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Apr 17, 2024

Elevate Your Online Brand: How Social Media Marketing Can Boost eCommerce Sales

For eCommerce business owners, mounting competition in the virtual retail space makes it increasingly challenging to boost their online sales. Do you struggle when it comes to winning a new customer and retaining your existing ones? If so, you’re not alone. Forward-thinking entrepreneurs and digital marketers are already l[...]

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Apr 17, 2024

What Do Stakeholders Really Want From Colorado Businesses? True Corporate Sustainability.

Coloradans care about the natural world and will support efforts to preserve the environment. This is exemplified by the recently passed state bill 23-016, which aims to cut economy-wide emissions by 65% by 2030 and 90% by 2045. However, Coloradan firms that want to embrace corporate sustainability will need to go beyond greenwa[...]

Apr 17, 2024

Survey: 37% of Professionals Save 5-10 Hours a Week Using Generative AI Tools

Contentful has released the findings from its inaugural Generative AI Professional Usage and Perception Survey, shedding light on the perceptions, attitudes and usage of generative AI among professionals globally.

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Apr 16, 2024

Future-Proof Your Company: 5 Key Strategies for Business Success in 2024

The world and the economy never stop evolving, and in 2024, customers expect more than just great products. Recent studies show that over 70% of consumers want to buy from companies that align with their values, especially in health, sustainability and digital innovation. This shows us the importance of understanding what people[...]

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Apr 16, 2024

Debt-Free Real Estate Investing: Is it Possible, and Should You Strive for It?

While most people buy investment properties with mortgages or other financing, there are plenty of perks to debt-free real estate investing, too. Investors who choose this route won’t typically grow their portfolios as quickly as those who use debt to buy properties. But in exchange, they’ll have the peace of mind of owning [...]

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Apr 15, 2024

Mastering SEO: How to Build a Quality Backlink Profile and Boost Your Website’s Performance

Search engine optimization (SEO) is crucial for online business success. Building a quality backlink profile, which consists of inbound links from other websites, is a key factor in improving search engine rankings and driving organic traffic.  The link between backlinks and SEO performance is well-established, with 55% of busi[...]

Apr 12, 2024

Right to Repair for Electronic Equipment Bill Passes Committee

  DENVER, CO – The Senate Business, Labor & Technology Committee on April 11 passed legislation to establish the right to repair for electronic devices. HB24-1121, sponsored by Senators Nick Hinrichsen, D-Pueblo, and Jeff Bridges, D-Arapahoe County, would extend current right to repair laws to certain electronic equip[...]

David Graebel (left) and his father, Ben (center) in 1950.
Apr 10, 2024

Family Owned Companies: Graebel Companies

For this issue’s Family-Owned Companies feature – an annual ColoradoBiz staple we’re focusing on family businesses that are at least 50 years old, a fact that, by itself, makes them exceptional: According to a study by the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, the average lifespan of a family-owned business is 24 years. [...]

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Apr 10, 2024

The Art of Business Golf in Colorado: Turning Bogeys Into Birds on the Green, and in the Office

You can take clients to Elway’s for steaks and compete with the text notifications blinking on their cell phones, or to a Nuggets game and irritate the diehard fans all around you by discussing ROI and A/B testing. But there’s nothing like time on the golf course. Four hours walking or riding fairways together, with [&hellip[...]

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Apr 9, 2024

Exploring the Riches of Colorado’s Wine Country: A Journey Through Vineyards and Vintages

Perched above the Colorado River, surrounded by Palisade’s prized peach orchards, you’ll discover Restoration Vineyards, where co-owners Linda and Gary Brauns grow six varieties of grapes across 10 acres opening to stellar views of the Book Cliffs. Nestled in the vines there’s a winery, tasting room and expansive lawn — [...]

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Apr 5, 2024

Navigating Denver’s New Rental Licensing Program: Impact and Insights for Landlords and Tenants

People who own rental properties have mixed feelings about Denver’s new rental licensing program. On one hand, they appreciate the program’s intent of ensuring apartments and single-family rental units are fit for people to live in. On the other hand, they worry about added expenses, with some calling it a “money grab” f[...]

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Apr 4, 2024

Maximizing Tax Strategies for Colorado’s New Entrepreneurs

For first-time small business owners, the thrill of setting up shop often revolves around the tangible aspects of their enterprise: How much inventory to buy, logistics, establishing business banking and securing the right name. Yet, amongst these foundational decisions, many overlook a crucial component of business ownership: t[...]