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Preparing for the GRO-Biz Conference

Preparing for the GRO-Biz Conference

Federal, state, and local governments spend millions of dollars every year to purchase products and services from small businesses in Wyoming. Many entrepreneurs aren’t taking advantage of this potential market which is constantly on the lookout for food, clothing,...

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Personal Property Taxes for Entrepreneurs

Personal Property Taxes for Entrepreneurs

Tax time is upon us, and near the end of 2019, business owners likely received a notice from their county assessor regarding taxes and their personal property that is used in the business. Personal property taxes for entrepreneurs is often confusing, especially for...

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Increasing Profits Through Staff Development

Increasing Profits Through Staff Development

One of the greatest strengths (and liabilities) of owning a small business is that the actions of a single employee can have a direct impact on your bottom line. Mishandle the wrong customer and everyone in town will hear about it, but wow another patron and word will...

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Am I Doing Social Media Right?

Am I Doing Social Media Right?

When you are running a business, it is incredibly hard to find the time for social media. The phone is constantly ringing (and frustratingly, it’s more likely to be a spam call than an actual customer) and your email inbox is rarely, if ever, at zero. On top of that,...

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Crowdfunding for Small Businesses

Crowdfunding for Small Businesses

Although crowdfunding has a long history of supporting books, films, art and music projects and more, the first online crowdfunding platform companies started appearing around 2001. Popular crowdfunding website Kickstarter began in 2009. In 2012, the Jumpstart Our...

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Video Marketing with YouTube

Video Marketing with YouTube

Written by guest author Mike Galloway of Our Wyoming Life YouTube is the second largest search engine in the world with over 2 billion users and more than 500 hours of video uploaded every minute. Almost one-third of the population of earth access YouTube to find...

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Repurposing Old Buildings for Small Businesses

Repurposing Old Buildings for Small Businesses

Buildings often outlive their original purpose. Outdated gas stations become obsolete, factory and mill buildings remain standing long after the industries they supported disappear, or architecturally ornate government buildings stand vacant as societal needs change....

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Researching Government Contracting Opportunities

Researching Government Contracting Opportunities

Navigating the new fbo.gov website: beta.sam.gov Whether you’re new to government contracting or you’ve been doing it for a while, there are some new steps you need to take to thoroughly research your opportunities. A recently launched website now serves as the...

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