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5 Simple Steps for Better Management

Wed, 2014-05-28 13:12

Good news: Here's a simple process, five easy steps, to improve your business. It's easy to do. And, if you're not doing something like this already, then this simple addition to your process offers you substantial business improvement.
Step 1: Visualize your main story
Take a step back for the business and visualize the main business story. Imagine the ideal customer, what they want from your business, how they find you, and how what you do matches your business' unique qualities and what that specific person wants.

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4 Perks of Being a Subcontractor

Wed, 2014-05-28 07:54

If you’re interested in adding the government to your list of clients – but want to get your feet wet first – consider subcontracting. As a subcontractor, you can perform part of the work on another business’ contract (of the ‘prime’ contractor) without dealing directly with the government. Here’s a look at some of the perks.

Fewer administrative obligations

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4 Perks of Being a Subcontractor

Wed, 2014-05-28 07:54

If you’re interested in adding the government to your list of clients – but want to get your feet wet first – consider subcontracting. As a subcontractor, you can perform part of the work on another business’ contract (of the ‘prime’ contractor) without dealing directly with the government. Here’s a look at some of the perks.

Fewer administrative obligations

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SBA National Ombudsman Meets with Small Businesses in Missouri and Pennsylvania To Discuss Regulatory Issues

Tue, 2014-05-27 15:47

NOTE: This blog is by Brian Castro, SBA National Ombudsman
In May, the Office of the National Ombudsman joined SBA’s District Offices in celebrating our nation’s small business owners through a series of outreach events in Regions III and VII. 

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SBA National Ombudsman Meets with Small Businesses in Missouri and Pennsylvania To Discuss Regulatory Issues

Tue, 2014-05-27 15:47

NOTE: This blog is by Brian Castro, SBA National Ombudsman
In May, the Office of the National Ombudsman joined SBA’s District Offices in celebrating our nation’s small business owners through a series of outreach events in Regions III and VII. 

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SBA National Ombudsman Meets with Small Businesses in Missouri and Pennsylvania To Discuss Regulatory Issues

Tue, 2014-05-27 15:47

NOTE: This blog is by Brian Castro, SBA National Ombudsman
In May, the Office of the National Ombudsman joined SBA’s District Offices in celebrating our nation’s small business owners through a series of outreach events in Regions III and VII. 

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Recapping National Small Business Week 2014

Fri, 2014-05-23 12:08

The U.S. Small Business Administration, along with President Obama, federal agencies, and private partners recognized National Small Business Week, May 12-16. During this time the true engines of the U.S. economy were celebrated: small businesses.
With five eventful days of panel discussions, webinars, and networking opportunities, National Small Business Week (NSBW) kicked off at Twitter’s headquarters in San Francisco and ended with awards ceremonies honoring the accomplishments of state and national small businesses in Washington, DC.

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Recapping National Small Business Week 2014

Fri, 2014-05-23 12:08

The U.S. Small Business Administration, along with President Obama, federal agencies, and private partners recognized National Small Business Week, May 12-16. During this time the true engines of the U.S. economy were celebrated: small businesses.
With five eventful days of panel discussions, webinars, and networking opportunities, National Small Business Week (NSBW) kicked off at Twitter’s headquarters in San Francisco and ended with awards ceremonies honoring the accomplishments of state and national small businesses in Washington, DC.

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Recapping National Small Business Week 2014

Fri, 2014-05-23 12:08

The U.S. Small Business Administration, along with President Obama, federal agencies, and private partners recognized National Small Business Week, May 12-16. During this time the true engines of the U.S. economy were celebrated: small businesses.
With five eventful days of panel discussions, webinars, and networking opportunities, National Small Business Week (NSBW) kicked off at Twitter’s headquarters in San Francisco and ended with awards ceremonies honoring the accomplishments of state and national small businesses in Washington, DC.

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V-WISE Invites Female Veterans and Military Spouses to Pursue Their Dreams of Entrepreneurship

Thu, 2014-05-22 11:54

Next month Veteran Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship (V-WISE) will host 200 female veterans and military spouses at a three-day conference to realize their goals of business ownership through education and training.  The event, V-WISE’s 10th annual conference, will be hosted by the Institute for Veteran and Military Families (IVMF) at Syracuse University June 13-15 in New York City with support from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).  

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