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Informational Resource Links
CyberNation.com: If you are looking for a great quote or you are in need of a motivation burst before the next Sales & Motivation Impact comes out then Cybernation is for you.
WSJ.com: The Wall Street Journal is the absolute BEST overview of worldwide business. You get breaking news, current events and general business climate information on a daily basis.
Knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu: Some of the smartest people in the country write for this publication (business leaders, Wharton Faculty and other credentialed writers). Their insight into topics ranging from Business Ethics to Strategic Planning will do nothing but open your mind and make you think!
IndustryWeek.com: Dont let the title fool you. Yes, this site keeps you updated on daily manufacturing news but it also has other informational features that can help you across the width and breadth of your business.
Inc.com: INC. Magazines online site has all the great articles of the printed issue plus features not available in the magazine (E.G. information archive, discussion lists and interactive business services to name a few)
ASTD.com: The American Society for Training and Development is an international association for professionals with training and development responsibilities in business, industry, education, government, public service and other areas of human resource development.
Organized in 1944, ASTD today is the world's largest organization in the field of employer-based training and development. More than 58,000 ASTD members belong to the 160 chapters throughout the United States.
ASTDcleve.org: The Greater Cleveland Chapter of ASTD. Our local chapter is one of the strongest in the country with about 380 members. Many of these members are also part of the national organization.
Our members come from many industries: manufacturing, high technology firms, training, health care, professional firms, non-profit organizations, government, publishing, service companies and financial and educational institutions. Some members are independent consultants.
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Complementary Business Links
2MONSTERS creative group: 2MONSTERS creative group specializes in brand development and awareness for a wide range of businesses. Their creative team is constantly working to better understand your business so they may help nurture, grow and guide your brand.
2MONSTERS creative group specializes in a wide range of design services:
- Print: Logos (Branding) / Corporate Marketing / Postcards / Brochures
Direct Mail: Newsletters / Presskits / Annual Reports
Packaging: Concepts / Graphics / Prototypes
Signage: Indoor & Outdoor / Tradeshows / Billboards
Flash: Presentations / Animations / e-Brochures
Website: Branding / Development / Optimization
Email: Marketing / Newsletters
CD-Rom: Presskits / Brochures / Packaging
Expanseinc.com: Expanse is the Mid-west's leading GoldMine Sales Force Automation partner (over 500 installations). Their success is a product of great technical knowledge, superior service and real understanding of business process and it's challenges.
Expanse also represents:
- On-Contact Sales Force Automation
- Microsoft CRM
- Heat: Customer Service/Help Desk Automation
ClevelandCorporate.com: Cleveland Corporate Services provides electronic and logistical support for companies who want to improve the effectiveness of their business meetings and events.
Their product line ranges from
- Presentation equipment sales & rentals (E.G. projectors, interactive white boards and other A/V equipment)
- Videoconferencing equipment
- Media production
- Meeting Planning and design
Lunarcow.com: Lunar Cow is one of the most unique companies in the media design universe. Their artistic sense is top notch but what truly sets them apart is the understanding of overall business. They are NOT a one-note design company getting swept up in the thrill of creating the "coolest" web page. They will craft a "business presence" that will attract customers to you and not just to see the "cool" animation on the web page.
Lunar Cow services include
- Design standout logos
- Create effective marketing tools (print, digital and multi-media)
- Develop impactful web sites