PikesPeakSmallBiz.com http://pikespeaksmallbiz.com Thu, 20 Sep 2018 22:05:21 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 https://i2.wp.com/pikespeaksmallbiz.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/cropped-logo2-600sq.jpg?fit=32%2C32 PikesPeakSmallBiz.com http://pikespeaksmallbiz.com 32 32 79173458 Why does a small business need to worry about cybersecurity? http://pikespeaksmallbiz.com/why-does-a-small-business-need-to-worry-about-cybersecurity/ Thu, 15 Jun 2017 18:54:57 +0000 http://pikespeaksmallbiz.com/?p=26462 You might think that you’re immune to cyber attacks because you’re a small business. After all, the big news stories on this all seem to focus on large companies or government entities. The fact is, 43 percent of cyber attacks target small businesses* – a number that has been increasing over the past several years. […]

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Let Your Voice Be Heard in the State of Small Business Survey http://pikespeaksmallbiz.com/let-voice-heard-small-business-survey/ Tue, 09 May 2017 22:42:02 +0000 http://pikespeaksmallbiz.com/?p=26443 At the heart of the local business community is a resilient group of small business owners that create the backbone of the local economy. Colorado small businesses made up 99.5% of all businesses in Colorado and employed 1.1 million people in 2014 according to the Small Business Administration. Every day, small businesses are creating 21st […]

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Small Business Owners: Don’t Miss This! http://pikespeaksmallbiz.com/small-business-owners-dont-miss/ Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:46:47 +0000 http://pikespeaksmallbiz.com/?p=26435 Any event that kicks off with a food truck tasting competition has got to be unique and phenomenal! So check out these details on a great happening you won’t want to miss! This is the fifth year for the Small Business Development Center’s annual Pikes Peak Region Small Business Week. Workshops will be held in […]

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Small Business Week Offers Fun and Informative Opportunities to Celebrate Small Business http://pikespeaksmallbiz.com/small-business-week-offers-fun-informative-opportunities-celebrate-small-business/ Mon, 24 Apr 2017 18:56:18 +0000 http://pikespeaksmallbiz.com/?p=26379 The Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado (BBBSC) and the Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center (PPSBDC) are co-hosting Small Business Week, Sunday-Thursday, April 30-May 4, at several locations in Colorado Springs. Expanding from a 4-day to a 5-day event in 2017, the 5th Annual Pikes Peak Region Small Business Week, presented by U.S. Bank, […]

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Community Matters: How Giving Back Helps Your Small Business http://pikespeaksmallbiz.com/community-matters-giving-back-helps-small-business/ Thu, 30 Mar 2017 18:24:33 +0000 http://pikespeaksmallbiz.com/?p=26338 Whether its supporting your local church or food pantry, volunteerism and philanthropy can have a significant impact on our lives. But community service doesn’t have to stop when you go to work. Small businesses that encourage community involvement can distinguish themselves from their competitors, and the benefits go far beyond the bottom line. There is […]

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Top Three Tips to Get the Right Business Loan http://pikespeaksmallbiz.com/top-three-tips-make-sure-get-right-business-loan/ Fri, 03 Mar 2017 21:41:12 +0000 http://pikespeaksmallbiz.com/?p=26216 When You Must Borrow, Borrow Smart For many small business owners, there comes a time when they need additional capital to move forward with their business. If you find yourself in this position, take the time to do a thorough analysis before you sign any loan document. There are three steps you can take to […]

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When Values Matter, a Local Bank May Offer More http://pikespeaksmallbiz.com/values-matter-local-bank/ Tue, 07 Feb 2017 17:36:16 +0000 http://pikespeaksmallbiz.com/?p=26088 I admit it. I’m a community banker. I absolutely love being part of a 60-year-old local institution that is, in fact, a member of the Pikes Peak region’s small business community and has also helped hundreds of local businesses succeed over the last three generations. But I also recognize that all families and businesses are […]

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Local Economy Coalition to Focus on Sustainable Localized Economy http://pikespeaksmallbiz.com/local-economy-coalition-focus-sustainable-localized-economy/ Sun, 29 Jan 2017 23:53:02 +0000 http://pikespeaksmallbiz.com/?p=26044 The Local Economy Coalition(LEC) will be holding it first meeting on February 2nd to explore the economic regional sustainability goals and the role of the LEC.  The goals originated with the Peak Alliance for a Sustainable Future’s “Pikes Peak Region 2030” regional sustainability plan, which was finalized in May 2012. Green Cities Coalition, the parent […]

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Coming Soon! http://pikespeaksmallbiz.com/coming-soon/ Tue, 13 Dec 2016 12:29:30 +0000 http://pikespeaksmallbiz.com/?p=25039 The TBH Blog will offer extended coverage and commentary on the news, resources, people and stories discussed during the program.

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Get Ready for the Annual Small Business Saturday http://pikespeaksmallbiz.com/get-ready-annual-small-business-saturday/ Mon, 14 Nov 2016 02:31:50 +0000 http://pikespeaksmallbiz.com/?p=24794 Thanksgiving is almost here and with it comes the start of the holiday shopping season. Small Business Saturday® is a great way to add some fun to the season and benefit from the free marketing blitz put on by American Express. Small Business Saturday® occurs each year on the Saturday following Thanksgiving and will take […]

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