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Category Archives: Small Business

Small Business Saturday

Every year since 2010 Small Business Saturday has been celebrated the Saturday after Thanksgiving, meaning this year it’ll take place on the 30th of November. Small Business Saturday is obviously very close to our hearts as over 70% of our … Read more

Cybersafe: Four Steps for your Business

By Heather Stratford, CEO, Stronger International   Not every business can sustain a full-time cybersecurity professional to make sure that their computers and systems are protected against intrusions from bad actors in the cyber world. Nevertheless, businesses need to take … Read more

Government Contracting — Don’t Go It Alone

by Debbie Rauen, Legendary Hills Communications   John Dubay has built a successful company in Spokane that combines business-to-business services and government contracting. And he’s taken a unique path to finding qualified employees. Strategic Contact Solutions provides businesses with services … Read more

5 Avenues for Business Growth and Professional Development

  Whether you’re looking for growth opportunities and connection points for your business or are looking to get more involved in the community for your own professional development, here are a few options to get you started. Have you already considered … Read more

10 Tips for Prospective Business Owners

By SCORE Spokane So, you want to start a business?  SCORE exists to help small businesses succeed, and the first step toward success is preparation. Here are 10 tips from SCORE mentors, hot off the press! Ask the critical questions. … Read more

Grow Your Business Through Government Contracting

  Every year, the US federal government purchases roughly $500 billion in goods and services from businesses in nearly every industry. In fiscal year 2017, for the first time ever, the federal government awarded roughly $105 billion to small businesses, … Read more

Honor the Impact of Small Business: 3 Ways to Celebrate National Small Business Week

The following post was submitted by Jeremy Field, regional administrator of the SBA Pacific Northwest Regional Office. You can follow the organization on Twitter @SBAPacificNW. — Like most of us, I love hearing a good story. Tales of heroes, challenges and … Read more

Buy local for Small Business Saturday

As a Neighborhood Champion in American Express’ Small Business Saturday, Greater Spokane Incorporated is here to help your business succeed at the start of this holiday shopping season. Whether you’re a restaurant, retailer, service provider, or a publication, Small Business … Read more

Support local companies on Small Business Saturday

In 2015, a record 95 million shoppers rallied around their communities to support local businesses and shop locally during Small Business Saturday. Across the nation, customers spent $16.2 billion at small businesses, supporting their neighbors, friends, and entrepreneurs. As one … Read more

Mentor Connect and Startup Spokane Central assist new entrepreneurs

Small businesses are at the heart of Spokane’s economic ecosystem. To support that ecosystem, Startup Spokane provides two resources for Inland Northwest entrepreneurs seeking to launch and grow successful companies: Mentor Connect and Startup Spokane Central. Startup Spokane, a n … Read more