Website vs. Social Media

Business owners often ask do I really need to have a website and social media? Absolutely! Simply because this provides the most visibility for your business. However, it may not be the best answer for your business. In fact, there are a few factors that I recommend you consider before jumping on board. Does your company have the budget to support designing and maintaining a website? If the answer is no, it may be best to stick with social media. Social media can be cost effe

2019 National Small Business Week

National Small Business Week is May 5th-11th! For over 50 years, this week has been set aside by a presidential proclamation to recognize the many contributions of small businesses and entrepreneurs. The Small Business Association will kick off the week with a live stream on their Facebook page, May 5th. Throughout the week there are several training opportunities available. The live-stream workshops will begin May 5th; industry experts will cover digital commerce and the cur

The "Shop Local" Impact

This week the #EwingMarionKauffmanFoundation hosted the 10th Annual State of Entrepreneurship Address. Wendy Guillies, president and CEO of the Kauffman Foundation, talked about how many #MainStreet communities are a shadow of their former self. And she went on to propose that supporting small businesses and entrepreneurs is one of the best solutions for this issue, "As a society we need to champion these makers, doers and dreamers." "Every month, just three out of 1,000 Amer