abi Hub Facebook for Business Workshop - Best Practices for Facebook's New Business Timeline Pages

Join Melissa Albano-Davis, Founder and President of Grapevine Marketing, LLC, to learn the best practices for getting the most out of Facebook's exciting new features. You will learn how to advertise to reach very specific, niche target markets, develop a conversion strategy with custom tabs and improve lead generation, and implement advanced strategies. Most importantly, you will discover the best way to tie your Facebook strategy into all aspects of your marketing programs. - April 20, 2012

Successfully Launching and Building Your Business Partnership

Come learn the do's and don'ts for creating success in a thriving multiple owner business! Speaker: Hardy Hasenfuss, Founder & President, Thriving Business Partners, LLC; Date: April 19, 2012; Time: 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM; Location: abi Innovation Hub, 33 S. Commercial St., Manchester, NH 03101; RSVP: heather@abihub.org; Cost: Free - March 25, 2012

Freight Forwarding 101 Workshop

Come learn the basics of Importing and Exporting to develop your business in the Global Marketplace. - January 17, 2012

abi Hub Early Stage Sales & Marketing Strategies Workshop

Join Bob Good, CEO, Good Leads for a workshop on Early Stage Sales and Marketing Strategies-What’s involved in building a sales pipeline? - January 10, 2012

abi Hub Webinar: Facebook for Business - Using Ads, Custom Tabs, and Targeted Messaging to Build Your Community

Are you ready to take your Facebook marketing strategies to the next level? Join Melissa Albano-Davis, Founder and President of Grapevine Marketing, LLC, for your not so typical ‘101’ webinar review of intermediate and advanced Facebook community building strategies. This webinar, hosted by abi Hub, is free and open to the public. Please register by emailing Heather Wilson at heather@abihub.org. - November 19, 2011

Mainstay Technologies Expands Into abi Hub

The abi Innovation Hub welcomes Mainstay Technologies, a New Hampshire based IT consulting and development firm. - November 03, 2011

Food for Thought - Leverage Technology to Optimize Leadership Capability

Are you challenged by the technology revolution and what it means to be a great leader? Join David Liddell, founder and president of SKYE Business Solutions, to experience some relevant ideas for your business to help you understand how technology can drive leadership capability. - October 31, 2011

Empower Employers to Effectively Manage Employee Performance

Employers - Yes you can! Do today's employment law requirements and constraints leave you feeling confused about what you can do as an employer? Join Delise West, President of Human Resource Partners LLC, and Jen Moeckel, partner at the law firm of Cook, Little, Rosenblatt & Manson, p.l.l.c. for this workshop to learn about what you can do to effectively manage your employees. - October 10, 2011

Leveraging a Multi-Generational Workforce J.T. O’Donnell to Present Workshop – October 12, 2011

In today’s workplace, there are four different generations playing in the sandbox. Do you know how to play nice with all of them? Join career and workplace expert, J.T. O’Donnell for a closer look at leveraging the strengths of every generation. In this info-packed session you’ll... - September 29, 2011

Food for Thought (ffT) - Helping Businesses do Business Better NHHTC and abi Hub to Present Breakfast Series

The NH High Tech Council (NHHTC) and abi Innovation Hub (abi Hub) have partnered to launch a series of briefings over breakfast geared to help businesses do business better. The goal of the Food for Thought series is to provide informative and meaningful information with a tech flair that will... - September 15, 2011

abi Innovation Hub Receives $5,000 Grant from NH Charitable Foundation

The abi Innovation Hub (abi Hub) announces that it has received a $5,000 grant from the Manchester Region Community Fund and the Winneg Family Charitable Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation. The funds will be used to cover the cost of an AmeriCorps VISTA hire for one year of service. - June 19, 2011

Everything You Need to Know About Payroll But Are Afraid to Ask? - Workshop to be Held at abi Innovation Hub

Small business owner looking to hire your first employees and curious about payroll regulations? All employers need a basic understanding of payroll. Even for companies that do not have employees yet, it is important to understand the fundamentals of the laws, regulations and additional expenses... - June 02, 2011

