Newsletter | October 3, 2017

Small Business Trends Newsletter
Pros and Cons of DIY Website Builders Versus Custom Websites

There’s no right or wrong answer when it comes to choosing between DIY website builders and custom websites. Every small business and every situation may be different. It depends on what you’re looking for, how much time you can devote to using a DIY tool, how big your budget is, and how customized you want your web presence to be.

That's why we've partnered with Microsoft on this free 49-page e-book guide on how to navigate the options.

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Webinar: Understanding Alternative Financing Options for Business Owners
Oct 05 - Online
Take the confusion out of choosing the best financing for your business. Join us for this webinar to gain a better understanding of the alternative lending landscape. Register today!
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WEBINAR: Dimes to Dollars: Use Apps, Conserve Energy and Recycle to Control Your Budget
Oct 05 - Online
Learn the techniques small businesses are using to gain control of their budgets. Hear from experts, including small business experts Anita Campbell, Ivana Taylor and Michael Cammon, Director, Digital Marketing & Development at Constellation, an energy supplier, for practical ideas to implement in minutes, including how to save money through light bulbs, how to win the thermostat wars in your office, how to switch energy providers to lower energy rates, recycling to save money (as well as helping the environment), how to get an energy audit done - and how it can help, smart building” apps for you and your team to manage costs, how landscaping, caulk and window coverings can save big and energy tax breaks available. REGISTER TODAY!
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Oct 04 - Santa Barbara, California
ONTRApalooza is a three-day conference for entrepreneurs, marketers and business leaders packed to the brim with hands-on workshops, in-depth software sessions, and inspiring keynotes from leading experts. Join in on Oct. 4 - 6, 2017 to learn the strategies that are getting results now. Leave prepared to make a bigger impact.
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Spotlight: Bavarian Clockworks Markets Cuckoo Clocks with a Personal Touch
Find out what the head of this cuckoo clock business says is the biggest risk he took in starting his company in this week's Small Biz Spotlight.

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Becoming Facebook: The World Disrupting Vision of a Billion Dollar Empire
Becoming Facebook tells the story of the social giant's rise from an insider's perspective, and offers a peek into the mindset and mission behind it all. Read More

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2017 - Finance Edition
If banks keep turning down your loan applications, don't lose hope! There are several other avenues to explore out there for acquiring funds to grow and improve your company. Discover the other creative options for accessing capital in the latest edition of Small Business Trends magazine.

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