Business Success Strategies

October 14th, 2019 by

Small Business Insider BY BARBARA WELTMAN- October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, making it a great time for companies to “audit” their cybersecurity practices. Here are some ideas to consider in becoming prepared for a cyber attack. Understand your risk The Keeper Security’s 2019 SMB Cyberthreat Study released in the summer found that 43% of all attacks are against small […]

October 7th, 2019 by

by Raymond J. Keating- The New Oxford American Dictionary defines a “trait” as “a distinguishing quality or characteristic, typically one belonging to a person.” So, what are the key traits one needs in order to be an entrepreneur? Of course, a great deal of ink has been spilled – as they used to say in […]

September 27th, 2019 by

Ramon’s Smart Hustle Growth Conference October 25, 2019 NYC   Join SBE Council and hundreds of business owners at the 14th Annual Smart Hustle Growth Conference in New York City. Use code “SBECOUNCIL” to get 20% off Register here. This all day event brings together Mark Levy, Simon Sinek’s brand coach; Josh Cohen founder of […]

September 3rd, 2019 by

September is National Preparedness Month Visit SBE Council’s website for the latest planning and preparedness tips. Businesses that have a plan and engage employees in preparation improve their odds of business survival following a disaster. Get a plan!   Branding, Marketing and Sales How New Ventures Can Avoid Conventional Media Costs, Startup Professionals. “The power […]

September 2nd, 2019 by

by Karen Kerrigan- Hurricane season is in full swing, but a disaster can hit your business at any time. Developing a plan and getting employees engaged will improve your business’s odds of survival. Here are some resources to help. Have a plan! Disasters can be devastating for a small business – 40% to 60% permanently […]

August 30th, 2019 by

SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan joined an hour-long panel on Cavuto’s Coast-to-Coast with Neil Cavuto on August 29, 2019. One important segment focused on preparedness ahead of Hurricane Dorian.  Financial expert Chris Hogan listed several important steps that individuals need to take ahead of any storm, and Kerrigan noted that focusing on critical […]

August 19th, 2019 by

Here is our latest roundup of articles, blog posts, upcoming events, and “how to” content to help your startup or small business succeed! Sales, Marketing and Branding Looking for tips on how to attract or retain customers? Join @SBAgov and industry experts, including SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan, for a Twitter chat that […]

August 17th, 2019 by

by Raymond J. Keating- So, do Americans want to embrace entrepreneurship or not? Some interesting answers come courtesy of “Freshbooks Third Annual Self-Employment in America Report.” The good news from this Freshbooks 2019 survey of 4,000 Americans is that “large numbers of American workers are thinking about abandoning their full-time jobs in favor of self-employment. […]

July 16th, 2019 by

Tips, Trends and Market Intelligence for Entrepreneurs Trends in the Marketplace Attention Small Businesses: Gen Z Consumers Most Money-Driven, Powerful Generation Ever, Small Business Trends. “This was the finding of a new report released by Morning Consult. It’s titled ‘Understanding Gen Z: How America’s Largest, Most Diverse, Best-Educated, and Most Financially Powerful Generation Will Shape […]

July 14th, 2019 by

by Raymond J. Keating- As an economist, author, entrepreneur, and professor who taught innovation and entrepreneurship to MBA students for a decade, I’ve come across seemingly countless articles and books serving up tips on how to start a business. And there’s a lot of good stuff out there. For example, I used Start Your Own […]

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