Category Archives: Small business news

Oct 2016

Infographic: Small Businesses and the Presidential Debate

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We conducted a survey in which we asked over 390 small business owners  their thoughts on the presidential debate held on Sept. 26, 2016. The results show that 70% of business owners said they were very likely to watch the televised event. See more of our survey results in our latest infographic.

Mar 2016

International Women’s Day: Celebrating Women in Business

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Happy International Women’s Day! To celebrate this day, we want to share some notable women in the business world, past and present. Currently, individuals such as Sheryl Sandberg (Facebook), Marissa Mayer (Yahoo!), and Ursula Burns (Xerox) are leading the charge as women make their corporate mark in 21st century. But what about in terms of …

Feb 2016

Everything You Need to Know About Leap Day

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Leap Day is an oddity, and not just from your regular oh-yeah-that-day-that-comes-once-every-four-years type of way. Leap Day actually has a pretty interesting history, and it’s also become a unique marketing opportunity for businesses, which we’ll get to in a moment. So what exactly is the deal with Leap Day? Here’s a quick rundown: Why do …

Jan 2016

David Bowie: Business Visionary

Who knew David Bowie had a business acumen? While David Bowie is known for cuts like “Young Americans” and “Heroes” and alter egos like Ziggy Stardust and Major Tom, it looks like we can chalk up another superlative to the illustrious pop star’s career: Business mogul. Bowie, who died Sunday at the age of 69, …

Aug 2015

“Born to Run” at 40: What “The Boss” Could’ve Done with Business Financing

“Born to Run,” the seminal break-through album by Bruce Springsteen, turns 40 today. While every media outlet is taking their turns today praising the classic album, we’re celebrating the rock ‘n’ roll milestone in a different way. Mainly, what would Bruce Springsteen have done with business financing? When you boil it down, Bruce Springsteen and …

Jun 2015

The Benefits of Pop-up Businesses

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Pop up’ businesses are everywhere at the moment, owners are using them to sell designer clothes, unique gift products like candles or jewelry, and even food goods. There are so many advantages that surround these versatile stores, especially in the summer when people enjoy spending their spare time outside, rather than cooped up indoors. Here …

May 2015

May The Fourth: Han Solo and Small Business Financing

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  Happy May Fourth! In honor of this galactic holiday, we thought it’d be fun to think about how small business financing could have benefited characters in the Star Wars Universe. Specifically, we’re going to look into what Han Solo would’ve done with an extra line of credit at his disposal because whether it was …