Barbara Davidson

Babs is a Senior Content Writer and financial guru. She loves exploring fresh ways to save more and enjoy life on a budget! When she’s not writing, you’ll find her binge-watching musicals, reading in the (sporadic) Chicago sunshine and discovering great new places to eat. Accio, tacos! 

Here are my most recent posts

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Customer Spotlight: Kimberley Ward

Kimberley Ward, salsa dancer and owner of Salsa Sexxy, recently chatted with us about her challenges as a small business owner and the obstacles she was able to overcome with the help of her Headway Capital loan. Now Salsa Sexxy is supporting their shoe sales […]

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How to Make Your Business Card More Engaging

As a business owner, the importance of networking is probably not lost on you. Not only can you use it for ways to improve your business operations, but as the “face” of your business, it can help you generate sales and referrals. Unfortunately, the business […]

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Customer Spotlight: Deborah Connor

Deborah Connor has been riding horses before most people learn to ride a bike. Competing by the age of eight, Deborah has spent her whole life working with horses. Today, Deborah trains and sells showjumping horses. Her story is so unique that it was made […]

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A Guide to Social Media Customer Care

Social media is the go-to portal when customers want to reach out. One customer may post a query on your Facebook page, while another tweets you with a complaint. Either way, your reputation is at stake when consumer interaction becomes so public. How can you […]

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Where to Find Inspiration for Your Business

It takes a lot of hard work and focus to run a small business. The day-to-day tasks can keep your mind busy, and they don’t always allow for time to brainstorm new marketing tactics, product ideas or business strategies. If you do have time, you […]

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How to Use Your Network to Improve Your Business

One of the biggest obstacles new business owners face is building up a base of customers. You can market through social media channels, hand out coupons and more, but gimmicks can’t always close the deal. If your business is stagnant and you’re not sure why, […]

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10 New Year’s Resolutions for Small Business Owners

The beginning of the new year is widely known as a time to make personal resolutions, but for business owners, personal goals often coincide with professional goals. As you enter 2017, consider these resolutions. They might not all apply to everyone, but hopefully you can […]

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