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  • Delaware gets federal small business export funding

    For the fifth year in a row, the Delaware Department of State has received a State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) award from the U.S. Small Business Administration.This year’s award totals $2...


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    https://delawarebusinessnow.com/2019/10/delaware-gets-federal-small-business-export-funding/4437
  • Rho Enters SMB Banking Market With Emphasis On APIs

    A new small business banking and financial services provider is launching in the U.S. market. Rho Technologies announced Tuesday (Oct. 15) the rollout of its flagship offering Rho Business Banking, a...


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    https://www.pymnts.com/news/b2b-payments/2019/rho-small-businss-banking-account-card/4438
  • NMCD receives funds to boost small businesses

    CARIBOU, Maine — More than $85,000 is coming to northern and eastern Maine to assist businesses with accessing loans from Northern Maine Development Commission’s recently awarded $500,000 ...


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    https://thecounty.me/2019/10/14/news/business-news/nmcd-receives-funds-to-boost-small-businesses/4434
  • Appy Pie introduces Live Chat for small businesses

    Appy Pie has launched its new live chat software. Appy Pie's Live Chat software has been created to seamlessly integrate with websites and apps alike to provide a business' customers with inst...


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    https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/appy-pie-introduces-live-chat-for-small-businesses-10285964304435
  • Small business optimism dips, but still near historical high

    The National Federation of Independent Businesses’ small business Optimism Index maintained a historically solid reading, but took a dip in September, falling 1.3 points to 101.8. September&rsqu...


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    https://msbusiness.com/2019/10/small-business-optimism-dips-but-still-near-historical-high/4430
  • Business Loans Up at Big & Small Banks, but at Record Low for Credit Unions

    Small business loan approvals rose to post-recession record (27.9%) at big banks; approval percentages stayed above 50% at small banks in September, but credit unions approvals dropped to a post-reces...


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    https://www.cutimes.com/2019/10/10/business-loans-up-at-big-small-banks-but-at-record-low-for-credit-unions/?slreturn=201909101434034431
  • Small business committee welcomes report of department and its entities

    The Portfolio Committee on Small Business Development said in a statement on Wednesday that it welcomed the performance and financial annual reports of the Department of Small Business and its entitie...


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    https://www.msn.com/en-za/news/other/small-business-committee-welcomes-report-of-department-and-its-entities/ar-AAIA80o4432
  • Most Small Business Owners Confident, but 43% Are Worried About a Recession

    Consider small business owners the front line of the American economy. They work directly with consumers and have a strong sense of their budgets, as well as how they feel about the economy.Those insi...


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    https://madison.com/business/investment/personal-finance/most-small-business-owners-confident-but-are-worried-about-a/article_15f62547-29a0-5604-a959-4427
  • U.S. Small and Midsize Businesses Have Identified New Avenue for Growth Through Corporate Contracts

    U.S. small and midsize businesses are often referenced as the backbone of the country’s economy thanks to their drive and ambition to grow and scale but finding new opportunities to expand a bus...


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    https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191009005493/en/%C2%A0U.S.-Small-Midsize-Businesses-Identified-New-Avenue4428

EVENTS

Conferences

SiriusDecisions Summit APAC

SIRIUSDECISIONS SUMMIT APAC

October 15-16, 2019
SiriusDecisions Summit APAC is the must attend event for our community of sales, marketing and product innovators and trendsetters that drive growth in the most well-respected high-performing companies in the market today. We will showcase our theme; Achieving High Performance by Aligning the B-to-B...

Annual Consumer & Retail Conference 2019

ANNUAL CONSUMER & RETAIL CONFERENCE 2019

October 17-17, 2019
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Mind The Product London

MIND THE PRODUCT LONDON

October 17-18, 2019
The Mind The Product London, organized by the Mind the Product Ltd will take place from 17th to 18th October 2019 at the Barbican Exhibition Centre in London, United Kingdom. The conference will cover areas like explore the intersection of design, technology and business, inspiring you to build bett...

