2015 Report: State of Business in Tracy

Curious how businesses in Tracy are doing? Get the report absolutely free, along with business tips and networking events delivered weekly to your inbox.

Educational Resources

Celebrate The Little Victories

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step” Adhering to a steady diet of chocolate milk and extra-stuffed burritos I finished my first year of college with the infamous freshman 15 (tbh mine was 30). That summer I wanted to make a change. I had attempted making changes in the past to…

Read More

Do You Have Facebook Privacy Concerns?

You Shouldn’t. It’s Not As Bad As You Think I believe if you can’t do something better or add to the original in a meaningful way then you probably shouldn’t do it. That’s how I feel about this blog post from SmallBizTrends My TL;DR (too long; didn’t read) version of this is: Facebook isn’t trying…

Read More

5 Steps to Starting Your Own Business in Tracy

Blog Article by Tracy City Manager Troy Brown There is little doubt that small businesses are significant drivers of the U.S. economy. Although the recent global recession took a toll on commerce, small businesses are fueling the recovery and taking the lead in job creation. According to the Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy1, they…

Read More

Empire Building 101

Build, Grow, And Conquer With The Chamber of Commerce I’m 22. I’m a startup founder. And I’m building a business empire. I’ve been on my startup journey for 1 year, 1 month, and 11 hours. I’ve been a Chamber of Commerce Member and Ambassador for 7 months, 8 days, and 2 hours. Because of the…

Read More

5 Key Principles in Choosing a Credit Card Processor

Selecting the Right Credit Card Processor There are so many topics to speak on when it comes to credit card processing. From choosing the right provider, to understanding your fees, to the EMV liability shift taking place October 1st of this year and so on. Card processing can be boring but don’t hit the snooze…

Read More