Find Opportunities on the Other Side of the Horizon: 4 Expert Tips to Internationalize Your New Business


Internationalization is an ambitious but attainable step in any startup’s lifecycle. Once considered to be at the tail-end of a business journey, companies nowadays have the luxury of being able to internationalize relatively soon after they launch. The internet has been the biggest accelerator of startups establishing an overseas presence faster, while the recent COVID-19 crisis has proven that there is even greater scope for small ventures to successfully branch into new markets.


According to a survey from Wells Fargo, 87 percent of US companies are optimistic about expanding internationally for long-term growth. However, having the tools to expand, and knowing how to do it properly—without falling into legal trouble, failing to understand consumer culture

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Business Partners Find New Opportunity After Financial Hardship

Sunday, September 20th 2020, 10:56 pm

By: Hunter McKee

OKLAHOMA CITY –

Two business owners impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic are exploring a new adventure this fall. This week marks the grand opening of Hillbilly Haven, an outdoor family fun farm located at the intersection of Coltrane and Wilshire.

Nick Henthorn and Scott Hill co-own Phoenix Oil and Gas in Edmond, but they say business has been tough due to COVID-19.

“We’ve been trying to drum up business,” Henthorn said. “Trying to earn a check.”

With time on their hands, they put their heads together and created a place for family and friends.

“We’ve been out here every single day,” Henthorn said. “Morning to night, doing our very best trying to make it as nice and clean as possible.”

From pumpkin sales to pony rides, Hill said Hillbilly Haven has something for the whole family to enjoy.

They had been

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How to find the best personal loan for your needs

Make smart choices when choosing the right personal loan to save money. (iStock)

Personal loans can have a lot of financial benefits if you find the right loan with the right lender. The right personal loan can help you pay off a big-ticket loan or even reduce high-interest credit card debt. When used correctly, a personal loan can be a powerful personal finance tool.

There are many reasons people seek personal loans. Some of the most common uses of a personal loan include:

  • Debt consolidation
  • Home renovations
  • Medical expenses
  • Wedding expenses
  • Vacation
  • Moving expenses
  • Large purchases
  • Funeral expenses
  • Funding a small business
  • Investment

While you can take out a personal loan to fund educational needs or to purchase a vehicle, it may not be the most affordable way. Student loans and car loans often have much lower interest rates.

Personal loans offer flexibility. Unlike auto loans, mortgages and

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Find a Credit Union or ATM Near You

For Navy Federal ATMs:

All deposits are subject to Navy Federal’s Funds Availability Policy. The first $200 after a cash or check deposit will be available immediately for cash withdrawals only. The remaining funds will be available by the second business day after the day we receive your deposit. Longer delays may apply in certain situations. Please see the Funds Availability Schedule for full details.

For CO-OP Network® ATMs:

Some deposit limitations apply.

The addresses given for branches are physical locations and may not reflect an accurate local mailing address. Please do not use these addresses to correspond with Navy Federal. Find appropriate mailing addresses here.

Note:

Access to many U.S. military installations has been restricted. Members who are not assigned to or do not work on these installations may not be able to visit an on-site branch or use an on-site ATM. Before visiting, please contact Navy Federal

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Google for Small Business – Find the right tools for your business

Google for Small Business – Find the right tools for your business


Resources to help your small business manage through uncertainty [COVID-19]

Answer a few questions and we’ll build your personalized plan of Google products to help you reach your goals.

Achieve the goals that matter to you

Whether it’s showing up when people search, growing your customer base, or streamlining how you run business, we can show you how to reach your next goal.

Make the most of the web with tools from Google

Google has a range of products to help your business grow. Get a personalized plan to see your full set of recommendations, or get started right away with these key products.

Get your business on Google for free

Make sure your business hours, phone number, and directions show up on Google Search and Maps with Google My Business.


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Personalized Gifts | Find & Send Custom Gifts at Personal Creations

Every gift can be personalized or customized so choose a gift you know they will love. Creating a personalized gift is easy and fun! Just decide their personalized style; something engraved, monogrammed, or custom-made is always a great idea, and the rest is just a click and delivery away. And don’t forget to explore our wide selection of photo gifts when you want to create a sentimental gift without words.

Who Should I Send Customized Gifts To?

A personalized gift is perfect when you’re looking for something that will leave an impression and generate fond memories. No one should feel left out, and that’s why we have such a wide selection of:

-Gifts for Men
-Gifts for Women
-Gifts for Teens
-Gifts for Children

So be sure to send an appropriate gift with your recipient in mind.

When Should You Send a Personalized Gift?

There is no wrong time to

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