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5 Last Minute Things to Remember for Small Business Saturday

It’s almost here — this year’s Small Business Saturday will be held on November 26th. With 2022 promising to be the biggest SBS yet, it’s imperative that entrepreneurs across the nation take advantage of this growing retail holiday. Even if you’re just learning about this special day now, the good news is that it’s not too late for you and your business to get on board. Whether you’ve been planning...

Countdown to Small Business Saturday: Small Business Tools

With Small Business Saturday rapidly approaching (taking place on November 26th this year), a spotlight is once again being shined on the role of entrepreneurs. Of course, being a small business owner actually means playing multiple roles — from boss to employee and human resources to accountant. And yet one thing’s for certain: you can’t do everything by yourself. To help, there are several free and paid tools that can...

Countdown to Small Business Saturday: Small Business Website Tools

Does your small business have a website? Sure, having a Facebook page and other social media profiles may seem like enough to some entrepreneurs, but there are more benefits to having a site of your own — from search traffic and SEO to e-commerce — that you may not have considered. Moreover, thanks to advances in technology and some competition, building a sharp-looking and functional website is now easier and...

8 Ways to Make Small Business Saturday a Success

It’s almost here once again: this year’s Small Business Saturday will be held on November 26th. With the now 12-year-old holiday continually gaining popularity and importance, it’s imperative that entrepreneurs across the nation take advantage of this retail holiday — especially given the challenging few years we’re all faced.  Even if you’re just learning about this special day now, the good news is that it’s not too late for you...
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5 Things I've Learned After Making 200 YouTube Videos

Over the weekend, I published a new video on YouTube. That might sound pretty mundane seeing as I do this approximately once a week — but, a day after posting, I learned that this particular posting wasn't as routine as it seemed. Instead, unbeknownst to me, I had just reached a milestone: publishing my 200th YouTube video (which I learned about thanks to VidIQ). Funny enough, this comes only a...
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IRS Standard Mileage Rates: What They Are and What Options You Have

With tax season now in full swing and gas prices making it pricier to fill your tank, contractors, self-employed individuals, and small business owners may be wondering about how the IRS's standard business mileage rates work. Furthermore, since these rates are set before the year begins, there's also the chance that your actual expenses may exceed what their standard rate offers. With that in mind, let's take a look at...
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Credit Strong for Business Overview

For small business owners, business credit can be a bit of a mystery. Not only are there separate business credit bureaus but they often have different scoring models than those consumers are familiar with.  Further complicating matters is that, in some cases, business owners will rely on their personal credit to obtain financing for their businesses, perhaps leading them to not even know that business credit exists. However, with Credit...
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Small Business Saturday 2020: Tips For Celebrating the Pandemic-Era Event

With November already well underway, Small Business Saturday is now just around the corner. Of course, the 2020 edition — which will be celebrated on November 28th — will be unlike any other in the shopping holiday’s now decade-long history. Nevertheless, there are still plenty of ways for small businesses to take advantage of this nationwide promotion, increasing their sales and wooing new customers in the process. Whether you’re operating...
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FedEx Announces Winners of 11th Annual 2023 Small Business Grant Contest

Nearly three months after the entry period ended, FedEx has announced the winners of its 11th annual Small Business Grant Content. This year's event saw more than $300,000 in funds going to a variety of small businesses across the nation. Last month, the company revealed 100 finalists, with that list now being narrowed down to just 10 winners. This year's grand prize winners included KindVR, The Cupcake Collection, Up In...
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Imprint Launches Credit Cards from H-E-B and Central Market 

The FinTech Imprint is partnering with the popular Texas-based grocery chain H-E-B for a pair of new rewards credit cards. This week saw the launch of the H-E-B Visa Signature Credit Card as well as the Central Market Visa Signature Credit Card. With these two (nearly identical) options, customers will be able to earn rewards on groceries and beyond. First, both versions of the card earn up to 5% back on select...
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Student Loan Benefit FinTech Summer Raises $6 Million

For years, student debt has been one of the most talked about financial topics. What's more, while the debt itself has become a major part of many Americans' lives, discussion of student loans has become political due to efforts to forgive certain loan repayments. However, while we wait for resolution on that front, a FinTech that brings student debt benefit solutions to employers and consumers has raised a new round...
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Choice Hotels, Wells Fargo Debut Choice Privileges Select Card

With spring well underway and the summer travel season now just around the corner, Choice Hotels and Wells Fargo have unveiled their latest co-branded credit card offering. Today, the two companies announced the Choice Privileges Select Mastercard. Carrying an annual fee of $95, this card will serve as the premium option in the hotel brand's new lineup. Looking at the Choice Privileges Select, it offers a mix of rewards categories....
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Health and Wellness Rewards Card Ness Partners with Whole30

In recent years, several unique rewards cards have come to market. These include offerings from FinTech startups as well as brands looking to do something special for their loyal fans. On that note, a recently-announced rewards credit card offering is now working with a popular brand to introduce new benefits for customers. This week, the Ness Card (which is issued by The Bank of Missouri) unveiled a new partnership with...