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July 28th, 2021 by

UPDATED July 28, 2021   By Karen Kerrigan- This page, updated frequently, includes resources and important information from key government agencies on COVID-19 related programs and relief. We provide updates to CARES Act provisions and other relief packages affecting PPP, EDIL, Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) program, the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) as well as specific […]

July 26th, 2021 by

By BARBARA WELTMAN –  Living on the Eastern coast of Florida, I have the ability to view many of the space launches from Cape Canaveral. They are easily viewed from my driveway and are especially beautiful at night when the fiery exhausts contrast with the dark sky (being near the ocean there is very little […]

July 15th, 2021 by

by Barbara Weltman – Your company information is vital. This information includes financial data, trade secrets, confidential employee and customer information, and more. Recent well publicized ransomware attacks show the vulnerability of just about everyone. Harvard Business Review said ransomware attacks were up 150% in 2020 and are up even higher this year. Recognize where attacks may […]

July 7th, 2021 by

BY BARBARA WELTMAN The pandemic has created a great need in a number of communities and for a number of special causes and organizations. But charitable giving is a perennial practice with an unending number of people and causes in need. According to an American Express and The Chronicle of Philanthropy report last year, charitable giving by small […]

June 28th, 2021 by

By Rieva Lesonsky –  The global sports market is booming. This, according to a new report from SIGNA Sports United (SSU), a leading sports e-commerce and tech platform, and Boston Consulting Group (BCG). The report predicts global sports participation will reach 3.5 billion people by 2025 and says international sports is a $1.1 trillion market today. The report, […]

June 17th, 2021 by

BY BARBARA WELTMAN With the pandemic waning, the time for government assistance programs ending, and the economy growing, your business may need money now. Additional financing may be useful to expand your activities, hire additional employees and increase compensation and employee benefits, or just to pay for the rising price of inventory or other items […]

June 3rd, 2021 by

RE: What We Urge You To Do To Protect Against The Threat of Ransomware In a memo sent to business association leaders including SBE Council, a June 3 Memo from Anne Neuberger, Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Cyber and Emerging Technology is urging CEOs and the business community to […]

June 3rd, 2021 by

SMALL BUSINESS INSIDER By KAREN KERRIGAN- Memo from the White House, June 3: What We Urge You to Do to Protect Against the Threat of Ransomware According to an early January 2021 TIPPS survey, “Eight out of ten Americans are concerned about cyber attacks and cybercrimes in the U.S.  53% think the situation surrounding cyber-attacks […]

June 2nd, 2021 by

by RIEVA LESONSKY – Even though we were stuck at home for most of 2020, or perhaps because of it, Americans eagerly embraced transforming their spaces, according to consumer research giant The NPD Group. Last year consumers spent more money on their kitchens and baths (revenues were up 28%), overall home improvement revenues grew 22%, and paint sales […]

May 21st, 2021 by

UPDATED on May 21 by KAREN KERRIGAN- A round up of ten great pieces of helpful content and tips to help your small business or startup compete and navigate all things digital. Gary Vaynerchuk: These three social platforms are a ‘requirement’ for small businesses to succeed “The VaynerMedia CEO says business owners who know how […]

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