Blogs: Small Business

MicroBusinesses Now America’s Leading Business Type

Have you ever looked at a business with 100, 200 or even 400 employees and thought, “Why is that considered a small business?” An independently owned and operated business with up to 500 employees is the generally accepted definition of...
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NEW Verde Shuttle Offers Low-Cost, Frequent Cottonwood/Sedona Service Starting Today

July 7, 2021 The new Verde Shuttle launches today and can help ease staffing worries by providing reliable, low-cost, frequent transportation between Cottonwood and Sedona. Comfortable new buses pick up and drop off at the Cottonwood Library7 days a week...
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Chef Daluz Delights – Executive Home Dining

My name is David Daluz known as “DD”. I have lived in Sedona for over 26 years and worked in the culinary and hospitality industry for over 45 years. I was fortunate to be mentored by a top graduate of...
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Johnson Insurance Services announces merger with Crest Insurance Group

May 24, 2021 Noreen Johnson, President of Johnson Insurance Services, and Cody Ritchie, President of Crest Insurance Group, are proud to announce the merger of their two agencies. “We are excited for this opportunity as we continue to strive for...
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Forbes “3 States Offer $1,000, $1,200 And $2,000 Return To Work Bonuses As More End $300 Unemployment Benefit”

This article is an edited version from Forbes, May 18,2021 By Shahar Ziv, Contributor $2,000 Bonus In Arizona Governor Doug Ducey announced on May 13 that Arizona would no longer take the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) benefit. “In Arizona,...
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2021 Business Survey

The Yavapai SBDC, the City of Sedona, Arizona Public Service (APS) and the Sedona Chamber are working together to help our local businesses. We appreciate your time taking our Business Survey, and want to share some results and let you...
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Leaving for the Summer? Home Tips & Suggestions before you go…

May 7,2021 As the warmer summer temperatures rise many Sedona residents will be departing for cooler places.  As Sedona’s only nationally accredited home watch professional, I’m glad to provide the following tips and suggestions regarding closing up the home before...
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Makeover of a Lifetime Winner

April 26, 2021 Body Bliss™ Intentional Aromatherapy®, a manufacturing and sales company, is selected as the next Makeover of a Lifetime winner with the Yavapai College SBDC, Small Business Makeover Program. Body Bliss™ owners Pamela Sculthorp and Jennifer Rivera were...
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Sedona can be grateful for Travel and Tourism in 2020 and today

A VERSION OF THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS April 30, 2021 National Travel and Tourism Week is May 2 through 8 and as a board member of the US Travel Association, I am proud the “ Power...
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How Spring Breakers, Kyrsten Synema, Yavapai College and Earth Month Helped Me Appreciate Sedona Restaurants

A VERSION OF THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS April 2, 2021 Let’s start with spring breakers.  Have you had to wait for a table the last few weeks?  Me, too. Our restaurants have been jammed with spring...
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Library Partnership Hosts Virtual Author Talk with Libby Copeland

March 9, 2021 Sedona Public Library is excited for another partnership with Cottonwood Public Library and Camp Verde Community Library to present a Virtual Author Talk with author Libby Copeland. Libby will discuss her book, The Lost Family: How DNA...
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Departures

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS March 5, 2021 The Red Rock News recently noted the wave of change happening in many Sedona institutions. Longtime leaders are moving on and new directors are moving in. I am one of...
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