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 […]

Published: April 01, 2019

5 Key Ways You Can Support Local Businesses

  5 Key Ways You Can Support Local Businesses Use #SmallBusinessWeek   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 National Small Business Week is the first week of May, […]

Published: March 31, 2019

Turning Your Side Hustle into a Full-Time Gig

Turning Your Side Hustle into a Full-Time Gig   If you’re like a lot of women, you’ve probably either entertained the idea of or started working a side hustle. They’re all the rage right now and are great for everyone from working women, to stay at home moms and young folks alike. Whether you’re trying […]

Published: March 26, 2019

Networking: Why It’s Important & Tips on How to Do It Well

Networking: Why It’s Important & Tips on How to Do It Well.   Networking. We should all do it. We all mean to do it. But why is it so important to both our personal lives and our careers? Not only does networking grow your circle and help you strengthen your relationships and friendships, but […]

Published: March 15, 2019

Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women Announces 2019 Board of Directors

GROW adds new board members to continue to guide the organization in empowering local entrepreneurs and business owners. Grand Rapids, Michigan — West Michigan non-profit organization, GROW, welcomes six board members to its 2019 Board of Directors to further help strategic direction of the organization. New board members include: Meg Lehigh, HR Collaborative, takes the […]

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