Helping Small Business in Chicago – The Annual Exchange Tradeshow

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Here at Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp., we pride ourselves in helping small businesses find success. Amber Colley, our Director of Sales Partnerships, will be doing just that when she speaks at the ChicagoLand Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Exchange Tradeshow in the Windy City on April 2, 2014. This trade show is the largest networking opportunity for […]’s Top 15 Websites for Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses…

We’re so pleased to be listed number 4 in‘s 15 Top Websites for Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses. A quick shout out to Carolyn Crummey for including us in her list: thank you, Carolyn! Make sure you check out her other posts on Small Business Technology. Crumey is a business and technology strategist and the owner of VirTasktic, an agency dedicated […]

ChallengeHER Movement coming to Idaho Apr. 23!

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Female business owners in Boise, ID don’t want to miss the free ChallengeHER: Opportunities for Women in Federal Contracting event organized by the Small Business Administration (SBA), Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP), and American Express OPEN (OPEN). On Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2014 from 8:00am – 12:00pm, women business owners have the unique opportunity to:  Participate in Federal Contracting 101 and […]

Access to Capital 2014 is Here!


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 […]

Credit Management for Your Business

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Building good business credit is extremely advantageous for any business. A positive credit score will open up opportunities for better insurance rates, more financing at better terms, and can help secure contracts with partners.  Many business owners are unaware of the importance of managing their business credit. But have no fear, we’re here with some helpful steps […]

Hoping for Success, Preparing for Failure: Taking Tips from Olympic Athletes


If you’re anything like me, you’ve been watching the Olympics over the last couple of weeks and your heart has been absolutely swelling with American pride. Also, you’ve probably been caught cursing your parents for not entering you in ice dancing or luging at the ripe age of two. Realistically, I’m just kidding myself. I […]

Safer Internet Day: A Reminder that the Internet is Good for Small Businesses

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Did you celebrate Safer Internet Day  on Tuesday, February 11? Well, if you missed it, Safer Internet Day served as a day to “celebrate positive practices in digital media and technology” and “grow public awareness that a safer, better internet depends on all of us.” Safer Internet day was established in Europe more than a decade ago […]

Leveraging The Supply Program Coordinator Relationship

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Similar to the federally and state-sponsored supplier diversity programs, many large corporations have supply programs for small businesses. Walmart, Home Depot and Northrop Grumman are just a few of the big name corporations that have these supplier programs, which give small business owners the opportunity to boost business revenue with large, stable corporate contracts. Because […]

Why Does Your SER Rating Matter?


Supplier companies can be evaluated using an SER Rating, or Supplier Evaluation Risk rating. A bad SER Rating can affect your business prospects and make it difficult to be eligible for supplier programs, while a good SER score can open doors for your business to grow and expand.

Small Biz Bowl 2014

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With headlines like, “After Risqué Years, Super Bowl Commercials Go Warm and Fuzzy,” and, “Where Did All the Bikinis Go,” it’s quite apparent that there’s been a shift in advertising this year – and we like it. Although the game may not have been so exciting (not taking sides here…#justsayin), the twist of sentiment in […]


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