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Social gathering to focus on ‘Femmetrepreneurs’

An event with a focus on women in business will be held Thursday, April 5, from 6-9 p.m.

Boss Babes: A Night for Femmetrepreneurs, is being billed as “a women’s empowerment social.” Event organizers stated that the event “brings like-minded individuals together to foster connection, inspiration and empowerment.”

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Schuler named CEO of In-Shape

Francesca Schuler is getting her steps in. She’s stepping in as CEO of In-Shape Health Clubs, replacing Rich Nelson. Previously, Schuler was COO of the Stockton-based fitness business.

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City of Stockton announces funding program

On Feb. 13, the City of Stockton announced funding availability through the 2018 Business Entrepreneurship program.

The program awards funding to businesses that provide “new and existing small business programs and supportive services focusing on the creation or enhancement of services for start-up business and entrepreneurs within the City of Stockton.”

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Businesses need to worry About employment taxes

Employee taxes just as important as other business taxes.

When most people think of the word “tax,” the first thing that usually comes to mind is the income tax levied by the IRS. This is natural as most everyone has to pay income taxes and we are reminded of that fact every April 15.
However, for business owners, employments taxes are just as important, if not more so.

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What if your business could talk to you?

What if your business could alert you to catastrophic issues that your business was going to face unless you made some type of correction? Items such as cash flow issues, loss of a key customer, a loss of trust with your customers, ineffective use of financial resources, decrease in morale and dedication of employees, loss of mission focus or even poor leadership. What if, similar to a “check engine” light, there was a “check cashflow” light that would turn red?

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Miracle Mile chooses new executive director

Jaime Watts has been chosen as the new executive director of the Miracle Mile Improvement District in Stockton.

STOCKTON—Jaime Watts knows what it takes to run an improvement district, operate a small business and draw thousands of patrons to a location. And now she’s bringing her expertise to the Miracle Mile Improvement District.

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Is your business adapting to the evolving digital marketplace?

Advertising in the digital marketplace used to be pretty cut and dry. Do this, don’t do that and—poof!—success. Those were the early years of internet development before everyone and their grandmother was tweeting across multiple platforms. As the years ticked by, the internet grew and changed, and so did the way people needed to approach it. Gone are the days of throwing up a site and stuffing a few keywords in so the search engines could pick it up. It is necessary now to be much more fluent in the language of technology to make a profit.

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