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5 Easy Ways to Jumpstart Small Business PR
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By StreetShares on October 21, 2015

Public Relations can seem like a black box—most of us are not 100% sure how to effectively use it to promote our small businesses, and nine times out 10, we don’t see the fruit of our efforts. So how can your small business adopt some simple PR practices now to help cultivate media relationships, build a positive business image and hopefully land some earned media coverage? Here are five easy ways to jumpstart your efforts:

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Ask a Vetrepreneur: Article 8
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By StreetShares on October 19, 2015

This column is designed to give sound advice on entrepreneurship and business ownership to veteran entrepreneurs and their families.  

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Ask a Vetrepreneur: Article 7
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By StreetShares on October 12, 2015

This column is designed to give sound advice on entrepreneurship and business ownership to veteran entrepreneurs and their families.  

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Being the Guy That Gets It Done: The Terra Ferma Story
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By Tom Boettner, Director of Marketing on October 6, 2015

"They all agreed it sounded like a great solution, but they didn’t want to be the ones to create it. So I thought, 'Why not be that guy?' "

Meet Dennis Roark—Army Space Command Veteran, CEO of Terra Ferma and winner of the August Commander’s Call Veteran Business Award. Our team had a chance to catch up with Dennis and have him share about his experience as a veteran entrepreneur.

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Ask a Vetrepreneur: Article 6
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By StreetShares on October 5, 2015

This column is designed to give sound advice on entrepreneurship and business ownership to veteran entrepreneurs and their families.  

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Crafting the Perfect Solution: The LarschTechnology Story
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By StreetShares on September 29, 2015

To Larry Schaberg, the IT development world seemed to only be about the bottom line. When he left the Marine Corps, Larry decided to pursue his true passion of computers and technology. Larry quickly discovered that the companies he worked for focused on choosing IT solutions based on partnerships, affiliations or profit margin rather than customer needs—the right solution was often irrelevant. He was restless and dissatisfied.

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Ask a Vetrepreneur: Article 5
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By StreetShares on September 28, 2015

This column is designed to give sound advice on entrepreneurship and business ownership to veteran entrepreneurs and their families.  

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15 Key Terms to Know When Choosing a Business Loan
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By StreetShares on September 24, 2015

By Madhur Grover

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August Winner: Terra Ferma
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By StreetShares on September 23, 2015

At StreetShares, we’re passionate about putting capital into the hands of veteran small business owners and helping veteran entrepreneurs achieve their dreams. That’s why we created the StreetShares Commander’s Call Veteran Business Award.

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Commander’s Call: August Finalists!
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By StreetShares on September 18, 2015

We have the privilege of meeting so many great applicants each month for the StreetShares Commander’s Call Veteran Business Award. Thank you to all the awesome veteran and military spouse owned businesses that participated in August! We are proud to announce the five finalists:

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