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This couple reimagined a Texas town's beloved restaurant as plant-based. So far, it's working.

Menu items from Brew St., a plant-based restaurant in Midland, Texas. Jerry Guerrero Marcy and Carlos Madrid own Brew St., the first plant-based restaurant in Midland, Texas. The Madrids took over during Brew St.'s pandemic closure, trading its old menu for a plant-based one. The move was risky but worth it for the Madrids, who get to share plant-based foods with people who might not have tried them otherwise. See more stories on Insider's business page. Shortly after being diagno...
Tags: Texas, Small Business, California, Restaurants, Trends, Fast Food, Retail, Oakland, Madrid, Vegan, Midland, Carlos, Midland Texas, Midland Memorial Hospital, Dallas Austin, Vegan Diet

#656 Inside the Outrageous Story of Elon Musk and Tesla’s Bid to Build the World’s Greatest Car

Listen to “#656 Inside the Outrageous Story of Elon Musk and Tesla’s Bid to Build the World’s Greatest Car” on Spreaker.       On‌ ‌this‌ ‌episode‌ ‌of‌ ‌The‌ ‌Small‌ ‌Business‌ ‌Radio‌ ‌Show…‌ ‌ SEGMENT‌ ‌1 with Tim Higgins,‌ ‌‌starting‌ ‌at‌ ‌0:00‌:‌ ‌ ‌For a lot of entrepreneurs, people like Elon Musk are their hero – they buck current trends and can be brash against the establishment. What is Elon Musk really like and how did he build Tesla? Journalist Tim Higgins gives us the inside story...
Tags: Elon Musk, Small Business, Marketing, US, Sales, Entrepreneur, Tesla, Mental Health, Therapy, Silicon Valley, Detroit, Wall Street Journal, Journaling, Cnbc, Radio Show, Pam

This Irvine startup is reinventing braces, putting the metal out of sight

John Pham is what some might call a noodler. He noodled in aerospace. He noodled a startup or two. He even noodled at school, dropping out and then returning to earn degrees in engineering, dental surgery and craniofacial biology. Ultimately, he landed the title of DDS or doctor of dental surgery, something to make his mama proud. “I’ll be the doctor you always wanted,” Pham recalls telling her. Pham’s noodling didn’t stop with his last degree. Instead, he started thinking about ways to reshape ...
Tags: Business, London, Small Business, California, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, Ferrari, Usc, Ucla, Southern California, Irvine, Pham, Tong, Abe Lincoln, Hospital Los Angeles

#655 How Hammitt is Raising Capital Through Regulation A+ Crowdfunding

Listen to “#655 How Hammitt is Raising Capital Through Regulation A+ Crowdfunding” on Spreaker.       On‌ ‌this‌ ‌episode‌ ‌of‌ ‌The‌ ‌Small‌ ‌Business‌ ‌Radio‌ ‌Show…‌ ‌ SEGMENT‌ ‌1 with Mary J. Nestor,‌ ‌‌starting‌ ‌at‌ ‌0:00‌:‌ ‌ Communication with team members has always been a tough part of any small business owner’s job. Working remotely has made it even tougher. What will happen when we head back to the office? Mary Nestor is here to help us communicate authentically at work. SEGMENT‌ ‌...
Tags: Amazon, Small Business, Crowdfunding, Congress, US, Sales, Investing, SEC, Ohio, Radio Show, Raising Money, Tony Drockton, Hammitt, Rega, Small Business Radio Show, Ken Rusk

I made more than $1.7 million in a week selling doomsday bunkers. You know who doesn't buy them? Democrats.

