Identification of the following networking opportunities does not imply that they are endorsed by MarketForce StrategiesSM, but merely represent organizations with which MarketForce StrategiesSM is familiar, as a service to the local business community. Chambers of Commerce Alexandria Chamber – monthly breakfasts, after-hours network mixers, and (free) brown bag/roundtable luncheons sponsored by the Alexandria Small Development Center Arlington Chamber – monthly breakfasts, evening network mixers, ...Read More »
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500+ Entrepreneurs Celebrate National Small Business Week by Attending an Event to Learn How to Grow Their Businesses
SCORE DC and Sam’s Club sponsored an event that brought together over 600 people that were interested in taking steps to grow and expand their business. The event featured speakers ranging from everything like e-mail marketing and earned media to federal contracting and accessing capital. There were exhibitors that represented Howard University, Chamber of Commerce and even SCORE volunteers scheduled ...Read More »
Life always changes. It’s a given that one day will never be the same as another. Whether you’re working a 9-5 job, settled in the role of small business owner, or wearing down the soles of your shoes as an up-and-coming entrepreneur there is going to be one constant throughout your working lifetime – change. Some changes are good, some ...Read More »
Being an entrepreneur is often seen as a solitary pursuit. An entrepreneur goes out, digs their heels in, and finds a way to make things work. Unless you have the funds for some teammates to help you get the fire going then it’s more than likely just you out there pounding the pavement. But if you do a quick search ...Read More »
Entrepreneurs and business owners traveled to the Xfinity Center at the University of Maryland for an event featuring Gary Vaynerchuk, David Osborn and Ashley Zahabian. The three speakers focused on motivating the packed audience mixed with new and seasoned entrepreneurs to talk about the science of success and advice on how to achieve success in business and in life. The event was hosted by ...Read More »
Years ago when I started this blog it was because I loved to be around entrepreneurs and business owners. It meant to talk with them, interview them and be in that environment. I was just motivated by not only talking to entrepreneurs but telling their unique stories. The stories were the foundation for Hearpreneur–the first CEO Blog Nation Blog before ...Read More »
One of the often unsung parts of being an entrepreneur is the fact that you can build products to help your fellow entrepreneurs. The focus, more often than not, is on the product you build, not how it impacts others. Being an entrepreneur is all about growing a product – and a lot of it has to do on outside ...Read More »
Building a business in an emerging market can have its share of burdens. How do you reach the right audience? What’s the best way to market and attract consumers? What are the next steps you should take? One great part of building in a new industry is getting to make your own path. An unexplored field can give entrepreneurs and ...Read More »
Working in the world of business can be fraught with difficult choices. Each day you find yourself in the position to decide. Do you take on this client instead of that one? Should you bring up your concerns in a meeting or keep them quiet to avoid tension? Then there are choices which come naturally. Deciding to leave a company ...Read More »
Some entrepreneurs are born with a business ready and waiting for them. They learn the ins and outs of business as they grow older. A family business is one of the best lessons an entrepreneur can end up getting. While not everyone is lucky enough to be born with a business wrapped and waiting, being born with parents or family ...Read More »