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April 24th, 2017 by

by Susan Solovic- While there is a lot of good general information in this week’s batch of curated content, I think anyone involved in e-commerce is going to be especially pleased with many of the offerings. Leadership, Management, and Productivity The best sure-fire way to boost the bottom line is to reduce costs. If you’re […]

April 22nd, 2017 by

  The past week’s roundup of “How To” articles, educational resources and events, business news and success stories recommended by SBE Council President & CEO Karen Kerrigan. National Small Business Week, April 30-May 6 The weeklong celebration features events and opportunities for online participation. View the schedule of events here.  BRANDING & MARKETING 20 YouTube Video […]

April 17th, 2017 by

By Susan Solovic- I was really pleased to find some good guidance on market research to share with you this week. It’s a topic that doesn’t get much attention, but one that can make or break a startup or any plans for expansion. Marketing and Sales Need a DIY guide to market research? In his […]

April 10th, 2017 by

by Raymond J. Keating- On Sunday, April 9, 2017, most of the golf world rejoiced at Sergio Garcia’s win at The Masters at Augusta National.  Garcia was the latest top golfer to shed the sad title of “best golfer never to win a major tournament.” (Golf’s four majors are The Masters, US Open, British Open […]

April 10th, 2017 by

By Susan Solovic- At the end of the day, I think many of the winners will be those who best understand and utilize social media marketing. This week, we found a lot of excellent advice on that topic across the Internet. Leadership, management, and productivity If for nothing else, you need to check out the […]

April 5th, 2017 by

by Barbara Weltman- Individuals with financial troubles can create problems in the workplace. They may be preoccupied with their personal woes and unable to concentrate on work. They may be tempted to steal from the company in an attempt to solve their own financial issues. But can you factor their personal financial situation into a […]

April 2nd, 2017 by

The past week’s roundup of “How To” articles, educational resources and events, business news and success stories recommended by SBE Council President & CEO Karen Kerrigan. THIS WEEK’S KEY TREND Millenials are Changing the Housing and Retail Markets – Is Your Business Ready? The Business Journals. “Since 2005, I’ve watched as American households have increasingly sought […]

March 26th, 2017 by

By Susan Solovic- I’ve really noticed an uptick in the publication and popularity of entrepreneurship articles recently. I hope that it signals a new surge in startups and business formation. That, more than anything coming out of Washington D.C., would serve as a national “pick-me-up” both economically and emotionally. Entrepreneurship, startups, and innovation Writing for […]

March 18th, 2017 by

  The past week’s roundup of “How To” articles, educational resources and events, business news and success stories recommended by SBE Council President & CEO Karen Kerrigan. ACCESS TO CAPITAL & FINANCE A Crowdfunding Exit in Indiana as Scotty’s Brewhouse is Acquired, Locavesting/SBE Council. “After raising money through Indiana’s intrastate crowdfunding exemption in 2014, Scotty’s Brewhouse, […]

March 17th, 2017 by

  Reposted with permission. Locavesting – Local Investing News, Education & Resources By Amy Cortese- Scotty’s Brewhouse in Indiana has become the first intrastate crowdfunding exit. After raising money through Indiana’s intrastate crowdfunding exemption in 2014, Scotty’s Brewhouse, a chain of 18 brewpubs founded 20 years ago, recently agreed to be acquired by a private equity […]

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