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Discovering Your WHY…and Why It Matters for Restaurateurs

In our rush-rush 24/7 world, so many of us — myself included — can end up on auto-drive, cruising through each day and each new opportunity without a thought as to WHY we’re doing exactly what we’re doing. We get distracted by the noise of life and keep chugging along. Before we know it, we’ve… Read more

Retail & Inventory

Importance of Black Friday for Retailers

During the holidays, people often feel like spending more, especially on food or gifts for others. The summer brings Fourth of July sales in vacations, groceries and celebratory decorations while Valentine’s Day brings an increase in restaurant, floral and chocolate sales. However, the largest spending season is the time between Black Friday and the last… Read more

Holiday & Seasonal Marketing, Marketing, Retail & Inventory, Shipping, Social Media

Your Guide to Mastering the End-of-Year Holidays

The holidays provide great revenue opportunities for your retail business. The National Retail Federation (NRF) reports that in 2016, holiday retail sales reached $658.3 billion nationwide (which exceeded its expectations by $3 billion!) – $122.9 billion of which was obtained online. So how can you prepare your shop for the peak spending holidays? Here, we’ll… Read more

Marketing, Restaurant & Bars, Social Media

Carrie Luxem Video Series: Leadership & Recruitment

Carrie Luxem, CEO and founder of Restaurant HR Group, begins her expert video series with Kabbage by discussing two important aspects of running a restaurant: management & leadership and recruiting great talent. In her first video, Carrie breaks down the difference between a manager and a leader. While the two are linked, they focus on different… Read more

Cyber Security

How to Protect Your Small Biz From Cyber Threats

In honor of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Nick Santora, CEO of Curricula, spoke with Kabbage head Kathyrn Petralia about how small businesses can effectively protect themselves from cyber attacks in a more effective and efficient way. Also discussed is how Kabbage protects itself, and its customer information, from cyber threats. With over a decade… Read more

Expansion, Women in Business

How to Grow Your Woman-Owned Business

Getting certified as a woman-owned small business can open up a world of new profitable opportunities. But having your certification doesn’t necessarily mean million-dollar deals will fall into your lap! You still need to create and execute a strategy that will help put you in front of the right prospects and move you toward closing… Read more

Marketing, Professional Services

9 Marketing Tips for Your Accounting Firm

You’re an excellent freelance accountant. You’ve put in years of training, honed your skills, got your accreditations, jumped through hoops and got results. You’re clearly self-motivated and ambitious. Fortunately, as an accountant, you’re also much in demand. You’re the oil without which the machinery of business would grind to a halt. So, it stands to… Read more

Cyber Security

The Cyber War on Small Business: NFIB Webinar Recap

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) hosted a webinar on the cyber war against small businesses. Featuring Dillon Behr, the executive lines broker at Risk Placement Services, Inc., the webinar detailed how and why hackers target small businesses, what small businesses can do to prevent attacks and how they can respond to attacks. Here,… Read more

Cyber Security

Cyber Security Expert Weighs In On Securing Your Small Biz

As shown by the recent Equifax hack, cyber security is vital for your business. But should your small business be that concerned? After all, you’re not a large corporation funneling millions and millions into your revenue stream. The answer, however, is yes. You might not be aware of it, but hackers target businesses that don’t… Read more

Tools, Women in Business

Resources to Check Out for Your Woman-Owned Business

Women make up 38 percent of all businesses in the U.S. but tend to be underrepresented in the business world. The many hurdles they face, especially when it comes to receiving financing, make them have to fight harder than other entrepreneurs to succeed. If you’re a woman in business, check out these helpful resources. Grants… Read more