Why you should get your business certified?

Why you should get your business certified?
By Ronda Watson Barber

There are several reasons why you should get your business certified:

  1. Certification adds legitimacy to your business.  You have gone through a process that has determined that your business is owned and controlled by a minority, woman or disadvantaged business.
  2. Certification can afford you loan and bonding opportunities.  The State of Ohio has loan and bonding programs specifically for certified minority owned businesses.
  3. Certification can be a marketing tool for your business.  You can add your certifications to your marketing materials, business cards, website , etc.  Many consumers like during business with veteran, minority or woman owned  businesses.
  4. Certification can be used in the private sector.  Many companies don’t have a certifying program but in an effort to have supplier diversity, will accept the certifications from some governmental agencies.

Contact the OhioCertificationCenter.com for information on getting your business certified.


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