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Financial Reputation: Fuel or Fail for Your Company?

The Two Way Street of Contracts The worst time to learn about an overlooked problem in your company’s financial data is when you’re in the middle of bidding for a project. Smart businesspeople can take the time to check out potential partners, vendors and suppliers, confirming those companies’ financial stability and credit histories. The last [...]

By | June 13th, 2016|

Experts Answer “How can business owners build online influence?”

There are many reasons why Twitter can be a wonderful social network for business owners...and one of my favorite is just how easy it is to get solid, actionable advice from business experts! With that in mind, our team thought it would be fun to reach out to some of the people in the small business community to [...]

By | March 3rd, 2015|

This Summer I Learned

A funny thing happened about 3 weeks into my internship at Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. There I was, tweeting away like a good social media intern, when one of our supervisors got all our attention. She told us that at the end of each day, we were to email her (or tweet at her, [...]

By | August 21st, 2014|

4 Ways to Create Credibility Online

by Steve Strauss That there is a big difference between doing business offline and online is no secret. Take networking for instance. Offline networking is still the old school, one-on-one meet and greet affair it always has been; hand out a card, make a joke, create rapport, follow up. You know the drill. But online? [...]

By | August 13th, 2014|

Does Attire Affect Work Performance and Credibility?

Most of us have experienced the farrago of feelings on the day of an interview, despite that everything is most likely prepared beforehand: your resume is printed, potential questions and answers rehearsed, and the proper attire in mind. But what is proper attire? Of course it's probably better to err on the professional side when interviewing, [...]

By | September 30th, 2013|

Now Presenting the 100,000th CreditSignal Subscriber

Several weeks ago, we mentioned that we were giving away a year-long subscription to a suite of credit-building products to the 100,000th CreditSignal* subscriber. Today, we'd like to announce the lucky recipient. Congratulations to Stacy Ryan, owner of Umbisoft! UmbieSoft is a technology solutions company located in Germantown, MD. Our primary focus is to understand your business goals [...]

By | July 24th, 2013|

Abraham Lincoln: President, Intellectual, Business Credit Reporter

The explosion of Abraham Lincoln back into the public sphere this summer as an axe-wielding vampire-hacker reopened America's fascination with our country's 16th president. And now Steven Spielberg's more, let's just say realistic interpretation - starring Daniel Day-Lewis as the historic President - has arrived, aptly titled Lincoln. In light of this, we at Dun & [...]

By | November 16th, 2012|

Top Five Things I Learned From the 10th Annual WSBE

From left to right: Catherine Mangan, Dustin Luther, Linda Hollander (host of WSBE 2012), Roger Hand, Amber Colley Dun and Bradstreet Credibility Corp. had the pleasure of exhibiting and speaking at the 10th Annual Women's Small Business Expo at the Ayres Hotel, Manhattan Beach last week. We soaked up a lot of sun [...]

By | May 2nd, 2012|

Building Your Business by Building Trust

Last week we had Steve Cox, President of the Better Business Bureau on CredibilityLIVE. Steve gave out some terrific advice about the best ways to build trust in your business. If you weren't able to watch the live event, we've got the full video below, as well as some highlights of what Steve had to [...]

By | January 19th, 2012|

Interview: Building trust and credibility

We've spent the last few years predicting and imagining the role that social media sites play in publicizing our products. Businesses far and wide have solidified that new media provides an outstanding platform to market or promote merchandise and material. Photo courtesy of 401K 2012 brings a new challenge. Why not contest the [...]

By | January 5th, 2012|