Small Business Marketing

Locating Warm Leads

Locating Warm Leads

Can Supplier Programs Help Close the Gender Gap?

Women-owned businesses account for less than 5 percent of money borrowed through traditional small business loans, said a Senate Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee report that was released this Wednesday. Many female business owners … [Read More...]

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In Case You Didn’t Notice…

Part of my job as an intern is to tirelessly scour the internet for interesting, informative and insightful articles pertaining to business. This means that when things business news starts to trend on social media I see the same article close to 35 … [Read More...]

Speed Coaching

Brewing the American Dream – Seattle Edition!

Samuel Adams Brewing the American Dream is presenting a free Speed Coaching event for small business owners in Seattle, Washington. The event offers personalized business advice to small business owners in the food, beverage, and brewing industries. … [Read More...]

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Wharton Business Plan Competition Winners

There was an abundance of business competitions around us this spring, and we were thrilled. Ever since we started our Entrepreneurial Growth Initiative program in 2012, we've had the privilege of witnessing several booming business competitions that … [Read More...]

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University of Illinois Winners of Cozad New Venture Competition

In the middle of the summer, university business competitions are winding down and we're reflecting on all the amazing competitions we proudly sponsored through our Entrepreneurial Growth Initiative program. Among them was the Cozad New Venture … [Read More...]

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What Small Businesses Can Learn from Baseball

Business is full of sports metaphors for one good reason: they make sense. The concepts behind creating a winning sports team and a winning business team are not as far apart as one might think. Concepts like understanding roles, working toward a … [Read More...]

Locating Warm Leads

Locating Warm Leads

by Steve Strauss My most recent book, Planet Entrepreneur, was co-written with a dozen leading entrepreneurs and business experts from around the globe. These folks come from wildly different backgrounds – from an entrepreneur in India who is … [Read More...]

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Keep Your Intellectual Property Safe

Recently, we announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office issued five more patents to Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp., for a total of fifteen patents in our portfolio. The patents range from innovative business credit and … [Read More...]

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SBA Updates Small Business Size Standards

The U.S. Small Business Association (SBA) recently issued updated monetary based small business size standards. Monetary based size standards include factors such as receipts, assets, net worth, and income. The new standards will allow more … [Read More...]

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Don’t Let Business Fraud Destroy Your Business

As security breaches become more sophisticated, more detrimental and more widespread, small business owners and consumers alike should be aware of the possible types of fraud they could fall victim to.  There is a fine line, however, between being … [Read More...]

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