5 Tips to Stay Connected to Your Online Customers During the Holiday Season

If you’re managing an online business, one of the greatest challenges is staying connected to your customers. It’s one of the main drawback of these business models – you lose some of those face-to-face marketing opportunities that brick and mortar businesses have available. However, there [Read More]

November News: Global Entrepreneurship Week

Global Entrepreneurship Week is a celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare. During one week each November, GEW inspires people everywhere through local, national and global activities designed to help [Read More]

3 Things to Consider Before Pursuing a Career in Politics

Military service offers a foundation for a multitude of careers. It also offers a unique personal perspective on serving your country and community. For some, this takes the shape of venturing into entrepreneurship after leaving the military. For others, the draw to politics and/or public [Read More]

5 Things You Need to Consider Before You Open a Retail Store

In today’s digital economy the business possibilities are virtually endless for veteran and military spouse entrepreneurs. Still, there is some difference between industries. Retail specifically has become a tumultuous arena for small business owners – for both online and brick and mortar establishments. Are you [Read More]

3 Things You Need for More Effective Social Media Content

If social media leaves you with a giant question mark – you’re not alone. There is a ton of information on the web about how to promote your business on the social platform of the week. Many small business owners make the mistake of jumping into [Read More]

5 Ways to Make Professional Development a Part of Your Life

As an entrepreneur, it is important to maintain a student mentality. Professional development is a must if you are going to innovate in your business. Otherwise, you may find yourself in a rut. But who has the time? Between running a business, spending time with [Read More]

What To Do When You Feel “Stuck” in Your Business

We all start out in our businesses with big dreams, big goals, and a motivation to succeed. It’s easy to stay excited and engaged when your new venture is – well, new! But what happens when you have been working your business for a while, [Read More]

5 Resources You Should Explore As A Veteran Entrepreneur

If you’re considering entrepreneurship as a career option after military service, the process can be intimidating. Fortunately, there are several resources available to help you succeed. We’ve found five of these resources to get you started. #1: The Institute for Veterans and Military Families The [Read More]

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]