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4 Things to Do Before Applying for a Business Loan
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By StreetShares on July 29, 2015

By Mike Bryant

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9 Tips for Funding Your Businesses
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By StreetShares on July 27, 2015

Securing funding that works for your business is tough. We get it. Here are nine tips to help you in your search:

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Should Your Business Pivot?
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By StreetShares on July 23, 2015

The difference between a successful small business and a passing fad depends upon your willingness to evolve and explore innovative ways for your business to meet a market need.

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[quiz] Which of the 5 Types of Entrepreneur Are You?
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By StreetShares on July 22, 2015

Take the quiz to find out!

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5 Books Every Small Business Owner Should Read
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By StreetShares on July 22, 2015

Startups, entrepreneurs and small businesses need mentors who can give them great advice. Books can be those mentors that help drive their mission forward. Here are 5 mentors we heartily recommend:

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Small Biz Tips #2: Finance Advice
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By StreetShares on July 21, 2015

When you’re running your own business, you have to wear many hats. When it comes to finance and economics, we recommend checking out Khanacademy.org, which offers video tutorials and classes that enable folks to study any topic at their own pace. Plus, it’s free.

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What is Content Marketing & Why Does It Matter?
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By StreetShares on July 20, 2015

According to the Content Marketing Institute, 85% of all companies in the U.S. use some form of content marketing as part of their overall marketing strategy. So what exactly is content marketing and why should it matter to small business owners?

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The Civic Life of Veterans: A Study By Got Your 6
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By StreetShares on July 15, 2015

Recently, our friends over at Got Your 6 published a study on the civic health index of military veterans called “America’s Greatest Assets: How Military Veterans Are Strengthening Our Communities.” The results of the study debunked pervasive stereotypes of returning military members in our country—that they struggle to adjust to civilian life. On the contrary, the study demonstrates that veterans tend to be more engaged than their civilian counter-parts—veterans volunteer in their communities more, vote more and belong to more community organizations, among other things.

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Small Biz Tips #1: Social Media Advice
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By StreetShares on July 14, 2015

Creating a friendly, consistent voice is the key to building relationships with your audience on social media. It keeps you relatable, relevant and—quite honestly—fun! How do you do it? Be yourself. Smile when you create a tweet or post if you have to. Remember the golden rule: treat others the way you want to be treated.

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“Veteran Business is Back” T-shirt Giveaway
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By StreetShares on July 13, 2015

The Giveaway:

Look sharp as a shark… and support our veteran business owners.

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