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Scaling up and tapping business trends

Scaling up and tapping business trends

Experts and small business owners share how they’ve adapted to growth and trends.

Experts and small business owners share how they’ve adapted to growth and trends.

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Connect to our network of small business peers and experts. They understand the big challenges that you face every day. Get ideas and insights on services and tools that can help your business thrive. 

To simplify your search for help, this page contains links to FedEx and external resources and is updated reguarly. Information and resources cover everything from financial relief to operational assistance. 

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What platform do you use? Which tools help your business be more efficient? Get answers to these questions and more  directly from other small businesses facing the same challenges and opportunities as you.

E-Commerce Center

From small to large, e-commerce businesses share a unique set of challenges and opportunities. Visit the E-Commerce Center to get resources to help you ship online orders, surpass customer expectations and grow your business.

Grant contest

Now in it's 8th year, the FedEx Small Business Grant Contest awards more than $250,000 annually to twelve small businesses. Learn more about the contest and prepare your business for entry. 

Podcast

We meet a lot of entrepreneurs on their business journey and have great conversations about what it's really like running a small business. The Making It Work podcast lets you be a fly on the wall while a team of savvy entrepreneurs share techniques and best practices with our small business support team.

Scaling and business growth

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How $46 launched Dream Beard's global success

See how family support, a niche community, and determination helped Dream Beard grow into a global brand.

Explore their story
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Surviving and thriving in your first 5 years

Get tips to grow your business long-term with insights from FedEx marketing expert, Bonnie Voldeng, and our FedEx Small Business Grant winners.

Make your plan
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Using 7-Day Shipping and Delivery to Grow

Discover why 7-Day Shipping and Delivery
is being embraced as a game changer by small business owners and shipping managers.

Leverage 7-Day

Tapping business trends

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10 steps to a more eco-friendly small business

Lower your carbon footprint and save money at the same time with tips from Kat Crabill of Nurdle in the Rough.

Be green at heart
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How to develop a passion brand

Ebun Olaloye of Live Breathe Futbol shares his insights on turning his passion for soccer into a robust brand.

Sell your passion