Published: August 11, 2017

Online Vs Brick & Mortar

 Online vs. Brick and Mortar – Which is Best? In the age of eCommerce and the recent bankruptcies/closures of The Limited, American Apparel, Wet Seal (the list goes on) you may think choosing to start on online business vs. brick and mortar storefront is a no brainer. But it’s not as cut and dry as […]

Published: August 08, 2017

Entrepreneurial Insider, July Recap

Entrepreneurial Insider, July Recap   GROW is all about helping women, and even men, start, advance, and sustain their businesses. Through trainings, microlending, coaching opportunities, and many more avenues, GROW is able to provide the members of our community with a space to learn and grow in business. To listen to the full radio segment, […]

Published: August 06, 2017

Taking Your Business to the Next Level

Taking Your Business to the Next Level Running a thriving, successful business is fantastic. Still, have you ever wondered what’s next? We are here for you, to both encourage you, and help you take your business to the next level! Do you want to grow bigger, but aren’t sure how to get there? Set new […]

Published: July 25, 2017

6.5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting A Business

  6.5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting A Business Launching your own business is always an exciting time. It’s an opportunity for you to put your ideas to good use, go out on your own, and do something for yourself. We know it’s not an easy decision for some. And, it’s certainly no easy […]

Published: July 13, 2017

Different Types of Business Structure

  Different Types of Business Structure One of the most important parts of starting your business is choosing the right business structure. There are several different options, and it’s important to make sure you choose the right one for you, as different structures create different legal and tax implications. Here’s an overview of the different […]

Published: July 07, 2017

June Entrepreneurial Insider Recap

June Entrepreneurial Insider Recap This month’s Entrepreneurial Insider radio segment focused on the best apps for entrepreneurs. From productivity to organization, there are all kinds of apps at your disposal that are ready to be used to your benefit. Our own Program Manager, Mary Hartfield, along with Shelley Irwin helped answer questions and give insights […]

Published: May 24, 2017

Small Business Funding Options

Small Business Funding Options   Many small businesses need funding to get started or to grow, and sometimes lots of it. While seeking out funds for your small business can feel daunting, know that you have several options available to you. We’ve put together a list of some of the different types of business funding […]

Published: May 02, 2017

Entrepeneurial Insider Recap: Marketing & Your Business Value Proposition

Entrepeneurial Insider Recap: Marketing & Your Business Value Proposition This month’s segment for Entrepreneurial Insider included a great chat with Julie Lankes,   Principal – BoxBoom Creative. Julie is also one of our faciliators who helped update and develop the curriculumn for the Marketing Cluster of our Small Business Growth and Planning Series (GPS). She and […]

Published: May 01, 2017

5 Key Ways You Can Support Local Businesses

  5 Key Ways You Can Support Local Businesses   A big part of our mission is to empower and support women (and men) to start and build their business, provide them with resources to improve operations, finances and better market themselves. Since it is National Small Business Week, we’d like to share a few […]

Published: April 26, 2017

Can You Achieve Work/Life Balance as a Startup or Business Owner?

  Can You Achieve Work/Life Balance as a Startup or Business Owner?   April is National Stress Awareness Month, and while entrepreneurship and owning a small business can be very stressful, it certainly shouldn’t rule your life. You CAN take a vacation again, you CAN have free time, and you CAN be successful. You CAN […]

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