Author Archives: Toby Crabtree

Workforce Development Conference: Learn the Latest Trends on October 3

What would you say are the major workforce trends in your industry right now? Is work life balance key, or are the current economic conditions prompting you and your employees to work smarter when everyone else is working harder? Are you really on top of the demands of getting your message and your company out there? The Orange County Business Council Workforce Development Conference on 3 October will not only give you an opportunity to look at current trends both for your workforce, but how to prepare them to be more competitive, and catapult your business ahead of the competition. … Continue reading

Entrepreneur Academy Trade Show: Opportunity for Budding Entrepreneurs

You can learn about a new type of trade show opportunity, showcase your brand and enter a contest at the Entrepreneur Academy Virtual Trade Show. This event will be held September 27, 2013 at College of the Canyons in Valencia. This innovative showcase that features a keynote speech from Mel Abraham, author of The Entrepreneur’s Solution, will be presented by the Young Entrepreneur Program of the Small Business Department Center (SBDC) in partnership with the Valley Industry Association. SBDC The SBDC is part of Small Business Administration (SBA) network in Los Angeles. The organization offers individualized training to help entrepreneurs … Continue reading

Orange County Business Spotlight: Colonial Carpet Co.

When it comes to highly professional, experienced, licensed and insured flooring contractors, one of the best in the Orange County area happens to be Colonial Carpet Company, or simply known as Colonial Carpet. They have been providing their services to the OC and Los Angeles area for the past five years as a family owned and operated business, helping both residential and commercial clients with their laminate, carpet, wood, stone and tile projects. Why have they become a premiere flooring contractor? Because of their great attention to the detail as well as treating all of their customers like family, making … Continue reading

Microsoft Surface Tablet: Will It beat the iPad?

By now everyone should be aware that the iPad is the cat’s meow. So what does that make the new Microsoft Tablet, the doggie’s woof? The PC world has stood aghast as the iPad has usurped, along with the iPhone, the once proud and seemingly unstoppable dominance of the Wintel conglomeration. Those wishing to perform some website maintenance on the fly on an iPad or on the new Microsoft Tablet should each be fairly happy because they really are both excellent devices. When you get down to it, website maintenance can be done effectively on either device. They are both … Continue reading