Ron Hubbard is the founder and owner of Atlas Survival Shelters. Rob Hubbard/Atlas Survival Shelters Ron Hubbard, 59, is the owner Atlas Survival Shelters, a bunker-building business based in Texas. Hubbard says business is booming among Republican customers since the election of President Biden. This is what his job is like, as told to freelance writer Jenny Powers. See more stories on Insider's business page. This as-told-to essay is based on a transcribed conversation with Ron Hubb...
Tags: Texas, Small Business, Republicans, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Survival, Biden, Times, Nordic, Preppers, Trump, YouTube Channel, Ron Hubbard, Sulphur Springs Texas, Jenny Powers

Millennial fashion designer Alexandra O'Neill is seeing cocktail dress sales skyrocket as customers prepare for the new Roaring 20s

Alexandra O'Neill Courtesy of Alexandra O'Neill Markarian is luxury fashion brand best known for dressing Jill Biden during the 2021 inauguration. To Insider, O'Neill talks career beginnings and business ambitions. This is part of Insider's entrepreneur series Star, Rising which highlights early entrepreneurs. See more stories on Insider's business page. Name: Alexandra O'Neill Age: 35Location: New York City, New York Business: A luxury fashion line inspired by the...
Tags: Fashion, Kerry Washington, Small Business, New York City, Trends, Luxury, Retail, Emma Roberts, Lauren Bacall, Millennial, Neill, New York Fashion Week, Katherine Hepburn, Jill Biden, O Neill, New York City New York

#654 How to Use Social Proof to Grow Your Business

Listen to “#654 How to Use Social Proof to Grow Your Business” on Spreaker.       On‌ ‌this‌ ‌episode‌ ‌of‌ ‌The‌ ‌Small‌ ‌Business‌ ‌Radio‌ ‌Show…‌ ‌ SEGMENT‌ ‌1 with Shawn Hill,‌ ‌‌starting‌ ‌at‌ ‌0:00‌:‌ ‌ ‌72% of consumers trust online reviews as much as personal recommendations from real people, and 90% of consumers say that positive online reviews influence their buying decisions. Sean Hill is here to help small business owners build their social proof, get more powerful reviews, and gro...
Tags: Privacy, Small Business, Marketing, Sales, Data, Profit, Cash Flow, Victoria, North America, Radio Show, Shawn, Sean Hill, Zoho, Social Proof, Customer Reviews, Victoria Jones

8 Biggest Misconceptions About Owning a Business

Here are the eight most common misconceptions about owning a small business and what you can do to overcome them.
Tags: Startups, Small Business, Sales, Starting A Business

Her mom died of breast cancer. Her dad was a 9/11 responder. Her mission: Keep the family businesses alive.

Kaley Young, left her sister Keira, and brother Christian. (Courtesy of Kaley Young) Many family businesses are passed down. They aren't typically inherited through tragedy. At 19, Kaley Young ran her mother's pilates studio after she died. At 24, she took over her father's business. In channeling her own grief into passion projects, Young has exemplified an entrepreneurial spirit. See more stories on Insider's business page. Many family businesses are passed down from gen...
Tags: New York, Small Business, New York City, Trends, Brooklyn, Harvard University, Mark Cuban, Firefighters, Christian, John, Pilates, Long Island, Young, Rudy Giuliani, Shark Tank, Daymond John

Is India’s BNPL 2.0 set to disrupt B2B?

Anubhav Jain Contributor Share on Twitter Anubhav Jain is co-founder and CEO of Rupifi, India’s first embedded lending fintech. He has more than a decade of experience in credit risk, analytics, customer management and portfolio development. Both as a term and as a financial product, “buy now, pay later” has become mainstream in the past few years. BNPL has evolved to assume various forms today, from small-ticket offerings by...
Tags: Amazon, Startups, TC, Column, Asia, Small Business, Finance, India, Supply Chain, Tech, E-commerce, Online Shopping, Retail, UPI, Online Lending, Anubhav Jain

Why do the media always pit labor against capital?

