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Biz tip: Consider Facebook for your small business

In a community where relationships and networking are so important, it is natural for small businesses in Southern Arizona to add a Facebook page to their marketing strategy, especially if members of their target market also subscribe to Facebook.

July 07, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Eegee's announces new beneficiaries of coupon cards

Fans of Eegee’s frozen drinks, sandwiches and ranch fries now have another reason to eat at the Tucson-based restaurant chain.

May 31, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Add public relations to your marketing mix

Don’t confuse advertising with public relations.

February 24, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

New food-stamp rules could affect Arizona convenience stores

WASHINGTON — Convenience stores will have to start stocking a variety of “staple foods” alongside the snacks and fountain drinks if they want to keep accepting food stamps, under a little-noticed section of the farm bill.

February 09, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Centsible Mom: Find treasure at thrift shops, yard sales

Centsible Mom: Find treasure at thrift shops, yard sales

We all know that yard sales and thrift shops are great places to save money when you need to refresh your wardrobe or get end tables to refinish.

February 02, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Tech startup looks to create custom weekly grocery ads

Despite a significant move to online ads, printed weekly grocery circulars have remained a mainstay of supermarkets, which spent more than $11 billion on newspaper circulars alone last year.

January 15, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson firms find it's buyer beware in Wild West of Internet marketing

The salesman’s claims were too good to be true, in retrospect, says local business owner Danny Valenzuela.

December 29, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson retailers will pay fines for abandoned shopping carts under new law

Shopping carts clogging parks and washes near your home could become a thing of the past under a new Tucson law.

October 09, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Steller: Financial interests entangle Sunnyside board

Steller: Financial interests entangle Sunnyside board

If Sunnyside Unified School District will not admit to a corruption problem, perhaps it will cop to having boundary issues.

October 09, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Maximize marketing dollars with targeted local-event advertising

Even though the consumer-driven side of the economy is slowly recovering, most small-business owners know that revenue gains have been incremental.

July 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Arizona bill would ban spam text messages

PHOENIX — The way state lawmakers figure it, it's annoying enough to get an unwanted text message.

February 07, 2013 1:25 pmLoading…

Biz tip of the week: Reversing negative perceptions

Perception vs. reality. This observation is used to explain all types of irrational and inconsistent behavior.

January 06, 2013 2:01 pmLoading…

Biz tip of the week: Don't give up on marketing in slow times

In a slow economy, marketing budgets are typically one of the first expenses that are cut. Startups and small businesses face a similar situation of limited funds. How can a business continue to generate leads and maintain its market visibility if its traditional ad budgets are cut?

December 03, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson firm fined by Miss. regulators over do-not-call law

JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi regulators are ordering a pair of Arizona companies to pay a record $5.7 million fine for more than 1,000 violations of Mississippi’s do-not-call law.

September 11, 2012 10:26 amLoading…
Free brain freeze — aka Slurpees —  today at Tucson 7-11 stores

Free brain freeze — aka Slurpees — today at Tucson 7-11 stores

Come celebrate Slurpees birthday.

July 11, 2012 1:02 pmLoading…

Eegee's discount books on sale now

Fans of Eegee's, Tucson's beloved purveyor of frozen fruit drinks, love this time of summer.

June 04, 2012 1:04 pmLoading…

More free or cheap eats today for tax day

Today is the deadline to file your 2011 taxes and some restaurant chains want to ease your Uncle Sam pain.

April 17, 2012 10:46 amLoading…
UA student in inaugural group of Obama scholars

UA student in inaugural group of Obama scholars

A Tucson college student, athlete and aspiring teacher is among the first class of Obama Nobel Peace Prize Scholars.

October 22, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
UA student in inaugural group of Obama scholars

UA student in inaugural group of Obama scholars

Leticia Montaño, left, and daughter Stephanie Montaño

October 22, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

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