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  • PayPerHead® Steps Up To Help Small Business Owners

    In response to the coronavirus pandemic, organizations around the world are exploring relief efforts to assist freelancers, entrepreneurs and small business owners that are being financially hit by th...


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    https://finance.yahoo.com/news/payperhead-steps-help-small-business-221700526.html5754
  • Mastercard Pledges $250M In Help For Small Businesses

    Recognizing that Main Street is being hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic, Mastercard committed $250 million over the next five years to support small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), according to...


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    https://www.pymnts.com/mastercard/2020/mastercard-pledges-250-million-help-small-businesses5755
  • FinTechs Help Banks Ease The PPP Lending Pain

    Small businesses overwhelmed U.S. financial institutions as they scrambled to apply for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Wh...


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    https://www.pymnts.com/news/b2b-payments/2020/fintechs-help-banks-ease-the-ppp-lending-pain/5756
  • Facebook and Google ads credit for small-to-medium sized enterprises

    On Friday the 27th of March, Google announced that they will be offering ad credits for small-to-medium sized businesses (SMBs) who routinely advertise with them. Google have pledged $340 million in G...


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    https://www.freshbusinessthinking.com/facebook-and-google-ads-credit-for-small-to-medium-sized-enterprises/5752
  • Kabbage teams with Facebook to help small businesses sell online gift certificates

    Kabbage has announced it is collaborating with Facebook to help small businesses connect with local customers to generate income during the COVID-19 crisis. Small businesses can sign up on www.helpsma...


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    https://thepaypers.com/e-invoicing-supply-chain-finance/kabbage-teams-with-facebook-to-help-small-businesses-sell-online-gift-certificates--12416195753
  • Wells Fargo To Cap SMB PPP Loans

    Wells Fargo announced it will begin taking loan applications on Monday (April 6) as part of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and will disperse $10 billion to nonprofits and businesses with fewer ...


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    https://www.pymnts.com/loans/2020/wells-fargo-shifts-gears-to-extend-small-business-10b-in-relief-loans/5750
  • FACEBOOK AND GOOGLE ARE OFFERING MILLIONS IN SMALL BUSINESS GRANTS AMID COVID-19

    Since the start of the global pandemic of COVID-19, or the novel coronavirus, many states have issued a mandatory stay-at-home order for all residents forcing all non-essential businesses to close dow...


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    https://www.blackenterprise.com/facebook-and-google-are-offering-millions-in-small-business-grants-amid-covid-19/5751
  • Cisco Expands Its Small Business Product Portfolio

    Cisco Expands Its Small Business Product Portfolio and doubling down its focus on serving small businesses by offering customers and partners a simple, secure, and flexible portfolio with new solution...


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    https://www.pcquest.com/cisco-expands-small-business-product-portfolio/5748
  • Facebook pledges $40M for small businesses, introduces new fundraising tools and digital gift cards

    Facebook announced Thursday new updates to its small-business grant program introduced on March 17, including $40 million in grants for small businesses. The grants will go to 10,000 U.S. small busine...


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    https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/smallbusiness/2020/04/02/coronavirus-facebook-expands-small-business-grant-program/5118171002/5749

EVENTS

Conferences

Startup elevate

STARTUP ELEVATE

April 06-09, 2020
Startup Elevate, formerly Project Kairos, is an exclusive startup program and community bringing together select investors and some of the most innovative startups disrupting the tech scene.

Westminster Small Business Conference 2020

WESTMINSTER SMALL BUSINESS CONFERENCE 2020

April 10-10, 2020
Don't waste time! Order your tickets today before prices go up! The 10 workshops provided here, all in one place, provide management, customer service and business-building skills that are actionable and easily translated into your company. Don't wait ! Don't sit by and watch everyone ex...

ContentTECH Summit

CONTENTTECH SUMMIT

April 20-22, 2020
Our ContentTECH mission is clear: We want to show how the effective use of technology and better processes can help your strategic efforts to create, manage, deliver and scale your enterprise content and provide your customers with better digital experiences. Come to the ContentTECH Summit to learn ...

Instore Asia

INSTORE ASIA

April 23-25, 2020
Instore Asia is one of a kind show where you can find the most comprehensive array of store fixture companies and in-store solutions in Asia. The show has keynote addresses by many industry stalwarts over a three day period and also provides a platform for networking opportunities in the retail and ...

Women on Entrepreneurship & Small Business Podcast Day | Vol. 3

WOMEN ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP & SMALL BUSINESS PODCAST DAY | VOL. 3

March 26-26, 2020
Are you a female entrepreneur or small business owner*? Have you ever wanted to try your hand at creating a podcast? Now’s your chance — with our Podcast Trial Day! What does it mean to be a woman in this world of entrepreneurship? What led you down this path? What's your biggest str...

EU Funds Symposium

EU FUNDS SYMPOSIUM

March 23-25, 2020
EU Funds Symposium brings together hundreds of EU Funds experts from all over Europe and promotes an exchange of knowledge, experience and best practices between EU Institutions and Member States with regard to the correct management and control of European Structural and Investment Funds.

Mutual Funds and Investment Management Conference

MUTUAL FUNDS AND INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE

March 22-25, 2020
The Mutual Funds and Investment Management Conference will be encouraging adherence to high ethical standards by all industry participants; advancing the interests of funds, their shareholders, directors, and investment advisers; and promoting public understanding of mutual funds and other investmen...

