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August 19th, 2017 by

The past week’s roundup of “How To” articles, educational resources and future events, business news and success stories recommended by SBE Council President & CEO Karen Kerrigan. Current Events and Key Data U.S. Business Sectors Gain or Hold Steady in Public Esteem, Gallup. “…a majority of Americans rate nine business sectors positively this year — the […]

August 18th, 2017 by

by Susan Solovic- I was reviewing a calendar of various “special days” recently and I noted that a few weeks ago it was “National Simplicity Day.” I guess things were a bit too hectic in my life to notice it at the time… Sorry. Generally, I load these pages up with things you need to […]

August 14th, 2017 by

                by Susan Solovic– Jo Malone’s fragrance company story passes the smell test, Joleena Louis recommends a prenup, and Jessika Phillips gives delivers some harsh marketing truths in this week’s collection of curated content. Dig in! Leadership, Management, and Productivity If you’re a local merchant, you need to […]

August 12th, 2017 by

The past week’s roundup of “How To” articles, educational resources and future events, business news and success stories recommended by SBE Council President & CEO Karen Kerrigan. Featured Resource Cultivating a Business, SBA Administrator Linda McMahon. It’s National Farmer’s Market Week, and in a blog post Administrator McMahon shares her insights into how some brick-and-mortar stores […]

August 9th, 2017 by

by Susan Solovic- A blog is the utility player in a successful website. Here are just a few of the major roles a good blog plays: ● It boosts search engine optimization. ● It builds relationships with customers and prospects. ● It pairs nicely with your social media marketing program. ● It establishes your authority. Those are […]

August 5th, 2017 by

The past week’s roundup of “How To” articles, educational resources and future events, business news and success stories recommended by SBE Council President & CEO Karen Kerrigan. Management and Operations Scaling a Startup Team, TechStars. “I’m the CEO and co-founder of Preply, a global marketplace for online tutoring. Here are some helpful takeaways from our journey as […]

July 30th, 2017 by

The past week’s roundup of “How To” articles, educational resources and future events, business news and success stories recommended by SBE Council President & CEO Karen Kerrigan. Sales, Marketing and Branding 10 Tips for Creating an Online Marketing Strategy to Consistently Bring in Customers, Small Biz Trends. “There’s a lot that goes into creating a successful […]

July 24th, 2017 by

                By Susan Solovic- If you need a nap, you’ll find good justification for taking one every day in this week’s collection of curated content. Also, women entrepreneurs get a lot of coverage on both the challenges they face and the contributions they are making. Leadership, management, and […]

July 21st, 2017 by

Get an inside look at the 25 things every business NEEDS for long-term success. Small Business Bootcamp July 26, 2017 8:00 p.m. ET You’ve done your homework and know whether your idea for a business makes sense and that you have the capabilities to do it. Now take the time to get started on the […]

July 18th, 2017 by

BY BARBARA WELTMAN Employers are required to verify the eligibility of an employee to work in the U.S. Hiring someone who is not eligible to work in the U.S. can result in penalties for the company. Verification is done on U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ Form I-9. On July 17, 2017, USCIS issued a new version of […]

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