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SmartBiz Team

Our team


We’re a diverse and distributed team of technologists working together to transform small business banking. We’re making bold moves and scaling quickly under the committed leadership of an executive team working on behalf of entrepreneurs and the forward-thinking banks that serve them.


How we work


Our core values help enable us to pursue an ambitious and important vision and to make an immediate impact in the lives of the entrepreneurs we serve. We believe in diversity of thought and perspectives, which is why we rotate authors on our team to ensure our blog content reflects varying viewpoints. This allows each SmartBiz team member to contribute to providing valuable resources to small business owners.

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About the SmartBiz Editorial Process

Our writers and editors work hard to provide the most accurate and up-to-date blog posts. Our editorial process reflects our vision and standards and applies to all content. Learn more about how we write, edit, and fact check our posts:

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Posts By SmartBiz Team

March 06, 2022

22 Best Business Blogs for Business Owners

With almost 4 billion people worldwide currently connected to the internet, there has never been a better time for businesses to include blogging in their marketing... Read More
March 04, 2022

5 Product Roadmaps That Small Businesses Can Learn From: A Brief Overview

Want to create a great product with your development team? You’re not alone! To create a bestselling product, you’ll first need to create a roadmap for your product.... Read More
March 03, 2022

Marketing Analytics Challenges: 6 Tips on How to Solve Them

Clever marketers know the value of data. By studying and learning from data, you can discover if your marketing efforts are paying off. When you look at individual... Read More
March 01, 2022

1099 Form: 5 Tips to Prevent Common Tax Filing Mistakes

Many dread the tax filing season. It can be tedious, confusing, and may lead to penalties if done incorrectly. It’s even more challenging for business owners who hire... Read More
February 23, 2022

Glampin’ Life Business Story

Glampin' Life LLC® is a family-owned outdoor lifestyle brand based in Columbia, South Carolina. The business, founded 3 years ago by Mike Mayleben, manufactures and... Read More
February 22, 2022

5 Ways SMBs can use NFTs to build brand awareness

In recent years, blockchain technology has taken the business world by storm. From cryptocurrencies to smart contracts, businesses of all sizes are constantly finding... Read More
February 21, 2022

5 Ways to Keep Your Employees Motivated

Every business needs stellar employees to grow and succeed. The process doesn’t end when they get hired, either. It’s more important to make them stay and earn their... Read More
February 19, 2022

Operations Plan Examples: What You Need To Know

When creating a business plan, it’s important to understand the key types of plans to determine which will most benefit your specific business needs. Some plan types... Read More
February 13, 2022

Business Credit Check: Where You Can Check For Your Business

If you own a small business, make sure to stay on top of your business credit scores. There’s no shortage of sites online to get your personal credit score but you... Read More

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