November 28, 2017
2017 has been a frightful year of natural disaster—from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma to the California wild fires. All of this has left many asking the question: ”What is the best way to help?”
When natural disasters of this magnitude strike, they tend to bring out the chartable side of many people. For those looking for ways to help, we’ve compiled the following list.
Helping victims of disaster is in our nature, but it’s best to treat charitable giving like any other consumer decision—do your homework and think it through. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to us!
Small business owners in many communities offer downtown trick or treat events. Take advantage of this opportunity to build your business reputation. Involvement in local events goes a long way with both existing and prospective customers—indicating a vested interest in your community. Find creative ways to make your business stand out this trick-or-treat season. We hope the following suggestions will spark fun promotional ideas:
October marks Women’s Small Business Month, and we are happy and proud to recognize women in business both locally and around the world. Successful business women of the past and present continue to forge new paths for female entrepreneurs. We celebrate all those who are breaking the glass ceiling and serving as role models and mentors to women everywhere.
For many business owners, September tends to bring a bit of a slowdown. The chaos of getting kids prepared for going back to school has passed, and a focus on saving money tends to kick in as people prepare for the coming holiday spend. Combined, this can often translate into a lull for business owners.