Small Businesses

They face tough odds, especially in the first year of operations. We've interviewed 11 people who recently started or expanded their business. They talk about opportunities and the challenges they have to face.
By Meredith T. Thomas

    Tastebuds Mike Taber–Oswego Mike Taber is turning his dream into reality one drink at a time. The Port City native recently opened Tastebuds soda bar at 137 W. Second St. in downtown Oswego. Tastebuds’ eclectic beverages incl... [Subscriber-only content]


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Oswego County Business Magazine
Issue 98

Issue 98
October/November 2008

Cover Story

  • Small Businesses
  • They face tough odds, especially in the first year of operations. We've interviewed 11 people who recently started or expanded their business. They talk about opportunities and the challenges they have to face.

  • Can They Make it?
  • Small business adviser shares perspective on what's necessary to thrive

  • 10 Factors to Business Success
  • Larry Perras, a senior business adviser, discusses how entrepreneurs can grow a successful business

Profiles

Nancy Bellow

My First Job

Selling Ice Cream in the Street

On The Job

On The Job

Success Stories

Spear USA - Fulton

My Turn

The Media

Newsmakers

Newsmakers

Economic Trends

Resources Available for Women Business Owners

Special Article

Recession

Last Page

What BOCES Is All About

Healthcare Briefs

Where Are They Now

Former Oswego Business Agent Now Leads Agency in Cayuga County