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Simple ways your storefront can create personalized experiences for customers

10. July 2018 21:31
As the retail apocalypse continues to become the new normal throughout the United States with more than 3,800 storefronts set to shutter this year, mom and pop businesses are undoubtedly concerned about their foot traffic future. Offerings and services aside, what else can they do to keep their small businesses afloat? [More]

The pros and cons of hiring summer interns

5. June 2018 20:10
For small businesses looking to hire for summer internships, finding a reliable, hardworking intern who is excited to contribute to your company’s success comes with its own unique set of pros and cons. Here’s a look at some of the most common ones. [More]

Business risks with paid and unpaid internships

1. June 2018 14:07
Does your small business offer unpaid internships for students and young professionals? A recent federal ruling is predicted to bring changes to the modern internship. Insureon helps you stay protected with tips on keeping your internship program legal and beneficial to your interns and your business.[More]

Why alternative lending could be right for your business

15. May 2018 21:41
While the 2008 global financial crisis devastated small and medium-sized businesses in many ways, one area where they were hit hard was in their ability to borrow money. During this time (and after), traditional banks and financial institutions tightened their purse strings, preventing many small businesses from being able to access funds. [More]

Should your small business use crowdfunding?​

8. May 2018 21:00
From Kickstarter to Indiegogo, it seems as though everyone is raising money through a crowdfunding platform these days – even small businesses. How does this process work for a business, exactly? Is it even a good idea to crowdfund a business or should entrepreneurs stick to traditional financial avenues, like venture capital or taking out loans, instead? [More]

Slade Land Use: Construction services from the ground up

24. April 2018 20:03
In 2006, L'Tryce Slade needed a job – so she created one. With a background in urban planning and a legal degree, she founded licensed general contracting firm Slade Land Use, Environmental, and Transportation Planning. [More]

Tech startup Handstand balances risks with caution

24. April 2018 17:59
A lifelong athlete, Tiffany Orli Hakimianpour struggled to squeeze workouts into her busy schedule after graduating college and entering the workforce. After a frustrating experience at her gym, Tiffany decided that there had to be a better way for people to stay fit. [More]

Peak Clean Energy: Helping communities go green

23. April 2018 21:44
Ilan Caplan and Chris McCall have a combined 35 years of experience in the clean energy industry. The two co-founded Peak Clean Energy in Louisville, Colorado, in 2017 to channel their financial and technical expertise toward helping a variety of community stakeholders and businesses. [More]

4 Reasons Small Businesses Should Hire Veterans

9. April 2018 18:06
Small businesses that hire veterans benefit from their strong work ethic, leadership skills, communication skills, and ability to work with a team. Find out more details on why veterans are an asset to any business. [More]

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3 Tips for Growing an Established Business

13. March 2018 20:31
How do you take an established business to its next stage of growth? Deborah Sweeney of MyCorporation explains how she grew her business through rebranding, partnerships, and customer relationships. [More]