Category Archives: 3rd Party Articles

Articles by 3rd party authors that help local Tacoma area Small Businesses improve there business, start a business, or assist with getting a small business loan.


The City of Tacoma Community & Economic Development Office created a great PowerPoint about investing in Tacoma. Curious to know what is in the works on being built. Check it out!


by Due.com Thinking of starting or growing your small business? If you’ve been considering quitting your job to start working for yourself, money may be a major concern. Being self-employed comes with quite a few out-of-pocket costs along with the Read more…


by Yumi Clark Whether you’re running an established small business or just starting your journey toward entrepreneurship, it’s safe to assume most business owners are on the hunt for new ways to grow their enterprise and improve their bottom line. And Read more…


By Gene Marks   Baby boomers, the generation born immediately following World War II, are getting old. Many of them are small business owners and, over the next few years, are likely looking to wind things down, play a little Read more…


by Gene Marks Are your employees stressed out and potentially suicidal? Two reports released this week indicate they could be. The HR Digest reported that the incidence of employee suicides has intensified since 2007 and that more than a million Read more…


By Brian Sutter   Want to build a presence on Twitter? One of the best ways to get more followers is to tweet – and retweet – great stuff. Any one of the Twitter accounts below can give you ample Read more…


by Ryan Robinson Whether you’re just getting started with your own business, growing it on the side of your day job, or investing in a new product line to diversify your company’s offerings, there’s a definite science to launching a product—especially Read more…


By Melinda Emerson I’m big on finding technology tools that can help me do more in my small business. There are some great tools out there that many people are using. This is a list of some tools you may Read more…


by Rieva Lesonsky If you think mobile marketing is something you don’t need to worry about unless you’re targeting teenage customers, think again. Americans of all ages are addicted to their smartphones. Consider these statistics from Deloitte’s 2016 Global Mobile Consumer Read more…


By Jared Hecht Being a small business owner doesn’t automatically make you an expert in finance or small business accounting. In reality, most rookie entrepreneurs have to learn the basics of funding, bookkeeping, and what really matters to lenders and investors Read more…

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6 days ago

Did you know: Ashton Kutcher founded a venture capital firm, Sandra Bullock owns two restaurants, and Steve Carell bought a general store.

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Another great Tacoma Pierce-County Chamber Small Business Round Table. Today we talked about client followup, marketing and getting return clients back. Make sure to put it on your calendar for the ... See more

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What are the riskiest small businesses? Restaurants, retail stores and direct sales have the highest failure rates.

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Watch out for IRS Scams… Even Bankers get the call- Listen to it here

I got a call from the IRS that I owe them money. Listen to see how the call went 🙂 Paul

http://paultlong.com/2017/09/watch-irs-scams-even-bankers-get-call-listen/

I got a call from the IRS that I owe them money. Listen to see how the call went 🙂 Paul     Related

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Small Business Roundtable: 1st Wednesday

Every business has had to start at the bottom at some point and we all know that the climb to the top is not an easy one. Small Business Roundtable is a forum where small business can gather to ... See more

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