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New Books at Kirstein

Posted on June 12th, 2014 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

The new books keep coming in,

so please check them out.

SBA Business Plans

Posted on June 7th, 2014 by Gregor Smart in Kirstein Business Library
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Are you looking to start a business and in need of a business plan?  Try the Small Business Administration’s Build Your Business Plan wizard.  Once you’ve completed the free registration, you’ll be guided through every step of the business plan building process. Completed plans can be downloaded into pdf format.

In depth assistance with each section of the business plan:

  • Cover Page
  • Executive Summary
  • Company Description
  • Market Research
  • Product/Service Line
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Financial Projections

  redcheckFor additional content check out the SBA’s: Small Business Learning Center  for access to online training cources and videos.

Food and Drug Administration Approves Biogen Idec Hemophilia Drug

Posted on June 7th, 2014 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

biogen idecTwo months after the Food and Drug Administration approved the first new hemophilia treatment in 17 years, its maker, Biogen Idec Inc., got approval on June 6 to market a drug that controls and prevents bleeding in adults and children with the most common form of the disease, hemophilia A.

An estimated 16,000 people in the United States have hemophilia A. This inherited disorder prevents normal blood clotting in patients, leading to repeated and extended bleeding that can cause pain and joint damage. Read more »

Killer Presentations

Posted on May 21st, 2014 by Amber De Angelis in Internet Resources, Kirstein Business Library
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Let’s face it. Making a power PowerPoint and reciting the slides just doesn’t cut it. Depending on the presenter or the venue the audience will have a hard time becoming engaged. And some presentations might not translate well when uploaded to the web or viewed on a mobile device. Luckily, there are some software packages and some resources on the web that can help you be a better presenter.

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Graduation Spending Up This Year

Posted on May 19th, 2014 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

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According to National Retail Federation’s Graduation Spending Survey the average person buying graduation gifts will spend $97.79. Total spendingwill total $4.7 billion, the highest amount in the survey’s nine-year history.