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    MEETRZ APP SEEKS TO HELP SMALL BUSINESSES CONNECT LOCALLY

    Jun 22, 2019

    There are more ways than ever to connect with people, but each successive app seems to prolong the process even more. Algorithms have removed the organic way in which people connect and made it more complicated than it has to be.Sean Whalen created the Meetrz app to get rid of loaded connection list...

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    https://SmallBusiness.report/news-article.aspx?ID=41504150

    SMALL BUSINESS NOT NECESSARILY WEAKEST SECURITY LINK

    Jun 21, 2019

    Half of large enterprises view third-party partners of any size as a cyber security risk, according to the latest Securing the partner ecosystem study by security professionals association. However, only 14% have experienced a breach as the result of a small business partner, while 17% have been bre...

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    https://SmallBusiness.report/news-article.aspx?ID=41434143

    HOW TO PREPARE YOUR SMALL BUSINESS FOR THE IMPACT OF AUTOMATION

    Jun 21, 2019

    The use of AI-driven technologies, such as machine learning, predictive analytics, and natural language processing, is changing how work is done. In particular, automation is widely adopted in many industries and disciplines. It is changing the dynamics of the workforce and impacting businesses of a...

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    https://SmallBusiness.report/news-article.aspx?ID=41444144

    SHOPIFY LAUNCHES FULFILLMENT NETWORK FOR SMB MERCHANTS

    Jun 21, 2019

    Shooting across Amazons bow with its FBA program, Shopify is going all-in on ecommerce fulfillment, tapping 3PL partners to provide two-day delivery across the U.S. for merchants on its ecommerce platform, many with physical stores. Through its partners, Shopify has access to fulfillment centers in ...

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    https://SmallBusiness.report/news-article.aspx?ID=41454145

    ETHIOPIA’S BID TO BECOME AN AFRICAN STARTUP HUB HINGES ON CONNECTIVITY

    Jun 21, 2019

    Ethiopia is flexing its ambitions to become Africa’s next startup hub. The country of 105 million with the continent’s seventh largest economy is revamping government policies, firing up angel networks and rallying digital entrepreneurs. Ethiopia currently lags the continent’s tech...

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    https://SmallBusiness.report/news-article.aspx?ID=41464146

    83% OF REMOTE EMPLOYEES WANT AT LEAST A LITTLE TIME IN THE OFFICE

    Jun 20, 2019

    When a company allows its workforce to work remotely, it benefits both parties. It gives the employee the flexibility they need to achieve a work/life balance. And the company saves on costs which go into having an employee on premises.But according to a new report from Clutch, a large percentage of...

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    https://SmallBusiness.report/news-article.aspx?ID=41524152

    GOING REMOTE: HOW A SMALL BUSINESS CAN MAKE THE TRANSITION

    Jun 20, 2019

    What was once a dream, working from home has turned into a common reality for many Americans. Businesses of all sizes are starting to realize the benefits and ease of giving employees the flexibility to work remotely. Research shows that the number of remote employees has jumped 115 percent since 20...

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    https://SmallBusiness.report/news-article.aspx?ID=41394139

    GOVERNMENT-BACKED START UP LOANS LENDS £26M TO SMALL BUSINESSES IN WALES

    Jun 20, 2019

    British Business Banks Start Up Loans programme has lent £500 million to UK small businesses since it was set up in 2012 – with over £26m going to Wales, according to official figures published today. Of the 63,920 loans issued to fund small business across the UK, 2,904 went to as...

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    https://SmallBusiness.report/news-article.aspx?ID=41404140

    FUNDING XCHANGE STRIKES SMALL BUSINESS LENDING DEAL WITH EZBOB

    Jun 20, 2019

    Funding Xchange has struck a deal with ezbob to give small firms wider access to the best loan terms available to them. The Open Banking deal allows small business platform Funding Xchange to integrate its service with ezbob’s cutting-edge technology and existing lenders such as Royal Bank of ...

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    https://SmallBusiness.report/news-article.aspx?ID=41414141

    ONDECK LAUNCHES SUMMER OF SMALL BUSINESS NATIONAL CAMPAIGN

    Jun 20, 2019

    OnDeck, the leader in online lending to small business, today announced the launch of a national Summer of Small Business campaign spotlighting the hard work and achievements of small business owners.  As part of the summer-long effort, CEO Noah Breslow will travel across the country to meet wi...

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    https://SmallBusiness.report/news-article.aspx?ID=41424142

    BROAD NEW MEASURES TO ENSURE SMALL BUSINESSES GET PAID ON TIME

    Jun 19, 2019

    Company boards will now be held accountable for payment practices to small businesses within their companies in a drive to increase transparency and accountability on late payments. Measures will force Audit Committees to report payment practices in company annual reports. The government will consul...

