6 Steps to PCS-Proof Your Business

As a military spouse, one of the biggest challenges is navigating a progressive career path while your service member is active duty. This has led many spouses (and veterans) to start a business on their own or as a family while the service member is [Read More]

Bootstrapping Your Business? Consider These Things First.

Bootstrapping can be an effective way to build your business. The practice is based on the concept up funding your own business with limited to no debt – or, pulling yourself up by your own proverbial “bootstraps.” In some circumstances, you can use personal savings [Read More]

Unconventional Degree Options for Entrepreneurs

One of the best things about entrepreneurship is that there are many paths you can take to success. There is no set career path for entrepreneurs – you just need to figure out what works for you. For example, you may not need to get a [Read More]

Self-Publishing Vs. Traditional Publishing

Is self-publishing right for you? There is no right way to publish a book, and everyone’s situation and goals are different. There are different processes for fiction and nonfiction works, self-help and professional books also have different processes on their way to the public. In [Read More]

4 Ways Your Personal Social Media Accounts Can Damage Your Business Reputation

Social media is a powerful driver for small business professionals. Social media marketing is one of the best ways to increase website traffic, generate leads, and shorten your sales cycle. Unfortunately, what makes social media so powerful also makes is potentially dangerous for your professional [Read More]

Resources for New Entrepreneurs

If you are a veteran or military spouse looking to take the plunge into entrepreneurship, but you’re not sure where to start – you’re not alone! There is a great deal to consider when starting your own business. For retirees and transitioning veterans, starting in [Read More]

7 Ways to Show Your Employees That You Value Them

When you hire your first employees, or if you’re growing your business – there’s a lot of pressure to do right by your team. You want to create a company culture that keeps quality talent in your business, and nurtures each individual to grow. In [Read More]

Creating Your First E-Commerce Site

E-Commerce is opening doors for veterans and military spouses to dip their toes into selling their products on a national, or even international scale. However, competition amongst e-commerce sites is fairly aggressive. Where many novice entrepreneurs fail is not creating a website that gets the [Read More]

3 Tips for High-Performing Website Content

When entrepreneurs start out to build a website (or have one built for them), they tend to focus more on the design than the content. There is no question – design and usability is important. After all, that first impression can make or break your [Read More]

6 Steps to Raising Capital for Your Veteran Owned Business

One of the biggest challenges in starting your own business after the military is finding the capital you need to make your idea happen. Depending on your business, you may need just a little bit of money, or you may need a substantial investment. Fortunately, there [Read More]