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MAR
24
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Don't you hate those days when you're running just a step behind? Don't feel that way about your online content marketing. A content calendar can help you manage your small businesses online presence and stay on top of your content, whether you're posting regular blogs, scheduling a social media campaign, or simply striving to keep an active business presence online. A variety of services, templates, and software products are available, and choosing one depends on how much content you create and share, and how much is in your budget.
MAR
14
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Some studies suggest that goldfish have a longer attention span than people. Yep, 9 seconds (fish) vs. 8.25 (human). So if you want to communicate something that sticks with another human, you better have it figured out before you only have a handful of seconds to sputter it out of your mouth. The elevator pitch. Twenty to 30 seconds to summarize your business to a potential customer, your business idea to a potential investor, or even your resume or qualifications to a potential employer. The best networking is often done face-to-face, unplanned, and spontaneously. Right now, can you communicate your business purpose in 20 or 30 seconds? Go.
MAR
07
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Entrepreneurs are not necessarily born geniuses, overachievers, or Type-A personalities. Having a business idea and capitalizing on it isn't reserved for only the most brilliant minds. However, people who succeed in small business do possess similar character traits, including having vision and passion. With that comes resilience and perseverance to overcome difficulties along the way. And finally, successful business owners are pegged as self-confident with a strong sense of identity. With all of these qualities, why is it sometimes so difficult for a self-employed entrepreneur to ask for, or accept, an offer of help?
FEB
25
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Defined as non-financial reporting data in credit files, alternative data is growing in power to make or break a lending deal. Alternative lenders have used alternative data to make decisions on applicants for years. And now the trend has gained ground in lending sources for other industries, including the automotive industry. An article in Automotive News last week cites a TransUnion survey of 317 lenders who service the automotive industry, mortgage lenders, and credit card companies who are turning towards alternative data to assess risk and pricing for customers who have weak credit, or no credit history at all.


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