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


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 […]

Mari Smith: Facebook Marketing Made Easy

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Welcome to our last Small Business Saturday podcast! We’ve really enjoyed sharing these retail tips with you, and we hope you’ll take full advantage of the advice given here to make the most of the holiday shopping season. We couldn’t have chosen a better last act: Mari Smith is a renowned social media strategist, speaker […]

Rieva Lesonsky: Boosting In-Store and Online Holiday Sales

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Joining us for our third Small Business Saturday podcast is Rieva Lesonsky, CEO, President, and founder of GrowBiz Media, who also contributes to and Formerly the Editorial Director of Entrepreneur Magazine, she’s been helping small business owners in multiple capacities for over 30 years! Rieva sat down with us to share some of her insights […]

Barry Moltz: Top 5 Tips to Make Your Retail Business Boom

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The third installment of our Small Business Saturday podcast series brings advice from Barry Moltz. A lauded small business expert, Barry has founded, run, and advised small businesses for over 20 years. He’s also the author of four books focused on helping entrepreneurs succeed in their business ventures. He took a few minutes of his […]

Shashi Bellamkonda: Creating the Best Possible Customer Experience

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For the second installment in our Small Business Saturday podcast series, we’ve brought in a known leader in the small business sphere: Shashi Bellamkonda is the current Vice President of Digital Marketing at The Bozzuto Group, and an adjunct professor at Georgetown University, where he teaches a popular course in new media platforms.  He has been […]

Carol Roth: Top 5 Tips to Make the Most of the Retail Season

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Are you ready to break your retail business out of the box this holiday season? Our entire team is thrilled to be supporting Small Business Saturday with American Express once again.  Although this year, we decided to mix it up a bit and run 5 short podcasts (5 minutes or so) with 5 business experts.  […]

Lessons Learned from our Small Business Saturday Q&A series


The feedback from small businesses from our extensive Small Business Saturday campaign was overwhelmingly positive with small business owners all over the country thankful for companies like American Express, FedEx and ourselves turning the spotlight on their businesses! During this time, we invited some of our favorite social media experts to give us their input on […]

What social media tools work best for you business? #SmallBizSat Q&A with Derek Halpern


We’ve got a real treat for you today with our next SmallBizSat Q&A which is with Derek Halpern, an expert web marketer, founder of Social Triggers and included in “The Most Influential Small Business People on Twitter” list. Derek offers some very straightforward advice on what he feels makes a credible website…. and what makes a […]

Creating Local Value: Small Business Saturday Q&A with Kristi Hines

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It’s a few more days till Small Business Saturday (Nov.26th)….and the beginning of the holiday season! There is no better time than now to rev up your social media campaign to grab new customers, deepen relationships with your existing clientele, and promote your brand. Kristi Hines (@kikolani), an online marketing consultant and blog auditing specialist, joins […]

Hone Your Listening Skills – SmallBizSat Q&A with Dave Fleet

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Small Business Saturday is just around the corner; are you ready yet?  So far, our small business experts have provided some incredible ideas on how to promote your business online. But do you know how your media campaign, brand or service is being perceived by your customers? Today, we are joined by Dave Fleet (@davefleet), Vice […]


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