Tis the season to receive numerous holiday greeting cards. These often charming, decorative pieces serve the purpose of making us feel remembered and special, letting others know we are thinking of them. That said, we have a few special card ideas for our small business audience to consider this year (or next) to help their […]
This Thursday leads another year of tradition around the dinner table with family, friends, and catching up. While everyone is sure to tell you about how wonderfully things have been going for them, the focus is sure to land on you at some point, for better or worse. After all, the fascination of small business […]
It’s finally here! September 25th begins the annual Denver Startup week. The events throughout the week are focused on “innovation for founders, developers, product managers, designers, marketers, sales teams, and makers;” if you are part of a small business, this is the week for you!
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 […]
Twitter Tips for Entrepreneurs
If you’re reading this, you’re likely not a stranger to social media. We’ve discussed the importance of promoting one’s business utilizing the Internet and the free tools it has to offer, as well as some platforms. But today, we thought we’d emphasize specifics of Twitter and some general guidelines of daily use to maintain a […]
Stock Show: Why Entrepreneurs Should Attend
The National Western Stock Show is in town for its 110th year. If you’re new to the Denver area, or new to being an entrepreneur, we’ve come up with some reasons why attending the stock show is a great idea for small business owners!
Avoid the Nickle and Dime in 2016
Along with the arrival of 2016, chances are you’ve at least reviewed finances and set some goals you’d like to strive for over the course of the year (if not, shame on you; we’ve discussed the importance of an annual review in multiple posts!). Hopefully you know where you stand and know how much money […]
5 Twitter Accounts for #Startups to Follow
In the past, we’ve discussed the ever growing importance for an online presence, particularly with social media. Having an active digital voice allows you to showcase your brand, network with ease, boost traffic, and ultimately land more sales. Beyond simply existing, however, it’s equally as important to network with quality contacts and companies. This can […]
Halloween and Financial Gain?
When costly holidays come to mind, most immediately jump to Christmas and its’ vast expanse of numerous presents and high quality food and travel. But in truth, Halloween is quite costly as well being second ONLY to Christmas, with Americans spending close to $6.9 billion each year! In fact, the average American will spend $74.34 […]
Accepting Electronic Payments
Despite the year being 2015, many small, private business owners still accept only cash, check, or money orders as terms of payment. Many companies still bill via mailed paper invoicing, even, believing this option is the best, most structured and easily maintained method for their customers. Yet, in today’s world, especially for a small business […]