Volume 82 - Year 4 - November 22, 2017

Editorial: Introduction to SMB Financing

Entrepreneurs need better access to capital to build, sustain and transform their communities.
Cash shortages occur for many reasons.
  1. Seasonal business cycles
  2. Run out of cash flow to maintain daily operation
  3. Looking for financial support to grow
  4. Lack of support and rejection from traditional financial institutions...
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Top Marketing Trends for 2018

All of the talk about "brand" over the last decade has companies realizing that their brand is bigger than their logo. It is every touchpoint they have with their customers (and prospects).
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Security Tools You Need to Use

Install and regularly update software firewall, antivirus, and anti-spyware programs collectively referred to as Endpoint Protection. These software programs can help to protect the data on your computer, and can easily be purchased on the web
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Choose Local Campaign

Mayor Sylvester Turner Announces Choose Local Campaign

Initiative encourages greater Houston-area residents to support local businesses and the creative community
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Book of the Week

Fresh Insights to End the Glass Ceiling

by Nancy E. Parson
The glass ceiling continues to be an impenetrable barrier for many aspiring women leaders. If America continues in the current trajectory, it will take at least 400 years for women to obtain 50% of CEO positions.
Fresh Insights to END the Glass Ceiling uncovers the true root causes of this barrier and proposes to end the glass ceiling, within the decade, by providing research-based solutions to women, men, leaders, and organizations.
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Three Keys to File-Sharing Success

A professional file-sharing service can boost your business by providing a simple solution for getting
work done. For anyone in the financial services industry, here are the three essential features
your file-sharing service should have to be successful.

Upcoming Events

November 25, 2017
8:00 AM - 06:00 PM

2017 Shop Small Business Saturday
Your local Small Businesses
Houston Area, Texas
November 29-30, 2017
9:00 AM - 05:00 PM

2017 HMSDC Expo:
Business Energy Summit
GRB Convention Center
Houston, Texas 77002
December 6, 2017
7:00 AM - 03:00 PM
December 5, 2017
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

MWVBO Business Conference
Freeman Expo Hall
3201 E. Houston
San Antonio, Texas 78219
"Meet the Buyer"
Purchasing Forum
GRB Convention Center
Houston, Texas 77002
December 12, 2017
8:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Year End Event & Awards
HCC SW College Auditorium
5601 West Loop South
Texas On The GO Inc.
2630 Bissonnet #2329
Houston, Texas
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