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Analicia Honkanen - Photography During a Pandemic
Spotlight on Analicia Honkanen Photography

Photo credit: Laurel Smith Photography They say bad things happen in clusters. And for photographer Analicia Honkanen, that adage rings true. In March of this year, Analicia’s employer, a furniture company based outside Detroit, Michigan, declared...

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Helpful Topics and Guides In Response to COVID-19
What I Learned Helping Launch an Immersive Art Business During a Pandemic
What I Learned Helping Launch an Immersive Art Business During a Pandemic
My partner’s long-time dream of starting his own immersive art gallery came into fruition last fall. He had secured enough funding from investors and landed on a great space in LA’s Chinatown. The buildout phase went smoothly. Talented, dedicated...
How to Start an Affiliate Marketing Business
How to Start an Affiliate Marketing Business
If you've recently been laid off or gotten furloughed, or maybe you’re working part-time and stuck at home, now could be a perfect opportunity to start an affiliate marketing business. All you really need to get started is a computer, an internet...
COVID-19 (CARES Act) Paycheck Protection Program FAQs
COVID-19 (CARES Act) Paycheck Protection Program FAQs
On April 21st, the Senate approved $310 billion more for COVID-19 (CARES Act) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans, and the House passed the second PPP tranche on April 24th. Azlo is collaborating with Fundera and Kabbage to help our customers...
Common Financial Pitfalls Freelancers Make When Starting Out
Common Financial Pitfalls Freelancers Make When Starting Out
Have you ever thought you would master something only to find yourself falling flat? In my early days, this was me and my money skills as a freelancer. When I made the big shift to solopreneurship full-time a few years ago, one of the first things...
How to Build Your Brand Working from Home
How to Build Your Brand Working from Home
Your personal brand is much more than just your name or social media handle. It is something intangible, something that identifies and represents your business. It’s a tool that can attract followers that identify with the messages that you broadcast...
Ideas for quickly getting alternative sources of income
Ideas for quickly getting alternative sources of income
Pandemic aside, this is a common question amongst us all, “How can I make money and how fast can I do it?” There is nothing wrong with the question. We all have to make money. Business owners and entrepreneurs are no different. The COVID-19 pandemic...
Analicia Honkanen - Photography During a Pandemic
Analicia Honkanen - Photography During a Pandemic
Photo credit: Laurel Smith Photography They say bad things happen in clusters. And for photographer Analicia Honkanen, that adage rings true. In March of this year, Analicia’s employer, a furniture company based outside Detroit, Michigan, declared...
Small Business Banking Expertise
Small Business Banking Expertise
COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on our economy, and small businesses, solopreneurs, and freelancers are some of the most affected. Government relief programs have already given hundreds of billions of dollars in aid, but funds are evaporating faster than...
Get Paid to Teach What You Know
Get Paid to Teach What You Know
As the saying goes, “Knowledge is power.” Well, your knowledge can be the power that fuels a new income. Nowadays, knowledge about almost anything can be monetized. So whether you possess ‘hard’ (computer programming, science, or music) or ‘soft...
What to do when your business must pivot.
What to do when your business must pivot.
Agility is one of the most important traits that an entrepreneur can have. The market is always changing and evolving, and this is more true now than ever before. Success, if not actual survival, depends not only on foresight and sensitivity to these...
E-Commerce Opportunities During a Pandemic
E-Commerce Opportunities During a Pandemic
As if running a business wasn’t hard enough, along comes the COVID-19 pandemic to disrupt life in ways that seem Hollywoodesque. We are in unprecedented times. This pandemic has had huge impacts on our physical and economic well being. Business...
How to Quickly Start Your Business with Rapid Prototyping
How to Quickly Start Your Business with Rapid Prototyping
Launching a business can become a complicated task. You have to meticulously plan out every detail from idea to production, marketing, billing, and even customer service. We all know that careful planning is crucial to your success in business…or...