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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 into a film in 2016 called A Sunday Horse. Deborah […]

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How To Write The Perfect Job Ad

  Writing a job ad is an important responsibility. You want to reach as many potential applicants as possible and convince the best ones that it’s worth the effort to apply. How can you ensure your job ad will get the response your business needs? With a few basic principles in place, writing your ad […]

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Monthly Challenge Series: Improve Your Business Credit Score

Keeping your business up and running is no small feat. From managing day-to-day tasks to handling profit outlook for the year, there are only so many things you can tackle each day. Bettering your business credit is probably not at the top of your to-do list, nor does it need to be. Still, it’s something […]

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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 might feel burnt out and uninspired. Inspiration is not something […]

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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 use a few to take your business to greater heights! […]

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What Type of Leader Are You?

Start-ups, new products and home businesses require not just great ideas, but great leaders. Leadership can be a rewarding experience, but there are many different ways to lead your team to success. Do you know which is best for you? Could you be a pace-setting leader, dishing out hard deadlines to motivate fast results? This […]

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Why Revolving Credit Might Be Your Best Option

As a business owner, you have plenty of experience conquering unknowns. From the day you open your small business’s doors to hiring your first employee to dealing with small business taxes and accounting… You’re always adapting to the next curveball that’s thrown your way. If you’re new to financing a small business, there’s a lot […]

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9 Ways to Make Your Customers Happy

We live in an age where pretty much anyone can start a business, but the odds of becoming victim to today’s harsh economy or living in the shadow of a rival business can be unfortunately high. While there are many advantages to selling online, it also comes with the risk of customers disengaging. It is […]

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Grow Your Business Through Online Shopping

  Online shopping has revolutionized the way consumers research, compare and eventually purchase the goods they want. It has also allowed the reach of small businesses to grow. Online shopping has increased 41% since 2014, a sure sign that internet-based consumerism isn’t going anywhere.1 You probably take advantage of many conveniences of online shopping as […]

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