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Africa's Female Philanthropists Are Emerging From the Sidelines

Gates, Bono, Buffett. For centuries, the face of global philanthropy has been distinctly white – and male. But that’s changing. As Africa’s economy continues to expand, albeit at a… 883 more words


How to Attract More Customers to Your Business

By Rieva Lesonsky

Good news for entrepreneurs: Despite having umpteen other options for where to shop, one-third of consumers shop at a small business at least once a week, and three-fourths visit a small business at least once a month, reports a… 707 more words


Local Marketing Services Don't Have to Be Local

If you are in the business of marketing or selling, do you know what your USP is? USP is the acronym for “unique selling proposition… 718 more words

Small Business

June Business Workshops

It’s time to move ahead of the competition. Let Oakland County One Stop Shop Business Center help you learn how to expand your business or launch a new one. 533 more words

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This Week's Must Reads

Hey all! I hope everyone had a great weekend. It was a long three-day Memorial Day weekend for those of us here in the US. Here’s this week’s roundup of must-read articles and tips for small businesses. 646 more words

Business Growth/Strategy

The Slow Death of a Startup Darling

This essay originally appeared in Data Sheet, Fortune’s daily tech newsletter. Sign up here.

There are two reasons startups fail, according to Y Combinator founder Paul Graham. 386 more words


If You’re Hiring, Don’t Miss These Income Tax Savings

Income Tax Savings for Certain Circumstances

Onboarding a new employee can be an expensive process. Between training, orientation and setting up the employee on a variety of benefits, the hiring of a new team member can take up your time and resources. 416 more words