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11/17/2022

"Our differences should be celebrated, not discouraged--or put aside, necessarily. And sometimes we agree to disagree on certain things, but it's okay."--Erica White of Kapnick Insurance
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The Midwest is a growing hub for startup & tech companies, which are some of the best places to work. If you're looking ...
11/09/2022
Best Places to Work 2023 | Midwest Startups & Tech | Purpose Jobs

The Midwest is a growing hub for startup & tech companies, which are some of the best places to work. If you're looking to work at a people-first, mission-driven company, our friends at Purpose Jobs have compiled a Best Of list.
https://www.purpose.jobs/best-places-to-work-2023

Want to work at a company that values people, purpose, wellness, flexibility and more? Check out the best places to work in the Midwest. They're hiring!

Ready to turn your dreams of starting a business into reality? We're here to help with this FREE guide. Download it toda...
10/31/2022
Business Basics E-Book

Ready to turn your dreams of starting a business into reality? We're here to help with this FREE guide. Download it today! https://bit.ly/3PtdSzs

Are you ready to turn your dreams of starting a business into a reality? We're here to help with this FREE guide to building a startup.

"You don’t have to lower your prices just because someone else does — you can set yourself apart by offering what they d...
10/31/2022
How Your E-Commerce Startup Can Compete With Amazon's Low Prices

"You don’t have to lower your prices just because someone else does — you can set yourself apart by offering what they don’t have: a unique selection of products or a personalized experience."

Are you still matching Amazon's prices on your e-commerce website? It's time to stop. Here's how to compete with Amazon's low prices and win.

Ready to turn your dreams of starting a business into reality? We're here to help with this FREE guide. Download it toda...
10/28/2022

Ready to turn your dreams of starting a business into reality? We're here to help with this FREE guide. Download it today! https://bit.ly/3PtdSzs

"I think having employees focus on profits is too far removed from their daily work and it’s really hard to build a sust...
10/27/2022
Pradeep Khurana on Smart Ways to Outsource, Tackle Obstacles

"I think having employees focus on profits is too far removed from their daily work and it’s really hard to build a sustainable culture around money." This CEO has a better approach.

Get your hustle on, entrepreneur Pradeep Khurana says, to make the most of challenges and opportunities.

Beyond protecting your company, providing security training can help employees become less prone to cyberattacks.
10/27/2022
Cybersecurity: Why It's Important for Small Businesses

Beyond protecting your company, providing security training can help employees become less prone to cyberattacks.

Cybersecurity is not just a single action but an ongoing process that must be implemented and maintained regularly.

Exciting news from ! In addition to free courses, events and 1:1 coaching, a new round of grants is now open to eligible...
10/26/2022

Exciting news from ! In addition to free courses, events and 1:1 coaching, a new round of grants is now open to eligible members. Learn more about the program and find out how to apply for a $10K grant. Share with your network today: https://vz.to/3q0vGrC

"Everyone deals with change uniquely, each moving at a different pace as they adjust to the individual degrees of uncert...
10/26/2022
How to Overcome Fear to Find Business Success

"Everyone deals with change uniquely, each moving at a different pace as they adjust to the individual degrees of uncertainty and ambiguity. Recognizing your discomfort level is one of the most effective things you can do while coping with the fear of transformation."

Fears, no matter how insurmountable they appear, are a projection of your state of mind. Take charge of them before they take charge of you.

76% of cyber attacks target businesses with fewer than 100 employees. See what our advertising partners at 1Password can...
10/25/2022

76% of cyber attacks target businesses with fewer than 100 employees.

See what our advertising partners at 1Password can do to help small businesses protect themselves, including a free trial.
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How important is your business name carry? Turns out, very.
10/25/2022
5 Company Naming Mistakes that Can Kill Your Startup

How important is your business name carry? Turns out, very.

The wrong business name can often be a business killer. Make sure the name is well thought out to avoid these five potential naming mistakes.

Exciting news from ! In addition to free courses, events and 1:1 coaching, a new round of $10K grants is open to eligibl...
10/24/2022

Exciting news from ! In addition to free courses, events and 1:1 coaching, a new round of $10K grants is open to eligible members. Learn more about the program and apply now. And don’t forget to share with your network! https://vz.to/3qloDdg

When you’re far enough into the procurement process, think of the committee members as the buyer. What are their goals a...
10/24/2022
Want to Sell to Enterprises? 3 Things to Know Before Going Upmarket

When you’re far enough into the procurement process, think of the committee members as the buyer. What are their goals and pain points? How is approving your budget going to get them to their goals and make them the hero? That is the golden ticket.

Selling to enterprise requires a different set of skills and expectations than selling to small to medium businesses. Ready to take the leap?

