The Bolstr Blog

An Important Lesson in Marketing, Courtesy of PBR

by Team Bolstr

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“Consumer first” is a mantra that has been repeated over and over again by marketers, advertisers, businessmen, and essentially anyone involved in the operation of a business-to-consumer brand. But what happens when the attitudes and behaviors of...

Pros and Cons of Mobile Apps for Small Businesses

by Team Bolstr

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As exciting as the digital age can be, for small business owners it can be frustrating and overwhelming. 20 years ago, a business needed only a physical location; now, at the very least, it needs a healthy social media presence and an attractive...

THREE BOLSTR SUCCESS STORIES IN UNDER 90 SECONDS!

by Team Bolstr

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Bolstr has helped numerous small businesses accomplish their growth objectives, by accessing investment capital on our Marketplace. We wanted to bring three of their stories first hand to you...

Click the video above to watch how Vintage...

TWO BEERS BREWING - $115,000 IN 4 DAYS

by Team Bolstr

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Funding and Business Highlights

  • Awarded Best Local Microbrewery 2014 (Seattle Magazine)
  • Two Beers' Evo IPA selected as one of WA's best IPAs
  • 2014 Expected Revenue of $2.5 Million

About Two Beers Brewing

Two Beers Brewing Co started when Joel...

Maximizing Revenue by Managing Inventory

by Team Bolstr

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"...you always waste money on food that spoils..."

Owning a coffee shop that sells baked goods or a restaurant of any variety always offers the ever-present problem of managing your perishable goods inventory. Order too much, and you always...

DIMO'S PIZZA- $30,000 RAISED IN 3 DAYS

by Team Bolstr

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Funding and Business Highlights

  • Nearly $1.5 million in sales last year
  • Voted most unique pizza in Chicago! (Via Thrillist)
  • Best late night eats (Via Serious Eats Chicago)

About Dimo's Pizza

Dimo's Pizza is an independently owned and operated...

5 Quick Facebook Tips for Small Businesses

by Team Bolstr

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Despite the fact that it didn’t even exist ten years ago, Facebook is now absolutely imperative for small businesses. It offers the chance for your business to expand your customer base, make a splash with promotions, and maintain constant...

Creating An Effective Beer Label

by Team Bolstr


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With the craft beer market growing by leaps and bounds (and hops), it is more important than ever to have a distinguishable brand. Of course, the best way to build that brand is to craft a product that consumers like, but breweries sometimes miss...