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[ 0 ] Jul. 23, 2012

Tips For Financing Your Business

David Solís is the National Sales Executive for the Client Development Group with Bank of America’s Small Business Division, where he is responsible for overseeing the bank’s relationships with thousands of small business clients across the nation. Solís shares his expert insights with SCORE clients into the lending process, including tips on identifying your best […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 16, 2012

Survey Finds Small Biz Driving Growth With Social Media

Small businesses are increasing their use of the Internet and social media platforms to connect with customers and grow their businesses, according to a recent Citibank survey. Sixty-five percent of the 749 small business owners surveyed across the United States cited increasing marketing activities as a key step in growing their business. While the overwhelming […]

[ 1 ] Jul. 16, 2012

Financial Advisors Can Boost Biz By Helping Entrepreneurs

Pershing LLC, a BNY Mellon company, announced the release of Building a Business with Business Owners, a new guidebook that focuses on how  financial advisors can meet the increasingly specialized personal and business needs of entrepreneurs.  Because business owners’ personal and professional lives are so strongly intertwined, Pershing concludes, advisors have a tremendous opportunity to […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 16, 2012

The Lemonhead Movement & Youth Entrepreneurship

Every year over 1,400 small business-owners connect to exchange ideas, strategies and inspiration.  This is facilitated with the help of some of the most successful business consultants in the country, through the America’s Small Business Development Center’s Annual Conference. This year, the Annual ASBDC Conference will be held in New Orleans, La. from Sept. 11-14, […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 9, 2012

U.S. Home Ownership: Still A Hopeful Dream Says New Survey

As the country continues to emerge from the turbulent mortgage period, a Home Buyer Poll released by TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, reveals aspirations of homeownership are still very much alive in the U.S. The majority (84%) of today’s younger renting generation (ages 18-34) responded that they intend to buy a home. Overall, more […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 9, 2012

Name Badge? A Good Thing?

In an effort to determine how best to brand and distinguish employees and foster better working relationships, a recent survey of 1,000 men and women across the U.S. was conducted by Social Science Research Solutions (SSRS) for Imprint Plus, leading manufacturer of customized, re-usable, magnetic name badge systems. When asked how important it was to […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 9, 2012

Financial Advisors Can Boost Business, Says Guidebook

Pershing LLC, a BNY Mellon company, announced the release of Building a Business with Business Owners, a new guidebook that focuses on how  financial advisors can meet the increasingly specialized personal and business needs of entrepreneurs.  Because business owners’ personal and professional lives are so strongly intertwined, Pershing concludes, advisors have a tremendous opportunity to […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 3, 2012

Workaholics Can Hurt Your Business

Josh Tolan has put together some fascinating finds on workaholics. Working long hours was once the norm for Americans in the workforce, but with the help of technology, working around the clock is becoming the new epidemic. As our smart phones travel on our hips and even enjoy a special spot in our beds at […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 2, 2012

Tips To Make Your Trip To The Pump Less Painful

Chris Faulkner, CEO Breitling Oil and Gas 1. Fill up your tank on Wednesday or Thursday before 10 am. Gas prices rise on Thursdays in anticipation of weekend travel.  10 am is when most station owners make their price change for the day.  Unless it is an emergency, do not buy gas Friday, Saturday or […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 2, 2012

Is Your City Small Business ‘Friendly’?

Oklahoma City and Dallas-Ft. Worth most business-friendly cities Thumbtack.com, in partnership with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, released new data showing that Idaho, Texas, Oklahoma and Utah all earned A+’s for their friendliness towards small businesses.  In contrast, small business owners gave California, Hawaii, Vermont, and Rhode Island an F, while New York narrowly avoided […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 2, 2012

Small Business Owners Say They Are ‘Positive’

Forty-three percent of small business owners consider business conditions to be positive, according to the latest Citibank small business survey. This is a significant increase since August 2010, when 24% of small business owners surveyed reported overall positive business conditions. One-third (33%) of respondents said their own business is better than it was a year […]

[ 0 ] Jun. 25, 2012

FranNet Celebrates 25 Years & Offers 5 Top Tips

Over the past 25 years, FranNet has guided thousands of interested franchise owners towards the right business fit. “Buying a business is a life-changing decision, and you’ll want to know as much as you can about a franchise before you buy into it,” says Jack Armstrong of FranNet of Northern/Central New Jersey. “You’ll also want […]

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