PROTECTING SMALL BUSINESS, PROMOTING ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Business Success Strategies

February 5th, 2016 by

  Microsoft is giving away more than $20,000 and the Golden State Warriors are providing marketing lessons. Those are just two of the highlights among the curated content that we have for you this week. By Susan Solovic- Leadership, Management and Productivity You can adopt these three small business leadership strategies right now. And you should. If […]

January 31st, 2016 by

By Susan Solovic- Among this week’s collection of excellent curated content are articles that will help you steer clear of some costly marketing and management mistakes. You won’t be able to say that you hadn’t been warned! Leadership, Management and Productivity If yours is a retail small business, the seven growth tips here will come […]

January 30th, 2016 by

The past week’s “How To” articles, educational resources, and business news and success stories recommended by SBE Council President & CEO Karen Kerrigan. Microsoft Small Business Contest 2016, Microsoft. Small business owners and entrepreneurs. “Here’s your chance to win $20,000.   Share your business in a two-minute video. So go ahead, inspire us – inspire America […]

January 28th, 2016 by

By Susan Solovic- A friend of mine who lives in Nashville was on his morning walk the other day when he spied a long line of people along the street. The neighborhood is a trendy mix of businesses and homes and often the starting location for various local 5K and 10K runs, so he thought […]

January 24th, 2016 by

By Susan Solovic- Meat and potatoes. That’s how I’d sum up the advice experts served up this week to help small business owners improve their operations. Virtually all the strategies are practical and things you can start doing right now. Dig in. Leadership, Management and Productivity Listen up, small business retailers: If you’re not delivering […]

January 21st, 2016 by

By Susan Solovic- In terms of the economy and its outlook there may only be thing that small business owners can agree on: It’s been quite unsettled for a long time. There have certainly been some positive signs, but as often as not, they seem to get offset by bad – or at least mediocre […]

January 20th, 2016 by

by Susan Solovic With this week’s best curated content, you’ll learn how technology is being leveraged in new ways and how you need to drop some old habits if you really want to achieve the success you’ve always dreamed about.  Leadership, management and productivity The four technology trends discussed in this Heartlandblog will impact the […]

January 16th, 2016 by

The past week’s “How To” articles, educational resources, and business news and success stories recommended by SBE Council President & CEO Karen Kerrigan. STARTUP ADVICE & IDEAS Top 7 Tips for Surviving Your First Year as an Entrepreneur, Forbes. “Is it possible to emerge from the first-year gauntlet of entrepreneurship unscathed? Sadly, no. You’ll emerge […]

January 9th, 2016 by

The past week’s “How To” articles, educational resources, and business news and success stories recommended by SBE Council President & CEO Karen Kerrigan. STARTUPS & TRENDS Global Brands, Taking Cue From Tinkerers, Explore Crowdfunding, New York Times. “Crowdfunding, a trend popularized by artists and tinkerers, is now so hot that corporate giants are looking for […]

January 5th, 2016 by

For small businesses, social media is a crucial tool for growth and reaching an audience.  SBE Council media director and small business expert Susan Solovic joined the Wall Street Journal’s Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero to discuss success stories and mistakes by small businesses in using social media. View the clip here.  

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