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Scientists have found a way to wirelessly transmit electricity to a nearby moving object. The method may have applications in transportation, medical devices,and more. If electric cars could recharge while driving down a highway, for example, it would virtually eliminate concerns about their range and lower their cost, perhaps making electricity the standard fuel for vehicles.

Visit https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/06/wireless-tech-means-electric-cars-could-drive-forever? to view the full article online.

 
Source: Small Business Trends

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) recently released its small business optimism index for July, which shows hiring and sales indicators have got small business owners thinking positively. The monthly Index of small business optimism hit 105.2 for July, higher than the 103.6 level in June.

Visit https://smallbiztrends.com/2017/08/nfib-small-business-optimism-index-july-2017.html to view the full article online.

 
Zep Vehicle Care, Inc.
 
   
Source: MLive

Mister Car Wash has acquired another Grand Rapids area car wash. With this latest acquisition, the Tuscon, Ariz. company now operates 236 car washes in 21 states, including 12 locations in the Grand Rapids area.

Visit http://www.mlive.com/news/grand-rapids/index.ssf/2017/08/arizona_chain_buys_12th_grand.html to view the full article online.

 
 
   
Source: Ledger-Enquirer

The Goo-Goo Car Wash company that has been headquartered in Columbus and operated locally by the same family since 1972 has gone international. A privately owned British firm called IMO Car Wash Group, which markets itself as "The World’s No. 1 Car Wash," acquired Goo-Goo about two weeks ago, company officials confirmed.

Visit http://www.ledger-enquirer.com/news/business/article166549332.html to view the full article online.

 
 
   
Source: Auburn Reporter

Brown Bear Car Wash celebrates its 60th anniversary on Thursday, Aug. 24, by offering free "Beary Clean" car washes at 24 tunnel wash locations in the Puget Sound area. Last year’s one-day event added sparkle and shine to 29,673 cars and trucks, and for the past 10 years, has provided more than 280,000 free washes as it celebrated its August "birthday."

Visit http://www.auburn-reporter.com/business/brown-bear-car-wash-celebrates-60th-anniversary-with-free-beary-clean-car-washes-on-aug-24/ to view the full article online.

 
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Source: Inc.

Being a great leader is so much harder than it looks. What's difficult about leadership is that nobody ever sits you down and "teaches" you what being a real leader is all about. 

Visit https://www.inc.com/nicolas-cole/the-hardest-thing-about-being-a-leader.html to view the full article online.

 
Source: Smart Hustle

When you went into business for yourself, you probably didn’t envision how difficult it would be to maintain productivity throughout the workday. Let’s face it: without a bunch of corporate bigwigs breathing down your neck, what sort of fire is there to spur you on to work at 100% every day when you are on your own?

Visit http://www.smarthustle.com/small-business-productivity-7-reasons-no-longer-needs-problem/ to view the full article online.

 
Warsaw Chemical Company, Inc.
Ascentium Capital , LLC
Marketing
 
   
Source: Entrepreneur

Leveraging the power of content and social media marketing can help elevate your audience and customer base in a dramatic way. But getting started without any previous experience or insight could be challenging. It's vital that you understand social media marketing fundamentals. 

Visit https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/218160 to view the full article online.

 
Source: Small Business Trends
If you’re a small business owner, one method of driving traffic you may not have considered is Amazon advertising.  Creating a brand experience on Amazon can be an important route to success. Here are 10 tips for developing a great Amazon advertising strategy.

Visit https://smallbiztrends.com/2017/08/amazon-advertising-strategy.html to view the full article online.

 
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