5 Simple Mistakes Small Business Owners Make When Expanding

As a small business owner, deciding to expand is an exciting prospect. A successful expansion of your business can improve profit margins, create a competitive advantage, and create more jobs in your community. As exciting as it is, expanding your small business also comes with its challenges. If you’re not preparing for these potential pitfalls, it could […]

Small Business Marketing and Promotion Tips For The Holidays

Small business competition is intense, and even more so during the holiday season. Follow these tips to help your business stand out from the crowd.

Michigan’s Twelfth Annual Small Business Awards Program Announces 2016 Winners

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Nearly 60 businesses will be honored May 5th during National Small Business Week; honorees recognized for role in growing Michigan’s economy and creating jobs MICHIGAN – Small business owners and supporters are coming from all across the state to show their support for Michigan’s growing companies on Thursday, May 5th at the Twelfth Annual Michigan […]

5 Small Business Leadership Trends That ​Will Surprise You

Modern technology and innovation has created an unprecedented number of opportunities for small businesses to compete for market share with larger rivals.

Which 2016 Presidential Candidate Is Best For Small Business?

With the 2016 U.S. presidential election around the corner, which candidate gives small businesses the best chance to thrive?


"Data Is Currency" And Other Lessons From TED@IBM

In a world where we give away so much of our personal information in ordinary transactions, withholding information is a radical concept.


3 Ways to Improve Your Retail Business With $250 or Less

$250 may not seem like a lot, but it can go a long way if you spend it wisely. Mobile POS, email marketing and smart signage can help improve your business.


Credibly Financial News Roundup for the Week of September 21st, 2015

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Credibly sifts through hundreds of blogs and news alerts every day so you don’t have to. Here’s the financial news that caught our attention this week.


Credibly Business Index Names Chicago Best Midwest City for Small Business

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What’s the best Midwest city for small businesses? According to the Credibly Business Index, Chicago reigns supreme — and it’s not even close.


37 Questions You Need to Ask About Your Retail Business

Retail expert Nicole Reyhle provides 37 questions to ask about where your retail business could use some TLC, and whether you can afford it.