Small Business Services Partners for your Small Business:
We have researched and developed relationships with a limited number of companies and professionals who offer services and products for small business owners. We have carefully chosen the preferred providers listed on this page for their commitment to serving small business owners. When contacting any of these providers, be sure to let them know you found them through The How of Business Podcast to receive any promotions or specials they may be currently be offering to our listeners.
[We may receive commissions for purchases made through these links (more info).]
Preferred Provider: FranNet of Dallas & Fort Worth
SPECIAL EVENT: FREE Franchise Webinar
Are you considering starting a franchise business? Henry Lopez (Host of The How of Business Podcast) has partnered with Sara Waskow (Franchise Specialist and Owner of FranNet of Dallas/Fort Worth) to help you through the process of determining if a franchise business is the right fit for you, and then helping you select and successfully operate a franchise.
Take the first step toward franchise business ownership by scheduling a Free Coaching Consultation with Henry Lopez.
Want to learn more about Franchises? Get the FREE “6 Franchise Myths” download.
Preferred Provider: Oostas
SPECIAL OFFER: Custom Website Special
Oostas builds websites that impress both customers and search engines.
With everyone using the internet – on their computers and at their fingertips – it’s crucial to have a killer website to stand out among all the competition. A cookie-cutter website won’t make it – neither will an outdated, broken, or just plain amateur looking site. [learn more]
Preferred Provider: TransUnion ShareAble for Hires
SPECIAL OFFER: Use Promo Code HOWOFBIZ50 to receive 50% Off on your first screening.
TransUnion ShareAble for Hires is the only pre-employment screening solution built for small businesses (under 50 employees). It provides a legal and convenient portal for small business owners who in many cases don’t have a way to perform pre employment checks.
It is designed to be fast. To that end, we enable the screener immediate access to our tool, which can be used online and with mobile devices. Sign up is free and quick. From start to finish, our online employee screening process can be completed in a matter of minutes, and it’s backed by TransUnion, a trusted consumer reporting agency with over 40 years of experience.
It’s also designed to be efficient. Unlike other background check services, ShareAble for Hires removes lengthy membership requirements and the need for on-site inspections. The whole process is built for self-service and can be done at anytime, anywhere. Reliable, FCRA-quality, and detailed reports are delivered within minutes after an applicant finishes their account, which fast-tracks the hiring process. Employers receive a detailed credit report formatted exclusively for pre-employment screening and a criminal report pulling from over 370 million national and state criminal records for $60. Basic background checks start at just $35.
With ShareAble for Hires, you can Signup Now, Screen Now, and Hire Now.
Preferred Provider: Program Insurance Group
Commercial insurance solutions for small business owners. Receive a FREE Consultation to review your business and personal liability coverage. [learn more]
Preferred Provider: Mimeo
The print solution for small business owners. Receive $100 Off your first order! Just upload your files, build in a real-time preview, and submit your order! [learn more]