Business-to-Business (B2B) Industry Champions
America's Small Business Champions Network (The Network) recognizes leading organizations working together to support small business start-up, growth, and success.
The Entrepreneur's Phone System: Keeping You Connected
Grasshopper is committed to helping individuals to start, grow, and succeed in business. As a leading provider of virtual business phone system solutions, they have helped over 150,000 entrepreneurs to get and stay connected regardless of where around the globe their business takes them. In addition to ensuring professional features and benefits, Grasshopper also offers a robust repository of free resources including information guides, case studies, videos, blog posts, and webinars tailored to helping entrepreneurs overcome many common growth challenges. Check out Business Phone System Setups in 30 Minutes to learn more, or connect through Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google+."
MODsocket: Making Every Small Business Savvy Marketers
MODsocket is committed to helping small and medium-sized businesses launch successful marketing campaigns without having to be marketing experts. Through a combination of leveraging marketing talent and cloud-based technology solutions, they provide on-demand access to your very own marketing consultant and competitively priced marketing solutions. They also offer value-add marketing tips and resources, such as a Marketing School and a Marketing Resource Guide. Register for free to receive two consultations with an experienced marketing professional as well as a marketing plan outline - all a no cost! If you choose to continue working with a marketing consultant, you pay only $49.95 per month - and only for as long as you choose. There are no long-term contracts to sign. If you choose not to work with a consultant, you still have access to great online marketing tools and related services. Learn more about how you can "Assess, Refresh and Implement Your Small Business Marketing Plan."
Kelly Services: A Leader in Delivering Workforce Solutions
Kelly® founded the temporary staffing industry back in 1946. Today, Kelly Services offers a comprehensive array of outsourcing and consulting services as well as world-class staffing on a temporary, temporary-to-hire and direct-hire basis. Contact Kelly or visit http://www.kellyservices.us and connect on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.
DataHero: Making Every Manager a Hero in Data Intelligence
The DataHero mission is to help all users leverage critical business data to make more informed business decisions. With a robust online solution for converting multiple sources of data into meaningful business knowledge, DataHero is serving more than 10K users and growing by triple digits each week. Features include a robust business dashboard and a capacity to develop a comprehensive Knowledge Management Systems (KMS). Take a tour or sign up for a free account.
Optimizing Human Resource Management Through Outsourced Solutions
A national leader of HR service, XcelHR delivers turnkey human resources solutions to small and mid-sized businesses. With a professional consultative approach, clients can design a highly customizable and scalable HR solution that best fits their needs. This includes small business payroll services, employee benefits services, recruitment services, federal business opportunities and related flexible HR outsourced solutions. Contemporary solutions are also available through Professional Employer Organization (PEO) relationships and Administrative Services Organization (ASO) relationships.
Everything Printing: Design, Quality Production, and Distribution
We all have choices today about who we do business with and why. While quality plays a large role in choice, so does integrity, trustworthiness, reputation, price and total satisfaction. This is where Smartpress.com excels above all other printers. 100% employee-owned, the whole team takes pride in every job and views their success as directly correlated to each and every customer's success. Each job is reviewed by three different members of the team throughout production to ensure fast turnaround and quality output. Also environmentally green friendly, Smartpress.com offers recycled paper options and FSC Certified papers, uses non-toxic, dry ink printing technology; practices energy conservation and recycles; and engages in a tree-planting program in collaboration with Trees, Water & People. For more information, visit SmartPress.com or call 1-888-934-6909.
Giving Small Business a Voice with Cloud Phone Systems
Ring Central launched in 2003 with a mission for providing small and medium-sized businesses (SMB) with a cost-effective business communications solution that meets the needs of an increasingly mobile, distributed and always-on workforce. As a leading provider of cloud business communications system solutions today, Ring Central's approach is easier to manage, more flexible and offers cost -savings over on-premise communications phone systems. Headquartered in San Mateo, CA, RingCentral is helping over 300,000 SMBs to operate more efficiently, more competitively and more profitably.
Improving Working Capital for Small Business
A dynamic business economy requires dynamic business working capital solutions. As a family-owned and operated firm since 1985, 1st PMF Bancorp is one of the leading U.S. private commercial lenders specializes in providing domestic factoring and trade financing. With a commitment to helping small businesses grow, services include competitive invoice factoring options, as well as accounts receivable financing, escrow services, trade finance, equipment financing and leasing, credit reports, and credit insurance. For companies engaged in trade between the U.S. and China, PMF Bancorp also offers a Supply Chain Plus Financing℠ Program to help finance, secure and insure imported goods from China and other countries. For more information, contact PMF Bancorp toll free at 800-218-9000 or review invoice factoring FAQs.
Supporting Small Business Hiring Effectiveness
Whether your business is small, mid-sized or enterprise-level, there are important things to know and do when hiring new employees. This includes knowing how to comply with federal laws regarding employment screening practices, the right and wrong way to conduct background screening and how to effectively compete for the best talent. Having been in business since June of 1997, HireRight delivers more pre-integrated screening solutions with leading e-recruiting applications than any other provider in the industry.
Everything You Wanted to Know About Insurance but were afraid to ask...
Today, running any small business is risky business. The good news is that there is insurance coverage available for just about every type of risk your business may face - AND a place to go where you can learn more risk free! Topics include general liability insurance, professional liability or errors and omissions (E&O) insurance, excess liability or umbrella liability insurance, workers compensation, employment practices liability insurance, small business property insurance, and something called a business owner's policy (BOP) that can offer special savings for low-risk ventures.
Small Business CRM & Project Management Software
Insightly is the #1 online application for small business Customer Relationship Management (CRM). Features include comprehensive contact management, robust integration with Google Apps and Gmail, mobile access on iOS and Android devices, and comprehensive project management for tracking relationship management progress, outcomes and ROI. Learn more through Online CRM Live Chat, CRM Software FAQS, Online CRM Q & A, Insightly University, or visit the CRM & Project Management Software Blog.
Small Business Accounting Software
Intuit QuickBooks is a leading provider of financial management, tax and online banking solutions for consumers, small and mid-sized businesses, accountants and financial institutions. With nearly three decades as innovators in this field, Intuit offers a range of financial software and related products including desktop bookkeeping systems, online accounting software, payroll applications merchant services, website development applications and marketing and communication tools.
Automate Expense Reporting, Purchasing & Payable Invoices
Take full control of business spending and reporting with a comprehensive solution for automating expense reporting, purchasing and payable invoices. Web-based subscription services streamline expense report, purchase requisition or payable invoice creation, approvals and payments, while delivering real-time policy enforcement, as well as spend analysis and visibility into how your business spends money.
Sales Proposal Templates & Software
Discover how Sales Proposal Templates & Automation Software can help your business secure new clients and expand business with current clients. Broad selection supports general business, grant-writing, IT, web, software, hardware, photography and other industry needs, and is used by tens of thousands of businesses and freelancers in over 100 countries.
No-Cost Business Mentoring
Connect with a robust local and virtual network of experienced volunteer business mentors. SCORE Counselors to America's Small Business have been providing free business counseling to individuals for over 40 years. Pose business questions online or find a local SCORE Chapter to arrange a face-to-face meeting with a business advisor.
Online Video Presentation Software (SaaS)
Transform static business messaging into high-impact, interactive online video communications online, on demand to build sales, marketing, training and related business relationships. Create and share slides, documents, images, video and audio. Add surveys and polling questions to interact. Track who views what, when and from where to monitor impact and drive ROI.