Tag Archives: small business

Expert Q&A: Small Business

Q: If a person is interested in starting a new business, where would be the best place to start? A: Deciding on what need the business is going to fulfill would be a great start. Many new businesses are simply jumping on the bandwagon of an existing idea. A potential business owner must differentiate their

Small Business Advice Guide: Streamlined services improve efficiency

With the economy looking up, businesses are expanding and using new tools and technologies to help monitor their finances. With even the most well-managed growth, managing the financial operations associated with a business can become increasingly time consuming. Treasury services are a suite of services offered by a financial institution that can help facilitate efficient

Results confirm smart technology helps reduce peak energy use

The company will present its preliminary findings Jan. 24, at DistribuTECH, one of the utility industry’s leading smart grid conferences and expositions, in San Antonio. A snapshot of the results includes: -2011 study results confirm the company’s findings from the 2010 study. -Groups that included a Programmable Communicating Thermostat (PCT) and a Variable Peak Price

New online course introduced for Native American small business owners

Native American Small Business Primer: Strategies for Success is a free, self-paced online business course developed for Native American business owners.  The course provides an overview of basic business principles and  makes them aware of the programs and services available from the U.S. Small Business Administration. “Native American Small Business Primer: Strategies for Success will