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6 Ways to Attract Applicants to a Small Business

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Alternative Funding Sources and Values-Based Investing

April 5, 2021

Making a business investment no longer has to be a people or profit decision, it can be a people and profit opportunity. Angela Barbash of Revalue joins the podcast to share her knowledge on values-based investing and the funding mechanisms that support it. Listen to learn about alternative funding and capital sources that aren’t a rich aunt and uncle nor a traditional bank!

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Too Busy for Sales? Think Again!

March 25, 2021

Jay Harrington, author of “The Productivity Pivot,” joins the podcast to share his proven process for making time to focus on growing your business (or any other important business objective), no matter how busy you are!

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COVID: A Year in Review, and New Funding Opportunities for 2021

March 11, 2021

Sean Gray, Economic Development Specialist with the U.S. Small Business Administration meets up with co-hosts Tom Nixon and Marc Trail to discuss the Payment Protection Program (PPP) and Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL). Discussion also explores positive developments within the SBA business community.

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Tax Time: SCORE Expert Featured on Channel 7 Action News

March 3, 2021

Angela Mitchell, a Certified Volunteer Mentor with the Southeast Michigan Chapter of SCORE and president of DNA Financial Services, was recently interviewed for a segment of "Rebound Detroit," a program airing on Channel 7 Action News that covers the Detroit business community's ongoing recovery from the pandemic. 

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How (Not) to Use LinkedIn as a Business Development Platform

March 1, 2021

I think there’s a more genuine, human approach you can take to the world’s largest business-to-business social network in a way that will almost assuredly result in business-development wins, but will not have you pounding the proverbial pavement, cold calling and knocking on doors.

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Do Small Businesses Have or Need a Brand?

February 12, 2021

Do small businesses really have, need or be concerned about their brands? What's the difference between marketing and branding? And what's at risk if a small business doesn't manage, curate and optimize its brand?

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Resource to Address HR Complexity from COVID for Employers

February 8, 2021

The Southeast Michigan SCORE Chapter (#18) wants to help small businesses, not-for-profits, and startups deal with the complexity of COVID. The pandemic has raised myriad issues, questions, complexities and uncertainty for employers—everything from mandating return-to-work, how to handle team vaccination requirements, and making employees feel safe, whether working remotely or back in the office.

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Announcing New Online Hub for Black Small Business Owners

February 2, 2021

As we celebrate Black History Month, SCORE is proud to announce the launch of its new online resource: SCORE for Black Entrepreneurs.

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How Small Neighborhood Businesses Can Survive and Thrive in 2021

January 29, 2021

Don Jones, Associate Director of the New Economy Initiative, joins Tom Nixon and Marc Trail to discuss the 12-year journey of building business in Detroit and where we are headed, including NEI's "Neighborhood Business Initiative" and how small businesses can benefit.

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Enrollment Now Open for Goldman Sachs' 10,000 Small Businesses

January 21, 2021

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is an investment to help small businesses grow and create jobs by providing them with greater access to education, capital, and business support services. To date, more than 9,700 business owners have graduated from the program across all 50 states in the US, Puerto Rico, and Washington, D.C.

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The Importance of Business Insurance, with Ray Moulden

December 28, 2020

Ray Moulden, owner of Moulden Agency LLC, joins co-hosts Armando Ojeda and Marc Trail on "The SCORE Podcast: Where Small Business Matters" to discuss the varied aspects of insurance and how it impacts your business.

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SCORE Partners with StartupNation to Launch "Ask the Expert" on WJR

December 27, 2020

The Southeast Michigan chapter of SCORE and StartupNation are proud to announce the launch of a new radio series airing on WRJ in southeast Michigan and online everywhere at StartupNation.com called "Ask the Expert."

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