How Kinetic Events Adjusted to a World with No Large, In-Person Events

Many large, in-person events have been put on hold due to COVID-19, which makes it tough for an event staffing agency. Instead of just accepting this fate as a negative, Kinetic Events took it as an opportunity to grow.



Small Biz Spotlight: Kinetic Events

After encountering this obstacle, the company offers a wide array of brand advocacy and promotional services to fill the void and help clients run special operations with reliable team members. Read more about the company in this week’s Small Business Spotlight.

What the Business Does

Provides staffing solutions for special events.

Project Manager Brady

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Warren Buffett’s Berkshire buys Dominion Energy natural gas assets in $10 billion deal

Warren Buffett‘s Berkshire Hathaway is finally pulling the trigger.

The conglomerate is spending $4 billion to buy the natural gas transmission and storage assets of Dominion Energy. Including the assumption of debt, the deal totals almost $10 billion. It’s Berkshire’s first major purchase since the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent market collapse in March.

At his annual shareholder meeting in May, Buffett revealed that Berkshire had built up a record $137 billion cash hoard as financial markets tanked and that he hadn’t seen many favorable deals, despite the stock market’s swoon.

“We have not done anything because we don’t

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Wix Launches New Editor X Site Tool %%sep%% %%sitename%%

Wix.com, a leading website creator, has launched a new innovative website creation platform, Editor X.

Editor X is designed to empower web designers, professionals, and agencies to create exceptional websites. The product was previously available as a closed beta program and is now available to the public.



Wix Introduces Editor X for Enhanced Website Editing

Editor X features advanced design capabilities, approachable CSS technology, and full development capabilities with Corvid by Wix. Editor X users can take advantage of Wix’s comprehensive suite of business solutions.

Every Small Businesses Needs a Website

In February 2020, before the implications of

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Fraud at China’s Luckin Coffee is a warning for investors

Charles Zhengyao Lu, chairman and founder of Luckin Coffee, and Jenny Qian Zhiya, chief executive officer of Luckin Coffee, ringing the opening bell during the company’s initial public offering (IPO) at the Nasdaq in New York, on May 17, 2019.

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The Luckin Coffee fraud scandal was a “great morality tale” for markets, and more needs to be done to protect American investors from such cases, said an analyst, who said a bill to delist Chinese companies in the U.S. is essentially toothless.

“It’s a great morality tale. It seems to me that

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Learn the Ins and Outs of Virtual Teams and Hiring Remote Workers

By now, everybody has discovered the benefits of working virtually.

But did you know that hiring an outsourced contractor is different from hiring an employee?

Join us live on Facebook on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at 1 p.m. ET to learn where and how to find remote workers to build the right team, dos and don’ts for interviewing remote workers, how to manage people you’ve never met in person and much more.

BONUS: Send us your best hack for working with a virtual team and we just might invite you to come and join us live during the

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Momentus brings ‘last mile’ delivery to satellites launched on any rocket

An artist’s rendering of a Momentus Vigoride transfer vehicle deploying satellites in orbit.

Momentus

A space startup offering a “last mile delivery” service for spacecraft is continuing its deal spree this year, becoming an increasingly important player in the growing small satellite market.

Momentus, a Santa Clara, California-based company, has so far struck $40 million worth of customer contracts this year and announced on Thursday its latest deal with Dutch small satellite specialist ISILaunch. Its the eighth such deal Momentus has unveiled in 2020, with the company providing its orbit transfer services for ISILaunch on a SpaceX Falcon 9 launch

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Sales Lead and Qualification Management During COVID %%sep%% %%sitename%%

The COVID-19 crisis has caused B2B sales organizations to re-evaluate their sales processes, re-tool their sales pitches, and otherwise adapt to fast-changing conditions in an environment of unprecedented uncertainty. But there are two aspects of B2B sales operations that are sometimes underrated and overlooked even during the best of times: lead qualification and lead management. During this time of crisis, and even after the economy emerges into a New Normal, qualifying your sales leads, and then managing, nurturing and re-ranking your sales leads over time, is more important than ever.



COVID Sales Lead Qualification and Management

Here are a

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