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When It Comes to Starting a Business, Age Is Just a Number

Young entrepreneurs bring creativity and adaptability to their fields, but face disproportionate challenges in launching businesses. Read more about how mentoring can help them succeed and discover three young entrepreneurs from the MicroMentor community.

6 Tips to Help You Get a Loan for Your Small Business

How do you get a loan for a small business? One of the biggest challenges faced by new entrepreneurs is getting a loan for starting a business. While loan and grant options may vary by location, there are some general best practices for securing the funding you need to build a thriving business. Start by finding a mentor who can help you.
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5 Easy Steps to Write a Positioning Statement

At the heart of every effective marketing strategy is a well-structured positioning statement. But what is positioning in marketing and how do you get started creating one? We’ve broken the process of positioning your brand down into five easy steps.
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Build a Business Model Canvas You Can Be Proud of

The business model canvas is a powerful and simple strategic management tool to help you create and understand your small business or startup in a clear and concise manner. It can lead to useful insights about your customer segments, value proposition, and revenue streams. Read more about how you can get started on your own business model canvas.
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Mentoring Spotlight: David and Guillaume

Working with his mentor Guillaume Maugin, David Elungat was able to launch a new website and jumpstart his fundraising work for his non-profit organization, Voice for Humanity Uganda. But David wasn’t the only one to benefit from the relationship—Guillaume found meaning in mentorship and practiced his own management skills. Read more from David and Guillaume about what mentoring means to both of them.
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Do You Know What Branding Is?

Are you unsure of what branding is? Branding is the marketing term for the practice of shaping and defining your brand. But what is a brand and how can a mentor help you harness it to grow your small business?
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