The Hannah Grimes Center Succeeds in its Rightful Use of the term “Localvore”

In a successful defense of its rightful use of the domain name localvore.com, the decision of a Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) Panel noted that the Hannah Grimes Center for Entrepreneurship clearly demonstrated first use of the term “localvore” before Localvore, Inc., that they used “localvore”  in good faith. They further noted that the […]





Making Your Own Way: Getting Started in the Gig Economy

By guest blogger: Lucy Reed, owner/blogger/developer, https://gigmine.co/ If, like many people, you’ve spent the majority of your working life in a traditional office environment, the idea of starting your own gig can seem pretty scary. However, if you’re fed up with being at the beck and call of an unappreciative supervisor, getting grief when you’re five […]



How to Develop an SEO Strategy & Select Your SEO Provider

Guest blog post by Ben Robertson of Menadena You’ve probably heard the old refrain before — in marketing location is everything (location, location, location!). These days, at least for most people, our websites are our storefronts, so we might think that location doesn’t count – but this isn’t quite true. Location is absolutely everything when […]



20 years ago today…

The buy local movement had not yet struck in 1997 and the ability to buy and sell local products was all but disappearing.  Many towns had the same chain stores selling the same generic products.  If a buyer’s options were limited, a local producer’s options were almost non-existent.  With the consolidation of distribution channels, it had become increasingly difficult […]