No brand’s land: 8 branding wrongs made right

Branding is hard. Because it isn’t just one thing. It’s alllllllll the things. Together. Forever. And then ever and ever. Feeling lost with your brand in no brand’s land? Then take a literal page out of our magazine and flip the heck out of these branding myths. Knowing what’s wrong just feels so right. 1. […]

Sundance Law: Securing your future, family and business

Sponsored Story Marianne Ludlow founded Sundance Law Group to help Utah County families and businesses secure their future through proper legal planning. “Wills, trusts and business agreements aren’t just for the rich — they are for anyone who has something to lose,” Marianne says. “Inadequate or outdated planning can cause permanent family rifts or leave […]

Downtown Provo getting better with popular restaurants, shops and more

Downtown Provo has come a long way in the last decade or so, now filled with popular restaurants, businesses and retail. It wasn’t that long ago that Sensuous Sandwich was the only food establishment on the south side of Center Street, said Provo deputy mayor Dixon Holmes. Now there’s a whole list of eateries on […]

Ready, set, goal!: 6 companies share their resolutions for 2017

If you need some ideas on New Year’s resolutions for your company, these six companies have a few ideas they are willing to share. Here are six Utah Valley companies that set the goal to the 2017. What will yours be? Berkshire Hathaway, Orem Resolution: “To increase referral business and loyalty by 25 percent.” — Sheralyn […]

14 tips to feed the social media beast

Like me! Share me! Subscribe to me! Retweet me! Social media is kinda needy, right? Excuse me. Riiiiiight?! But let’s be real. We need it as much as it needs us. Businesses can live or die by their social status. It’s like high school — but with hashtags and better hair. #hairgoals Social platforms aren’t […]

New workshop series aims to help women in business

Allison Lew noticed there weren’t a lot women attending events for entrepreneurs and people in start-up and tech businesses, so she set out to find out why — and get them involved. Lew, a business development coordinator for Provo, pulled together a focus group of women, some entrepreneurs as well as women from Brigham Young and Utah […]

10 power-house businesses owned by Mormons

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are known for being honest, philanthropic, goal-driven, successful people — a perfect combination for business success. Over the years, dozens of Mormons have made significant contributions to business and started their own corporate power houses. Here are 10 power-house businesses owned, founded or headed by […]

10 recent articles that applaud Mormonism

As The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints grows, so does the impact its members have on their communities and on the world. And it’s not going unnoticed. Sure, there’s plenty of negative information about the Church and its members online, but there’s also a lot of positive. Here are 10 (relatively) recent articles that […]

How to: Advice for business professionals

Asking questions is not out of the question. Not even the valley’s whiz kids know how to do everything from A to Zero-beta portfolio. So sharpen your pencil and add a question mark to your “how-tos.” Four local experts are in the house to give you the As to your Qs.   How to pick the right […]

Smooth Sale-ing: Once upon a retail employee

How can Sherri Duffy help you? For starters, she can lend you an ear(ring). “It’s a disease!” she laughs. “I love bling. If one is good, five is better! But truly, all of this jewelry represents years of my life. I can tell you where I bought every single piece.” She can’t help it. Retail […]

Newsworthy bites from local companies

Cushman & Wakefield partnered with Hamilton Partners and Skidmore Owings & Merrill to design and build a new office space in downtown Salt Lake City. The building, 111 Main Office Tower, will be 24 stories tall, and will offer 440,000 rentable square feet and ground floor retail shopping.   Nu Skin was named No. 19 […]

Mind our own business: Local entrepreneurs get candid about county culture

Utah Valley may just be the worst-kept secret.  From Forbes repeatedly naming us the Best Place for Business and Careers to giants like Adobe and Microsoft staking their claims, there’s no question the world knows we’re playing to win. But what do we know about our business culture? What is it really like to run […]

Roundtable: On top of the world

  BusinessQ: Is Utah County an ideal place for an international business to be headquartered?    Scott Schwerdt, Nu Skin: Access to resources, great shipping facilities and a Delta hub make traveling around the world from Provo very simple. Utah County is a perfect launch pad for a global business because of language capabilities. Also, […]

5 businesses Utah Valley still lacks

We’ve got mountains. We’ve got college sports teams. We’ve got water parks. Sometimes it seems like Utah Valley has it all. But there are still a few holes in Utah Valley’s perfection. Here are five businesses we’d be happy to see in the valley. 1. Gourmet groceries Macey’s and Harmons are nice, but the true foodie […]