Six Tips to use Anchor.fm for Your Small Business

by Hassan del Campo, Social Mediums If you read our trends in social media for 2018 last year, you would know our predictions for this New Year include the rise of voice, video, and voice-enabled devices as mediums for businesses to utilize. Last year Anchor.fm registered on our radar as a free, alternative, easy-to-use platform to publish audio content directly … Continue reading Six Tips to use Anchor.fm for Your Small Business

Facebook Shuts Down Newsfeed for Businesses, Now What?

by Hassan del Campo, Social Mediums Could it be? Apparently, Facebook is going back to its origins – and we couldn’t be happier. At Micro Business Monday there’s always been a cognitive dissonance towards Facebook. On one hand, it’s literally the most popular social platform in the world (with Instagram a close second) and one of the most user-friendly … Continue reading Facebook Shuts Down Newsfeed for Businesses, Now What?

How to use Eventbrite (correctly) for Your Business

by Hassan del Campo, Social Mediums Eventbrite is a mainstay in our arsenal of marketing and branding tools. For the new entrepreneur or seasoned business owner, the platform can be highly effective beyond its intended purpose. Aside from being a popular site for promoting events, Eventbrite is good for SEM and reaching audiences organically (hi, Facebook). Below … Continue reading How to use Eventbrite (correctly) for Your Business

Using Hashtags for Instagram? Read this first

by Hassan del Campo, Social Mediums While there’s still an ongoing debate as to the efficacy of hashtags, most would agree that there are some very practical and effective uses. This rings especially true when we delve into the social beast that is Instagram – whose platform is essentially designed for its use. #Facts The truth behind marketing … Continue reading Using Hashtags for Instagram? Read this first

Aspiring Entrepreneurs: Supercharge Your Social Media Accounts With These Tips

by Hassan del Campo, Social Mediums For the aspiring entrepreneur, there’s never a shortage of tips, tricks, and trends to assure your business stays on the competitive edge. And because we live in a digital world, much of the new information originates from the use of technology and our ever increasing interconnected communities in which our businesses … Continue reading Aspiring Entrepreneurs: Supercharge Your Social Media Accounts With These Tips

You Should Be Using Amazon Alexa for Your Business, and Here’s Why

by Hassan del Campo, Social Mediums One early morning, while lying in the comfort of my bed, I commanded my Amazon Echo Dot, placed on the opposite end of my bedroom, to set a reminder to call my niece on her upcoming birthday. I had just been awoken by five alarms, set thirty minutes apart, scheduled the night … Continue reading You Should Be Using Amazon Alexa for Your Business, and Here’s Why

The 48 Hour Rule

by Hassan del Campo, Social Mediums For the entrepreneur getting the first client is one of the most challenging hurdles and milestones to overcome. And yet, sometimes, for whatever reason, we self-sabotage ourselves by allowing opportunities to fend on their own instead of seizing the moment. Other times we take opportunities for granted out of an aversion … Continue reading The 48 Hour Rule

RISE Offices Farewell

After 25 years at the same location, serving over 106,000 local residents and entrepreneurs, delivering over $10.4 Million in micro- and small business loans, helping over 315 families purchase First-Time Homes accessing over $300,000,000 in mortgages from area banks, delivering over 1200 workshops and training sessions, well, there was a lot to do! There were … Continue reading RISE Offices Farewell

Powering Forward | Power Luncheon 2018

In support of our new affordable housing project and community reinvestment efforts, we invite and encourage you to purchase one or more event sponsorships and share this information with colleagues, to help us increase the awareness and support of our work. The sponsorship levels are described on the attached reservation form. All sponsorships purchased at the Investor level … Continue reading Powering Forward | Power Luncheon 2018

USC Retail Space Opportunity for Entrepreneurs

{This special opportunity is a result of a Community Benefits Agreement (CBA) negotiated by United Neighbors in Defense Against Displacement (UNIDAD) Coalition. CD Tech, RISE, Conaxion, and a host of other partners have been tasked with identifying a small business(es) to occupy retail space at The Lorenzo Apartment Complex (USC student luxury housing). Types of businesses preferred are retail and food-based … Continue reading USC Retail Space Opportunity for Entrepreneurs