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  • Kinetic Business by Windstream Celebrates Small Business Saturday

    Windstream, a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions, is proud to recognize the 10th Small Business Saturday on Nov. 30 by encouraging customers and colleagues to...


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    https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191112005154/en/Kinetic-Business-Windstream-Celebrates-Small-Business-Saturday4495
  • Canadian Small Business Lending Remains Healthy, Up Year-on-Year

    With small businesses continuing to drive economic growth, the newly released Fall 2019 TransUnion (NYSE: TRU) Business Lending Barometer shows that overall business credit balances in Canada increase...


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    https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2019/11/12/1945231/0/en/Canadian-Small-Business-Lending-Remains-Healthy-Up-Year-on-Year.html4496
  • Opinion Veteran small-business owners are critical to region’s economy

    More than 200,000 United States military veterans return to civilian life every year, 10 percent of whom have a desire to own a business, creating a pipeline of new entrepreneurs. Veterans are discip...


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    https://chamberbusinessnews.com/2019/11/11/veteran-small-business-owners-are-critical-to-regions-economy/4492
  • Multiple Security Flaws Detected (and fixed) in Cisco Small Business Routers

    Potential vulnerabilities in Cisco’s small business routers could allow a remote attacker to exploit the devices to get sensitive data. Cisco, the networking hardware company, stated that the is...


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    https://www.cisomag.com/multiple-security-flaws-detected-and-fixed-in-cisco-small-business-routers/4493
  • QuickBooks Brings AI-Driven Innovations to Small Businesses

    (Nasdaq: INTU) today announced new product innovations designed to leverage the latest in artificial intelligence (AI), bringing technology typically reserved for the world’s biggest companies d...


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    https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191107006151/en/QuickBooks-Brings-AI-Driven-Innovations-Small-Businesses4489
  • AMAZON SMALL BUSINESS AWARDS

    Amazon's first ever Small Business Awards recognize third-party sellers who exemplify the some combination of company narrative, product selection, and customer obsession.The 18 finalists range fr...


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    https://www.msn.com/en-us/finance/news/amazon-small-business-awards-read-about-the-18-finalists-and-choose-your-favorites-to-win-each-category/ar-BBWt4490
  • OutboundEngine Expands Platform to Nearly Every Independent Professional Entrepreneur and Small Business

    OutboundEngine, a nationally recognized marketing software as a service (SaaS) company, announced that significant growth traction has led the company to expand its automated marketing services platfo...


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    https://www.aithority.com/news/outboundengine-expands-platform-to-nearly-every-independent-professional-entrepreneur-and-small-business/4486
  • Cisco Doubles Down on Small Business Commitment

    Cisco Partner Summit Today, at Cisco Partner Summit, Cisco announced a renewed commitment to Small Business by offering customers and partners a simple, secure and flexible portfolio, dedicated Cisco ...


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    https://martechseries.com/technology/cisco-doubles-small-business-commitment/4487
  • Small-Business Owner Optimism Strong Amid Economic Concerns

    Small-business owners' optimism continues to edge up in 2019. In the latest quarterly Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index survey, conducted Sept. 30-Oct. 4, the overall index is at +142, up fr...


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    https://news.gallup.com/poll/268085/small-business-owner-optimism-strong-amid-economic-concerns.aspx4483

EVENTS

Conferences

Funds To Watch

FUNDS TO WATCH

November 14-15, 2019
Funds To Watch provides the attendees with the opportunity to gain insights on what is useful in uncovering hidden gems in the fund universe, to highlight overlooked funds and those with the potential to be future stars.

Athletic Business Conference & Expo

ATHLETIC BUSINESS CONFERENCE & EXPO

November 13-16, 2019
Athletic Business Conference & Expo is a 4 day event being held from November 13-16, 2019 in Orlando, United States Of America. This event showcases product from Architecture & Designing, Business Services, Sporting Goods, Toys & Games, Travel & Tourism industries. This event showcas...

Entrepreneur Conference

ENTREPRENEUR CONFERENCE

November 17-17, 2019
ENTREPRENEUR CONFERENCE 🚨 we are putting on a conference for all my ENTREPRENEURS ... if you are starting a business or thinking about starting a business please attend ... $15 in advance $25 at the door Nov 17th at 10am-5pmWe will have vendor booths to help you set up your DBA, LLC, CORPORATION......

Small Business Expo 2019 – BROOKLYN

SMALL BUSINESS EXPO 2019 – BROOKLYN

November 20-20, 2019
This Expo is the 2019 event that will attract entrepreneurs, decision-makers ... is the diversity of its member entrepreneurs and small business owners. International & Multicultural Business Expo 2019 at BROOKLYN.

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...

NASSCOM Product Conclave

NASSCOM PRODUCT CONCLAVE

November 07-08, 2019
The NASSCOM Product Conclave is the Davos of Indian product companies. The conference brings together some of the top Indian and global product. Broadly, the conference agenda is segmented into various stages across different markets.

The B2B Digital Transformation Conference for Manufacturers and Distributors

THE B2B DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION CONFERENCE FOR MANUFACTURERS AND DISTRIBUTORS

November 06-07, 2019
B2B Online is THE only meeting place for Digital Marketing & eCommerce leaders from Europe’s top manufacturing and distribution companies, where you can benchmark with industry leaders ahead of the curve. Walk away with practical insights on how to power innovative omnichannel customer exp...

 

Webinars

NOV 12, 2019 | 01:pm
MARKETING FOR SMALL BUSINESS
You know what your small business has to offer, but how do you get that message across to potential customers? Marketing is the single most effective way to spread the word. Presented by Mary Charleson, Charleson Communications, Marketing for Small Business will help you focus on what your...
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...
NOV 13, 2019 | 1pm
ACADEMIC ENTREPRENEURS (AES) WEBINAR SERIES: AN ENTREPRENEUR'S LIFE: CREATING, DEVELOPING, AND FUNDING STARTUPS IN A UNIVERSITY SETTING
The Academic Entrepreneurs (AEs) webinar series features students, faculty, researchers, alumni, and staff who have founded startups in their universities. Each webinar gives a firsthand look at the risks and rewards of building companies, the opportunities and support open to them in the ...
NOV 20, 2019 | 01:00pm
EARLY STAGE FINANCING FOR SMALL BUSINESS
EARLY STAGE FINANCING FOR SMALL BUSINESS How to Borrow Money to Start a Business COURSE DESCRIPTION Entrepreneurs and their ideas come in all shapes and sizes but the one common issue they all must address is early stage financing. It’s estimated that roughly 82% of new businesses fa...
DEC 12, 2019 | 01:30PM
2019 FALL TAX SCHOOL WEBINAR: SMALL BUSINESS ISSUES
Small business clients are as diverse as the issues covered in this webinar. We plan to touch upon how provisions in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) make accountable plans more advantageous for employees given they can no longer deduct miscellaneous itemized deductions. What do small busi...
FEB 04, 2020 | 09:00am
CORPORATE T2 PREPARATION FOR SMALL BUSINESS CLIENTS - LIVE WEBINAR
Are you thinking of a career move into public practice? Or, are you thinking of supplementing your income by taking on a few bookkeeping or corporate tax clients? In this course, we dig into the T2 corporate tax return preparation process for small owner-managed businesses.
The cour...

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...