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Using lessons learned from running her business while caring for her mother for 3.5 years in the end stages of Alzheimer's, Lisa Kipps-Brown specializes in helping other business owners who are going through a major life change use the web to adapt their business and meet life's new demands.

Her achievements include taking an information-based business that was on the brink of bankruptcy and positioning it for successful sale at 20x investment in about 2 years, using the web to create new recurring revenue streams and enhance customer service.

Glerin develops Matching Gift Card system that gets over $2.7M into 2 rural Virginia communities

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Creative Use of CARES Funding For COVID-19 Economic Recovery

ShopLocalVGA.com, the online marketplace for Virginia's Growth Alliance economic development region, has provided the platform for five Matching Gift Card Program sales that have gotten $2,706,000 to date into the hands of 266 small business owners and 7,620 shoppers in two rural Virginia counties over the past several months.

Halifax, Virginia, based web and marketing strategy firm Glerin Business Resources originally developed the site in 2014 and expanded it pro bono during COVID to include gift card capability after Tina Morgan, Tourism Director for Mecklenburg County, inquired about running a matching program through the site.

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Crowdfunded NASCAR Team Pays For Veteran's Stem Cell Treatment

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Our CEO, Lisa Kipps-Brown, is the mind behind the history-making crowdfunded NASCAR Xfinity racing team, Our American Dream Team. In early January the campaign exceeded the $200,000 goal to fund the new Xfinity team’s run at Daytona in February, and the team was able to set aside enough to pay for a veteran’s stem cell treatments.

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"Real Life Wizard of Oz" Steve Sims to headline Glerin-sponsored Entrepreneurs Conference

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Steve Sims has worked with Elon Musk, Sir Richard Branson and Sir Elton John, to name a few. Now the man the rich and famous turn to when they want to see the wreck of the Titanic or sing on stage with their favorite rock band will be in the historic small town of South Boston, Virginia, on October 24 to headline the inaugural Wide Open Entrepreneurs Conference.

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Your business is at risk if you keep ignoring the warnings: don't use Facebook as your website

Your business is at risk if you keep ignoring the warnings: don't use Facebook as your website

I've told you this before - you should NEVER use a free platform as a replacement for your own business website.

You have no control over your content, like the guy who had used Blogger for 14 years and one day his site was shut down without warning & he lost all his work.  14 years gone! Today the reason was illustrated once again when Facebook went down for a while.

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The best way for service business owners to increase sales and profits

The best way for service business owners to increase sales and profits

You have 2 choices if you're a service business owner who needs to increase your income

... do more work or charge more for the work you do.

Either is viable, but focusing on doing more billable work can easily put you on a constant high pressure treadmill.

When you concentrate only on reaching a certain total sales goal, it becomes tempting to take work at prices lower than you should just so you can get one step closer to the income you need.

You end up working more for less, and then it becomes a downward spiral.

If you're taking any work that comes along, it costs you in 2 ways:

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