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ABIGAIL THORPE | August 17, 2016
Away is a modern travel and lifestyle brand. We're a vertically-integrated company offering beautiful, high-quality luggage at an affordable price point.
Article | February 10, 2020
When filling out the “revenue” portion of a small-business credit card application, you want to make your small business or side hustle look its very best without stretching the truth. But revenue can swing dramatically from year to year, and credit card applications often don’t spell out what you should or shouldn’t include when reporting it. So what counts as an honest, just-the-facts answer? Generally, in credit card applications, issuers want to know your verifiable gross revenue from the previous year.
Article | April 21, 2020
As part of Rapid7’s mission to support the community during this difficult AKA surreal and dangerous time, we are drawing attention to new financial resources to help businesses in need. Below is information on a program for small and mid-sized businesses from the Federal Reserve. Please see this blog post for information on Small Business Administration programs one of which is currently, and hopefully temporarily, on hold.
Article | July 13, 2021
Have you incorporated text marketing into your overall marketing strategies? Unfortunately, not all companies have yet because many small business owners aren’t familiar enough with the benefits.
B2C text messaging “is growing rapidly,” according to eMarketer, citing statistics from Juniper Research showing global mobile business messaging traffic hit 2.7 trillion last year, up 10% from 2019.
The rise of text marketing in 2020 was “undoubtedly” accelerated, eMarketer says, by the pandemic. According to cloud communications provider Infobip, SMS marketing grew 8.5% and 20% in March and April 2020, respectively, compared to February 2020’s numbers.
Article | March 3, 2020
In the 2019 Global SME Pulse, small and medium businesses around the globe said they anticipated slower revenue and profit growth, but 74 percent were still willing to take big risks to ensure their success. No surprise there. For small business owners, their work—and their success—is personal, and small business employees are often equally invested. Together they innovate, push boundaries, and take risks; they’re willing to try new ways of getting things done as they grow and protect what they’ve worked so hard to build. These same qualities apply to how small businesses embrace and use technology. It’s not something they think about constantly, but it is another valuable tool to help drive their business.
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