Small Business Trends in 2018

The word “trendy” in itself has it’s own connotations that aren’t always good, but it’s worth keeping tabs on trends in general that seem to be working well for other small businesses. Even taking the “wait and see” approach, check out the latest trends in the small business world so far in 2018; maybe one […]

Make First Impressions Count! Small Business Introduction Tips

We’ll try to not beat the long-dead horse about how significant first impressions can be. You’ve heard it all your life that initial perceptions are hard to un-do, and with a business it’s certainly no different. When you commit to a small business, it’s important to consider what impression you give, and to recognize what […]

Entering the Amazon: When Big Business Comes to Growing Cities

Those of us familiar with the Denver metro area know it is no stranger to successful, well-known businesses. In fact, the area is known to be one of the better hubs in the United States for startups. Companies like Crocs, Otterbox, Celestial Seasonings, and Coors all found their roots in Colorado, after all.  But what […]

5 Best Things About Being a Small Business Owner Today

It’s easy to get caught up in pessimism today. Day in and out, we hear something new and disappointing, either in the media, within social media platforms, or through our own relationships.  Not to mention the amount of uncertainty we face at the moment as far as the economy goes; chances are, you remember the […]

Things to be Thankful for as a Small Business Owner

Congratulations! If you’re reading this, you’ve made it through another potentially grueling Thanksgiving with family members who may or may not understand what it’s like to run a small business. In hopes of keeping confidence and optimism high as we continue through the holiday season, we’ve decided to compose a short list of things small […]

Co-Working Still Exploding in Denver

What many considered just a fad has no end in sight for momentum. Denver continues to be a booming capital of co-working spaces. There has been a 62% increase in this new-age real estate just within the last nine months. Real estate experts are taking full notice of the co-working activity in the Denver/Boulder area, as […]

Unique Benefits of a Shared Office Space

One of the most recent and useful trends in the office space world is the coworking or shared office movement that has been popularized by WeWork’s spectacular rise and new offerings from companies like Regus with their “Spaces” brand.  A shared office community puts like-minded business professionals together in one space. This office space alternative […]

Lessons Learned from Super Tuesday

Super Tuesday kick-started the presidential nominee campaign (though I’m sure we’ve all seen enough ads in the last few months leading up to this day!). We hope you did your civic duty and got out there to vote for your choice in candidates, but thought we’d mention a few things all small business owners can take […]

Congrats Broncos! 5 Things We Can Learn

With today’s parade storming downtown Denver (and us being lucky enough to be on the parade’s route at our 1625 17th location) we’re joining in celebrating our Denver Broncos’ Superbowl win!  Today we highlight five lessons entrepreneurs can learn from our champion football team to also become successful in life’s endeavors. 

5 Great Denver Coffee Shops

When temperatures hang around the low 30s at best during the Colorado winter, finding a source of warmth and comfort is necessary to help get through the season!  Fortunately, independently owned Denver coffee shops are numerous. Most have unique and high quality coffee blends to give you the inner warmth and buzz you seek! We […]