business

An index of blog posts tagged ‘business’ here at MarkCz.com.
SC Johnson headquarters tour, Racine, Wisconsin

SC Johnson headquarters tour, Racine, Wisconsin

The SC Johnson headquarters in Racine, Wisconsin is a peculiar little enclave. The company's heritage campus includes its iconic, Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Research Tower and Administration Building, as well as the Golden Rondelle Theater, transplanted from the...

FedEx vs. UPS: ‘Brown Bailout Guy’

FedEx vs. UPS: ‘Brown Bailout Guy’

This was a highly irritating story on NPR's Morning Edition today: Trucking Rivals Fight Lobbying Battle Over Legislation In short, back in 1996, language was put into a must-pass aviation bill which classifies FedEx as an airline, not a trucking firm — preventing...

How to start a business, for freelance graphic designers

How to start a business, for freelance graphic designers

With more people turning to freelance jobs — freelance writing jobs, freelance design jobs, freelance work of all kinds — in the aftermath of the economic crisis, it's helpful to have some solid advice on the topic of how to start a business. How do you write a...

Web analytics tools: Clicky Web Analytics in real time

Web analytics tools: Clicky Web Analytics in real time

Back at the dawn of the Web, it was customary to include a little, odometer-style hit counter on your Web pages to record each pageview. Often, just checking the counter might account for the majority of its total. From there, you would generally move on to monitor...

Social media how-to guide to using LinkedIn

LinkedIn — the online community centered around business connections and networking — has been getting a lot of attention in the business media over the last year or so. How to use LinkedIn once you join it, though, may not be immediately apparent to everyone. If...

Amy Czerniec and the dog that broke her heart

Amy Czerniec and the dog that broke her heart

(Above: Amy, circled, at launch event for Y-LinK: Young Leaders in Kenosha.) Amy called me around 12:30 on Monday afternoon. I wasn't surprised that she was crying, but I did not anticipate exactly what triggered it. "That damn dog," she sobbed. "How do they know?"...

Bay View neighborhood in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Bay View neighborhood in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

The weather was finally nice the day before yesterday, so, with no plans except to simply get outdoors, we ended up taking Wisconsin Highway 32 north from Racine to Bay View, an interesting little Milwaukee neighborhood that we have passed through a number of times....

Twitter recommendation for Racine locksmith excellence

I saw yet another startling demonstration today of how quickly one short, local message can zip through the Internet and find its own target. We needed some locksmith work done, so Amy recommended Racine's Hoernel Key Shop, Inc. because they have done very good work...

NPR: Wisconsin car dealer Russ Darrow is hiring

There was an inspiring story from our area on NPR's All Things Considered this afternoon. "Wisconsin Car Dealership Hiring Despite Times," reported by Erin Toner of Milwaukee's WUWM, featured the Russ Darrow Group, Wisconsin auto dealers with 15 locations. [includeme...

business

An index of blog posts tagged ‘business’ here at MarkCz.com.

SC Johnson headquarters tour, Racine, Wisconsin

The SC Johnson headquarters in Racine, Wisconsin is a peculiar little enclave. The company's heritage campus includes its iconic, Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Research Tower and Administration Building, as well as the Golden Rondelle Theater, transplanted from the...

FedEx vs. UPS: ‘Brown Bailout Guy’

This was a highly irritating story on NPR's Morning Edition today: Trucking Rivals Fight Lobbying Battle Over Legislation In short, back in 1996, language was put into a must-pass aviation bill which classifies FedEx as an airline, not a trucking firm — preventing...

How to start a business, for freelance graphic designers

With more people turning to freelance jobs — freelance writing jobs, freelance design jobs, freelance work of all kinds — in the aftermath of the economic crisis, it's helpful to have some solid advice on the topic of how to start a business. How do you write a...

Web analytics tools: Clicky Web Analytics in real time

Back at the dawn of the Web, it was customary to include a little, odometer-style hit counter on your Web pages to record each pageview. Often, just checking the counter might account for the majority of its total. From there, you would generally move on to monitor...

Social media how-to guide to using LinkedIn

LinkedIn — the online community centered around business connections and networking — has been getting a lot of attention in the business media over the last year or so. How to use LinkedIn once you join it, though, may not be immediately apparent to everyone. If...

Amy Czerniec and the dog that broke her heart

(Above: Amy, circled, at launch event for Y-LinK: Young Leaders in Kenosha.) Amy called me around 12:30 on Monday afternoon. I wasn't surprised that she was crying, but I did not anticipate exactly what triggered it. "That damn dog," she sobbed. "How do they know?"...

Bay View neighborhood in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

The weather was finally nice the day before yesterday, so, with no plans except to simply get outdoors, we ended up taking Wisconsin Highway 32 north from Racine to Bay View, an interesting little Milwaukee neighborhood that we have passed through a number of times....

Twitter recommendation for Racine locksmith excellence

I saw yet another startling demonstration today of how quickly one short, local message can zip through the Internet and find its own target. We needed some locksmith work done, so Amy recommended Racine's Hoernel Key Shop, Inc. because they have done very good work...

NPR: Wisconsin car dealer Russ Darrow is hiring

There was an inspiring story from our area on NPR's All Things Considered this afternoon. "Wisconsin Car Dealership Hiring Despite Times," reported by Erin Toner of Milwaukee's WUWM, featured the Russ Darrow Group, Wisconsin auto dealers with 15 locations. [includeme...

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