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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month   According to the American Cancer Society, 1 in 8 women are at risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. Since 1985, October has been designated Breast Cancer Awareness Month and with this...

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Cowe on Current Events

Cowe on Current Events

Each of us at Cowe took the time to research and reflect individually on recent events before coming together for our weekly team discussion.

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Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday     How is it possible that Thanksgiving is this Thursday?! And don’t even get me started on how the decade is coming to an end in a monthish. Time is not only flying faster than I can keep up with but I am also certain that it is...

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November is National Gratitude Month

November is National Gratitude Month

November is National Gratitude Month As seen in Valley News Group Did you know that November is National Gratitude Month? Did you also know that gratitude can lower your stress levels thus potentially extending your life expectancy?

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Finding Qualified Employees

Finding Qualified Employees

As we already know, employee satisfaction is the most important chain-link in any small business. But how do you find employees that are sufficiently motivated and qualified to be…

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Milestones to Margaritas

Milestones to Margaritas

Everybody loves an underdog, and whether your Latinx coworker has explained it to you or you took it upon yourself to find out, that is the premise behind what is commonly known as Cinco De Mayo. First though, let’s…

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As Seen In Valley News Group

As Seen In Valley News Group

If you were to Google “Free Business Tools” your query would bring up more than 3.6 million results. I don’t want to assume anything about You the Reader, but I am fairly confident that you don’t have the time to read all of that information

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Mission Statements of the World’s Top 10 Brands

Mission Statements of the World’s Top 10 Brands

What is a Mission Statement and Why do Companies Need One?A company's mission statement is its statement of purpose. It serves as a guide for all of the company's decision-making, operational goals and values. Shareholders, leaders and employees are...

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LinkedIn Turn-Offs

LinkedIn Turn-Offs

  Imagine getting invited to the networking event of the century. Everything needs to be just right; your personal and professional presentation must be impeccable, your introduction skills will require some rounding out and you will definitely need to perfect...

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6 Small Business opportunities for 2018

6 Small Business opportunities for 2018

Best small business opportunities:We answer a lot of questions at Cowe. One frequent inquiry is, “What is the perfect business for me to start? One where I can have a flexible lifestyle, no pressure from a boss and the liberty to make all of the...

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Search Engine Optimization

Search Engine Optimization

As featured in Valley News   Three words that strike fear into the heart of small businesses everywhere. Today we are going to pull back the curtain on SEO and present a mini education on the concepts and application. Let’s do this!  ...

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January is National Mentoring Month

January is National Mentoring Month

Mentor - an experienced and trusted adviser! Mr. Hughes was my first and favorite mentor. He was my 9th Grade science teacher and he had an incredible talent for making education fun as well as teaching us students how to question everything...

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LinkedIn or Out?

LinkedIn or Out?

 LinkedIn or Out? You are your business. However technology has completely changed the way that potential employers, colleagues and partners view you professionally. So how can you represent, market and boast about your business while still staying true to...

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December is National Write A Business Plan Month

December is National Write A Business Plan Month

What is a business plan? A business plan is a roadmap. A business plan is a cloudy crystal ball. A business plan is essential to the success of your business. Most people view a business plan as a stuffy document that would only be used to...

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Computerwise Kids

Computerwise Kids

If children are our future then why does it seem like most of our time and money is being spent on everything but children? If our world is going to be a healthy environment for our future generations, then we really should start to focus on...

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Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday

Small businesses are the cornerstones of every great community. Owning one takes guts, dedication, patience and passion.  Small Business Saturday is happening Saturday November 25th! If you are a small business, don't forget to do a little...

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End of year Strategies

End of year Strategies

Can you believe that 2017 is almost over? NOW is the time to start drawing up and executing your end-of-year strategies. Here are the top three ways to make that happen:   #1 – Holiday Cards This is the most important task on your to-do...

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Entrepreneurship and Exercise

Entrepreneurship and Exercise

Exercise and I have never gotten along. In elementary school my classmates frequently used me as the handball target. In high school I was elated that I could join the speech and debate team and satisfy my “sports” requirement. A year ago I...

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5 Steps to a Smarter Business in 2017

5 Steps to a Smarter Business in 2017

You were not alone last week if you toasted to 2016 dying a fiery death. You are also not alone if you are going into 2017 with a furrowed brow and a million questions. What will happen next? Will the new president bring triumph or ruin? Will...

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Holidays are coming!

Holidays are coming!

The holidays are coming, the holidays are coming! Our small business community is abuzz with excitement because for most, this is what they work all year for.  But before we get soft and sentimental like a Christmas cheese log, lets first talk...

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Better Conversation Week

Today starts #BetterConversationWeek!! It couldn’t be a better time to remind ourselves the proper ways to network. Better conversations means stronger relationships which means more business! Now go have a conversation! *Texting does NOT...

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