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[POLL] What’s Your Go-To Small Business Funding Source?

In the recently released Small Business Trends Magazine Finance Edition, the focus is on small business loans and other funding options. It’s an important issue! When you’re seeking to start a new business or expanding an existing one, it often takes money. And that includes money you currently don’t have. Where Do You Go When Seeking Money To Expand Or Start ... Read More »

Thank You for Calling Equifax. Your Business Is Not Important to Us

You shouldn’t need to do a damn thing to keep your credit information safe. We’re all accustomed to the busywork of managing personal finances. You check your 401(k) retirement account, making sure your portfolio is carefully balanced. You scan your bank and credit card statements from time to time to verify the charges. These are things responsible people do. But ... Read More »

Google makes listing your businesses easier

There is no denying that a large number of customers today use the internet as a primary source for gathering information. Hence, it is pertinent that the information about your business on search engines should be correct and reflect the best of your enterprise. Keeping this in mind, Google has made it easier for an owner to manage the information ... Read More »

The 7 Top Retail Risk Factors Your Small Business Faces

If you believe the headlines, retail is on its way to extinction. While this may be an overstatement, what are the actual risks facing retailers today? The 2017 BDO Retail RiskFactor Report ranked the biggest risks threatening retailers. Here are seven of the top items on the list and what you can do to defend against them. Top Risks from the 2017 BDO ... Read More »

Boost Your Small Business Marketing by Attending ONTRApalooza, More Events

Want to make a bigger impact with your marketing? There’s an upcoming conference that might be able to help. ONTRApalooza is a three-day conference featuring hands-on workshops, software sessions, inspiring keynotes and more. It takes place in Santa Barbara, California in October and could potentially benefit marketers, business leaders and entrepreneurs looking to give their business and marketing efforts a ... Read More »

What is Purchase Order Financing and is It Right for Your Business?

You just got a big order but your inventory of supplies is down. No need to worry about losing the business. Purchase order financing can set you up with the supplies and inventory you’ll need to start that new job.  Small Business Trends interviewed Taylor Haddix, Funding Specialist at Segway Financial, LLC, to learn more about this financial tool. “Purchase order ... Read More »

25 Social Media Campaign Ideas Your Small Business Could Try

Social media presents tons of different opportunities for your brand to get creative with different types of campaigns. No matter what platforms your brand uses, you can come up with promotion and marketing ideas to appeal to your target audience. Here are 25 different social media campaign ideas for your small business to try. Social Media Campaign Ideas Crowdsourced Video Content The ... Read More »

Take the Survey and Share What Challenges You Most in Your Small Business

What are the greatest challenges you face in your small business? It may be a question you’ve been asked before in reference to a specific aspect of your operations — keeping up with technology perhaps or improving productivity. But now there’s a chance to answer more comprehensively about the greatest struggles you face and potentially reap some benefit in the ... Read More »

Edible Balloons Should Inspire You to Make Your Product Fun

Businesses usually focus on creating products or services that are indispensable to consumers. But sometimes it can also be a benefit to create fun and memorable products. It’s a lesson Chicago restaurant Alinea has effectively learned with its unique dessert — edible helium balloons. The restaurant makes this interesting dessert using inverted sugar and natural fruit essences, then fills it using a ... Read More »

What Is Amazon AppStream 2.0 and Why Might Your Business Need It?

Remote access to digital resources has become one of the most important features of today’s business ecosystem. And with people spending more time working remotely, businesses and individuals are looking for reliable platforms to access said resources. The Amazon AppStream 2.0 application was created with this very goal in mind. Version 1.0 When Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) introduced AppStream in 2013, it had ... Read More »