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Can You Hire Unpaid Interns For the Summer?

Unpaid internships can be seen as a rite of passage for certain industries. In media and fashion, for example, unpaid interns are a common presence. And while internships can be a great way for college students or recent grads to… Continue Reading →

Hate Late Invoices? Here are 4 Ways to Get Paid

According to a recent survey by Xero, 60% of invoices are paid late, and more than a third are at least two weeks late. Because of unpaid invoices, Fundbox estimates that 79% of business owners cannot pay themselves with any… Continue Reading →

The Best Funding Options for Minority-Owned Businesses

According to a 2012 survey by the US Census Bureau, there were 5.8 million minority business owners in the United States, a 39% increase from 2007. Further, employment at minority-owned firms jumped 33% to 7.7 million, a clear indication that… Continue Reading →

Your Online Marketing Is Only as Good as Your Website

You’ve heard the expression “you can’t see the forest for the trees”? Something similar happens in lead generation marketing when companies get so wrapped up in the technical weeds of SEO, PPC or email that they lose sight of the… Continue Reading →

6 Essential Resources for Veteran Entrepreneurs

You’ve served your country proudly, and you’re about to turn the next page in your life—entrepreneurship. But before you go about starting and opening a business, there are some easy tips, resources, and tricks that will make your transition from… Continue Reading →

4 Marketing Automation Myths

Have you ever heard that marketing automation is hard to manage or that it could harm your business? The truth is, marketing automation can actually be a tremendous benefit for your business—if you use it the right way. Marketing automation… Continue Reading →

3 Things to Consider When Shopping for a Business Credit Card

For most business owners, the words “business credit card” brings two images to mind: deceptive, restrictive contracts that lead to stacks of bills, ruined credit scores, and financial insolvency—or thoughts of frequent flyer miles, bonus points, and cash back. Thanks… Continue Reading →

Microloans: Here’s How They Work

When you’re running a business, sometimes you just need a bit of extra capital to keep things going. Maybe you have to repair an important piece of equipment, order extra inventory, or make up for a slow month—but in these… Continue Reading →

Are Your Leads And Customers Forgetting About You?

In our guest post series, we’ll be bringing you advice and tips from industry experts on the other, sometimes non-marketing-related issues affecting local business owners. Today’s post comes from Laura Stroup, Inbound Marketing Strategist at Blue Frog.  If you have a website… Continue Reading →

Healthy Studios Are Built With Memberships and Loyalty, Not Deals

In our guest post series, we’ll be bringing you advice and tips from industry experts on the other, sometimes non-marketing-related issues affecting local business owners. Today’s post comes from Andrew Wicklander, the Founder of Tula Software. I regularly look at the… Continue Reading →

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