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Should Your Business Hire a Grant Writing Firm?

Grants are a great source of funding for businesses seeking to train new/existing employees, expand their capacity, or research and develop innovative technologies for commercialization. Unlike loans, grants are interest-free and don’t have to be repaid, making obtaining certain grants more competitive. The quality of your proposal can be one of the main reasons your...

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6 Things You Should Never Include in a Pitch Deck

If you’re creating a pitch deck for your up-and-coming business venture, you probably have a pretty good grasp of what to include (If not, check out our blog post on creating a pitch deck). But do you know what information should be left out? Look no further. We have a list of 6 things you...

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Should Entrepreneurs Use A Thesaurus For Their Writing?

You need to draft a spectacular newsletter or write an informative blog post for your business. You need to impress your clients and investors with your impressive writing skills. Should you reach for your thesaurus? We say yes! But with caution. Here’s why: Thesauruses are great resources for changing up repetitive sentences and paragraphs. You...

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Giving Back: Helium Scribe Joins SheEO

As part of our commitment to giving back, we had to define and decide what values we hold dear as a team and as individuals. Recognizing the historically high barrier to entry for women entrepreneurs, we agreed that supporting women-led ventures is something we all value. That is why we are proud to announce our...

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How to Create a Pitch Deck That Works For You

As an entrepreneur, you’ll likely need to create a pitch deck at one point in your career. Pitch decks are brief, visual presentations that help others, namely investors, learn more about your business. Creating a pitch deck is a great exercise in learning to summarize the key points of your business concisely, but it is...

Should Your Small Business Hire A Writer?

Between blog posts, emails, website content, business plans, and social media, small business owners like you have lots of writing to do. But managing a business and turning out quality writing consistently is a huge burden and not always the best use of time. So what do you do? Hiring a writer can relieve some...

How Can Entrepreneurs Incorporate SEO Into Their Writing?

Digital marketing is not going anywhere. In fact, seven out of 10 marketers say search engine optimization (SEO) is more effective than pay-per-click marketing. As a result, entrepreneurs expecting to thrive online will need to adopt a few SEO tricks and tips. SEO is the process of organically growing traffic to a website by attracting...

The Best Formula for Writing a Positioning Statement

Writing a business positioning statement is an important step in any entrepreneur’s journey. However, it doesn’t have to be hard. Here’s how to get it done. What is a Positioning Statement? A positioning statement is a sentence or two that clearly articulates the unique value a brand offers to its target market that its competitors...

What is a Style Guide and Why Do I Need One?

What Is A Style Guide? These days, most businesses are writing and posting content across multiple channels. Blog posts, articles, emails, newsletters, official reports, social media—these are all staples of an engaged, well-developed brand. However, with so much going on, business writing can vary from situation to situation and may confuse readers. This is where...

How to Approach Businesses for Partnerships

Business partnerships are a great step for entrepreneurs looking to grow their business. However, knowing what to say and how to reach out can be difficult. Here is our 5 step process for approaching businesses and establishing partnerships with them. Research the Business First, research what you should look for in a business partnership. You...