GRAND OPENING: FIRST OPTION MORTGAGE
First Option Mortgage celebrated the grand opening of its location at 400 Main Street in Lafayette.Read More
SEPTEMBER 2022 SMALL BUSINESS OF THE MONTH: TBIRD
When Timothy Balensiefer founded TBIRD Design in 2000, his expectations for his design firm, he thought, were pretty high. He had a five-year and 10-year plan detailing lofty goals and a bright future for TBIRD.Read More
GRAND OPENING: FRIENDLY MARKET DOWNTOWN LAFAYETTE
Greater Lafayette Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting event to celebrate the grand opening of Friendly Market in Downtown Lafayette.Read More
GRAND OPENING: TRAVEL GIRL
Greater Lafayette Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting event to celebrate the grand opening of Travel Girl.Read More
FOUR EASY WAYS TO ENHANCE YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGY NOW
It goes without saying that having an effective presence on Facebook and other social media channels, such as Instagram, LinkedIn, Tik Tok and Twitter, can be a game-changer in your marketing strategy.Read More
JULY 2022 SMALL BUSINESS OF THE MONTH: GLGRAPHIX
Lafayette-based GLGraphix is enhancing the greatness of Greater Lafayette.
Owned by husband-and-wife team, Mark and Sandy Sweval, GLGraphics is a large-format graphics business that designs displays, banners and images that grab an audience’s attention.Read More
FIVE THINGS TO CONSIDER BEFORE STARTING YOUR OWN BUSINESS
Nearly a decade ago, my brothers and I caught the entrepreneurial bug and rented a building with the intention of starting a business. We didn’t know what business we were going to start – just that we were going to start one.Read More
JUNE 2022 SMALL BUSINESS OF THE MONTH: THE HOMESTEAD
Jody Bahler always dreamed of one day owning her own catering business.
That dream came to fruition 12 years ago when she opened The Homestead.Read More
MAY 2022 SMALL BUSINESS OF THE MONTH: SPARKLETONE DRY CLEANERS
Jeanne Dudley’s people skills helped put Sparkletone Dry Cleaners on the map as the go-to place in town for dry cleaning.Read More
THE CASE FOR SECOND CHANCE HIRING
There is no greater force for change in a person’s life than a good job.Read More
WHAT YOU GOT, SCOTT?
Greater Lafayette has returned to pre-pandemic levels of workforce and job openings. Our employment rate has been relatively low over the past year.Read More
APRIL 2022 SMALL BUSINESS OF THE MONTH: SWEET REVOLUTION BAKE SHOP
One Indiana summer, after Chef Sarah McGregor-Ray experienced promising success at the Lafayette Farmer’s Market with her gourmet pastries, she found herself the co-owner of a bakeryRead More
WHAT YOU GOT, SCOTT?
The Greater Lafayette Region is on the cusp of something big!Read More
MARCH 2022 SMALL BUSINESS OF THE MONTH: GREAT HARVEST BREAD CO.
Strolling into Great Harvest Bread Co. in Lafayette provides one with the experience that husband-and-wife founders, Jerry and Janet Lecy, had hoped to create nearly 17 years ago.Read More
“HOSTEL” WORK ENVIRONMENT
Michael Bristol, founder and CEO of UpLync Communications, spent six months hiking the country’s most storied and popular hiking path – the Appalachian Trail.Read More
FEBRUARY 2022 SMALL BUSINESS OF THE MONTH: MECKO’S HEATING & COOLING
The HVAC business is booming in Greater Lafayette. If you have any doubts, just watch the advertising during local television newscasts.Read More
WHY IN-PERSON MEETINGS ARE STILL NECESSARY
To say the last year and a half has been novel is an understatement. The pandemic shook the business world to the core.Read More
WORKING TOGETHER TO CREATE AMAZING CUSTOMER EXPERIENCES
My brothers and I have owned and operated downtown businesses for nearly two decades. We face the same struggles as every other downtown business owner—we need customers.Read More
THINKING OUT OF THE BOX
Our brains and past successes may actually be working against us, today.Read More
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