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How to hire (and pay) your first employee

Growth is a great problem for any business to have – consider these steps to growing in a smart and legal way. In Tennessee there are more than 500,000 non-employer establishments, which is almost four times the number of employer establishments in the state. That’s a lot of solopreneurs! With a vibrant economy comes tremendous

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Nashville SCORE Talks Video on a Budget

Lisa O’Dell of the Nashville chapter of SCORE knows the importance of using videos on your website and in social media. Over 40 small business owners gathered over lunch at Pathway Lending to learn how they can create professional videos without breaking the bank.   “Video helps you tell a story”, explains Lisa. “People don’t

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Get started with influencer marketing

How small businesses can work with social media influencers on a limited budget In case you missed this year’s Red Letter Day, we’re sharing a recap of one of our favorite presentations – “Influencer Marketing 101.” Hosted by Jamie Dunham and the team at Brand Wise, Red Letter Day is half-day mini conference that covers trends

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World Entrepreneurs’ Day is August 21

An international awareness day that celebrates entrepreneurs like you World Entrepreneurs’ Day is to create awareness for entrepreneurship, innovation and leadership throughout the world. WED is the perfect day to celebrate the people who start a business alone. To celebrate this year’s World Entrepreneurs’ Day, we’re launching our next Discover Cohort. On Tuesday, August 21,

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Power Surge Recap: The Peach Truck

Founders Jessica and Stephen Rose share their successes, shortcomings, and advice with fellow entrepreneurs On August 2, The Peach Truck founders Stephen and Jessica Rose visited Pathway WBC as the guest speakers at Power Surge, our signature networking event. The husband-wife team shared their story along with powerful advice with a group of small business

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Are you using accounting software for your business?

5 ways QuickBooks Online can make life as an entrepreneur less stressful Still running your books from a spreadsheet? It’s probably time to invest in some accounting software for your small business. Switching to a new system can seem overwhelming, but we can help! Keep reading for information on our next QuickBooks Online Bootcamp for

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WBC Success Story: Stellenberg Imports

Family-run import business brings South African vinegar to Nashville While Michelle and Mark Jones have made a home in Nashville, they craved a connection to Mark’s hometown of Stellenbosch, South Africa. With the growth and momentum around Nashville, they saw the opportunity to introduce unique, quality products from the Western Cape to the American market

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Workshop Preview: Hiring & Team Development

A sneak peak at our team development workshop Pathway WBC is hosting three more sessions of our Hiring and Team Development workshop targeted at helping business owners understand the essentials of hiring and retaining an amazing team of people for their prospective company. Not only does team development allow for a business to run more

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Power Surge Preview: The Peach Truck

An interview with Power Surge guests of honor, Jessica & Stephen Rose Grab your ticket now a peach of an event — on Thursday, August 2, Stephen & Jessica Rose will be our guests of honor at Power Surge. We recently sat down with The Peach Truck owners for a preview of their story, and

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2017 Pathway WBC Annual Report

Support for entrepreneurs. Any stage. Any industry. A heartfelt “thank you” to the stakeholders, volunteers, mentors, and clients who engaged with Pathway Women’s Business Center in 2017 – our third full year in business. Much like the businesses we serve, Pathway WBC has spent its first three years working through evolutions. Evolutions in client services, building capacity, and refining

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