Blogs.All Posts

Register

Blogs All Posts

All Posts
  • Whether you’re more excited about firing up the grill, relaxing on the beach or being more active, the warm summer months can provide challenges for your small business — especially if you’re based at home.It doesn’t take much for a seasonal change to derail your focus....
    Industry Word - June 06, 2017
  • Looking to start or grow your high-tech entrepreneurial venture? Need financing to help fund research and development (R&D) efforts and realize your business potential? The U.S. federal government can help!In fact, annually, nearly 5,000 small businesses receive over $2.5 billion in...
    Financing - June 05, 2017
  • I’m sure many of you are familiar with etiquette when it comes to dining. However, did you know that there was a thing such as business etiquette? Similar to dining etiquette, these unwritten rules of behavior can help you not only close the deal, but also leave a great impression on...
    Industry Word - June 01, 2017
  • Are you ready to take business networking to the next level? Then try a business referral group. Business referral groups, also called business referral networks or leads clubs, are networking organizations with a difference: They’re all about giving and getting referrals. For business owners...
    Industry Word - June 01, 2017
  • When was the last time you’ve revisited your workplace safety plan? Not only is it the law, but it also can ensure that you and your employees are always safe.In honor of National Safety Month, we would like to highlight four resources that will help you identify unsafe behaviors, create...
    Industry Word - June 01, 2017
  • Small businesses have more choices and options for loans and financing than ever. And the good news is you have access to a wide range of resources at your fingertips, without leaving your office -- all through the Internet.Online lending marketplaces and alternative funding sources make getting...
    Industry Word - May 23, 2017
  • Do you remember the last major purchase you made?If so, would you describe it as being a smooth, easy process, or a difficult, frustrating one that infuriated you to no end?If it was a smooth transaction, congratulations!But if it wasn’t, and you happen to be thinking about buying a franchise...
    Industry Word - May 18, 2017
  • Ransomware attacks are the fastest growing malware threats. On average, more than 4,000 ransomware attacks have occurred daily since January 1, 2016. Ransomware, a type of malicious software that infects and restricts access to a computer until a ransom is paid, affects businesses of all sizes. The...
    Managing a Business - May 17, 2017
  • If you have even one employee, you may be impacted by law changes occurring at your state or local level. Small business owners want to do the best they can for their workers, but often cost limits how generous they can be when it comes to pay and benefits. Nonetheless the law may require certain...
    Industry Word - May 16, 2017
  • We get it: the idea of exporting can be intimidating. From language and cultural differences to finance and technical concerns, going global is a challenge. However, it also can be extremely rewarding and profitable. In fact, small businesses engaged in exporting on average stay in business longer...
    SBA News and Views - May 15, 2017

Pages