2011 April

Posts made in April, 2011

Using Social Media to Market Your Business

The Blue Ridge Crossroads Economic Development Authority and the Blue Ridge Crossroads Small Business Development Center hosted two workshops during the month of April concentrating on the usage of social media as a new marketing technique for a small business. On April 6th a total of 16 people attended an introductory workshop to learn about […]

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Business Appreciation Week 2011

For fourteen years, the Virginia Department of Business Assistance has coordinated Business Appreciation Week (BAW), a week-long, statewide event developed to raise awareness of the positive impacts Virginia businesses provide to the Commonwealth and localities. Governor Bob McDonnell has designated May 2-6, Business Appreciation Week 2011. This year’s theme, “Entrepreneurship and Innovation for a Sustainable […]

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Localities Approve Wildwood Commerce Park Site Acquisition Financing

In March, Carroll County, the City of Galax and Grayson County held a regional meeting of their governing boards, with the Blue Ridge Crossroads Economic Development Authority, to approve the moral obligation and support necessary to purchase 167 acres that will become the Wildwood Commerce Park. Specifically, the localities approved financing up to $5.5 million […]

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