Driving the Future of Sales Enablement

DRIVING THE FUTURE OF SALES ENABLEMENT

October 16-18, 2019
In this session you will be taken on a journey that includes the sharing of strategies and tactics that were used to establish critical relationships resulting in new levels of executive collaboration and engagement that transformed one Sales Enablement organization from a relatively unknown entity ...

CNS Partnership Conference

CNS PARTNERSHIP CONFERENCE

April 30-02, 2017
Sponsored
The 27th CNS Partnership Conference continues to be the premier cargo event, keeping members up-to-date and connected with the latest developments in the air cargo industry through a conference type set-up in addition to a variety of panels and break-out sessions.

Drug Delivery Partnerships 2017

DRUG DELIVERY PARTNERSHIPS 2017

February 07-09, 2017
Sponsored
The business development event bringing you visionary ideas, disruptive technology, and partneringONE® to maximise your product lifecycle and generate new revenue streams. For 21 years, DDP has been the world’s largest drug delivery meeting place to accelerate drugs to market and lengthen lifecycles...

SiriusDecisions Summit Europe

SIRIUSDECISIONS SUMMIT EUROPE

October 10-11, 2019
SiriusDecisions Summit Europe is the must attend event for our community of sales, marketing and product innovators and trendsetters that drive growth in the most well-respected high-performing companies in the market today. We will showcase our theme; Achieving High Performance by Aligning the B-to...

2019 Entrepreneur & Small Business Conference: Power Up Your Business

2019 ENTREPRENEUR & SMALL BUSINESS CONFERENCE: POWER UP YOUR BUSINESS

October 11-11, 2019
he National Entrepreneurs Association has teamed up with Mike Ilitch School of Business and Google to present the 2019 Entrepreneur and Small Business Conference: Power Up Your Business, a one-day event designed to train entrepreneurs and business owners to grow and sustain healthy businesses using ...

 

Webinars

OCT 24, 2019 | 04pm
THE FINANCIAL DASHBOARD – YOUR KEY TO SMALL BUSINESS SUCCESS
Do business finances keep you tossing and turning at night? You can rest assured there is a simple way to increase your profit and cash flow.In this webinar, finance expert Dawn Fotopulos discusses five key strategies to implement and make your business more successful.

OCT 24, 2019 | 01pm
SOCIAL MEDIA TO GROW YOUR SMALL BUSINESS
Just because you know what social media is, does not mean that you necessarily understand how to use it to grow and develop your business. This workshop focuses on understanding social media, what is it and how it’s connecting people.
Learning Objectives:
Learn how/if s...
OCT 24, 2019 | 03pm
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There are numerous funding options available for small businesses, but which one is right for yours?
Attend this insightful webinar, presented by Small Business Majority's Lindsey Vigoda, for a discussion of the different options available to help you get the funding you need.
OCT 24, 2019 | 12pm
BUILDING AN E-COMMERCE BASED SMALL BUSINESS
Learn how to amplify your business with e-commerce by magnifying your strengths, empowering your growth, and expanding your network. Whether you’re solely brick-and-mortar, fully online, or somewhere in between, these e-commerce strategies will help you take your business to the next...
OCT 24, 2019 | 01:pm
SOCIAL MEDIA SMALL BUSINESS
While it’s amazing for catching up with old friends, social media can also be a huge driver of traffic and attention to your small business. And, just because you know what social media is, does not mean you necessarily understand how to use social media to grow and develop your busi...
NOV 13, 2019 | 11am
SMALL BUSINESS BOOTCAMP WEBINAR - VETERANS BUSINESS RESOURCE CENTERS & OTHER RESOURCES TO HELP YOU- LIVE WEBINAR
The U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Iowa District Office and the St. Louis Veterans Business Resource Center (VBRC) are pleased to continue their FREE monthly webinar series for veterans, National Guard members, Reservists, and their spouses to help start, build and grow t...

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...

Hackers are taking aim at your small business website. Defend yourself and your customers with strong, affordable online security. Years ago, a small business could attract customers online with low p...

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...