Establishing a Business in New Hampshire – What Are the Advantages? - Workshop to be Held at abi Innovation Hub

Looking to start up a business in New Hampshire? Curious about the advantages and benefits the state has to offer? Choosing the location of your business can be a very important factor. While many other states offer generous incentive packages to attract or retain business, New Hampshire’s... - May 06, 2011

abi Innovation Hub Announces New Board Member, George Kassas

abi Hub announces the addition of George Kassas to their Board of Directors. George was the NH Entrepreneur of the Year in 2006, and a Lucent Technologies veteran who founded Cedar Point Communications in September, 2000, and which recently sold to Texas firm Genband. He has more than 25 years of experience in business development, international trade, organizational formation and scale and venture financing. - May 04, 2011

Stock Options 101 - Workshop to be Held at the abi Innovation Hub

Looking to offer stock options or restricted stock, but are uncertain about details behind the process of it all? Join Atty. Robert Schwartz, of Devine Millimet, for a presentation that will discuss everything a private company needs to know about the tax, accounting and securities rules for stock... - April 22, 2011

abi Innovation Hub – Relaunch 2.0 – Thinking Big

The abi Innovation Hub (abi Hub) held a relaunch event on March 31, 2011 to celebrate its’ new vision. - April 07, 2011

“Ask-the-Expert” About Intellectual Property for Start-Ups: Some Keys to the Game

Intellectual property (IP) rights are very valuable assets for a company. As a small business owner, it is important to understand the regulations in place for IP and develop an effective game plan to protect the business. Proper IP can help one avoid loss of rights, loss of ownership and liability... - February 05, 2011

"Ask-the-Expert" About Expanding Business Into the Global Marketplace - an Online Series of Articles Presented by the Amoskeag Business Incubator

Curious about expanding business into foreign markets? The process of expanding beyond the domestic market can seem very intimidating and daunting for many small businesses. To learn more about the process and issues that arise when expanding into foreign markets check out the January... - January 07, 2011

Cash Flow and Factoring - Workshop to be Held at the Amoskeag Business Incubator

Simple tips and strategies that all businesses can implement to improve cash flow. - December 22, 2010

"Ask-the-Expert" About Employment Law Guidance for Hiring First Employee - an Online Series of Articles Presented by the Amoskeag Business Incubator

Current economic optimism such as the state’s decreasing unemployment rate along with reports of an increase in consumer spending, may result in small business owners taking the next step in growing their company – hiring their very first employee. This can be an exciting time, however,... - December 03, 2010

"Ask-the-Expert" About Royalty Financing: A New Growth Tool - an Online Series of Articles Presented by the Amoskeag Business Incubator

A business owner trying to find the right capital match? The economic downturn has made it harder to meet bank standards and the amount of venture capital funds available for small businesses has decreased. An alternative option for a business might be royalty financing, which is where a business... - October 23, 2010

An Employee Isn't Working Out... Now What? - Workshop to be Held at Amoskeag Business Incubator

Perhaps one of the most difficult parts of managing people is making the decision to terminate their employment when the decision has been made that the employee is not going to be able to accomplish the goals set out for them. The termination process and those steps leading up to it must be... - September 23, 2010

Preparing to Meet Your Banker - Workshop to be Held at Amoskeag Business Incubator

If one would like to know the best way to improve the chances of receiving a loan through a bank, join Katherine Hanlon, VP and Business Banking Officer at Citizens Bank, for a workshop at the Amoskeag Business Incubator (abi). The areas to be explored include; the importance of establishing a relationship with a banker before the need for a loan; what to look for in a bank/banker; bank lending requirements; and preparing a pitch. - September 22, 2010

Amoskeag Business Incubator - "Ask-the-Expert" About New FTC Endorsement Guides

Are you a blogger? If so, you might want to take note of recent revisions to the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsement and Testimonials in Advertising (the “Guides”) set forth the new general guidelines regarding endorsements or testimonials. - September 04, 2010

Thinking About Buying a Franchise? – "Ask-the-Expert" - Amoskeag Business Incubator

