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Five Best Practices For Finding Quality, Qualified Workers

The trend of reshoring is picking up more steam these days as OEMs and large manufacturers realize the total costs of managing extended supply CEO Mitch Free On CNBC; Comments on Manufacturing in Japan and Social Media for Small Business

Mitch Free, founder & CEO appears on CNBC's Small Business Council to discuss Social Media for Small Businesses and comments on manufacturing in Japan given the recent disaster in the region and its effect on Supply Chain operations.

Here is some background on CNBC's Small Business Council: to host a Supplier Development Webinar on Wednesday, March 16th at 4pm is hosting a Supplier Development Webinar called "Job Shop Scheduling: How to get More Jobs Done Faster" on Wednesday, March 16th at 4pm EST. Space is limited to the first 100 Suppliers, so sign up today! CEO Mitch Free On CNBC's Small Business Council

Mitch Free, founder & CEO, has been recruited into the inaugral class of CNBC's Small Business Council.

MFGWatch Survey: Employment Activity Uneven; Supply Chain Disruptions, Reshoring Activity Drop has conducted the latest MFGWatch survey of North American manufacturers (select this link for the complete survey results and a downloadable PDF). The survey focused on their activities in the third quarter of 2010, and on their expectations for the fourth quarter. Nearly 1400 Buyer organizations and small/medium-sized manufacturers responded to the most recent MFGWatch survey.

Hey Manufacturers - Get Strategic About Your Marketing

In a recent article from The Fabricator titled Strategic Marketing for Manufacturers, sound marketing advice is given to small and midsized manufacturers. There are four main items that form the strategy, and several subtopics. Here's MOJO's take, with some additional advice.

"Marketing Is An Investment, Not An Expense"

Death Of The Continental Economy

There are two sides to the reshoring issue in the U.S.

The Realities of Reshoring in 2010

The Business Outlook Survey realeased yesterday by the Federal Reserve of Philadelphia paints a bit of a bleak picture of realities of reshoring production to the US.

Training Program Helps With Success On And Off

Manufacturers need all the help they can get these days. Not only can a membership on expose manufacturers to prospects and customers from next door to around the world, it can also help you become better at marketing your business.

We've introduced a 4-week training program called Boot Camp that comes with each membership in the marketplace. The training you'll receive over the first four weeks of your membership is designed to help ensure your success on

Revisiting Reshoring - Accelerating, But Gradually

For your viewing pleasure, here are a few observations, articles and examples regarding the emerging "trend" of reshoring (or backshoring, or in shoring) production back to the U.S.