Why Branding Matters for Small Businesses

Creating a strong brand is one of the most important things you can do for your business. Many small business owners think branding is only for big firms with big budgets. The reality is, if you have a business, you have a brand, and, no matter the size of your...

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Celebrating Small Business Independence

As we get ready to celebrate America’s independence tomorrow, Summit Financial Resources is also celebrating the spirit of independence that drives small business owners. By the numbers, entrepreneurs helm 28 million small businesses in the United States. These firms...

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Why Small Business Owners Should Take Vacations

Getting away from it all is challenging for small business owners, many of whom lack the confidence to trust that things will run smoothly in their absence. Less than 50 percent of small business owners take vacations, despite being aware of the toll this can take on...

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Planting the Seeds for Business Growth

In many parts of the country, early June is the ideal time for planting or putting the finishing touches on an outdoor garden. The prospect of celebrating Father’s Day this Sunday also has us thinking about the important role a father figure plays in providing...

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7 Tips for Surviving a Cash Flow Crisis

Every business has its ups and downs, and managing cash flow is one of the most common challenges small business owners face. A cash flow crisis can be triggered by any number of factors, from a shortfall in sales or late-paying customers to higher-than-anticipated...

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