If you’re interested in owning your own business, you might want to explore franchise opportunities as a possible business option. Buying a franchise offers some distinct and immediate advantages such as ease of entry, name recognition, good will, and established products. However, in... - July 09, 2010

How do You Create a Great Work Environment? - Expert Advice Available from the Amoskeag Business Incubator

May’s expert, Jeremy Hitchcock, CEO and CFO of Dyn Inc., provides valuable insight on how a company gets to the point where they are recognized as one New Hampshire’s best small companies. - May 21, 2010

Financial Statements for Non-Accountants - Workshop to be Held at the Amoskeag Business Incubator

If you would like to understand basic financial accounting terminology, concepts, tools and techniques, and how to analyze and interpret key financial statements, you’ll want to attend this workshop! - April 24, 2010

Amoskeag Business Incubator Adds Technical Expertise to Advisory Committee

The Amoskeag Business Incubator (ABI) is pleased to announce an expansion of the organization’s Business Support Committee, an advisory panel made up of individuals who generously share their time and expertise with businesses located in the ABI. Dr. Mihaela Sabin, CIS Program Coordinator and... - April 22, 2010

Taming Your Inbox - Workshop to be Held at the Amoskeag Business Incubator

If you have an out-of-control email inbox that distracts and overwhelms, you will want to attend this April workshop. Simple tools and methods to be discussed will help you achieve "inbox zero" and not only unravel the clutter, but keep it from building up again. - March 26, 2010

The Mature Rookie in Business - Expert Advice Available Through the Amoskeag Business Incubator

Employees in their fifties who have been laid off are facing unique challenges as they search for employment in today’s tough economic times. As a result, many individuals are taking the opportunity to venture out on their own as a consultant or independent contractor. This is the focus of... - March 20, 2010

Search Engine Optimization for Your Web Site - Workshop to be Held at the Amoskeag Business Incubator

Those who find that their Web site isn't attracting as much customer attention as they'd like will want to sign up for this March workshop and experience professional tips and advice on how to develop their site into a gem that search engines can’t overlook. Link Moser, owner and senior... - January 28, 2010

Contract Essentials - Workshop to be Held at the Amoskeag Business Incubator

Commercial contracts play a significant role in the day-to-day operations of most businesses, and they are as numerous and diverse as the businesses they are used in. Business owners will want to attend this workshop and learn the fundamental terms that should be used in nearly all contracts. - January 22, 2010

A New Year... A New Business? - Expert Advice Available Throughout January from the Amoskeag Business Incubator

Those who have decided this is the year to take the plunge into entrepreneurship and start their own business should read on and take advantage of expert advice for some of the most important challenges they'll face. - January 07, 2010

Tax Saving Tips for Small Businesses - Workshop to be Held at the Amoskeag Business Incubator

Whether you are a new or experienced small business owner, you'll want to attend this workshop and pick up plenty of tips on how to reduce your taxes. - December 19, 2009

Got Public Relations Envy? - Expert Advice Available Throughout December from Amoskeag Business Incubator

Ever wonder how to get a business featured on the front page of the business section of a newspaper without spending advertising dollars? Get the answer to this question and more... - December 18, 2009

Successful Strategies for Buying and Selling a Business - Workshop to be Held at the Amoskeag Business Incubator

Those who are considering buying or selling a business or franchise will want to attend this free and informative workshop. - November 13, 2009

Legally Reducing Employee Costs… Number of Employees, Hours, Pay and Benefits — Expert Advice Available Nov. 1, 2009

Employers faced with a slow-down in business often must look at ways they can reduce employee costs in order to make ends meet; however, federal and state laws must be carefully considered before eliminating staff or reducing wages or benefits for risk of provoking liabilities and fines. Attorney... - October 18, 2009

Amoskeag Business Incubator Receives Patrick Jackson Award

The Amoskeag Business Incubator (abi) has been named the recipient of the 2009 Patrick Jackson Award presented by The Yankee Chapter Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). The award was co-presented by past PRSA presidents, Jennifer English and Kevin Smith, at the organization’s annual... - July 01, 2009

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