Published: September 05, 2019

Make Time for What Matters

Make Time for What Matters   As an entrepreneur or small business owner, we know you’re busy running your business. Answering phones, taking care of billing, marketing your products and services, and supporting customers, it can be a lot. Nearly all the clients we work with seem to struggle with the same thing: there’s not […]

Published: August 23, 2019

Focus on Financials

Focus on Financials The financial aspect of running a small business can seem daunting. Nevertheless, a hard task can be tackled effectively with a little bit of direction. In entrepreneurship, the financials include everything from funding to simply keeping up with day-to-day tasks. Here are some tips that can help you get started. Separate Your […]

Published: August 01, 2019

Importance of Instagram

Importance of Instagram Visuals. All the rage in today’s day and age. But why? And how can you use that to your advantage? The short answer: Instagram. It allows you to tell a story, showcase your products, and engage with customers, all in one platform, but with a different feel than Facebook or Twitter. Instagram […]

Published: July 18, 2019

Volunteering with GROW

Volunteering with GROW   Our goal at GROW is to help entrepreneurs create the businesses of their dreams. We’re here to assist, mentor, educate, and much, much more. But we may need YOUR help to do it! Volunteers for GROW make up a huge part of what we’re able to accomplish. They provide business counseling, […]

Published: July 03, 2019

Creating and Building a Scalable Business

Creating and Building a Scalable Business If you’re testing out the waters of entrepreneurship, there are a lot of things to consider. There’s a difference in a side hustle and a full-time business. And if you have any desire to take your idea to the next level, you’ll need to consider scalability. Focusing on scalability […]

Published: June 27, 2019

Marketing Hacks

Marketing Hacks There’s always a lot going on with marketing and sometimes it feels overwhelming. But with all the free marketing tools out there and today’s technological times, it’s easier than ever. Still, there are some ways that you can leverage content and increase your marketing reach. We outline some of our favorite marketing hacks […]

Published: June 06, 2019

The Self Care Phenomenon: How to Do it Right

The Self Care Phenomenon: How to Do it Right   The crazy life of a small business owner seems like it never takes a break or takes a breath. But it’s important that we encourage one another to be more intentional when it comes to taking care of ourselves. We all know there isn’t really […]

Published: May 17, 2019

When Small Businesses Give Back to the Community, the Community Thrives

When Small Businesses Give Back to the Community, the Community Thrives While many consumers and business owners know that for every dollar spent at a local business, more of it stays in the local economy. But did you know that much of the money that stays in the local area is re-spent there, as payroll, […]

Published: April 25, 2019

GROW Receives Award at West Michigan Hispanic Chamber Gala

 GROW Receives Award at West Michigan Hispanic Chamber Gala Each year, the West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce holds an Awards Gala to recognize individuals and businesses who have exemplified success and commitment to community. The event also sheds a light on the enormous impact the Hispanic businesses have on the economy in the area. […]

Published: April 22, 2019

Funding Options: More Details About Our Growing Loan Program

Funding Options: More Details About Our Growing Loan Program At GROW, we want your business to succeed, and we’re here to do whatever we can to help make that happen. Enter our loan program. Our business loan options are extensive and designed to help entrepreneurs start or grow their businesses when traditional financing or small […]

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