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December 12th, 2017 by

by Susan Solovic- A) In a relationship. B) It’s complicated. How would your customers describe their relationship status with your business using those familiar Facebook terms? One of the cardinal principles or goals for businesses today, in both retail and B2B organizations, is to establish relationships between themselves and their customers (and employees, I might […]

December 10th, 2017 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. Branding and Marketing 3 Trends that Will Shape Your Marketing Efforts in 2018, Entrepreneur. “As 2017 draws to a close, it’s time to reflect on how well your marketing initiatives […]

December 8th, 2017 by

By Kristie Arslan- Last week I made the long journey from my small business in Alexandria, Virginia to the “city of pearls” and entrepreneurship hub of India – Hyderabad, capital of Telangana state – as part of the U.S. delegation at the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES2017).   The theme of this year’s Summit was Women […]

December 3rd, 2017 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.   Strategy, Management and Operations 10 Strategies for Leaders to Drive Disruptive Change, Startup Professionals. “How is it that only a few business leaders and entrepreneurs seem to drive exceptional […]

November 29th, 2017 by

By Susan Solovic- Are you a sprinter or a marathoner? It’s one of the most important questions you can ask yourself, because becoming a local or industry leader – and maintaining that position – is like running a marathon. You may sometimes feel that you’re on a treadmill and not making any progress, but that’s […]

November 25th, 2017 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. November is National Entrepreneurship Month, and this week’s selection of content and ideas focuses on resources and links that provide information and advice for starting a business. Startup Ideas and […]

November 22nd, 2017 by

By Karen Kerrigan- Are you ready for the holiday shopping season? Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday and all the other opportunities in between?  Here are some great resources and content with last minute ideas and marketing strategies to help you get the most out of this year’s big holiday spend.  According to the […]

November 21st, 2017 by

Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference. – Robert Frost By Susan Solovic- Small business owners can use the inspiration of that famous Frost quote and apply it to their approach to business in a variety of ways and […]

November 18th, 2017 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. Small Business Saturday 2017, November 25 It’s almost time for Small Business Saturday®.  SBE Council is once again a partner in this very special event, which has proven to be a successful driver […]

November 10th, 2017 by

BY BARBARA WELTMAN- Veterans Day, which originally was fixed to commemorate the Armistice for World War I but later became a day to honor veterans of all wars, is November 11 (although the federal holiday is November 10). In recognition of this date, it’s worth noting that businesses that hire certain disabled veterans can receive a […]

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