Loveland-Based E-Commerce Businesses Experience Exploding Growth – Story #1

E-Commerce businesses are growing at an astonishing rate. This is the first of three stories talking about Loveland, CO E-Commerce businesses who are thriving with their online sales. Loveland business owners have found clever ways to turn the online shopping trend into profitable business ventures. Three such businesses—Aroma Outfitters that provides accessories for doTerra essential […]

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We’re building Innovation Community and you’re invited

Primary jobs. Economic developers, cities and citizens agree that building long-term, well paying, secure and rewarding jobs is their goal. Each community, with its own magic recipe for encouraging authentic growth, enhances the future, ensures its young citizens have opportunity and makes that community attractive to new businesses, new citizens and greater prosperity. It was […]

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“Grow Your Own”- Supporting Local Small Businesses as an Economic Development Tactic

When we think of economic development, the first thing that traditionally comes to mind is some local municipality competitively pursuing a large recruitment opportunity, via ponying up financial or performance incentives to woo a potential major employer. My view of good economic development is a little different. I compare it to the internal construction of […]

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The Challenges of Being an Entrepreneur

This week is National Small Business Week – April 30 to May 6, 2017. This article is in recognition of all the entrepreneurs who make up our small business community. Opening a small business and taking on the entrepreneur mindset seems easy at first. Just do what you’re good at and clients or customers will […]

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Charity DeVries to Join the LBDC as a Business Consultant and Instructor

With the Loveland Business Development Center (LBDC) located in the same building as the Loveland Chamber of Commerce, it is exciting to watch the program grow. From time to time, I will be highlighting the people involved with the program. One area of growth for the LBDC is the steady addition of business consultants. Today I […]

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Loveland Startup Week: A Plethora of Learning Opportunities

Starting and running a business (including art) requires a person to wear many hats in their daily work; often, they are the inventor, sales person, promoter, accountant, and HR specialist. Loveland Startup Week will give entrepreneurs and artists the opportunity to learn from local experts on all of these topics and more over the course […]

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Why Should I Hire a Virtual Assistant?

You may ask, what is a Virtual Assistant? And, why should I hire a Virtual Assistant? A Virtual Assistant (VA) is a skilled, independent contractor/professional who works remotely providing administrative, technical, and/or creative business support services.  A VA can help with anything that doesn’t require a physical presence. Recognizing the importance of time when running […]

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NCLA Mid-Session Legislative Update

The Northern Colorado Legislative Alliance (NCLA) will be holding their mid-session legislative update at the Loveland Chamber building located at 5400 Stone Creek Circle in Loveland on Friday, March 10th from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm. If interested in attending, contact the Loveland Chamber (970) 667-6311. The Loveland Chamber is committed to creating the most vibrant […]

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