Thriving through Adversity - How a PPP loan moved a small business towards expansion

October 21, 2020

When COVID-19 first struck, Carrie Drephal had a different experience than many small businesses. Drephal’s web design company, JCD Promotions, was flush with business. “For a month straight, I was working on constant changes for websites and sending more estimates than I ever had for clients looking to build a new website,” said Drephal.…

Encouraging Ways to Grow your Business During COVID-19

May 30, 2020

Are you looking for ways to grow your business during COVID-19? Businesses around the world have had to limit hours, reduce production – or close their doors entirely thanks to the novel coronavirus.…

Quarantine Economics: 5 Steps to Getting our Economy Back on Track

May 24, 2020

As small business owners around the country are dipping into their personal savings to keep their businesses in operation, you may be wondering how to navigate quarantine economics and what we can do to get our economy back on track during COVID-19 and beyond.…

5 Powerful tips for leading through COVID-19

May 05, 2020

Things can change at a moment’s notice, and we’re all seeing that as COVID-19 impacts our communities, our economy and our world. If you’re a leader who has suddenly found yourself juggling these changes,…

4 Creative Marketing Tactics to Pursue During COVID-19

April 24, 2020

Marketing has experienced a noticeable shift due to the novel Coronavirus pandemic. In the coming months, businesses will be forced to adapt their marketing to embrace digital strategies. It’s important to keep your marketing relevant without ignoring the marketing strategies that still work in this unprecedented time.…

Therapy OPS- Using an SBA loan to expand their reach into the community

February 05, 2020

Celebrating 5 Years of Service
When husband-and-wife team Chris and Rachel Kuenzli decided to expand Therapy OPS – their occupational, physical and speech therapy clinic – they spent six months pursuing a business loan with another bank.…

Element Indoor Golf

September 26, 2019

Expanding Beyond the Green
 
One round of golf, and you’ll feel right at home.We are driven to make sure your drive is unstoppable. – Brad and Laurie

When business partners Bradley Wohlers and Laurie Barger set out to fund their innovative small business idea – the young entrepreneurs faced immediate rejection.…

SELLING YOUR SMALL BUSINESS? START HERE

October 09, 2018

Take these steps before meeting with a broker.
Whether you are ready to retire, step down or prepare for the next adventure — selling your small business* is more manageable if you understand the process,…

BevSource: A Strong, Women-Owned Business

October 02, 2018

There’s no beverage challenge BevSource won’t tackle.
Whether it is an idea for a flavored beer, hard cider, recovery drink, or vitamin-spiked water, BevSource, a women-owned business can help novice entrepreneurs,…

From Employees, to Partners to Owners - How E & M Manufacturing remains a local leader both nationally and internationally.

April 05, 2018

With pinpoint precision, E & M Manufacturing, Inc. builds, creates and fabricates unique, complex and often one-of-a-kind parts, tooling and commercial grade hinges for businesses, engineers and companies across the nation and internationally.…

Small Business Tips From the Experts

January 17, 2018

From marketing and sales to accessing your personal brand – check out these 50 Quick Tips to Energize Your Business in 2018 from Entrepreneur.com.
5 Strategies for Success in Small Business Market from InsuranceJournal.com
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