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Secrets of Funding Your Business Revealed

Millions of people get excited about the idea of starting their own business. But, the logistics of getting a business started are challenging and complex. One of the earliest hurdles you’ll need to overcome to be successful is getting your business funded. In other words, to fund your business, yo...

Entrepreneur Quiz: Is Starting a Business Right for You?

Do you have an entrepreneur personality? Do you have the right mindset and leadership style?  This personality quiz helps you see how well you fit into entrepreneurship and whether starting a business is right for you. Scroll down to take our simple entrepreneur quiz and see! Psychology of the E...

16 Essential Things to Remember When Working With Micro-Influencers

Micro-influencers can be a great solution for businesses that want to explore the world of influencer marketing. They’re not too “big” in the social sphere to be clouded by fame, but they’re influential enough to make a difference for your brand in a specific, targeted market. Working with a m...

30 Vegan Business Ideas

Vegan food products brought in more than $2 billion in the U.S. this year. And that’s just one aspect of the constantly growing market for vegan products. As more and more people become aware of the impact of animal-based products on their health and the environment, an increasing number of peo...

Kabbage Executive Shares New Funding Options for Women Business Owners

Nearly 12 million women own businesses around the country. But those businesses don’t always receive the funding they need. In fact, only 15 percent of women-owned firms raise at least $100,000 in funding. Compare this to 28 percent of male-owned businesses. Co-Founder and President of Kabbag...

Tips for Holiday Marketing from the Pros, Read On

It’s time to amp up and adjust our marketing strategies for the holidays! If you want to get ahead of the marketing game and stand out from the crowd, check out these incredible unicorn tips from the top social media marketing experts. We’ve got insights from Mari Smith, Neil Patel, Virgini...

10 Holiday Hiring Tips for Small Businesses

The National Retail Federation is predicting a growth year for holiday sales for small businesses. Sales are expected to be somewhere between $727.9 billion and $730.7 billion. It’s not too early to start getting ready with your holiday hiring. Holiday Hiring Tips Here are 10 holiday hiring tip...

How to Start a Doggy Daycare Business

The pet industry is estimated to generate more than $75 billion this year. And that number has risen consistently year after year. It’s clear — people love their pets. And they’re willing to spend a lot of money on them. This means that there are plenty of business opportunities for animal loving...

63% of Millennials Work Most for Travel Money

Just what exactly motivates you to work? According to the July 2019 FlexJobs survey, for 63% of millennials, the desire to travel is the primary reason. This data comes from a survey of more than 1,600 millennials, which looks to find out flexible work behaviors among this demographic. ...

Spotlight: Blue Commercial Cleaning Strives for a Spotless Team Culture

Keeping a clean facility is essential for every business. But the exact needs of every commercial facility vary. So Blu Commercial Cleaning offers a huge array of cleaning services that allow business owners to customize their experience. The business has humble beginnings, starting in a Chicago ...

Facebook Rolls Out Holiday Marketing Tools for Small Businesses

Facebook recently hosted a global training program designed to help small businesses gear up for the upcoming holiday season. Boost with Facebook Holiday Bootcamp was held October 10. The social media giant also used the event to make a number of announcements about new small business Facebook holi...