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Welcome to the Entrepreneur Works blog! Check this page regularly for articles and advice for entrepreneurs, as well as news and updates about our clients.

Feb
27th

Client Profile: Naturally Sweet Desserts brings decadent vegan treats to the Philadelphia region

By Maggie Deptola

Situation Taste of Success participant and vegan baker extraordinaire Sherimane Johnson needed help growing the presence of her business online. Though she had achieved much success with little advanced planning, she was discouraged by the ongoing challenges her dessert business faced. Solution Sherimane applied to the Tech Solutions Plus program and received one-on-one consulting with a technology expert ...

Feb
15th

Behind the legacy of Philadelphia’s oldest black shop

By team_eworks

Editor’s Note: In celebration of Black History Month, Entrepreneur Works is sharing the stories and impact of Black-owned businesses in our region throughout February.  Source: Philly.com, February 2017 The next time you plop down in a cushy chair, consider the story of Warley Bascom & Sons, at one time the oldest continually operating black-owned business ...

Feb
9th

Applications open for the Merchants Fund and Goldman Sachs 10K Small Businesses!

By team_eworks

Small business owners in Philadelphia can benefit from a wide range of resources offered by local education providers and nonprofits. Two of our favorite programs have deadlines this month for business development and financial support services designed to help local entrepreneurs improve and stabilize their businesses. The Merchants Fund Stabilization Grant The Merchants Fund is ...

Feb
1st

4 Low-Cost Marketing Strategies Every Business Should Know

By team_eworks

Source: Entrepreneur.com, 5/2016 Let’s be real. Marketing can get expensive. With such a strong emphasis on digital marketing, it can seem like the only way to be successful is through buying ads or paying for SEO. While both of those are very popular and useful ways to market a business, there are also many marketing ...