Blog Posts – 2021

All You Need to Know About Microfinance

What exactly is microfinance and how does HMFI play a role in it?

March 15th, 2022

By Georgie Wilson (SFS ’24)

Networking 101: Branching out and Growing Your Business & Network

Getting yourself and your business out in the world can be tough and stressful, but it doesn’t always have to be. Here are several things to keep in mind in order to make networking painless and an asset to your business.

August 13th, 2021

By Arman Alim (MSB ’24)

DMV Small Business: Ways to Reach a Younger Audience

There are around 80 million millennials in the U.S., making them the biggest demographic in the country.  Building loyalty among this younger generation allows companies to have a more secure future within their respective markets. Here are the top nine ways to market the younger demographic.

April 21st, 2021

By David Kim (NHS ’24)

Small Businesses: Tips for Boosting Social Media Engagement

Social media engagement is critical to enhancing marketing reach and creating greater brand awareness. While, especially in  the wake of the pandemic, low engagement presents a challenge to many companies, there are luckily steps that can be taken to improve your business’s social media engagement.

April 25th, 2021

By Jared Price (MSB ’23)


Small Business Owners: Retain and Grow Clients During a Pandemic

 Thankfully today, connecting with clients over social media is a simple, quick, and effective way to maintain relationships. Here are few tips about interacting with clients and maintaining an engaging profile on social media.

April 8th, 2021

Biden-Harris Administration and Changes to PPP

The Biden-Harris Administration is implementing several reforms to Small Business Administration (SBA) programs, specifically the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), in the wake of the pandemic – we break down these important updates and what they mean for small business owners in the DMV area. 

March 21st, 2021

By Jared Price (MSB ’23)

Adapting Your Small Business to the Virtual Environment

Taking your business virtual is no small feat. Below are some important tips for small business owners adapting to the virtual environment.

February 22nd, 2021

By Jared Price (MSB ’23)

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