As an exclusive member of the Capital Area Network, you:

Establish Proven Resources

Develop Strategic Alliances with Other Members Who Share Your Same Target Audience

Refer and Receive Leads to Grow Your Business

Develop an "Advisory Board" Support Team of Individuals Who Understand Your Business

The Capital Area Network is a business networking group
in the Washington, DC Metro Area.

Originally founded in 1995, the Capital Area Network focuses on building member businesses through leads and referrals in a positive, cooperative working environment. With members from Montgomery County, Howard County, and the District of Columbia, we have the same goal as more formal leads organizations, but are less formal in our structure, requirements, and fees. Additionally, we share marketing and sales ideas as well as professional advice with our fellow participants.

Each member of the Capital Area Network fills a specific niche.

If you are interested in visiting our group, please contact Gabe Seiden.

Recent Posts From Capital Area Network Members

  • How to Reduce Non-Personnel Related Payroll Costs
    by Max Freedman on November 23, 2020 at 3:56 pm

    No business is ever set up to crash in the long run. That is why many business executives are embarking on strategies to improve profits. Over time, this comes at a price; increased overhead cost and higher payroll expenses. Coupled with economic meltdowns, this can pose a financial burden. Without a doubt, one of the

  • Top Strategies to Reduce Overhead Costs
    by Max Freedman on November 16, 2020 at 3:22 pm

    If there’s one thing that holds for businesses, it’s that to make money, you have to spend money. However, it doesn’t necessarily mean spending it aimlessly, especially since there are areas where you can cut back. One such area is overhead costs. Without proper planning, you will sooner find out that these costs can quickly

  • How to Get Social Media Right During the COVID-19 Pandemic
    by Gabriel Seiden on October 27, 2020 at 2:53 pm

    If you are like most businesses and non-profit organizations in the United States, the COVID-19 pandemic has completely upended life and work as you know it. Many businesses have seen gigantic decreases in revenue and with this change comes a new normal and new requirements for marketing your business during the crisis of all crises. The post How to Get Social Media Right During the COVID-19 Pandemic appeared first on Connect4 Consulting.

  • COVID-19 Marketing Tips for Small Businesses
    by Gabriel Seiden on October 27, 2020 at 2:53 pm

    Let’s face it. We are living in an unbelievably strange time. The combination of the COVID-19 pandemic, divisive politics, and an economy and workforce that is constantly adjusting and adapting to all of these changes means that a small business also must adapt and adjust its marketing approaches. How you market your small business during The post COVID-19 Marketing Tips for Small Businesses appeared first on Connect4 Consulting.

  • Self-Insured Employers and Pharmacy Benefits
    by Max Freedman on October 9, 2020 at 4:18 pm

    The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all sectors of the economy, including the pharmaceuticals. The majority of self-insured employers are not planning to make any changes in their pharmacy plans, even with the pandemic. A recent survey has found that 90% of self-insured employers are not considering reviewing their pharmacy plans. This percentage jumps to 100%

  • Price Transparency in Healthcare Costs
    by Max Freedman on October 5, 2020 at 6:41 pm

    You know that healthcare cost transparency is very low when patients are not aware of how they receive costs until they get their final bill. This type of situation is very rampant not only in the United States but across the world. This is why the lack of price transparency is one of the biggest

  • What Your Employee Benefit Plan Should Cost
    by Marc Freedman on September 2, 2020 at 8:09 pm

    What Should Your Employee Benefit Plan Cost? It can be expensive to ensure that you attract the best employees, but you need talented employees for a successful company. It is estimated that it costs $15,500 for health benefits per employee. This may affect your bottom line. Health benefit costs are rising much faster than wages.

  • Benefits of A Proactive Health Management Plan for Both Employers and Employees

    by Jeremy Shapiro on August 26, 2020 at 4:03 pm

    Benefits of A Proactive Health Management Plan for Both Employers and Employees What is a Proactive Health Management Plan (or PHMP for short)? Our health should be our number one priority; this is especially true if we’re working to support ourselves and our families. During our hectic lives, falling ill without a backup plan can

  • Cost Reduction: Significance and Ways to Achieve It
    by Expense To Profit on August 19, 2020 at 1:34 pm

    In business, entrepreneurs must strive to increase revenue. A company does not only prosper when it earns a significant profit. A business grows when it successfully achieves cost reduction plans. Lowering business costs can prove to be an essential factor in expanding your margin. Using cost reduction solutions brings many benefits to the business. This

  • Cost Reduction: A Tough Job For CEOs and CFOs
    by Expense To Profit on August 14, 2020 at 4:25 pm

    Business costs are one of the many aspects that need to be controlled within a company. It is not enough that your business continuously engages in investment activities. It does not guarantee you success. There is still a need to go through budgeting, planning, and accounting for the business' finances. As such, making cost decisions

  • 8 Expenses You Can Stop Paying Today
    by ExpenseToProfit on July 17, 2020 at 11:35 am

    New technologies can save you money in ways you may not have thought possible. Here are eight items that you can easily toss out the window to cut costs without compromising on quality.

