09042015
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Jeanette Bennett, editor of Utah Valley Magazine and Utah Valley BusinessQ, moderates a panel on "Sleeping with your business partner: Husband-wife duos," at StartFEST Tuesday. Panelists, left to right:

Provo welcomes first annual Startup Festival

Jeanette Bennett, left, editor and owner of Utah Valley Magazine and Utah Valley BusinessQ, moderates a panel titled “Sleeping With Your Business Partner: Husband-Wife Teams,” at StartFEST Tuesday. Panelists, left to right: [...]
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Made in UV: Chat-worthy Instagram books, sweet clothing and more

The talent and creativity of Utah County residents is limitless. Here are five locally founded and created businesses that brighten Utah Valley. Chat Trick Nate Quigley enjoyed keeping journals, and Vanessa Quigley loved to scrapbook. After [...]
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EDGEhomes: Marketing trio helps customers see clearly

From left:Dylan Bitton, Teresa Warner, Megan Van Oostendorp, Mark Lords andKellie Little. Sponsored Story Usually when you think “construction,” you think of burly men hauling building materials and operating heavy-duty machinery. You don’t [...]
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Roundtable: Talk of the Tech

CLOCKWISE FROM LEFT Ryan Smith, Xactware; Chad Bennett, Lancera & Box Support; Jared Turner, Boostability; Devin Baer, Google Fiber; James Grierson, Bluehost; Jeanette Bennett, BusinessQ Magazine. (Photo by Dave Blackhurst) Find out why [...]
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A class of their own: 4 college drop-outs talk their degree-defying decisions

  Garrett Gee,founder of Scan, Inc. They aren’t your textbook success stories. But these phenomenally successful entrepreneurs need to be studied. Go inside their choice to not give it the old college try. Gee Whiz  Garrett Gee’s college [...]
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Lehi company’s product kills call center fraud

Lehi-based KomBea’s SecureCall system protects your credit card information when you give it over the phone. You’re on the phone with a call center to reserve a flight or hotel room or buy something. You know you’ll need to [...]
Utah Valley Magazine won three awards, including best magazine, in the 2015 Utah Society of Professional Journalists Awards. Utah Valley BusinessQ won second place in the Best Magazine category. (Photo by Rebecca Lane)

Utah Valley Magazine named best magazine in Utah; UV360 earns 8 awards from SPJ

Utah Valley Magazine won three awards, including best magazine, at the 2015 Utah Society of Professional Journalists Awards banquet. Utah Valley BusinessQ won second place in the Best Magazine category. (Photo by Rebecca Lane) Utah Valley Magazine [...]
UVU's Student Life and Wellness Center has a new feature on a stairwell, a texting lane. (Photo by Rebecca Lane)

UVU’s ‘texting lane’ becomes a desired commodity across the country

UVU’s Student Life and Wellness Center has a new feature on a stairwell, a texting lane. (Photo by Rebecca Lane) Everyone’s had a run-in with this problem, quite literally. People who text and walk are a danger to us all, at least [...]
All Hands on Deck. The Provo company’s beautiful new office is complete with a view-tastic deck where hard-working employees can catch their breath.

Capital, my capital: Peak Capital Partners is taking ‘team’ to new heights

Partners At Their Peak. Jeff Danley (left), Jamie Dunn (center) and Jeff Burningham can feel the energy in the halls. “My favorite thing is opening my office door and just hearing the buzz,” Burningham says. “Our team is killing it, and [...]
Ballers. It’s BubbleBall, boys and girls! To celebrate the team (and let off steam), employees at the Lehi company just rolled with it. “You have to have fun as a company,” says CEO Jim Higgins. “Or else you will absolutely go crazy.”

Solution revolution: Solutionreach employees are in it to win it

Ice, Ice, Baby. Solutionreach executives (and bucket-happy employees) participated in the ALS ice bucket challenge. For employees, Solutionreach is the solution to workforce woes. So what’s their big idea? The idea itself. “A strong culture [...]
Pumpkin walk. CEO Noel Vallejo often wins the giant pumpkin contest (hidden in the far left corner), but his staff takes the cake for Halloween costumes.

This will be on the test: Pleasant Grove’s TestOut aces online certifications

Pumpkin walk. CEO Noel Vallejo often wins the giant pumpkin contest (hidden in the far left corner), but his staff takes the cake for Halloween costumes. Noel Vallejo, founder of TestOut, has taken his turn in the testing center. In 1999, this [...]
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Jimmy & Trina Chapman: Busy family found a spot for everything in Marcy’s Orchard with Woodside Homes

Sponsored Story Trina Chapman is a busy woman. She homeschools her children, so she needs workable space for her two daughters (Lexi, 14, and Liberty, 9) to study. They also take dance almost every day, so she needs convenient access to I-15. [...]
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Paul Lankford Buick GMC is now AutoFarm Buick GMC

AutoFarm Group has added Paul Lankford Buick GMC to their family of customer-focused U.S. dealerships. SPONSORED STORY The AutoFarm Group is excited to add Paul Lankford Buick GMC to their family of customer-focused U.S. dealerships. Along [...]
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Drive-thru Starbucks coming to North Orem

Orem city announced another business coming to the city, but this time it is in the north. A free-standing Starbucks will be built in the parking lot of the Macey’s at 800 North and State St. in Orem. The new Starbucks will include a drive-thru. “People [...]
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Direct Your Attention: 10 lists of 5 for the industry directly dominating Utah Valley

Can we be direct? Network marketing is here to stay. It’s a popular topic around these parts, where downlines are the uptalk. In fact, Utah County has the highest concentration of direct sales companies in the nation, which gives our county [...]
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Here Say: 5 reasons direct sales is staying put

This is one of 10 lists on direct sales featured in the Spring 2015 issue of Utah Valley BusinessQ. Can we be direct? Network marketing is here to stay. It’s a popular topic around these parts, where downlines are the uptalk. In fact, Utah [...]
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Sold on Success: 5 ways to succeed in network marketing

This is one of 10 lists on direct sales featured in the Spring 2015 issue of Utah Valley BusinessQ. Can we be direct? Network marketing is here to stay. It’s a popular topic around these parts, where downlines are the uptalk. In fact, Utah [...]
Christy Hepworth, Keri Evans and Lyndsey Ekstrom are the founders of Jamberry Nails, a direct sales company.

Atta Girl: 5 reasons women are drawn to direct sales

Christy Hepworth, Keri Evans and Lyndsey Ekstrom are the founders of Jamberry Nails, a direct sales company. This is one of 10 lists on direct sales featured in the Spring 2015 issue of Utah Valley BusinessQ. Can we be direct? Network marketing [...]
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Oh, yes she did: 5 influential women in Utah Valley’s direct sales world

This is one of 10 lists on direct sales featured in the Spring 2015 issue of Utah Valley BusinessQ. Can we be direct? Network marketing is here to stay. It’s a popular topic around these parts, where downlines are the uptalk. In fact, Utah [...]
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Collector’s Items: 5 products direct from Utah Valley

This is one of 10 lists on direct sales featured in the Spring 2015 issue of Utah Valley BusinessQ. Can we be direct? Network marketing is here to stay. It’s a popular topic around these parts, where downlines are the uptalk. In fact, Utah [...]