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February 17th, 2019 by

Tips, Trends and Market Intelligence for Entrepreneurs By Karen Kerrigan- National Entrepreneurship Week is February 16-23. This week-long observance is a congressionally-chartered event dedicated to showcasing entrepreneurship and its importance to the United States economy. You can follow all the action on Twitter @NatlEshipweek or #NatlEshipWeek This week’s Small Business Accelerator provides useful content, advice, […]

February 13th, 2019 by

By Barbara Weltman- The determination of whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor has wide-ranging ramifications for both the company for which work is being performed and the person doing it. The matter of worker classification is ongoing because there is no single definition that can be relied upon. What’s more, the […]

February 3rd, 2019 by

by KAREN KERRIGAN- Was it me, or did January 2019 fly right by? In my recent conversations with business owners and entrepreneurs, some feel a bit behind in keeping up with their 2019 goals. Things in business sometimes do not go as planned, and that is why flexibility and resilience are incredibly important traits to […]

February 2nd, 2019 by

For entrepreneurs and business owners, the beginning of the year is a great time to review your financial habits and situation to help you earn more and leverage current resources. In this American Express piece by Amy Cortese, five options are explored, which offer tips from experts including SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan. […]

January 27th, 2019 by

Focus on Data Privacy- January is quickly coming to a close, and it is a good time to review your 2019 plans to determine if the right systems are in place to achieve the sales growth and other goals you’ve set for your business. This week’s Small Business Accelerator includes solid sales, marketing and branding […]

January 19th, 2019 by

Effective Communication and Success Everyone can work on their communication skills.  Even the best communicators strive to get better. Being a better communicator pays dividends for your business and personal life. As noted in this Inc. article on the power of effective interpersonal communication skills, Warren Buffet is dead on when he explains the weight […]

January 13th, 2019 by

Tips, Trends and Market Intelligence for Entrepreneurs Here’s the latest roundup of helpful content from some of our favorite resources to boost the growth of your business, or to help you start a new one! Trends in the Marketplace 6 Hot Trends Driving Business Growth in 2019, Bank Of America. “Consumers have rising expectations…so you’ll […]

January 5th, 2019 by

Tips, Trends and Market Intelligence for Entrepreneurs It’s National Mentoring Month! In this week’s Small Business Accelerator, SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan recommends her favorite mentoring organization: SCORE. The group’s regular webinars offer vital information and ideas to help startups and small businesses grow and succeed. Karen also provides some key resources and […]

December 30th, 2018 by

Growth in 2019 What is Brand Identity and How To Create a Great One: A Complete Guide for Marketers and Businesses 2019, CrowdSpring.  “This is the most comprehensive guide online to creating a strong brand identity for your business or organization in 2019. A brand identity is the most effective way any organization (startups, small businesses, agencies, nonprofits, […]

December 20th, 2018 by

Business Success Strategies December is National Write a Business Plan Month by Karen Kerrigan- Is a business plan necessary? A few years ago that question was being hotly debated, and lingers to this day. Some suggest “the business plan” is an outdated relic and a waste of time.  Many small business owners have, of course, […]

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