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Donna Probes: Crowdfund your new business

Securing startup funding can be a barrier for entrepreneurs trying to get a new business off the ground. For many owners, the idea of asking a bank or single lender for thousands of dollars adds an entirely new layer of stress on top of the already overwhelming task of launching a business.

record-eagle.com ,  28 days ago 0
Donna Probes: Crowdfund your new business

Donna Probes: Plot your course for success

Writing a business plan is one of many important steps an owner needs to take before launching a new business. For most of my SCORE clients, this step is by far the most intimidating. But once the task is done, everyone agrees that their plan played a major role in their ability to launch and sustain a profitable business.

cnhi.com ,  1 month ago 0
Donna Probes: Plot your course for success

Donna Probes: Consider being a drop shipper

There are many creative concepts emerging for ambitious entrepreneurs. One is the idea of being a drop shipper. Drop shipping, also known as product sourcing, is when you operate an online storefront and sell products but never keep any inventory on hand. You buy the product at a wholesale price and your suppliers ship the product directly to your customer.

record-eagle.com ,  3 months ago 0
Donna Probes: Consider being a drop shipper

Donna Probes: Something phishy is going on

Small business identity theft is a year-round concern. As the tax season comes to a close, now is a good time to make sure you are fully guarded against this very real threat for the coming year. The IRS reports that there has been an increase in identity thefts.

cnhi.com ,  4 months ago 1
Donna Probes: Something phishy is going on

Donna Probes: Women are making history in our town

There has been a trend in the mentoring I’ve been doing with SCORE. More and more women are coming to us for advice and guidance on how to launch a business. This is very exciting to me, because I was one of these women 30 years ago.

record-eagle.com ,  4 months ago 0
Donna Probes: Women are making history in our town