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Moving Forward in 2021: Business Trends

Determining Business Direction Through Trends Welcome to a new year! All of us business owners went through 2020 together, we felt the business landscape shift. For some of the business owners out there, this gigantic, unprecedented shift meant to scrap their business concept and start completely over with new products and services or to crack … Read more

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How to Start a Remote Business During the Holidays

Here are some holiday small business tips based on recommendations from the U.S. Small Business Administration to give you an overview on how to get your business up and running during the festive season:5 Conduct market research: Look at the market to determine if there’s an opportunity to monetize your idea. If you want to … Read more

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5 Great Businesses You Can Start During the Holidays 2020

2020 may have had a rough beginning, but here we are learning to adapt, pivot and start anew! Many out there are looking to start a new business entirely, whether it is their first time in that arena, or they have found a new opportunity. The holidays are a great time to try out a … Read more

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Should I Start a New Business During the Holidays?

The Pros & Cons This pandemic has forced a lot of people to reevaluate their income and how it is earned. With many people out of jobs, looking to bring in some extra cash, there has been a huge shift to starting new businesses during this holiday season – and what could be better timing! … Read more

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How To Finance Holiday & Seasonal Expenses

The holiday season is approaching, and with it comes colder weather, hot cocoa … and additional holiday expenses. We aren’t talking about your gift budget, either. If you are a business owner, you know that while the holiday season brings more customers, this seasonal rush also leads to additional expenses. Holiday and seasonal periods leave … Read more

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The Advantage of Small Business Loans for the Holidays

As a Small Business Owner – really as any Business Owner – you should have your holiday funding sorted out already. However, it’s not too late if you put it together now. Small-to-medium businesses often find themselves looking for last minute funding during the holiday season, and while last minute lending can provide a much … Read more

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Spotlight on Women in Business

You’ve probably heard the song, “It’s a man’s world.” In the business world, that is simply not true anymore. Quietly women have moved up the ranks. Fast Company reports over the past two decades the volume of female-owned companies has grown 114 percent. Compare this to the average growth of any business during that time … Read more

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Growth On-The-Go

5 of the Best Business Podcasts to Inspire Your Business Growth As business owners, we have many tasks, wear multiple hats and have a never-ending list of goals and dreams. So how does such a busy person handle growing as a business owner and in their industry knowledge? It’s all about podcasts – learning on-the-go. … Read more

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Frightening Mistakes Every Small Business Owner Should Avoid

As every business owner learns at some point in time – mistakes happen. Whether you have a new business or you are a veteran entrepreneur, here are a few tips to help you avoid falling victim to the following scary business mistakes.  All By Myself For many people, running their own business is all about … Read more

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Types of Loans for Your Business

Getting a business loan sounds simple — until you realize how many types of loans exist and how many lenders offer those loans. Suddenly, you find yourself overwhelmed by choices that you didn’t even know existed. That’s where we come in. We can help you to navigate the loan landscape and find which loan is … Read more

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