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Would an extra $4,000 from the NASE make a critical difference in the success of your business?

We are here to help – with small business grants, scholarships for continuing education and training and college scholarships for your dependents, the NASE is your partner for small business growth and success.

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The NASE connects you to a network of supporting associations and groups.

  • Association for Enterprise Opportunity
  • Small Business Development Centers
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Running a business can be tough. The money, time, resources, and skills necessary to run your business successfully can sometimes be in short supply, but the NASE can help. Our exclusive package of member benefits supports you with business experts, discounts, and a voice in D.C. We also assist with health insurance options for self employed and small businesses.

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Self Made: NASE's Blog

  • 5 Things to Do Before Applying for a New Gig

    We are living in a gig economy According to a study conducted by Intuit, roughly 40 percent of the United States workforce will be made up by independent contractors by 2020. With full-time jobs increasingly hard to find in many fields—and with freelance work accessible thanks to the internet, the cloud, and innovative startups such as Uber—the idea of what constitutes a “job” is swiftly changing. These days, it is possible to make a living without ever going to an office, meeting your boss face to face, or even leaving the comfort of your house. If you are thinking about diving into the freelance world, though, it’s essential to lay sufficient groundwork and do your due diligence, just like you would for any full-time job. Here are five steps to take before you apply for a new freelance gig.
    Posted on May 04, 2018
  • Insurance and Bonding Advice for the Self-Employed

    ​Many professionals who want to keep their independence choose the path of the self-employed. While it requires you to keep track of a number of legal and administrative details, it’s also a rewarding way to earn a living.
    Posted on Jun 12, 2017
  • How to Master Mobile Friendly Email Marketing Campaigns

    Today, more and more people are relying on mobile technology - cell phones, tablets, and laptops - for everyday life than ever before, and this trend is only growing. Almost everyone has a cell phone, and many people rely on theirs to socialize with friends and family, and to keep life organized. Professionally, the use of mobile technology is expanding as more jobs require travel or are simply worked from home (or wherever the employee happens to be). This provides countless opportunities for the tech-savvy entrepreneur to reach out and introduce themselves to potential clients. Mobile marketing is the biggest major trend in advertising. Here’s how to use it to your advantage.
    Posted on Jun 08, 2017
  • 3 Tips for Balancing Your Professional and Personal Life

    Juggling your professional and personal life can be a little complicated at the beginning of the year. You want to get off to a good start with your business and new clients, but you don’t want to put in so many work hours that you’re burned out by March. When you’re kicking off a new year, it’s easy to feel like you have too many balls in the air and not enough hands to catch them, but with a few important changes, you can find work-life balance and set yourself up for a fruitful year.
    Posted on Feb 28, 2017

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