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PREPARE FOR DISASTERS AND EMERGENCIES

By BARBARA WELTMAN – September is National Preparedness Month, an observance created by the Department of Homeland Security. This year’s theme: “Prepare to Protect. Preparing for disasters is protecting everyone you love.” The theme for week one is “Make a Plan.” With the hurricane season underway as demonstrated by Hurricane Ida and disasters in Tennessee […]

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Business Intelligence: Tips, Trends and Support from Our Resource Partners

Reaching the Rising Global Middle Class, The Hill As consumers adopt a predominantly digital lifestyle, how can innovations in technology power the global economy and support the needs of the rising global middle class? SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan joined a panel led by Steve Clemons, Editor-at-Large of The Hill on August 12, […]

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RUNNING BEHIND ON THOSE UPDATES? Some Tips to Catch Up

BY BARBARA WELTMAN – The pandemic has been such a strain on many small business owners that some matters have been pushed into the “do it later” file. Now’s the time to get up to date with various matters. It requires you to put in some time, but actions now can save you time and […]

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READOUT: THE STATE OF SMALL BUSINESSES AND STARTUPS IN THE DIGITAL ECONOMY

BY KAREN KERRIGAN –   On July 22, SBE Council hosted a virtual briefing: The State of Small Business and Startups in the Digital Economy. The nation’s leading small business experts, policy leaders, advocates and small business owners discussed the growth of the digital economy under COVID-19 restrictions and lockdowns, and the critical role technology played […]

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THE NEW FRONTIER: BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES, TAXES, AND MORE…IN SPACE

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 […]

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The State of Small Business and Startups in the Digital Economy, July 22

Please Join Us for a Capitol Hill Briefing July 22, 2021 1:00 p.m.-3:00 ET The digital economy grew significantly under COVID-19 restrictions and lockdowns. Millions of entrepreneurs transformed their businesses and business models using digital tools and technology platforms. How did COVID-19 transform the small business and entrepreneurial sector? What trends will stick in a […]

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PROTECTING YOUR COMPANY INFORMATION FROM RANSOMWARE AND OTHER ATTACKS

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 […]

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CHARITABLE GIVING AND YOUR BUSINESS

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 […]

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EARTH DAY 2021 AND YOUR BUSINESS

by BARBARA WELTMAN- Long before climate change entered the vernacular, environmentalism was alive and well. Earth Day started more than 50 years ago to raise awareness of environmental dangers; the annual celebration continues today. (Those of you old enough will remember the PSA featuring the crying Native American.) The theme for Earth Day this year […]

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The Most Googled Small Business Questions by State (and it’s not about “Big-Tech” dominance)

by KAREN KERRIGAN- In a recent Idea of the Day® courtesy of Barbara Weltman’s Big Ideas for Small Business®, a new report unveils what small businesses are searching for online.  CenturyLink has put together an interactive map that breaks down the most frequently asked question per state. Most of these questions relate to “how to” […]

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