Holiday Cards Remix: A Small Business Canva Tutorial

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Old School Small Business Holiday Greeting Card Checklist Stacks of greeting cards high enough to clear an entire swath of rainforest New package of pens Team of employees ready to sign (and sign and sign) Team of professional masseuses on standby for emergency hand cramps Enough stamps to cover the Empire State Building Bribe large […]

Simple Ways to Leverage Small Business Saturday

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Are You Ready for Small Business Saturday? Small Business Saturday is right around the corner — November 29th will be here before we know it! When I first heard about Small Business Saturday,  I was running my own small business. At the time I just shrugged it off and payed no attention to it because […]

Make Thanksgiving Easier this Year

Make Thanksgiving Easier

By Tracie Rollins Thanksgiving is a special holiday where we happily take a moment to pause, put business on autopilot and give thanks for our many blessings. We also eat a ton of food, spend time with friends, watch football and go back for second, third and fourth helpings. Although we can give thanks anytime […]

Veterans: We Support and Thank You

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The mindset of a veteran and a small business owner overlap when it comes to handling excessive amounts of stress and high risk situations, as well as existing in a constantly changing environment. While one profession often requires putting one’s body in danger regularly, the other profession shares in the intentional risk and the possibility […]

Open Enrollment: Don’t Write off Vapor Inhaling Millennials

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By Tracie Rollins On November 15, 2014, open enrollment begins and small businesses can select health care options for their employees online using the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) Marketplace. This period goes until February 15, 2015. Businesses that live in certain states and hire non-smoking millennials can take advantage of the best premium […]

Your Email Marketing Road Map

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If you were marooned on a deserted island, what would you want with you? We’ve all heard some version of this question and given different versions of our answer. [My answers: a suitcase trunk large climate controlled storage facility full of dark chocolate, a cache of really good whiskey, my Spotify account, a good fountain […]