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For Howard Hanna’s Melanie Bowen, the business of real estate is personal

With a record 50,000 licensed real estate agents and brokers in Ohio, it can be a daunting task to pick someone to sell your home or help find a new one. They all tout the latest technology, jazzy marketing and a sprawling online presence. But for Melanie Bowen, it comes down to personal relationships. Her approachable demeanor and genuine care...

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Here’s what’s on tap for the summer at Blue Heron Brewery

Like a farmer planting spring seeds for an autumn harvest, brewing beer is a long process that begins months before the beverage is enjoyed and appreciated, explains Mike Piazza, brew master and co-owner of Blue Heron Brewery. “Our process for pouring summer beers begins when we have snow on the ground,” Mike says. “It’s a journey...

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The pros at Cory’s Hair Studio & Day Spa offer these tips for maintaining healthy skin throughout the summer months

Wearing sunscreen year-round—especially during summer’s intense rays—is the best way to protect your skin. However, that is just one thing you can do to keep your skin healthy. Kathy Dyczko, an esthetician at Cory’s Hair Studio & Day Spa, offers these skin care tips to keep your skin glowing throughout the warmer...

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People, Product, Process: Following the key principles of business sage Marcus Lemonis, of The Profit fame, The Bath Authority has its customers loving what they do

Over the years, I have had the privilege of interviewing many businesses, and you can usually tell the ones bound for success: The employees are engaged and the owners make the business about their staff and their customers rather than about themselves. These companies constantly evaluate their products and performance—not looking to...

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Get a brand-new website with no money down

Many local business owners are unhappy with their websites, but don’t know where to turn. Some sites may have taken months to build and cost thousands of dollars yet they’re not what the business needs. Others may have been built inexpensively by a friend or family member who is now disconnected from the process. Still others were constructed...

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