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    https://SmallBusiness.report/news-article.aspx?ID=41354135

    LARGE BUSINESSES COULD BE FINED FOR FAILING TO PAY SMES ON TIME

    Jun 19, 2019

    Large businesses could be fined for failing to pay small and medium-sized business suppliers on time, as part of a Government crackdown on SME late payments.The move will see entire company boards held responsible for supply chain payment practices, and not just finance directors, as previously moot...

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    https://SmallBusiness.report/news-article.aspx?ID=41364136

TRENDING NEWS


    HELPING SMALL BUSINESS: NETWORK, COMPUTE, SECURE AND COLLABORATE

    Jul 22, 2019

    There is little help in the market for the small business IT professional who continues to wear multiple hats, juggling the need to digitally transform the business, allow employees to remain mobile and stay on top of the threat of cyberattacks. With the launch of its Small Business (SB) Portal, Wes...

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    https://SmallBusiness.report/news-article.aspx?ID=42584258

    WORLDWIDE SEISMIC ISOLATION SYSTEMS MARKET SIZE BY TYPE, PRODUCT, APPLICATION & MARKET OPPORTUNITIES

    Jul 21, 2019

    Seismic Isolation Systems market report provides a comprehensive overview of current trends and new product development in the global Seismic Isolation Systems market. Featuring global and regional data and over top key players profiles, this report provides the ultimate guide to exploring opportuni...

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    https://SmallBusiness.report/news-article.aspx?ID=42574257

    WHAT IS ORDER FULFILLMENT AND WHY IS MASTERING IT CRITICAL TO YOUR BUSINESS?

    Jul 21, 2019

    Order fulfillment is about the steps involved in receiving, processing and shipping orders. Take note. Over half of online shoppers earmark speed of delivery when evaluating orders. Here’s what you need to know and why it’s critical for your small business. Getting everything right means...

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    https://SmallBusiness.report/news-article.aspx?ID=42594259

    THE ULTIMATE SECRETS TO PROTECTING YOUR BUSINESS TRADEMARK

    Jul 21, 2019

    In 2017, people registered an estimated 43.2 million active trademarks at 138 Trademark Offices around the world. And that represents an increase of nearly 10 percent compared to 2016 data. Unfortunately, trademark infringement continues to increase as  well. In a 2018 survey of 352 trademark p...

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    https://SmallBusiness.report/news-article.aspx?ID=42604260

    LOGMEIN RELEASES GRASSHOPPER CONNECT FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

    Jul 18, 2019

    LogMeIn, Inc. announced the release of a new Unified Communications (UC) product for small businesses called Grasshopper Connect. The new application brings together all forms of business communication into one simple, easy-to-use inbox, and enables small businesses to create a professional identity...

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    https://SmallBusiness.report/news-article.aspx?ID=42504250

    THE AVERAGE BUSINESS GETS 59 ACTIONS FROM THEIR GOOGLE MY BUSINESS LISTING

    Jul 18, 2019

    Before today’s digital ecosystem, local small businesses had a hard time growing their brand. Word of mouth and traditional advertising was the only way to go. And the high cost of advertising meant they did very little of it.However, a small business can now let everyone (including a global a...

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    https://SmallBusiness.report/news-article.aspx?ID=42544254

    NINETEEN SMALL BUSINESSES ADVANCE IN CLEVELAND CHAIN REACTION COMPETITION

    Jul 18, 2019

    Partners with Cleveland Chain Reaction, the local economic development contest that awards local small businesses with growth capital and helps them locate their operation to a particular neighborhood of focus this year's featured host is Collinwood have selected 19 companies to advance to its s...

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    https://SmallBusiness.report/news-article.aspx?ID=42554255

    EPA AWARDS $2.3 MILLION IN FUNDING FOR 21 SMALL BUSINESSES TO DEVELOP INNOVATIVE ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGIES

    Jul 18, 2019

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced $2.3 million in funding for 21 small businesses to develop technologies that will help protect human health and the environment by monitoring air quality, treating drinking water, cleaning up contaminated sites, and creating greener, le...

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    https://SmallBusiness.report/news-article.aspx?ID=42564256

SPOTLIGHT

Sam Zell -- who is promoting his new book, Am I Being Too Subtle: Straight Talk From a Business Rebel -- speaks to Mark Gerson, co-founder and co-chairman of GLG, about Zell's first entrepreneurial undertaking: Reselling the earliest issues of Playboy in the 1950s when he was just 12 years old.

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