Author Archives: Special to The Daily Record

Passion in Action: MaryBeth Hyland


As Founder and Chief Visionary of SparkVision, MaryBeth Hyland is an expert in workplace culture and is known for her ability to operationalize a company’s core values into the day-to-day norms for increased passion, purpose and productivity. Hyland is a Circle of Excellence member after ...

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Customer review sites: A help or hindrance?


Customer review sites, such as Yelp and TripAdvisor, have changed the way in which consumers buy. According to a 2019 survey by Bright Local, the average consumer reads 10 reviews before feeling able to trust a local business. The same ...

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Plenty of resources available to start a small business

This screenshot shows the Maryland Business Express website which contains information to help businesses.

Starting a small business in Maryland does not have to be a lonely endeavor, say industry and state agency leaders. Ready-made tips and guidance for each kind of business are just a few clicks away. A good place to start, ...

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