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Should Your Small Business Use Crowdfunding as a Financing Option?​

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 risk with a measured approach

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 with renewable energy

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]

The Dos and Don’ts of Managing Online Customer Reviews

12. February 2018 21:40
Online reviews can be a boon to your small business if they are managed properly. Use this guide to manage your reputation and to respond to online customer reviews. [More]

The Dos and Don’ts of Hiring Employees and Contractors

15. January 2018 19:49
When your small business is ready to hire, know whether to hire an employee or a contractor. These guidelines can help you out. [More]

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How to Handle Sexual Harassment Complaints: A Primer for Small Businesses

9. January 2018 15:45
Learn how your small business can handle sexual harassment complaints even if you don't have an HR manager or department. [More]

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Why Every Business Should Have a Line of Credit

2. January 2018 20:28
A business line of credit can be an affordable way to secure short-term financing. Learn about why this financing option might be a good fit for small businesses. [More]