Each month, we bring you the latest roundup of resources for small business owners bootstrapping their businesses and creating quality jobs in their communities. Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter at @PCVtweets. Every Monday we post a new collection of new must-read small business resources, articles, and news.
[block_grid_item]Small Biz Ahead from The Hartford. Our new partner has a massive amount of financial and strategic resource roundups to help your small business grow. [/block_grid_item]
[block_grid_item]Resources for Veteran small business owners. Ameriforce has tips, resources, and programs for Vets looking to start or build a business and move from the base to entrepreneurship.[/block_grid_item]
[block_grid_item]Why was your small business loan application rejected? Here are eight common reasons why your business loan was rejected, and how to make sure that won’t happen again..[/block_grid_item]
[block_grid_item]Capitalize on holiday spending this year. Our friends at Fit Small Business analyzed data to determine the best way for small businesses to take advantage of the spending season.[/block_grid_item]
[block_grid_item]Your guide to local content marketing. A significant portion of Google or Bing searches relate to a specific location — this guide will help you take advantage of that and compete better locally.[/block_grid_item]
[block_grid_item]5 tips for better small business networking. Face-to-face business networking with other entrepreneurs is an important part of being a successful small business owner.[/block_grid_item]
[block_grid_item]10 steps to handle a negative review. Handling negative reviews isn’t always easy, so here’s a handy guide on how to respond effectively so you can make a success out of them.[/block_grid_item]
[block_grid_item]4 ways to fund and bootstrap your budget. Four options to help you decide which is the best way to fund your small business to budget and grow with very little start-up capital..[/block_grid_item]
[block_grid_item]3 ways to profit from local outreach. Developing a community outreach program is an excellent way to gain local traction and enhance visibility without breaking the bank.[/block_grid_item]
Are there any specific areas your business needs advice in? Let us know, and we’ll search for what you need to add to our monthly roundup.