Entrepreneurs are often so focused on their own business that they ignore the surrounding marketplace, like trends on th...
10/21/2022
4 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Identify Gaps in Their Marketing Plan

Entrepreneurs are often so focused on their own business that they ignore the surrounding marketplace, like trends on the horizon, competitors or evolving customer profiles. All these factors should influence your marketing plan.

Checking in on a marketing plan every quarter becomes critical to reaching business goals and makes it easier to tackle next year’s strategy.

You want to start your own business. We're here to help. This FREE guide has all the tips and strategies you need to pro...
10/21/2022

You want to start your own business. We're here to help. This FREE guide has all the tips and strategies you need to propel your dream forward. Download it today! https://bit.ly/3PtdSzs

10/21/2022

Why is Detroit getting so many accolades as a startup ecosystem? Fred Molnar of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation weighs in on this episode of "Inside Michigan Business." Listen to the conversation: https://bit.ly/3qJY0yL

When investing in security, you need to base it on the size of the business and the amount of risk.
10/20/2022
6 Steps To Protect Your Startup From Cyberattacks

When investing in security, you need to base it on the size of the business and the amount of risk.

Internet startups are very vulnerable to cyberattacks because their products are mostly digital content for users. Let's look at basic cybersecurity steps.

10/20/2022

Exciting news from ! In addition to free courses, events, and 1:1 coaching, a new round of grants is now open to eligible members. Find out how to apply for a $10K grant. Share with your network today: https://vz.to/3LeQLZc

Whether you’re preparing for your first media interview or 50th, practice your pitch, remain professional and know the e...
10/19/2022
Hit a Home Run Media Interview with These 11 Tips

Whether you’re preparing for your first media interview or 50th, practice your pitch, remain professional and know the exact key messages you wish to convey.

Positive media coverage can be a key to your business' success. Here are 11 tips on how to prepare for a media interview.

The Business Case for DEI Initiatives: Our friends at Kapnick Insurance Group detail the many ways diversity, equity and...
10/18/2022

The Business Case for DEI Initiatives: Our friends at Kapnick Insurance Group detail the many ways diversity, equity and inclusion efforts benefit businesses. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3Bm4715

How's this for inspiration? "We must reconsider the impossible. We often discard ideas that we think are too crazy or di...
10/18/2022
Entrepreneur's Jason Feifer: 'Build for Tomorrow' by Embracing the Unknown

How's this for inspiration? "We must reconsider the impossible. We often discard ideas that we think are too crazy or difficult — only to eventually realize that these were our best and most impactful ideas! We cannot wall ourselves off; we cannot limit what we consider." Get Jason Feifer's new book for more. Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur editor in chief Jason Feifer offers insight into his new book, "Build for Tomorrow," in this Q&A.

Exciting news from ! In addition to free courses, events and 1:1 coaching, a new round of grants is now open to eligible...
10/18/2022

Exciting news from ! In addition to free courses, events and 1:1 coaching, a new round of grants is now open to eligible members. Learn more about the program and find out how to apply for a $10K grant. Share with your network today: https://vz.to/3q0vGrC

"Starting a business requires, quite literally, hundreds of negotiations. ... Sometimes you are the buyer; other times, ...
10/17/2022
10 Negotiation Techniques to Make You a Better Entrepreneur

"Starting a business requires, quite literally, hundreds of negotiations. ... Sometimes you are the buyer; other times, the seller. Either way, the skills you need to be a good negotiator are the same."

The ability to negotiate is vital in the world of startups. Here are 10 negotiation techniques that can make for better, more confident discussions.

"Every entrepreneur has family, friends and former colleagues who say 'you’re so lucky to be your own boss.' ” Here's wh...
10/17/2022
Hard Lessons I Learned on My Journey as an Entrepreneur

"Every entrepreneur has family, friends and former colleagues who say 'you’re so lucky to be your own boss.' ” Here's what they don't know.

You get to control your destiny, you have the freedom to build what you want and with whom you want, but it doesn’t come without challenges.

"Without a goal, data becomes a simple fun fact. Set goals for reducing customer acquisition costs, increasing employee ...
10/14/2022
5 Ways E-Commerce Entrepreneurs Can Make More Data-Driven Decisions

"Without a goal, data becomes a simple fun fact. Set goals for reducing customer acquisition costs, increasing employee retention or building more brand awareness through organic social media. All of these things can, and should, be supported by data."

Data-driven decision-making is the key to success in the modern world of e-commerce.

"Building an online business while marauding around the globe isn’t nearly as glamorous (or easy) as social media would ...
10/14/2022
Want to Become a Digital Nomad-preneur? Avoid These Blunders

"Building an online business while marauding around the globe isn’t nearly as glamorous (or easy) as social media would have you believe." Here's what you need to know before you take the leap.

Don’t go putting in your 2-week notice until you're familiar with the challenges of building a thriving digital nomad-preneuer business.

