• Webinar Alert: Click to Sell - Understand the basics of setting up an online store

    Join Bank of America Merchant Services as we walk through the steps for setting up an eCommerce website.   From accepting payments to addressing common cybersecurity issues, this educational webinar will feature...
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  • Should Your Business Try to Be “Authentic”?

    Authenticity is what can take "that shop down the street" to a go-to spot. Small Business Community contributor, Chris Brogan shares his thoughts on how small business owners can achieve an authentic voice on this epi...
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  • Brewing Success: How Tapping a Community of Beer Lovers Drives Barebottle Forward

      An example of small business growth momentum is Bank of America client Barebottle Brewing Co., a San Francisco-based craft brewery energizing a passionate community of beer enthusiasts to bring a unique busine...
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  • How to Make Your Business Attractive to Potential Buyers

    How to Make Your Business Attractive to Potential Buyers     You’ve spent months, maybe even years, building up your business and preparing to sell. Now that the market is hot and timing is right, ...
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  • How to Profitably Source Products for your Small Business

    Back in the day, I had a client who spent about $25,000 to open an online store only to close it less than a month later.   She had access to a large cache of books that she was going to sell (yes, this was long...
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  • Given all the talk, and confusion regarding health insurance in America.  Would you:

    Given all the talk, and confusion regarding health insurance in America.  Would you:   A.) Get and pay ACA/Obama Care health insurance (even though it keeps going up) with high deductibles (up to $7-10k) B...
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  • Tips for Cash Flow Management

    As a small business owner, effective cash flow management can empower you to accomplish long-term success. Ensure you’re carefully budgeting and keeping an eye on your big picture goal with these tips from Ryan ...
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  • Q&A: From Delivery Driver to Owner, Cheeseburger Baby Grows Through Hard Work

    Eleanor Roosevelt famously said, “A woman is like a tea bag—you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.”   This quote popped into my head as I listened to Stephanie...
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  • Tips for write a great research paper

    Today the burden of writing a research paper on the students has increased. Writing a research paper for students is not an easy task. This is a challenging task for them. If you are afraid to write a research paper, ...
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  • Influencer Marketing 101 with Joel Comm

    Make sure your small business leverages to right influencers to reach your desired target audience. Small Business Community contributor, Joel Comm, shares his influencer insights on this episode of “The Heartbe...
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  • Spotlight on Women Entrepreneurs

    Small Business Story Collection: Celebrating the Power of Women Women small business owners are paving the way.  This collection highlights how to embrace the unique challenges women face and thrive as small bus...
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  • The Anatomy of Great Customer Service

    No matter the size of your business, there’s a customer experience journey to be had. You might not think about it that way, or talk about it, but even a lemonade stand has the opportunity to deliver good and ba...
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  • The Booming Business of Wellness – is it Right for You?

    Are you passionate about health, fitness and nutrition? So are millions of Americans. According to The Global Wellness Institute, the wellness industry grew by 12.8 percent between 2015 and 2017 and accounts for 5.3 p...
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  • Is Your Payroll Ready for New Labor Department Rules?

    The Department of Labor has made changes that could impact your Small Business payroll. Listen to Erron Stark, an ADP Executive, share insights on what the latest Labor Department rule changes mean for your Small Busi...
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  • Spring 2019 Small Business Owner Report

    Despite their concerns, entrepreneurs remain largely optimistic about their business outlook, with revenue forecasts, growth and hiring plans holding steady since the fall of 2018.   The bi-annual Small Business...
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  • Who Wants Tea? How to Find Demand for Small Businesses in Your Community

    You have a business idea you’re passionate about. But before you take another step, you need to find out if there’s a demand for that business in your community.   Conducting market research will rev...
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  • Top 9 Alternatives to YouTube Monetization for Video Creators

    Introduction   YouTube has been under a microscope ever since it unveiled its first monetization rules for its video platform. People were excited and skeptical at the same time, and for good reason since the pl...
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  • How to Bring Out the Best in Your Employees

    Ensuring your employees are aware of their value is more important than ever. On this episode of “The Heartbeat of Main Street,” Chris Brogan shares how small business owners can help inspire and motivate ...
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  • How to Get a Small Business Loan: Six Essential Steps

    A bank loan is a great way to help entrepreneurs start growing their own business. On this episode of “The Heartbeat of Main Street,” Steve Strauss shares six steps to successfully obtaining a small busine...
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  • Christmas in July: Getting a Head Start on the Holiday Shopping Season

    Put down your Pina Colada and step away from the pool. If you’re a retailer, now is the time to start planning for holiday shopping success.   Last year 89 million consumers shopped both online and in st...
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