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Covid19 Business Resource Center Launches

The Covid19 Business Resource Center launches. Developed by HelloAlice the resource center is a curated index of the best resources for small business owners. Ramon Ray, Entrepreneur-in-Residence at HelloAlice previewed it live on FB. The center contains 10 key categories of information, which include: Emergency Grant - HelloAlice is providing up to $10,000 in grants to...

Invoice fraud

Invoice Fraud: Are You Paying Your Vendor or a Thief

Fraud is everywhere. It seems in challenging times, such as this period of time with Corona, criminal activity only increases, especially with digital crimes. I spoke with Brandon Spear, President of MSTS , which helps companies with B2B credit and accounts receivable management. He shared with us one aspect of fraud, invoice fraud, and what...

Conversation at networking events

How to Make Great Conversation at Networking Events

I love networking conversations -- said nobody, ever.  Many entrepreneurs look at networking events as necessary evils. We need to attend them in order to move our businesses forward, but we dread the awkward silences and making small talk with strangers. What if you had some tools to improve the quality of your networking conversations? Maybe...

small business success

Tips for Success from G, of G Photography

Switching gears from chatting with folks on the Salesforce team, Ramon got a chance to talk with Gwendolyn Houston-Jack, (also known as G) from G Photography. Gwendolyn is a business owner who fully believes in technology and investing in yourself and your business. She’s been in business for seven years and during her short...

Customer Experience

A Bridal Boutique that Banks on Customer Experience

At Dreamforce 2019, Ramon Ray had the chance to chat with Nicole Staple is the co-founder and CEO of Brideside. Nicole and the team at Brideside are revolutionizing the bridal industry by making the boutique experience more convenient, stress-free and inspiring. Their unwavering commitment to providing a unique customer experience has rewarded them with...