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Diligence vs. Due Diligence

July 12, 2021

Learn the ways to perform and complete the due diligence process in franchising.


SCORE Can Help!

June 28, 2021

Learn about SCORE and how our mentors can help your business thrive!


Lonely Entrepreneur Looking for Connections

June 18, 2021

As an entrepreneur, you no doubt often feel isolated with no one to really hold you accountable to achieve the goals and objectives that you have set for yourself.


Bootstrap Start-up Financing

June 1, 2021

All start-ups have a common need – funding. Money is needed to begin operations, hire staff, perform product development, initiate marketing, fund working capital, and sustain the business. Most entrepreneurs struggle with sourcing the needed funding/capital to make their businesses self-sustaining. This article will focus on funding for seed/start-up stage ventures.


Consumer Spending Snapshot

July 27, 2021,

As more of the country opens, many businesses expected customers to flock back. However, the 2021 Consumer Spending Snapshot shows that many consumers are still only buying the essentials. Here's what you need to know about this changing trend.


How To Get Paid Faster: 8 Tips For Quick Customer Payments

July 22, 2021,

From making the switch to digital invoices to accepting multiple forms of payment, several ways may help you collect your customer payments faster for years to come and the continued success of your business. 


Checklist for a Healthy In-House Marketing Team

July 20, 2021,

Does your internal team have what it takes to move your small business forward, or is it time to hire more staff or outsource marketing tasks? Let’s find out!


Dominating Your Industry by Becoming an Online Expert

July 14, 2021,

Building an audience online is all about delivering valuable, relevant, and compelling information to a particular group of people consistently over time. Use this article to get your strategy started.


Adding Text Marketing to Your Marketing Plans

July 13, 2021,

Text message marketing was accelerated by the pandemic. Learn how to add this to your marketing strategy.