Seth Levine Contributor Share on Twitter Seth Levine is a partner and co-founder of the venture capital firm Foundry Group, based in Boulder, CO. Elizabeth MacBride Contributor Share on Twitter Elizabeth MacBride is an award-winning journalist and the founder of "Times of Entrepreneurship," a new publication covering entrepreneurs beyond Silicon Val...
Tags: Column, Business, Small Business, Labor, Opinion, Entrepreneurship, America, Tech, United States, Dolly Parton, Silicon Valley, Foundry Group, Parton, Seth Levine, Kauffman Foundation, Hwang

How to Start a Property Management Company

Starting a property management company could be very rewarding. Learn how to do it with this comprehensive step-by-step guide.
Tags: Web Design, Small Business, Sales, Logo Design, Property Management Company, Small business marketing, Company Name, Starting A Business, Business plans

#653 Why Now is The Best Time to Start a Business

Listen to “#653 Why Now is The Best Time to Start a Business” on Spreaker.       On‌ ‌this‌ ‌episode‌ ‌of‌ ‌The‌ ‌Small‌ ‌Business‌ ‌Radio‌ ‌Show…‌ ‌ SEGMENT‌ ‌1 and 2 with Melinda F. Emerson,‌ the “SmallBizLady”, ‌‌starting‌ ‌at‌ ‌0:00‌:‌ ‌ It’s eighteen months after the pandemic has started and many small business experts think that now is a great time to start a new business. Why now, and what do you need to know before you actually get a business off the ground? SEGMENT‌ ‌3 with Kelly Knig...
Tags: Small Business, Sales, Entrepreneur, Process, EOS, Vision, Radio Show, Kelly, Melinda F Emerson, Starting A Business, Startup Advice, Traction, Quintessence Group, Kelly Knight, Small Business Radio Show

A new book provides the antidote for the creeping feeling that the business world is hopelessly out of ideas and awash in get-rich-quick schemes

LinkedIn chairman Reid Hoffman speaks at the TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2016 conference. Steve Jennings/Getty Images It can feel like the startup and business world is full of half-hearted get-rich-quick schemes. but Reid Hoffman's new book based on his podcast "Masters of Scale" combats that feeling. The interviews with successful founders and executives makes you realize how entrepreneurs can be a positive force in the world. Jonathan A. Knee is Professor of Professional Practice at Colum...
Tags: Startups, Review, Yahoo, Small Business, Tinder, Opinion, Trends, Strategy, Book Review, Linkedin, Paypal, Reid Hoffman, Retail, Bumble, Marissa Mayer, Kleiner Perkins

A Labor Day salute to COVID-created new entrepreneurs

Who hasn't felt this way at work from time to time? This year, after COVID-forced reassessment of their jobs, millions decided to quit. (Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels) The COVID-19 pandemic has changed a lot of things, including workplaces. Where offices stayed open or reopened, there are the coronavirus precautions, such as work station spacing and staff masking. Other offices are allowing or requiring their staff to work remotely. Hello home offices (that, sorry, likely aren't ...
Tags: Work, Business, Taxes, Workplace, Small Business, Digital, Entrepreneurs, Economy, Finances, Labor Day, Seattle, Irs, Self-employed, Skbell1, Work-job-career, Unemployed

A father and son who help clients find forgotten crypto passwords estimate billions of dollars worth of lost bitcoin is recoverable

Charlie and Chris Brooks run Crypto Asset Recovery, a small business in New Hampshire. Crypto Asset Recovery A father and son team of computer programmers help people find lost passwords to their crypto wallets. Chris and Charlie Brooks conducted an analysis that led them to estimate between 68,110 and 92,855 seemingly lost bitcoins are recoverable. At current prices, the high end of the recoverable bitcoin estimate amounts to $4.7 billion. See more stories on Insider's business page...
Tags: Small Business, US, San Francisco, Trends, Markets, Bitcoin, New Hampshire, New York Times, Crypto, Cryptocurrencies, Satoshi Nakamoto, Chris, Charlie, Charlie Brooks, Nakamoto, Chris Brooks

In the News: Billions Still Available in COVID Relief Money for Small Businesses

Small businesses are still struggling because of the multitude of challenges the pandemic has created. So when Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman says there are still billions of dollars available for small businesses, it is a piece of very welcomed news. In this week’s roundup SBA Administrator Says “Billions” Still Available in COVID Relief Money for Small Business article, Guzman says small businesses can still capitalize on the different pandemic stim...
Tags: Small Business, US, Sales, ADP, Guzman, McDonald, MetLife, SBA, Small Business Administration SBA, Small Business Trends, Small Business News, SVOG, Isabella Casillas Guzman, CraftJack

