Thank You to Our Readers

Dear Reader, When we first started Black Box almost a decade ago, we had a vision of what we wanted to see covered by Upstate...

Snapshots and Seasons

A comprehensive list outlining different types of financial statements can make James Joyce’s Ulysses seem like an easy summer beach read, by comparison. Needless to...

3D Printing and Copyright Laws: What’s the Big Deal?

To call 3D printing a disruptive technology is an understatement. Never before have we been able to produce individualized, customizable parts for such a...

Oconee County Launches NOW Program

Oconee County's NOW (Nurturing Oconee's Workforce) Program is a joint effort between the Oconee Economic Alliance and the School District of Oconee County that...

Job Descriptions are the New Black

Even if you think HR is exciting, job descriptions have never been described as sexy or exotic! However, especially in 2015, well-written, accurate job...

Administrando Nuestro Negocio (Primera Parte)

En nuestra columna anterior, contestamos la pregunta “¿Por qué quiero iniciar mi propio negocio?” Hemos cubierto algunos obstáculos que nosotros como hispanos encontramos, así...

No One has Answered a Cold Call Since 2009

Prospecting is a process, not an individual act of heroism. There’s no magic bullet that will produce new customers for you overnight. But if...

11 Questions: J. Ruth Littlejohn

What was your first job? While in college during summer break, I worked as a liaison with a funded agency, working with low-income children...

RECON 2016: FAQs

Below are a few of the questions we regularly get when we talk to people about RECON S.C. If you have a question we...

What if I Told You That One of Your Sales Reps Works 24/7?

While there are a ton of great companies in the Upstate, there are much fewer recognizable brands.  Branding is one of the most important...