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Business Success Strategies

August 12th, 2018 by

Tips, Trends and Business Intelligence for Entrepreneurs Here’s the latest roundup of the best content, “how to” information, and tips from a variety of our favorite sources and experts. In addition: upcoming webinars, policy news, and inspirational success stories. Yours in entrepreneurship and small business success,   Karen Kerrigan President & CEO, Small Business & Entrepreneurship […]

August 6th, 2018 by

Small Business Insider National Farmer’s Market Week, August 5-11 By Karen Kerrigan- Who doesn’t love a farmer’s market? The colors, sounds and atmosphere are lively but relaxing. The experience can be highly cathartic. And of course, there’s the opportunity to support local farmers and food entrepreneurs. August 5-11 is National Farmer’s Market Week, and I […]

August 5th, 2018 by

Here’s this week’s roundup of “How To” articles, educational resources and upcoming events, business news and success stories recommended by SBE Council President & CEO Karen Kerrigan. Sales, Marketing and Branding Twitter Chat Roundup: How to Attract and Retain Customers, Groupon Merchant.  “On July 26, small business thought leaders, advocates, and industry experts came together to share […]

July 27th, 2018 by

Small Business Insider: Business Success Strategies By Barbara Weltman- The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act created new tax incentives in “qualified opportunity zones” (QOZs, or Opportunity Zones). These are areas designated by a state (and approved by the IRS) as economically-distressed communities for which the new tax incentives apply. The tax incentives are designed to […]

July 21st, 2018 by

Small Business Insider: Business Success Strategies By Barbara Weltman- In today’s highly partisan environment, there have been numerous stories reported in the media of merchants and restaurants refusing service to certain patrons. Leaving politics aside, if you own a store, restaurant, or other business, can you legally refuse service? Does the phrase “we reserve the […]

July 21st, 2018 by

Here’s this week’s roundup of “How To” articles, educational resources and upcoming events, business news and success stories recommended by SBE Council President & CEO Karen Kerrigan. Marketing and Branding The Psychology of Logo Design: How Fonts, Colors, Shapes and Lines Influence Purchase Decisions, CrowdSpring. “Nothing should be arbitrary. It’s in your best interest to make […]

July 14th, 2018 by

This week’s roundup of “How To” articles, educational resources and upcoming events, business news and success stories recommended by SBE Council President & CEO Karen Kerrigan. AMAZON PRIME DAY There’s Room for Small Businesses to Compete with Prime Day (July 16), AP. “While entrepreneurs may not be able to go head to head with the online […]

July 8th, 2018 by

This week’s roundup of “How To” articles, educational resources and upcoming events, business news and success stories recommended by SBE Council President & CEO Karen Kerrigan. This Week’s Webinar: What Small Businesses Need to Know About Cybersecurity Insurance July 10, 2018 2:00 p.m. ET Hosted by: The National Cybersecurity Alliance Small and medium-sized businesses (SMB’s) remain […]

July 1st, 2018 by

This week’s roundup of “How To” articles, educational resources and upcoming events, business news and success stories recommended by SBE Council President & CEO Karen Kerrigan. ACCESS TO CAPITAL Webinar Rewind: Find Investors and Finance Your Business With Equity Crowdfunding If you missed the SCORE/SBECouncil webinar on June 28, the recording is now available. Nearly 900 […]

June 25th, 2018 by

SBE Council has partnered with SCORE to present a live webinar with Sherwood Neiss, Principal at Crowdfund Capital Advisors, and the co-author of the Crowdfunding Framework in the JOBS Act. To date, almost 1,000 small businesses have raised or are raising funds – via regulated crowdfunding. Sherwood has been tracking their success and the data, and […]

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