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3 Strategies That Will Help Your Small Business Navigate A Pandemic

Most small business leaders, like the rest of us, didn’t see the COVID-19 pandemic coming, so they haven’t had adequate time to prepare. The full effects of illness and business closures have only begun to appear.On March 13, the National Federation of Independent Business Research Center reported that only …

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Girl Scout Cookies Are Now Available Online…And Other Small Business Tech News

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Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them?
1 — Girl Scout cookies are now available online so you can drown your quarantine sorrows in thin mints.  
All varieties of Girl Scout cookies are now available for …

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5 Ways To Turn Your Side Hustle Into Your Real Hustle

45% of Americans have a side-hustle, according to Bankrate. Most likely, if you are reading this, you or someone you know is in that camp. From simple services to MLMs, the majority of people who have full-time corporate jobs dream of taking their side hustle to the main stage. 
Brooke Taylor,  …

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Free Money For Small Business: Two Loans You May Not Have To Repay–That You Should Apply For Now

Congress did something unprecedented this week in terms of direct financial assistance for small and medium-sized businesses. There’s very little paperwork involved, the upside is impressive, and this article will tell you how to take advantage. Specifically, you may be eligible for two separate loans–one of which may …

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The Family Soap Company That’s Cleaning Up In The Fight Against Coronavirus

CEO Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks in her California soap factory.

Credit: John Gilhooley, courtesy Earth Friendly Products

“Skin is your largest organ,” says Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks, CEO of Earth Friendly Products. “If you’re washing it 20 times per day you want something that’s not going to irritate. If you have harsh products, …

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Newly Available CARES Act Loans: 10 Things Small Businesses Need To Know

By Neil HareThe federal government has recently enacted two pieces of legislation to help small businesses weather the COVID-19 crisis, including the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act passed on March 25, which provides $3493 billion in Small Business Administration (SBA) loans. The previous bill provided for $7 billion in additional …

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Small Business Owners Frustrated With Troubled Paycheck Protection Program Launch

WASHINGTON, DC – MARCH 23: U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (L) speaks to members of the … [+] media as White House Director of Legislative Affairs Eric Ueland listens at the U.S. Capitol March 23, 2020 in Washington, DC. Secretary Mnuchin is on Capitol Hill to work with the Senate to finalize the …

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Dating While Isolating: How Video Chat Is Shaking Up The Industry

It is estimated that more than a third of the world’s population are currently living under some form of lockdown. As the devastation of COVID-19 unfolds on the many industries built on the physical world, you would be forgiven for assuming that it would be no different for an …

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Global Briefing: Norway smashes EV sales, again

Net Zero Festival 2020

Net Zero Festival 2020 is the world’s first business festival dedicated to exploring, advancing, and celebrating the global transition to a net zero emission economy. Join us at BusinessGreen’s inaugural Net Zero Festival 2020 – for leaders who won’t wait until 2050 to build a better business, and a better world.

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Green battle lines drawn over road and aviation industry bailouts

An electric bus / Credit: Volvo

Civil society, researchers, and business leaders argue that multi-million pound transport industry bailouts must come with climate-friendly conditions attached

While the length of the current health crisis is near impossible to predict, debates on the size, shape, and allocation of bailouts to the UK’s transport …

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