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Heading into the biggest retail weekend of the year, one downtown York merchant has a message for his customers. Well, 99 percent of them (according to a post on his Facebook page). “You suck.” It’s an unusual sentiment for a … Continue reading →
Join @corpwellness and me, @MissEClare, for a #FitAtWork chat this Wednesday at 1 p.m. EST on Twitter. Focus: The Culture of Wellness in your Workplace. We’re going to be asking and answering questions about creating and maintaining healthy workplaces. What … Continue reading →
TheStreet highlights a report on the Top tweeters for small businesses.
Spent the morning working at the Yorktowne Hotel. I think I’ll do that more often. It’s a quiet place, free of the ruckus that comes with diners and gas stations. It was lovely sipping coffee at the OffCenter Grill while … Continue reading →
Yesterday, I talked about my reaction to $3.93 per gallon gasoline but how we might be close to the end of the skyrocketing prices. I figured I am spending about $7 per week more now on gas than I was … Continue reading →
Social media has changed the way we communicate today – but it hasn’t changed one key element of business communication: the business card. The business card is still the main way to make contacts and pass along your information quickly … Continue reading →
A friend turned me on to this Twitter account the other day. He knows I’m a business reporter. He also knows that I’m easily amused and intrigued by irrationally arrogant behavior. Take, for example, remarks like this one. And conversations … Continue reading →
With the “Occupy Wall Street” protests surging past the one month mark and their movement spreading across the world – including to York – there’s a lot of deep political discussions happening right now. But never fear, one blogger has … Continue reading →
I woke up to a surprising email in my inbox and segment on my favorite morning show, Good Morning America: Netflix is splitting in two, creating a new company, “Qwikster.” It’s a surprise move coming from a company that is … Continue reading →
So, just a recap, last week, the editors here gave me an iPad to use on my reporting adventures. I had my first experience with it during my Saturday shift. Around 9 a.m., my editor heard something about a possible … Continue reading →