Property owners are paying up to hundreds of thousands of dollars to lift their homes above flood zones during dangerous hurricane season

An elevated house rests on newly constructed pilings nearly a year after it was damaged by Hurricane Sandy, which cost an estimated $70 billion in damages. Ramin Talaie/Corbis via Getty Images Companies that lift houses and build sea walls to protect homes from flooding are busier than ever. 2020 set a new record with 22 extreme weather events costing over $1 billion in damages each. "That's all we do. Everything is seawall construction and raising houses," one company told Insider. ...
Tags: Real Estate, Science, News, Maryland, Small Business, Climate Change, US, Trends, Atlantic, Connecticut, Fema, Flooding, Construction, East Coast, Hurricanes, Sandy

3 Gen Zers created a competition to connect young creatives with cash and careers amid the pandemic. Now, luxury giant Kering is getting involved.

(L-R) Harry Beard, Alexandre Daillance, Adam Flanagan Prospect 100 Alexandre Daillance, Harry Beard, Adam Flanagan are the cofounders of Gen Z competition Prospect 100. The contest seeks to connect young creatives with cash prizes and career opportunities. This is part of Insider's entrepreneur series Star, Rising which highlights early entrepreneurs and businesses. See more stories on Insider's business page. Name: Alexandre Daillance, Harry Beard, Adam FlanaganAge: 24, 21, 20 L...
Tags: Apple, Fashion, Media, Small Business, US, Trends, Strategy, Startup, Luxury, Goldman Sachs, Beard, Nickelodeon, Bhutan, Steven Smith, Mckinsey, Yeezy

#652 Should You Require Vaccinations for Your Franchise Employees?

Listen to “#652 Should You Require Vaccinations for Your Franchise Employees?” on Spreaker.       On‌ ‌this‌ ‌episode‌ ‌of‌ ‌The‌ ‌Small‌ ‌Business‌ ‌Radio‌ ‌Show…‌ ‌ SEGMENT‌ ‌1 with Hikari Fleurr,‌ ‌‌starting‌ ‌at‌ ‌0:00‌:‌ ‌ Being a “social media influencer” has become a legitimate way for people to make money, both part-time and full-time, as many brands are seeing the power of hiring influencers to push their products. What exactly does it take to become a social media influencer, and wha...
Tags: Small Business, New York City, US, Sales, Social Media, Goldman Sachs, University Of California Berkeley, Radio Show, Payment Processing, Franchise, McKinsey Company, HIKARI, Influencer, Joel Libava, Victor Ho, Small Business Radio Show

Restaurants from NYC to small-town Texas are shifting to plant-based menus - and customers can't get enough

A menu item from Margo's Santa Monica. Courtesy of Margo's Santa Monica While some restaurants just tried to survive the pandemic, others used it as a transition period. During that time, eateries from New York City to Midland, Texas, switched to plant-based menus. "This is the way things are going," Los Angeles restaurant owner Mark Verge said. "This is the future." See more stories on Insider's business page. When Michelin-rated New York restaurant Eleven Madison Park announc...
Tags: UK, New York, Texas, London, Small Business, Washington, La, New York City, America, Los Angeles, Trends, Sustainability, Retail, World Health Organization, Dallas, Michelin

Banks’ Poor Use of Data Drives Business Customers to Fintechs

Despite progress in analytics, data-driven decision-making lags, especially with SMB customers, making them susceptible to poaching. The post Banks’ Poor Use of Data Drives Business Customers to Fintechs appeared first on The Financial Brand - Banking Trends, Analysis & Insights.
Tags: Small Business, Finance, Data, Fintech, Data Analytics, SMB, Featured Content, Data Drives Business Customers

