Dave Kerpen

He’s Revolutionizing Clubhouse. Join Dave Kerpen Live – Survive and Thrive Summit

Small business owners struggled a lot to stay afloat last year. Cash flow management, dwindling demand for products/services, and supply chain disruptions were just a few of the many challenges business owners had to overcome in 2020. But the new year brought new hopes and inspirations. There is no surprise that 73% of business owners...

Hesitating to Implement an Awkward Business Idea? This Founder’s Story Will Inspire You [Plus 3 Growth Tips]

Not all business ideas receive a beam from the audience. Some business ideas sometimes get a frown from some people, too. Well, there is nothing wrong with such awkward business ideas. It is just some people don't get unusual business ideas at first. Later, the same people whose faces wore disapproval at first often become...

Why Accountants Are Critical for Small Business Success

Nowadays, technology plays a huge role in being able to run a business. And with so many people managing their businesses from home, these new technology solutions are needed more than ever. Stone DeSouza is the leader of the small business segment for Sage in the US. He was leading the accounting channel for two...

Save Time By Automating Your Financial Process (Interview & Bonus Tips from Bill.Com Founder)

Are you struggling to grow your business? The ongoing pandemic has hurt most small businesses. And many of these affected businesses are still finding it difficult to stay afloat. However, there are some entrepreneurs whose grit never let them give up. Ramon Ray recently interviewed René Lacerte, the founder of Bill.com - one of the nation’s...

Keziah Dhamma

She Solved Her Hair Challenge Now She’s Selling It Online

Selling products online is nothing new. Many businesses function 100% from online sales. But how do they make it happen? What are the first steps they take? Keziah Dhamma started her business by solving a problem. It was a problem she had herself and realized other women were facing the same thing. Selling Products Online:...

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Parenting and Business Growth During COVID-19: Here’s How They Did It

If you’re a new business owner during COVID-19, then you know your original business strategy has had to change. Janie Burkett is one of those business owners. Her business, TheBiscuit Bar, had to go through new phases of growth during the pandemic. And she even had a new baby to take care of as...

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How Diverse and Women Entrepreneurs Can Advance in Business

Being a woman and owning your business means there's a good chance you're facing an uphill battle. And this was before COVID-19 hit the world by storm. Which means it has only added to your list of things to conquer. Now, we aren't saying that women aren't successful in business. We are just recognizing...

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4 Financial Tips During COVID: Make Your Money Work for You

Kedma Ough and Rashedia Mayhane spoke at the Survive and Thrive Summit about money tips and tools for your small business. Hosted and produced by Ramon Ray of Smart Hustle Media, the first two Summits were held in April and August 2020. The next one will be in this spring of 2021. It's free,...

Business growth

Ready to Grow Fast? 5 Sales Questions to Ask if You Want Big Business Growth

Getting your startup off the ground can be daunting. There is a lot to do, and it's hard to do alone. And then there is business growth — being able to scale and expand. Some of the hardest challenges businesses face are around this topic of growth. It takes more than just making money....

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How Viper Imaging Found Support to Scale a Small Business During COVID-19

Viper Imaging is a leading supplier of FLIR Thermal Imaging Cameras. They offer both customized and out-of-the-box solutions designed to monitor temperature in processes at industrial complexes and factories. It just so happens that this technology is now highly desired — with fever being one of the more commonly seen symptoms of COVID-19, being...