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  • Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about Surety Bonds

    I'm sharing an interview with my bonding agent, Sean P. Kirwan.  When I started my business, I didn't need bonding.  As a matter of fact, when someone told me I needed a bond I thought bonds were just to get people out of jail.  That's how ignorant I was about…

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  • 6 Certifications Your Minority Business Enterprise Could Use to Win Business

    If you are a minority, woman or veteran owned business, certifications may be the best route for your business. There are also certifications if your office is in a Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone).Local, state and federal certifications are all FREE.National certifications have a minimal cost of $300-$500 per year.The…

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  • The Truth About LinkedIn In 2020

    Here’s the truth about LinkedIn in 2020:It’s where most supplier diversity professionals, leaders, business owners, Fortune 500 decision-makers and executives invest their time.Facebook is for friends, family and fun. That’s why you see so many quizzes, family photos, memes and foolishness. Here are a few quick facts about LinkedIn: LinkedIn is…

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  • Sometimes Friends And Family Need Reminders About Your Business

    Guess what? Sometimes your friends and family need reminders about your business. We started working with our client Felicia N. Johnson and yes, she's getting new business.We help companies rethink business for the digital age and we help certified businesses win more business. We have FastTrack programs to help disadvantage…

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  • Being Certified Helps Your Company Stand Out In A Crowded Space

    “Keeping a barrier between my work and home lives was a mistake. When my wife had a clear picture of the situation, she became an ally instead of an adversary.”Today, I’m sharing Part III of my interview with Paul Downs author of “Boss Life: Surviving My Own Small Business” **A…

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