3 Top Ways to Maximize Your Small Business’s Productivity

It’s no secret that small enterprises often struggle to keep up with the demands of running their business. It can be challenging to stay on top of everything that needs to get done, and it is easy for tasks to pile up or be forgotten altogether. But don’t worry, there is always a solution for each problem! In this article, you will discover ways to maximize your productivity as a small business owner so that you can spend less time worrying about what is getting done and more time doing it. ...
Tags: Productivity, Business, Small Business, Jazz

#651 Why Black Innovation Can Be the Key to Economic Growth

Listen to “#651 Why Black Innovation Can Be the Key to Economic Growth” on Spreaker.       On‌ ‌this‌ ‌episode‌ ‌of‌ ‌The‌ ‌Small‌ ‌Business‌ ‌Radio‌ ‌Show…‌ ‌ SEGMENT‌ ‌1 and 2 with Melvin J. Gravely, II,‌ ‌‌starting‌ ‌at‌ ‌0:00‌:‌  Over the last year, the subject of race has been front and center in the news and business… and it’s time for all of us to care. Addressing this issue can help improve the economy of every community.  Melvin J. Gravely, II is here to help us talk openly about race...
Tags: Small Business, Race, Sales, America, Diversity, Venture Capital, Starwood, Deloitte, Economic Growth, Equity, Radio Show, Inclusion, Cincinnati Ohio, America Black, Small Business Radio Show, Minority-owned Businesses

Hyatt’s Free Leverage Program: Take Up To 15% Off Stays

I tested it at my most frequent stay property. The rate was taking 15% off of the 'Standard' rate. In this case the AAA rates and Member rates were the same - and this 'corporate rate for anyone' beat them both. In fact it was $13 better than the Member (and AAA) advance purchase rate - without advance purchase required. Continue reading Hyatt’s Free Leverage Program: Take Up To 15% Off Stays...
Tags: Travel, Small Business, AAA, Hyatt, Discounts & Deals

Are You in Business to be Successful?

Making a go of a small business in this environment is no easy task. A troubled economy, fears about Covid, and where things will go in the next few months have led many individuals considering opening a small business to wait on the sidelines.
Tags: Jobs, Small Business, Discover Career Opportunities

9 Best Woman-Owned Jewelry and Fashion Stores You’ve Never Heard Of

9 Best Woman-Owned Jewelry and Fashion Stores You’ve Never Heard Of The Budget Fashionista’s most popular post is a list of the best online clothing stores for budget shoppers. You probably recognize at least some of the fashion stores in that … more at 9 Best Woman-Owned Jewelry and Fashion Stores You’ve Never Heard Of. This is an original post from Budget Fashionista.
Tags: Fashion, Small Business, Learn How to Shop, Fashion Stores, Small Fashion, Small Fashion Brands, Fashion Shops, List Of Online Fashion Stores, Best Woman Owned Jewelry and Fashion Stores

Entrepreneur Anne Onyeneho turned a cookbook into a meal-prepping business and soon a restaurant. Step into the world of PlantBaed.

Anne Onyeneho Anne Onyeneho Anne Onyeneho, founder of meal prepping company PlantBaed, is set to net six figures this year. To Insider, Onyeneho talks her career beginnings and business ambitions. This is part of Insider's entrepreneur series Star, Rising which highlights early entrepreneurs. See more stories on Insider's business page. Name: Anne OnyenehoAge: 34Location: Alpharetta, Georgia Business: The popularity of healthy meal prepping isn't slowing down anytime soon - j...
Tags: Food, Cooking, Instagram, Small Business, Entrepreneurship, Trends, Retail, Howard University, ALPHARETTA, Alpharetta Georgia, Piedmont Healthcare, Tyler Perry Studios, Entrepeneur, Health Informatics, Dominic Madori Davis, BI Select

Best free antivirus software for 2021

Making sure you are safe when browsing the internet is a must in the modern age of computing. Here are the best free antivirus solutions to get you started.
Tags: Security, Small Business, Trends, Malware, Computing, Antivirus, Tier 4, Free Antivirus Software

Best background check sites and services for 2021

Check potential employees and clients with these great background check sites and services.
Tags: Deals, Sponsored, Small Business, Trends, Background Check Sites, Background Check Sites Deals, Best Background Check Sites