Great Big Small Business Conference

GREAT BIG SMALL BUSINESS CONFERENCE

March 24-24, 2020
Calling all local businesses and entrepreneurs! Make plans to attend the region's biggest small business focused event. You’ll have the opportunity to attend multiple small business training sessions, network with service providers, get new information about what visitors want, and hear a ...

 

Webinars

APR 09, 2020 | 01:PM
CORONAVIRUS AND YOUR SMALL BUSINESS- LIVE Q&A WITH SCORE MENTORS
Small businesses have been hurt deeply by the coronavirus, and the impact will be felt for months. We know you have questions and need help now. SCORE is here for you with our trusted business mentors and resources. Join SCORE’s expert, business mentors for this LIVE Q&A webinar ...
APR 09, 2020 | 01:PM
CORONAVIRUS AND YOUR SMALL BUSINESS- LIVE Q&A WITH SCORE MENTORS.
Small businesses have been hurt deeply by the coronavirus, and the impact will be felt for months. We know you have questions and need help now. SCORE is here for you with our trusted business mentors and resources. Join SCORE’s expert, business mentors for this LIVE Q&A webinar ...
APR 14, 2020 | 12:00pm
NAVIGATING SMALL BUSINESS HR WITH YOUR CLIENTS
HR Considerations for Your Small Business Clients - Webinar for SBDC Advisors.Our mission is to support the business research and information needs of the nation's network of Small Business Development Centers (the "SBDC Network") and their small business clients. In partners...
APR 15, 2020
LENDER MATCH AND OTHER FINANCING OPTIONS FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS
This webinar will cover Lender Match, what to expect when you seek a small business loans, how SBA loans work, microloans, crowdfunding, disaster loans, and how to prepare for financing.
APR 16, 2020 | 11:30
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE CHOOSING BROADBAND FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS
Verizon expert will share the difference in technology of Fiber Optics vs. Cable Modem, how to measure your current upload and download speeds, how to best calculate the bandwidth needed for your small business.
APR 21, 2020 | 01:00PM
HOW VOLUNTEERING CAN HELP SMALL BUSINESSES GROW IN YOUR COMMUNITY
“Volunteers are the only human beings on the face of the earth who reflect this nation’s compassion, unselfish caring, patience, and just plain loving one another.” -Erma Bombeck This webinar will discuss the importance of volunteering in the United States and the impact ...

SOLUTIONS FOR SUCCESS: HOW TO BUILD A SMALL BUSINESS THAT WORKS
Manta joins forces with SmallBizLady Melinda Emerson for this webinar on how to build a successful small business. Whether you're thinking about quitting your day job to start your own company or already own your own small business, this webinar will help you plan effectively and avoid com...
THE THREE SIMPLE AUTO-RESPONDERS EVERY SMART BUSINESS NEEDS
Smart businesses know that great customer relationships are their best marketing tool. This means keeping in regular contact in specific ways. However, remembering to do it at the right times is hard, and what should you be contacting them about anyway? Join Tamsin Fox-Davies of Constant C...
CREATIVE HOLIDAY MARKETING TIPS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES
How can small businesses with modest marketing budgets can stand out and during the holidays? Ivana Taylor of DIY Marketers shares her best tips and tools for connecting with stressed, distracted customers during the busy holiday season.
TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES TO GROW YOUR SMALL BUSINESS CUSTOMERS
Small businesses drive almost 50 percent of US private-sector employment1 and contend with many of the same issues as big businesses, with far fewer resources. Operating in competitive markets with razor thin margins, many are struggling with a host of financial tasks, including managing c...
BIG BUSINESS TOOLS ON A SMALL BUSINESS BUDGET: 3 ESSENTIALS FOR BUSINESS SUCCESS
America’s 23 million small businesses are the heart and soul of our economy. It used be that small business owners could only dream of accessing the powerful technology solutions fueling Fortune 500 companies. Now, in a truly momentous time, small businesses can easily access the same rich...
ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: BEATING THE COMPETITION AS A SMALL BUSINESS OWNER
Modern technology and empowered customers have changed the way small business owners market their business and communicate with prospects and customers. Hear from our expert panelists on how the most successful small business owners are navigating through these changes and how you can turn...

RESOURCES

Not long ago, social media seemed so new and different that it was treated as an appendage of sorts-a kind of marketing that should be tried only by “experts.” While that view still exists to some deg...

If you're ready ti incorporate a few advanced techniques into your marketing plans, the folllowing ebooklet will help you do jus that. From email and direct mail to social media and search engine ...

For small businesses in the Asia-Pacific region, building closer customer relationships is considered a primary growth opportunity, particularly for respondents in Australia and New Zealand. Small bus...

Those new to marketing campaigns often miss one important detail that can make a world of difference: tracking returns on investment. After all, the goal of your marketing campaign isn’t just to...

When it comes to just about any kind of business, marketing is everything. Without a solid client base, success is virtually impossible. Of course, there is no shortage of methods that can be utilized...

There are several time-proven methods for increasing revenues and profitability in a healthy manner that result inTraction_ebook a prosperous, thriving enterprise. Inside this eBook, you’ll learn the...

Many small to medium-size businesses SMBs fear Enterprise Resource Planning ERP thinking it is too costly and complex for a business their size. Between stories and first hand experience of early ERP ...

Yes, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates again. No, that’s not something that generally pleases small business owners, since higher rates mean traditional loans will grow more costly, potentiall...

Being a small business owner is not always easy, especially when you constantly need to stay up to date on all the new trends, strategies and algorithm updates in marketing. How can you continue to en...