America’s Small Business Champions
Champions working together to support small business start-up, growth, and success.
America’s Small Business Champions Network would not exist without the help of the following Small Business Champions who have joined us here at KISBD in helping you to learn about and connect with over 30,000 free and low-cost small business assistance programs.
Thrive Powered by ADP℠ is the go-to online resource for small and middle market business owners (SMBs) who are driven to succeed. SMBs can access thought-provoking articles and insights from peers to help empower, inform, and inspire them to think differently about what success can mean to them. Time starved and resource strapped, SMBs need access to insights, ideas, and advice that help them work smarter. Thrive is a tailored online resource that helps position SMBs for success.
Tap into one of the largest networks of freelancers, independent contractors, and other types of project-based workers in areas from clerical to the advanced science, engineering, finance and legal fields. Kelly makes it easy to hire on a temporary, temporary-to-hire and direct-hire basis. As your small business grows, they also offer scalable human resource management services to help you with everything from recruiting to payroll and talent pool management. With over half a century of expertise in the temporary staffing industry, you can be sure that you’re worker productivity is in good hands with Kelly Services.
If you want to stay connected – no matter where your business takes you – Grasshopper is there to help. With their virtual phone system solutions, you can take calls, check messages, and maintain business communications from anywhere. You can even manage multiple numbers all from one device. As a leading provider of virtual business phone system solutions, they have helped over 150,000 busy people like you to get and stay connected regardless of where around the globe your business takes you. As a user of the Network, Grasshopper also offers a $25 purchase discount.
Family-owned and operated since 1985, 1st PMF Bancorp is committed to helping small businesses with working capital solutions in the U.S. and abroad. Working directly with business owners, they offer several business financing tools including invoice factoring, accounts receivable financing and escrow services. They also facilitate credit reporting and credit insurance to ensure that your clients have the reputation and capacity to fulfill their payment obligations to you.
Good relationships are key to success for small businesses. This includes customers, suppliers, investors, staff and other stakeholders. Insightly makes it easy to stay in touch with all of them through their cloud-based Customer Relationship Management (CRM) applications and project management software. These tools also integrate with many other useful apps, such as accounting, email marketing, scheduling, lead management and reporting. As the #1 online application for small business CRM, Insightly is a great choice for helping you to stay connected with those that matter to you and your business.
Making more money than you spend is a #1 priority for any business. Yet, the more you grow and the more complex your operation becomes, the harder it can be to maintain spending controls. ExpenseWatch offers a robust cloud-based solution for capturing, tracking and managing spending. This includes features to support purchasing, accounts payable, spending policies and practices, and reporting. With real time access to all aspects of spending from your mobile device and your desktop, you can easily improve how to ensure that you make more money than you spend.
Northeast Delta Dental is a not-for-profit organization that is passionate about oral health and people. As the largest network in the U.S., they cover more people and offer access to more dentists than any other dental benefits or insurance coverage program. With over 50 years of experience, you and your small business team can rely on Delta Dental for great customer service and pain-free claims processing.
When you need a sales proposal, contract, invoice template, business plan framework, RFP outline and just about any type of business document template or form, ProposalKit is likely to have it. Celebrating 20 years of helping businesses to win business in over 100 different countries, they also offer KISBD Network users a 10% purchase discount when referring to coupon code BUZGate Special.
Success in business is about taking calculated risks versus being a risk taker. One of the first steps to ensuring that you and your personal assets are protected in this regard, is to learn about how to incorporate your business. This is where BizFilings excels. A leader in online business incorporation services, they make the process of becoming a formal business entity understandable, easy, and fast. If you’re looking to start, grow and succeed in your own business, this is a great place to begin.