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Boot to Business Reboot Clackamas Community College

Aug 23, 2018 10:35:20 AM In:

VBS, Press Release

By: admin

Clackamas Community College, Harmony West Building

“Join us for the Boots to Business Reboot and networking event at Clackamas Community College!”

Learn business basics from Small Business Administration advisors and Small Business Development Center (SBDC) facilitators. Open to the public including mentors who want to support Veteran Entrepreneurs.

Register for Free Event

Veterans Modeling the Way: Creative Leadership Advice

Aug 1, 2018 12:42:44 PM In:

Veterans, Entrepreneurship, primepay

By: admin

Wearing multiple hats as a small business owner is pretty much an unwritten detail of your job description. Hear from one of our clients on the creative leadership advice he's learned from a staff full of veterans.Small business owners have a unique set of challenges. Smaller budget, smaller staff – bigger competition.

But can you imagine the challenges a small business faces with operations on a global level?

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Veterans Business Service Will Be Attending The Veteran Benefit Expo18!

Jul 20, 2018 1:03:18 PM In:

VBS, Press Release

By: James Mingey

Veterans Business Services is thrilled to announce we will be attending the Veteran Benefit Expo18!


The Oregon Veteran Benefit Expo is one of the largest Veteran Benefit expos in Oregon state. The event brings in hundreds of veterans and gives them access to their earned benefits in a convenient “one-stop shop” experience.

If you are a veteran and you would like to see some of the benefits available for you, please join us for this completely FREE event!


Saturday, July 28 9AM – 3 PM


Medford Armory,

1701 S. Pacific Highway

Medford, Oregon



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The Essential To-Do List

Jul 6, 2018 3:41:18 PM In:

Business Development

By: James Mingey

When you are thinking of starting your own business, you have many decisions to make. Where should you begin and what is the right sequence to take to go from wanting to be an entrepreneur (WANTrepreneur) to becoming an entrepreneur?

Here is the essential do list to transform from a Wantrepreneur into an Entrepreneur.

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Tutor Doctor President's Call

Jun 28, 2018 7:48:43 AM In:

TutorDoctor, Tutor, Franchise

By: Patrick Mingey

Wondering if this webinar is for you? If you're looking for a new opportunity that makes a profit and makes a difference in people's lives, this webinar is for you! 

Frank Milner will be discussing topics that are most popular amongst those interested in owning a Tutor Doctor franchise and why he is so passionate about Tutor Doctor.

We look forward to seeing you on one of the webinars which run regularly on a monthly basis.


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Off the Shelf Solution or Custom Built?

Jun 22, 2018 12:23:28 PM In: By: James Mingey

Franchise brands across various industries, often hit a time where the information they need to manage becomes greater than the resources they have in hand. More times than not, this comes up when there seems to be rapid growth, and a brand truly begins to emerge with new and additional locations (although, personally, I believe the question should be asked even before the additional locations are built). What is this question after all? It is – Should we pursue building our own solution or should we use a vendor for our technology?

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From Army to Artist: 5 Truths to Being an Entrepreneur

Jun 12, 2018 12:25:44 PM In: By: James Mingey

What do you want to be when you grow up? Some of us are still trying to figure out that answer years and years into our career.

 Thomas Tunaitis loved to draw as a kid. His family determined his options back then would be to draw comic books or to work for Disney. But when costs associated with art school or college came into play, joining the service felt like the best plan. When stationed in South Carolina, Tunaitis received some requests to draw specific tattoo ideas and artwork.

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SBA Announces Partnership with VA VRE

May 21, 2018 9:01:36 AM In:

EBV, Veterans, VA

By: Patrick Mingey

SBA Announces Partnership with Veterans Affairs' Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program

WASHINGTON, May 14, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration has entered into an agreement with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, through its Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment program. The partnership will give veterans access to self-employment assistance from the SBA, its resource partners, and U.S. Export Assistance Centers.

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UO Veterans Oral History Project

May 17, 2018 8:05:29 AM In:

EBV, Veterans, University of Oregon

By: Patrick Mingey

The UO Veterans Oral History Project was established in 2012 with the aim of documenting the military experiences of men and women associated with the University of Oregon and the wider Oregon community. The project understands military experience broadly to include not just combat but all aspects of military service.

The UO Veterans Oral History Project rests on interviews with both veterans and active duty service men and women. Interviews are conducted and transcribed by University of Oregon students enrolled in a class designed to support the project. The interviews are permanently housed in the archive at the University of Oregon’s Knight and audio files and full transcripts are available on the library’s website.

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3 Benefits of Owning a Neighborly Brand

Apr 30, 2018 9:51:19 AM In:

Uncategorized, Dwyer Group, Neighborly

By: admin

3 Business Benefits of Owning a Neighborly Brand
by Dwyer Group on April 26, 2018

Trust, camaraderie and growth opportunities drive the marketing initiative that franchisees enjoy.

The Dwyer Group’s Neighborly program is just a year old, yet it’s creating quite a buzz among Dwyer’s 11 brands.

“Let’s Get Neighborly” is opening the marketing doors for shop owners as it “unites the company’s growing roster of individual brands into one consumer-facing brand.” Within each geographic territory, there can be up to 11 Dwyer brands, meaning there can be as many as 10 other home service businesses to cross-promote.

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