  • Business Expenses You Should Cut Down on During A Pandemic
    by Expense To Profit on July 16, 2020 at 5:31 pm

    Video call. Online zoom conference. Business team gathered for an online meeting in zoom app. On a computer monitor a group of people online The COVID-19 pandemic has taken an enormous toll not only on our relationships but also on our livelihoods and businesses. Owners of companies who are struggling to stay afloat need to

  • What is SEO Spam and How to Remove It
    by Gabriel Seiden on February 28, 2020 at 10:27 pm

    SEO Spam, also called Spamdexing, is the practice of search engine spamming. SEO spam involves a number of methods, such as link building and repeating unrelated phrases, to manipulate the relevance or prominence of search terms indexed by search engines. Search engine spam is an attempt to change search engine rankings so that website traffic The post What is SEO Spam and How to Remove It appeared first on Connect4 Consulting.

  • Top Website Development Trends for 2020
    by Gabriel Seiden on February 7, 2020 at 11:34 pm

    Each year new trends and technologies are adopted by website owners and developers. Some of these trends have more to do with advances and changes in design and others have more to do with advances in technology. Over the past few years, the dominant website trends have been WordPress, static sites, mobile responsiveness, video content, The post Top Website Development Trends for 2020 appeared first on Connect4 Consulting.

  • Ten Things Your Website Should Have in 2020
    by Gabriel Seiden on February 6, 2020 at 8:09 pm

    If you own or manage a website or are planning to develop a new website, there are ten things that your website should have in 2020. The website is the fastest and (often) least expensive way to build and boost credibility. If you already have a website, take a look at it from outside eyes The post Ten Things Your Website Should Have in 2020 appeared first on Connect4 Consulting.

  • 2020 is Here. Are Websites Still Relevant?
    by Gabriel Seiden on February 6, 2020 at 4:37 pm

    The average American spends 5.4 hours a day on their phone. Millennials spend slightly more time on their phones (5.7 hours). Most people check their phones 58 times a day! In 2018, people spent 20% more time using Apps than browsing the web through browsers from their phones. These numbers reveal major challenges for 2020 The post 2020 is Here. Are Websites Still Relevant? appeared first on Connect4 Consulting.

  • How to Stop Comment and Contact Form Spam
    by Gabriel Seiden on February 5, 2020 at 11:16 pm

    Comment and contact form spam is a total waste of time and there are few things more annoying than sorting through junk mail to filter out varying degrees of junk email. And if you don’t take the time to clean up all of the spam submissions (and figure out a way to ultimately stop them) The post How to Stop Comment and Contact Form Spam appeared first on Connect4 Consulting.

  • Best Online Password Managers
    by Gabriel Seiden on January 24, 2020 at 5:11 pm

    Many people make the mistake of using the same password for all of their accounts, risking having them all hacked if the credentials of just one are hacked. Many people also keep track of their passwords in a document on their computer or on a piece of paper in their office. What happens if your The post Best Online Password Managers appeared first on Connect4 Consulting.

  • Alternatives to Password Managers
    by Gabriel Seiden on January 24, 2020 at 5:11 pm

    Password managers are software applications that automatically fill-in your passwords on websites, e-mail accounts, and portals that you use. With a password manager, you typically only have to remember one master password or passphrase to the application, rather than all of the individual passwords to your accounts. Password management apps include: LastPass Dashlane Keeper Security The post Alternatives to Password Managers appeared first on Connect4 Consulting.

  • Inaccurate Business Information Is Not Good For Your Business!
    by Gabriel Seiden on April 10, 2019 at 8:48 pm

    In 2019, having consistent and accurate business information across the internet is critical for your business. With the ubiquity of internet service and devices, most people search for products and and services online. If you’ve never done this before, it may seem like an obvious and trivial thing –  how hard could it be to The post Inaccurate Business Information Is Not Good For Your Business! appeared first on Connect4 Consulting.