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Jenny Crawford

About Jenny Crawford

Jenny is the Content Marketing Coordinator at Dun & Bradstreet where she creates and writes content that helps small business owners. She graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2014 with a B.S. in Journalism and moved to California shortly thereafter. When she's not working out she's usually trying a new limited edition Oreo flavor and writing about it on her blog, Literally Always Hungry. Connect with her on Twitter & Instagram @Jennay7392 or reach out on http://literallyalwayshungry.com.

SMBs Are Able to Hire But Can’t Find Workers

Small and medium business owners are benefitting from a strong economy but, owing to a lack of qualified workers, are struggling to meet high customer demand. In Q1 of 2018, 30 percent of surveyed medium-sized businesses reported “attracting and retaining a quality work force” as their biggest challenge for the year, and it appears that problem continues unabated. In [...]

By | July 9th, 2018|

SBA Launches New Small Business Supplier Training Program

Small business suppliers and supplier-hopefuls, rejoice! The SBA just announced they are launching a Supply Chain Training Initiative in partnership with Connecticut-based United Technologies (who itself just announced it will invest $19 billion into hiring US small business suppliers over the next five years). According to the official press release, the program will include “events, webinars, and [...]

By | May 25th, 2018|

Starting a Business? Keep These 10 Risk Factors in Mind

By Dave Donovan Considering that around half of all businesses no longer exist after five years, risk mitigation should be a crucial aspect of any new venture's strategy. But which risks do you have to watch out for the most? Here are the ten most common risk factors that can kill a startup before it finds [...]

By | May 17th, 2018|

Demystifying the D&B D-U-N-S® Number — What is it? How is it used?

How popular is the DUNS Number? How are businesses leveraging their healthy business credit profiles?

By | March 8th, 2018|

5 Areas You Need to Be Monitoring for Employee Theft

Employees who perpetrate business fraud can damage your reputation & balance sheet. Here are 5 of their favorite schemes & steps to help protect you.

By | February 5th, 2018|

Interview with Female Entrepreneur Donna Miller, Who’s Rethinking The Shared Workplace

Learn from small business owner and female entrepreneur Donna Miller, Founder of C3Workplace, a co-working office space.

By | May 30th, 2017|

The Proactive Small Business Owner Series: Immigration

Research shows immigration can be good for small businesses. Here's how to be proactive about immigration with your business.

By | May 23rd, 2017|

Q&A with Amber Colley: Business Credit & the D&B D-U-N-S® Number

Have questions about the D&B D-U-N-S Number and your business credit? Expert Amber Colley answers common questions following a webinar with Compass Bank.

By | May 8th, 2017|

The Proactive Small Business Owner Series: Sick Leave & PTO

Small businesses that may not fall under state or local paid sick leave laws can still offer paid time off to employees. Here are a few options you can consider for your business depending on what state and federal laws may apply.

By | April 17th, 2017|

The Proactive Small Business Owner Series: Protective Regulations

Small businesses could benefit from more and improved protective regulations, but business owners can be proactive while waiting for reform.

By | April 14th, 2017|