Small Business Saturday is less than a week away. With only a few days to spare, is your business ready? And are you targeting the right customers? Columbus-based AudienceSCAN recently performed a survey over 14,000 people nationwide to gain...
Like it or not, the holiday season is practically synonymous with shopping. And in recent years, more and more of that shopping is being done from the comfort of home, or the office, thanks to the Internet. Not surprisingly, the...
Columbus may be the number three city for fashion design, but not many folks outside of Central Ohio, or even in the city for that matter, are aware of Columbus' fashion prowess. A recent Startup Week panel discussed the...

2012 Year In Review

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As 2012 comes to a close, The Metropreneur staff has been reflecting on the stories we've published this year− profiles about new businesses and old ones, tips from experts and how-to guides intended to give entrepreneurs a leg up,...
The food truck scene has exploded in Columbus over the last couple years, and now it seems yet another mobile food trend −the food pod− is piggybacking on the trucks' success. What constitutes a food pod isn't crystal clear at the moment,...
Goodbye, 2015! If the number of stories that have rolled across our desk at The Metropreneur this year is any indication, there's a lot happening in the small business world in Columbus. Here are some of the the best profiles,...
Money tends to be at the heart of most businesses, no matter their size. And though The Metropreneur certainly doesn't have a problem with that, it recognizes that enterprises where revenue isn't the top priority are also important within...
Today, most businesses use some form of social media. It's almost uncommon for a business not to have a Facebook or Twitter, but what about Pinterest? Businesses and organizations of varying industries are finding value in the picture-centric platform. Highly-visual, Pinterest allows...