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In US urban decay, ex-drug dealer is glimmer of hope

Posted on 4/30/2014 by Ray Lamboy in LAEDA News

Amid the urban decay of Camden, New Jersey -- one of the poorest and most dangerous of US cities -- a former drug dealer who did prison time is pushing to give his community a new lease on life. This is the story of Anthony Dillard, one of LAEDA's most recent graduates of the Entrepreneurial Development Training Program!

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How to Use Infographics to Communicate With Your Customers

Posted on 4/25/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in Marketing Your Business

When you need to convey dense data or an important message, your best bet may be to create an easy-to-digest visual.

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EDA To Begin Offering N.J. Entrepreneurs One-On-One Access To Investors

Posted on 4/23/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in Financing Your Small Business

Come June, the state Economic Development Authority will begin making a quarterly commitment to giving Garden State entrepreneurs individual access to angel investors and venture capitalists.

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LAEDA On Comcast Newsmakers – Highlighting Dine-Around Fridays Events

Posted on 4/14/2014 by Ray Lamboy in LAEDA News

Jill Horner the host of Comcast Newsmakers interviews Raymond L. Lamboy, President & CEO of LAEDA on March 26, 2014 at Comcast’s Cherry Hill studios, featuring a conversation about LAEDA’s newest program – Dine-Around Fridays. Click on the link to watch the video.

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Tim Ferriss's Top 3 Productivity Tips For Small Business Owners

Posted on 4/10/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in Managing Your Business Personal Development

Productivity guru Tim Ferriss, author of the best-selling book “The 4-Hour Workweek,” popularized the idea that many seemingly difficult pursuits — running a business, getting in shape, learning a language — can be achieved in much less time than most of us imagine.

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N.J. Lawmakers Launch Statewide Paid Sick-Leave Campaign

Posted on 4/9/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in Small Business & The Economy

With mandatory paid sick-leave policies recently put in place in New Jersey’s two largest cities, lawmakers and advocates are now calling for a statewide measure.

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Last-Minute Small Business Tax Tips for Procrastinators

Posted on 4/3/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in Personal Finance

Tax returns are due in less than three weeks. Are you procrastinating? Small business owners and self-employed individuals who wait until the last minute are prone to dumb mistakes: forgetting to sign a return, goofing up on the math, or filling in the wrong Social Security number.

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From Puerto Rico, now welded to Camden

Posted on 4/2/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Ramon Gonzalez and his family own an ornamental iron works, R & M Ornamental Iron Designs, Inc., in the Cramer Hill section of Camden. He is a graduate of the Entrepreneurial Development Training Program and this is his story.

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