From Silver Lining in the Cloud: Rich Parlontieri of Speedemissions talks about the company history – from pioneering the emissions testing only locations and growing to 43 locations in 4 states to introducing new iPhone apps to help consumers with their cars.
From High Velocity Radio – Van Baird who owns a State Farm Insurance agency and a company called Relational Equity talks about marketing by helping his clients promote their content. Interesting approach!
From Eugeria – Heather Rogers of Simply Organized talks about what she does as a professional organizer. Of note: she equates it to being a personal trainer!
Other topics covered:
- Georgia talents among the James Beard Foundation Restaurant and Chef Award semifinalists for 2014.
- Atlanta-based CNN’s HLN network may soon air game shows, social media countdowns and funny online classified ad shows. (Is that actually news?)
- Atlanta has the highest level of income inequality of any American city, according to a report from liberal think tank The Brookings Institution.
- And… here’s a shocker… big business is striking back against President Obama’s efforts to raise the minimum wage saying that raising the minimum wage might lift some people out of poverty but it would also spur job losses.