"Branding is critical to businesses of all sizes because of the overall impact it makes. It can change how people percei...
10/13/2022
How to Build a Brand for the Modern Consumer

"Branding is critical to businesses of all sizes because of the overall impact it makes. It can change how people perceive your brand, it can drive new business and it can increase brand value."

Creating a brand from scratch requires more than just coming up with a logo or ad. Building a brand that resonates is critical to your business success.

10/13/2022

Verizon Small Business Digital Ready has launched a new round of its 2022 grant program! In addition to free courses, events and 1:1 coaching, applications for $10K grants are now open to eligible members. Apply today and share with your network! https://vz.to/3LeQLZc

10/12/2022

Rec tech? Fred Molnar of Michigan Economic Development Corporation says that's an exciting development and opportunity for startups and investors on this episode of "Inside Michigan Business." Listen to the conversation: https://bit.ly/3qJY0yL

"Thanks to the rapid rise of self-service tools, smaller brands can now access the technology, giving them the opportuni...
10/12/2022
5 Ways Programmatic Advertising Can Benefit Your Brand

"Thanks to the rapid rise of self-service tools, smaller brands can now access the technology, giving them the opportunity to compete with bigger brands without doling out the required spending for expensive middlemen." Digital Resource

Programmatic advertising is becoming increasingly popular for its proven efficiency. Here's why you should adopt it into your marketing.

"A business with heart likely has a better chance of surviving because the do-whatever-it-takes mindset is rooted in pas...
10/11/2022
Turn Your Passion into a Business: 3 Steps for Purpose-Driven Startups

"A business with heart likely has a better chance of surviving because the do-whatever-it-takes mindset is rooted in passion. However, purpose-driven entrepreneurs must learn early on how to walk that middle path of doing good and getting paid."

The crystal-clear mission of purpose-driven companies results in sound strategy, increased productivity and a more satisfied workforce.

The Impact of Diversity and Inclusion on Management Liability: Senior leaders who fail to uphold  practices risk severe ...
10/11/2022

The Impact of Diversity and Inclusion on Management Liability: Senior leaders who fail to uphold practices risk severe reputational damage, potential lawsuits and an increased likelihood of D&O claims. Kapnick Insurance Group https://bit.ly/3Ugyej5

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Which of your startup's marketing initiatives make the most sense to keep going? To produce the highest ROI, consider leaning into the latest marketing trends.

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"Our differences should be celebrated, not discouraged--or put aside, necessarily. And sometimes we agree to disagree on certain things, but it's okay."--Erica White of Kapnick Insurance
http://ow.ly/ogmg50LHsLZ
"People around the world are still largely envious and respectful of America," Steve Case writes in an engaging preface to his new book, “The Rise of the Rest.”

But, Case notes, "That admiration is not a birthright. It must be earned continually."

https://startupnation.com/grow-your-business/steve-case-on-raising-prospects-across-america-city-by-city/
The Midwest is a growing hub for startup & tech companies, which are some of the best places to work. If you're looking to work at a people-first, mission-driven company, our friends at Purpose Jobs have compiled a Best Of list.
https://www.purpose.jobs/best-places-to-work-2023
When starting a business, build in efficiency from the get-go, writes John Rampton. While competitors struggle to do more with less, you will be ahead of the game.

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The upcoming holiday season is not only a prime time for shopping, it is also one of the best times of the year for cybercriminals to attack.

Here are some tips on staying cybersafe.

https://startupnation.com/manage-your-business/startups-prepare-cybersecurity-risks/
Ready to turn your dreams of starting a business into reality? We're here to help with this FREE guide. Download it today! https://bit.ly/3PtdSzs
"You don’t have to lower your prices just because someone else does — you can set yourself apart by offering what they don’t have: a unique selection of products or a personalized experience."
Ready to turn your dreams of starting a business into reality? We're here to help with this FREE guide. Download it today! https://bit.ly/3PtdSzs
In need of a little inspiration today? We've got you covered.
"I think having employees focus on profits is too far removed from their daily work and it’s really hard to build a sustainable culture around money." This CEO has a better approach.
Beyond protecting your company, providing security training can help employees become less prone to cyberattacks.
Exciting news from ! In addition to free courses, events and 1:1 coaching, a new round of grants is now open to eligible members. Learn more about the program and find out how to apply for a $10K grant. Share with your network today: https://vz.to/3q0vGrC
"Everyone deals with change uniquely, each moving at a different pace as they adjust to the individual degrees of uncertainty and ambiguity. Recognizing your discomfort level is one of the most effective things you can do while coping with the fear of transformation."
76% of cyber attacks target businesses with fewer than 100 employees.

See what our advertising partners at 1Password can do to help small businesses protect themselves, including a free trial.
http://ow.ly/eIWx50LkIFq
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