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Nestled against the backdrop of the Appalachians and winding Oconaluftee River in the heart of the Eastern Cherokee Reservation is Medicine Man Crafts, a gallery featuring a wide selection of Native American artisan goods made locally by the Cherokee people as well as other tribes.
When Sekure Account Executive Mike Jaz, casually told his mother Carmelle in a phone conversation about how a new client he helped not far from her home outside of Nashville Tennessee, he never imagined the chain of events that would transpire.
The global pandemic has affected just about every facet of our lives--from how we live, how we work, and how and we run our businesses. Many small businesses and industries have been severely crippled by COVID-19, particularly the restaurant industry.
During National Mom and Pop Business Owners Appreciation week, the marketing team at Sekure had the privilege of being able to speak with several small business owners across North America who have partnered with Sekure for their merchant services. We were so inspired by what they had to tell us that we want to share a bit about them in a series of spotlight blogs, starting with Luis Rodriguez, professional jockey and proprietor of JockeyLR LLC.
Since there are many online donation tools on the market offering a myriad of features, choosing the best platform to help you with donations can be overwhelming. To help you in narrowing down your search, consider asking yourself some key questions, such as, what are my short and long-term fundraising goals? What is my budget? What features are needed to optimize my nonprofit's reach?
Installment loans are nothing new—consumers have been using them for decades to finance big-ticket purchases like appliances, furniture, and electronics. But fintech companies have brought POS financing to the younger masses with flexible products; indeed, the process is now more seamless than ever and gaining traction. As a merchant, should you jump on the POS-lending bandwagon?
Over the past while, I have had the distinct privilege of speaking with several small business owners who participated in Sekure’s Mom and Pop Business Owners Appreciation Week celebration.