Category Archives: small business

New Service – 866-MyNuBiz – Provides Resources for New Business Owners

Starting a new business can be complex and confusing. A new service: 866-MyNuBiz has been created to simplify the process for the novice entrepreneur. With both a toll-free hotline: (866) MyNuBiz and an informative website:, small business owners now have a place to go to find resources, helpful links, downloadable checklists, and much more.

roundpeg is focused on small business!

roundpeg is focused on small business! A full service marketing firm, serving the Indianapolis small business community, our job is to help you find inspiring, effective and affordable ways to launch your ideas and most importantly, close sales!

Lorraine Ball Goes One-on-One with Dave & Craig

Dave & Craig are business networkers with a twist – or maybe we’re just a couple of twisted business networkers. Either way, they have fun and enjoy talking with local business.

Recently, Lorraine Ball, of roundpeg visited with Dave & Craig live at HotShotz Bar and Grill.

Rainmakers Ft. Wayne Coming Soon – December 6, 2007

(INDIANAPOLIS, IN October 30, 2007) – Rainmakers, Indiana’s fastest growing business networking association announced today the plans for a future expansion into the Ft. Wayne – Allen County market. Tentatively scheduled for December 6, 2007, the Ft. Wayne hub will be the 19th location added to the Rainmaker’s monthly schedule.

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To ‘brand’ a company, meld image and message

For meat buyers, branding signals a quality cow. But for business owners, branding can make or break a deal or beat out the competition. In an article in today’s Indy Star, marketing experts Lorraine Ball, Jim Walton and Scott Flood discuss branding basics.

Total Benefits Changes Name to TriplePoint Consulting

Total Benefits, one of Indianapolis’ leading benefit consulting firms, announced they are changing their name to TriplePoint Consulting, effective immediately. “Triple Point,” a scientific term, refers to the temperature and pressure at which three phases of matter (solid, liquid and gas) may coexist in thermodynamic equilibrium. In their business, the “TriplePoint” is the three constituencies: the employer, employee and executive affected by the benefits’ decisions.

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Support Your Local Coffee Shop!

Did you know there are more than 70 locally owned coffee shops in the Indy Metro area? And more importantly, do you know where they are?

Thanks to a post by Erik Deckers on I Chose Indy, I know how many, and where they all are! His comprehensive map lists address and pinpoints them on a Google map so you can plan your next coffee expedition.

Help the local economy, buy local! As Erik points out, for every dollar spent at a local business, $.40 stays in town. For every dollar spent at a national chain, only $.13 stays in town!