should welcome the debate on commerce, taxes and job growth Editor’s Note: The opinions expressed are those of the writer. Latin Business…

10 Rock Solid Apps for Business

Our list includes 10 top smartphone apps can help your business succeed in an economy that is increasingly driven by mobile Image: Fotolia According to recent studies from Nielsen, Hispanic professionals are…

Mobile Trends for Hispanic Business

The proliferation of smartphones and other mobile devices among Hispanic consumers underscores the importance of using mobile marketing. Image: Fotolia One of the most interesting stories that I have seen…

4 Twitter Tips for Small Businesses

Small businesses can take advantage of Twitter’s low cost, time-management and search optimization benefits to improve customer satisfaction How Small Businesses Can Benefit from Twitter On July 2012, Bloomberg Businessweek

Branding Basics for Hispanic Businesses

Resources are available to help your Hispanic business develop its branding strategy, which is an integral element of any marketing strategy Image: FotoliaIn a world of short attention spans, a great product or first-class service is rarely…

Business Challenges Averted With Education

Heading back to school is one way for Hispanic business owners to gain the skills necessary to tackle the challenges that often come with entrepreneurship On the surface it looks like Hispanic business owners are finally beginning to…

Big Insights on Taxes

What’s in play? What happens now that some of the Bush tax cuts for businesses expire at the end of 2012? Photo: Fotolia Note: This article is part one of a two-part series. The Bush tax cuts that were largely…

Build Loyalty Via Customer Commitment

A successful Hispanic business needs a strategy that keeps customers coming back Photo: FotoliaAs a Hispanic small business owner, today’s competitive market may be intimidating. If a competitor cuts prices or offers other incentives, you…

The Accidental Entrepreneur

Chapter 2 – Getting Started, The First Three Years I am a researcher, that’s who and what I am. And I am a Hispanic researcher, dedicated to bringing the voice of the Hispanic population to the people who need

6 Steps to Begin Exporting

Get started, SBA primer on exporting Small businesses looking to increase sales and profit, reduce dependence on the domestic market and stabilize seasonal fluctuations should consider exporting. Nearly 96 percent

Will the Market Economy Win in Cuba?

Cuba’s burgeoning market economy represents opportunity for Hispanic businesses and Hispanic entrepreneurs as the U.S. ‘people-to-people’ visa program partially opens the doors to the island nation. In central Havana, murals

Versatile Vehicles for Businesses

Seven 2012 auto options for your business Hispanic-owned small and medium businesses looking to buy or lease a new vehicle will find a full slate of full-featured 2012 models ranging from sporty to luxury. Here’s a sampling.…