The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Facing Credit Issues

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Steve Strauss, USA Today small business columnist, lawyer, and moderator for our Access to Capital events, recently answered follow up questions that were asked at the event on USA Today’s “Ask an Expert” section. This particular article aims to help those facing bad credit issues and is the first part of a two part series. His article […]

The Basics of Business Credit Series: Separating Business and Personal Credit

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Last week, we introduced our educational video series about the basics of business credit and looked at the difference between business and personal credit.  This week, we’d like to introduce the second video in our series, which explains the importance of separating business and personal credit. The second video in the series elaborates on an important part of […]

Expand Your Knowledge: Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp.’s Business Education Center

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While I’m at the 2014 AEO National Conference, I figured it would be the perfect time to announce one of the projects that directly came from my participation in the conference last year. For many business owners, there is understandably a lack of knowledge around the role business credit can play in their success. With that […]

Saying Goodbye to the Pink Aisle

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Growing up I was told that I could do anything I wanted. My parents supported the fact that I was adamant about riding a green bicycle, not pink, and that I wanted to keep a bug collection under my bed (that one barely slipped by). Even if it didn’t suit their idea of what was […]

SBA Offers Online Classes for Government Contracting

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If you’re a 7(j) eligible firm (see here for more information) you may be interested in the online training for government contracting the Small Business Administration is offering from April 1-15. The classes will be highly interactive, with plenty of opportunities to ask questions, interact with peers, and participate in activities.  Some of the classes being offered include: […]

Access to Capital 2014 is Here!

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Well folks, it’s finally time: the 2014 Access to Capital tour has begun, and this year, our first stop is in Phoenix on March 26. In years past, we’ve visited cities like Chicago, Atlanta, and Seattle to put together dynamic events to educate small business owners about the diverse opportunities they have to gain access to capital. At […]

Take Advantage of Diversity Programs to Build Your Business

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In effort to help all small business owners compete for government contracts, certification programs exist at both the state and federal level for minority-owned and underutilized businesses. The purpose of these diversification programs is to empower small business owners to procure government contracts, giving them access to the hundreds of billions of dollars the government spends […]

EdAhead: Helping Academic Communities Nationwide

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Here at Dun and Bradstreet Credibility Corp., we’re passionate about education, and that’s why we’re always proud to tell people about our participation in the EdAhead savings program, allowing us to make a positive impact in the educational communities in which we live. This year, we’ve had the opportunity to make a difference in the […]

RSVP to Make the Headcount

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We hear you, because we asked. We’re glad we did. As an SMB (please read: our country’s backbone), we want to hear your experience regarding government and corporate contracting opportunities include adjectives like; successful, steadfast, and maybe even something a little to the tune of easy-cheesy-piece-of-cake. Instead, your tales of seeking out these initiatives seem to […]

A Day In the Life: Silicon Beach Fest

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Ours is a town where meaningful connections are crucial to entrepreneurial  survival. At the same time, our spread out geography and car culture leaves much contact to be desired in the building of networks and fellow pioneering support. Avant-garde infobahn pioneer, Kevin Winston, Founder and CEO of Digital LA, is known for pushing the envelope, […]

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